Fr. Alexander Laschuk

Fr. Alexander M Laschuk, PhD

Executive Director, Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies

  • Ph.D. (Canon Law) (Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa)
  • J.C.D. (Saint Paul University)
  • J.C.L. (Saint Paul University)
  • M.Canon Law (Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa)
  • Graduate Certificate in Ecclesiastical Administration (Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa)
  • S.T.B. (Saint Paul University)
  • B.Th. (Eastern Christian Studies) (Saint Paul University/University of Ottawa)
  • B.Forensic Sci. (University of Windsor)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Canon Law
  • Ecclesiology

In 2021 Fr. Alexander M. Laschuk, PhD was appointed to a three-year term as Executive Director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (MASI). His appointment follows a yearlong appointment as interim director that saw the institute shift its instruction and lecture offerings into an online context while emphasizing collaboration with other institutions.

Fr. Laschuk has civil and ecclesiastical doctorates in canon law from Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa. His research interests include ecclesiology, penal law, and procedural law and he regularly publishes in these areas in addition to canonical consultancy and advocacy work with dioceses and clients across North America. He has taught regularly with the Sheptytsky Institute since 2010.