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Jacob Van Vleet

Faculty - Humanities/Philosophy, Pleasant Hill Campus

Having taught at Diablo Valley College since 2006, Jacob VanVleet joined the Humanities and Philosophy Department as a full-time Assistant Professor in 2016.

His academic interests include Eastern and Western comparative philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, and the philosopher and theologian, Jacques Ellul. Among other works, he is the author of Dialectical Theology and Jacques Ellul (Fortress Press) and Informal Logical Fallacies: A Brief Guide (University Press of America). For more information, see:

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religion - California Institute of Integral Studies
  • M.A. in Philosophy - Dominican School of Philosophy
  • M.A. in Systematic Theology and Philosophy - Graduate Theological Union at UC Berkeley
  • B.A. in Religious Studies from California State University, Chico