Br. Robert Berger, FSC

Br. Robert Berger, FSC

Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Resident Director-Jasper Hall

Educational Background:
  • B.S. Manhattan College, 1973 (cum laude)
  • M.S. in Ed. Monmouth University, 1978
  • M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary, 1988
  • D.Min. Drew University, 1990
 
Career at Manhattan:
  • Vice President for Student Life
  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 1997 –
  • Resident Director, Jasper Hall
  • Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 1991-97
  • Director of Campus Ministry, 1990-91
  • Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies, 1989-91
  • Campus Minister, 1988-89
 
Br. Robert returned to Manhattan College in 1988, 15 years after he had received his undergraduate degree from the College. During this time, Br. Robert taught mathematics and religion at several secondary schools. He also served as the assistant chaplain at the Aquinas Institute of Princeton University (1985-88). During his time at Manhattan, Br. Robert received a Fullbright Memorial Scholarship to study the educational system in Japan. He spent the 1998-99 academic year abroad while on sabbatical from Manhattan. Br. Robert also received the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award from Manhattan College for the 1993-94 academic year.
 
Recently, Br. Robert was elected delegate to the General Chapter meeting of the Brothers of the Christian Schools that met in Rome, Italy in July of 2007. He currently serves as a member of the District Council of the New York District of the Brothers of The Christian Schools. He is also a member of the Middle States Evaluation team and a member of the International Council for Lasallian Resources and Research in Rome, Italy. During Pope Benedict XVI’s 2008 visits to the United States, he served as a commentator for the NY1 television station. He is also a lecturer at the Lasallian Leadership Institute.