Born and raised in Mexico City, Pablo Irizar spent his teenage years in British Columbia and Alberta before coming to Quebec. He went on to pursue graduate studies in Philosophy and Religion in Belgium, Italy and France.
He was most recently Doctoral Research Fellow of the FWO – Research Foundation Flanders at KU Leuven where he studied the thought of Augustine of Hippo and the question of community identity in the context of early Christianity and Late Antiquity. Pablo has published numerous articles and has delivered conferences across Europe and North America. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Pablo is deeply inspired by the life and thought of Saint John H. Newman and his vision of the University as a place of encounter, exchange and growth in the love of truth. Pablo is currently Director of the Newman Centre of McGill University and Affiliate Member of the School of Religious Studies, also at McGill University.