Dr. K. J. Drake

Sessional Assistant Professor of History

Phone: 9056482131 Ext:4287

Email: kdrake@redeemer.ca

Office: 208D

Department: History, Politics & International Studies


Ph.D. (2018), Historical Theology, St. Louis University


M.Div. (2012), Covenant Theological Seminary

B.A. (2008), History, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Classics, and Latin, University of Nebraska


  • Classical History (HIS-311)
  • Medieval Europe (HIS-240)
  • Patristics Seminar (HIS-410)
  • Church History II (HIS-218)
  • Western Culture & Tradition II (HUM-120)


Dr. Drake is sessional assistant professor of History at Redeemer. He grew up in Friend, Nebraska and received his BA in History, Classics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and Latin from the University of Nebraska in 2008. He attended Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis where he received his M.Div in 2012. He recently completed his Ph.D. in historical theology at Saint Louis University. His doctoral research focused on the development of the Reformed understandings of Christology in the Reformation period.

Research Interests

Reformation history and theology, the thought of John Calvin and Ulrich Zwingli, Systematic and Dogmatic Theology.

Recent Publications

KJ Drake, “Reformational Ressourcement?: T. F. Torrance’s Calvin’s Doctrine of Man in Light of the Barth-Brunner Debate” Journal of Reformed Theology 11.3 (2017): 183-202.