Fr. Geovanne P Bustos
Head of Department
Social & Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Geovanne P Bustos is a Divine Word missionary and comes from Mexico. He did most of his theological training (Master/PhD) in Austria before coming to PNG in 2001. Geovanne has acquired experience at different levels such as pastoral ministry in different Parishes (2001-11), teaching at Seminary Level, and directorship at the Melanesian Institute (2015-17). After a ten-year experience in the Parish and other ministries in the East Sepik Province he went to pursue his doctoral studies (PhD) in the field of pastoral theology at the University of Vienna.
From the beginning of year 2018 he has the position of Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Social Religious Studies at DWU. His research interest focus on contextual theology in connection with social realities within the context of PNG. He has done some publications within the country and overseas with Laidlaw College in New Zealand and with the Theology Faculty of Vienna in Europe.