Alcser, George P.

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • Chair of Philosophy/Religious Studies/Humanities


  • Office Location: MC 350
  • Telephone: 313-927-1351
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS), Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR), Interfaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit. 

Awards and Honors

Named “Outstanding Educator of America” (1971); $10,000 Templeton prize for new course in Religion and Science (1995); Who’s Who among America’s Teachers (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005); Presidential Award for Excellence in Service, Marygrove College (2003); Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, Marygrove College (2008).


BA Philosophy (1963) Sacred Heart Seminary College; AB Classics (1965), STB Theology (1967), & MA Religious Sciences (1967), Université Catholique de Louvain; Doctoral Studies in Philosophical Theology ABD (1971-74), Linacre College, Oxford University, England.

Current Projects

Convener and Host, Interfaith Scholars’ Colloquy, Marygrove College (1986-present); Interfaith Chaplaincy Project, Detroit, MI; bioethics, especially stem cell research; interdisciplinary learning/teaching.

Advisory Roles

Advisory Board, M.A. in Social Justice program, Marygrove. 

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