Mathew Jacob, Th.D. is a Visiting Lecturer in UCF’s Department of Philosophy. Born and brought up in India, Dr. Jacob speaks two Indian languages, Malayalam and Hindi. He received his doctorate from the Paris Lodron University in Salzburg, Austria, and his thesis was in Christology. He previously taught at the Sam Higginbottom University of Agricultural Sciences (Previously AAIDU) in Uttarpradesh, India.

His current research interests include Christian Theology, Orthodox Theology, Severus of Antioch and World Religions.  Dr. Jacob serves as the vicar of St. Paul’s Orthodox Church of Greater Orlando in Longwood, Florida.