Ian A. Hewitson

Associate Professor of Theology

Dr. Hewitson is an alumnus of University of Northwestern (1985) and a native of Jos, Nigeria. Prior to joining the full time faculty at University of Northwestern in the fall of 2010, Dr. Hewitson spent 14 years as a minister of the gospel in the local church. During that time he has had the opportunity spend a sabbatical year (2005) in Scotland to pursue his Ph.D. (2009). He has spoken in England and Scotland and he is presently involved in community teaching as well as teaching seminars for local churches.

Specialty Areas

  • Systematic Theology
  • Biblical Theology
  • Justification
  • Christian Thought

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., Systematic Theology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

M.A., Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

B.A., A.A.V.B. University of Northwestern, St. Paul, MN

Professional Accomplishments



  • Current Issues in Systematic Theology: Removing the Beam from Our Own Eye
  • Is Calvin a Lutheran?
  • Some Thoughts on James and Paul
  • Think on These Things: Developing a Christian Consciousness
  • Foundation for Christian Living
  • Faith and Protestant Orthodoxy

Office Location: Nazareth Hall 3113
Phone: 651-628-3260
E-mail: iahewitson@unwsp.edu

Hewitson featured in the Fall 2012 Pilot magazine

"Preserving the Name of a Neighbor"

Find out the story that motivated Dr. Ian Hewitson to write his book.