Dr. Jessica Joustra

Assistant Professor

Email: jjoustra@redeemer.ca

Office: 128B

Programs: Biblical and Theological Studies, Youth Ministry


Ph.D. (2019), Christian Ethics, Fuller Theological Seminary. Dissertation: Following the Way of Jesus: Herman Bavinck and John Howard Yoder in Dialogue on the Imitation of Christ. Supervisors: Dr. Richard Mouw and Dr. Cornelis van der Kooi

M.Div. (2013), Calvin Theological Seminary

B.A. (2009), Religion (with honors), Biology, Calvin College


  • Introduction to Reformed Worldview (CTS-110)
  • Reformed Theology (REL-251)


Jessica Joustra is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Theology at Redeemer and an Associate Researcher at the Neo-Calvinist Research Institute of the Theologische Universiteit Kampen. She earned a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from Fuller Theological Seminary and an M.Div from Calvin Theological Seminary. She is an editor and translator (with John Bolt, et al) of Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Ethics: Created, Fallen, and Converted Humanity (Baker Academic, 2019). She continues to work on the second and third volumes of Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Ethics with this team. She is also currently working on a co-edited volume (with Robert Joustra) on Abraham Kuyper’s Stone Lectures (IVP, 2020) and serves as an Associate Editor for the Bavinck Review.