Michael Hjälm is the dean of College and senior lecturer in Eastern Christian Studies at Stockholm school of Theology. He was previously the director for the Department of Eastern Christian Studies and Culture at Studieförbundet Bilda for 12 years and was a senior lecturer at the University of Uppsala. Michael was born in Eskilstuna in Sweden.
He holds a doctorate in theology and his research interests are in ecclesiology. He is especially interested in the ways in which the sociology of Church can help us to understand the way the Church organizes itself. He believes that this can help us to find ways to integrate Church organization and Canon Law with sociology and political science.
Dean; Dean of Sankt Ignatios foundation; Dean of Sankt Ignatios folkhögskola; Dean of the Department of Eastern Christian Studies at Stockholm School of Theology