GMercyU Adjunct Professor John Haag

John E. Haag


John E. Haag earned a BA in Philosophy from Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA; a Licentiate in Theology from the Athenaeum of Sant’ Anselmo, Rome, Italy; a Diploma in Religion and Psychiatry from The Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas; a Certificate in Executive Management from The Riverside Group with Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, New York City; and a Doctorate in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Since 2012, Dr. Haag has served as an adjunct faculty member of Gwynedd Mercy University's School of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Previous academic positions include Instructor of scripture and theology at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA (1968-71); Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, Saint Vincent Seminary (1972-1980); Adjunct Faculty at Berea College, KY, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; and La Salle University, Philadelphia. An avid traveler, Dr. Haag has enjoyed sabbaticals in Brazil (1979) and South Africa (1987), plus extensive travel in Asia, Europe, and Israel. His current day job is Executive Director of the Pro Musicis Foundation, a New York City based non-profit founded in Paris in 1965.

Accomplishments include production of “The Byron Janis Story” for public television; organization of extensive outreach in prisons, shelters for the homeless, hospitals, and centers for the disabled; presentation of concert artists in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Denver, Paris, Seattle and Washington, DC; and production of galas in Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the Consulate General of France in New York City, Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. Dr. Haag resides in Newtown, PA, with his wife Janet. Their children, Rachel and Nathan, are both graduates of the University of Redlands, CA.