Justus Baird

justus-bairdRabbi Justus N. Baird is Dean of Auburn Theological Seminary in New York, where he oversees education programs that help build multifaith movements for social justice. He has taught, preached in, and consulted with seminaries, churches, synagogues, mosques, and interfaith organizations around the U.S. and internationally. Rabbi Baird was ordained at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion where he studied as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. As an educational entrepreneur he co-founded Questia.com (1999), a successful and far-reaching academic online library, and Yerusha (2009), an experimental approach to Jewish supplementary school. Raised in Texas, Rabbi Baird lives in Princeton, NJ, with his wife Rabbi Julie Roth (Director of the Center for Jewish Life at Princeton University) and their three children.