Dr. Jessica Joustra

Visiting Scholar in Reformed Ethics

Email: jjoustra@redeemer.ca

Office: 128B

Department: Philosophy


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


  • Being and Knowing in the Digital Age (CTS-110)
  • Reformation Theology (REL-251)


Jessica Joustra is Visiting Scholar in Reformed Ethics at Redeemer and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 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 Thelogical 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.