Faculty at the Divinity School

Current Full-Time Faculty
Harold W. Attridge

Harold W. Attridge


harold.attridge@yale.edu
(203) 432-5304
Sterling Professor of Divinity
Antiquity
Catholicism
Dead Sea Scrolls
Gnosticism
New Testament
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Joel S. Baden


joel.baden@yale.edu
203-432-5338
Professor of Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
Old Testament

Christopher A. Beeley


christopher.beeley@yale.edu
(203) 432-5324
Walter H. Gray Associate Professor of Anglican Studies and Patristics
Anglicanism
Church Fathers
Church History
Church Leadership
Theology
Berger

Teresa Berger


teresa.berger@yale.edu
(203) 432-5322
Professor of Liturgical Studies and Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Catholic Theology
Catholicism
Death and Dying
Gender
Liturgy
Prayer

Adela Yarbro Collins


adela.collins@yale.edu
(203) 432-1598
Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation
Apocalypse/Book of Revelation
New Testament

John J. Collins


john.j.collins@yale.edu
(203) 432-2002
Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation
Apocalypse/Book of Revelation
Dead Sea Scrolls
Ethics
Hebrew Bible
Israel

Michal Beth Dinkler


mb.dinkler@yale.edu
Assistant Professor of New Testament
Early Christianity
Literature
New Testament

Bruce Gordon


bruce.gordon@yale.edu
Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History
Calvin
Lutheran
Protestantism
Reformation

Clarence E. Hardy III


clarence.hardyiii@yale.edu
Assistant Professor of the History of American Christianity
African-American History/Theology
American Religious History

John E. Hare


john.hare@yale.edu
(203) 432-5343
Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology
Ethics
Philosophy and Religion

Peter S. Hawkins


peter.hawkins@yale.edu
Professor of Religion and Literature
Anglican
Literature
Medieval Studies
New Testament
Old Testament
Herdt

Jennifer A. Herdt


jennifer.herdt@yale.edu
203-432-0024
Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Church and State
Ethics
Human Rights
Just-War Theory
Philosophy and Religion

M. Jan Holton


jan.holton@yale.edu
Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling Pastoral Counseling

Martin Jean


martin.jean@yale.edu
Director of the Institute of Sacred Music, Professor in the Practice of Sacred Music, and Professor of Organ Music, Sacred

Vasileios Marinis


vasileios.marinis@yale.edu
(203) 432 9752
Associate Professor of Christian Art and Architecture
Antiquity
Art/Architecture/Film
Church History
Early Christianity
Eastern Orthodox Churches

Andrew McGowan


andrew.b.mcgowan@yale.edu
Dean and President of Berkeley Divinity School and McFaddin Professor of Anglican Studies and Pastoral Theology
Anglican
Anglicanism
Episcopal Church

Mary Clark Moschella


mary.moschella@yale.edu
Roger J. Squire Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling Pastoral Counseling
Pittard

John Pittard


john.pittard@yale.edu
Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Religion

Sally M. Promey


sally.promey@yale.edu
Deputy Director and Professor of Religion and Visual Culture (ISM) and Professor of American Studies (FAS) Art/Architecture/Film
Reymond

Eric D. Reymond


eric.reymond@yale.edu
203-432-3162
Lector in Biblical Hebrew
Dead Sea Scrolls
Hebrew Bible
Judaism/Jewish History
Literature
Old Testament

Melanie Ross


melanie.ross@yale.edu
Assistant Professor of Liturgical Studies
Evangelism
Liturgy

Janet K. Ruffing, RSM


janet.ruffing@yale.edu
203 432 7296
Professor in the Practice of Spirituality and Ministerial Leadership
Catholicism
Feminism/Feminist Theology
Prayer
Spirituality

Lamin Sanneh


lamin.sanneh@yale.edu
(203) 432-5336
D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity, Professor of History, Professor of International and Area Studies
African-American History/Theology
American Religious History
Catholicism
Church and State
Circumcision
Sharp

Carolyn J. Sharp


carolyn.sharp@yale.edu
203-432-2011
Professor of Hebrew Scriptures Hebrew Bible
Simmons

Frederick Simmons


frederick.simmons@yale.edu
203 432-5692
Assistant Professor of Ethics
Environment
Ethics
Evolution, Theory of
Just-War Theory
Latin America

Bryan D. Spinks


bryan.spinks@yale.edu
(203) 432-5180
Bishop F. Percy Goddard Professor of Liturgical Studies and Pastoral Theology
Anglican
Early Christianity
Eastern Orthodox Churches
Episcopal Church
Liturgy

Chloƫ Starr


chloe.starr@yale.edu
Associate Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology Asian Christianity
Greg Sterling

Gregory E. Sterling


gregory.sterling@yale.edu
(203) 432-5306
The Reverend Henry L. Slack Dean and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament
Antiquity
Early Christianity
Historical Jesus
Judaism/Jewish History
New Testament

Harry S. Stout


harry.stout@yale.edu
(203) 432-0828
Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity, and General Editor, Works of Jonathan Edwards
Calvin
Church History
Church and State
Civil Society
Civil War, American
Stuehrenberg

Paul F. Stuehrenberg


paul.stuehrenberg@yale.edu
203 432-5292
Yale Divinity Librarian and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Theological Literature
Lutheran
Missions History, Missiology
New Testament
World Christianity/World Religions
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Kathryn Tanner


kathryn.tanner@yale.edu
Frederick Marquand Professor of Systematic Theology Theology

Leonora Tubbs Tisdale


nora.tisdale@yale.edu
Clement-Muehl Professor of Homiletics Homiletics/Preaching

Linn Tonstad


linn.tonstad@yale.edu
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
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Thomas H. Troeger


thomas.troeger@yale.edu
(203) 432-5330
J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz Professor of Christian Communication
Episcopal Church
Homiletics/Preaching
Literature
Ministry
Prayer

Denys Turner


denys.turner@yale.edu
(203) 432-5339
Horace Tracy Pitkin Professor of Historical Theology
Medieval Studies
Theology

Miroslav Volf


miroslav.volf@yale.edu
(203) 432-5332
Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology, and Founding Director, Yale Center for Faith & Culture
Christology
Church Fathers
Community Organizing
Conflict Resolution
Congregationalism
Wenger

Tisa Wenger


tisa.wenger@yale.edu
203-432-2493
Assistant Professor of American Religious History
American Religious History
Church and State
Indigenous Peoples/Religions
Native American Spirituality
Religious Liberty

Robert R. Wilson


robert.wilson@yale.edu
(203) 432-5308
Hoober Professor of Religious Studies and Professor of Old Testament
Apocalypse/Book of Revelation
Hebrew Bible
Old Testament

Almeda M. Wright


almeda.wright@yale.edu
203-432-3240
Assistant Professor of Religious Education
African-American History/Theology
Education
Faculty Emeriti

Harry Baker Adams


harry.adams@yale.edu
Horace Bushnell Professor Emeritus of Christian Nurture

David L. Bartlett


david.bartlett@yale.edu
J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz Professor Emeritus of Christian Communication

John Wesley Cook


j.cook@yale.edu
Professor Emeritus of Religion and the Arts

Margaret A. Farley


margaret.farley@yale.edu
203-432-1099
Gilbert L. Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics
Catholicism
Ethics
Feminism/Feminist Theology
Medicine/Medical Ethics
Sexual Ethics

Margot E. Fassler


margot.fassler@nd.edu
Robert Tangeman Professor Emerita of Music History

Rowan Allen Greer III


rag41734@aol.com
Walter H. Gray Professor Emeritus of Anglican Studies

Norvin Jacob Hein


n/a
Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion

Dwayne E. Huebner


dhuebner@mac.com
Horace Bushnell Professor Emeritus of Christian Nurture

Leander Earl Keck


leander.keck@yale.edu
Winkley Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology

David H. Kelsey


david.kelsey@yale.edu
Luther A. Weigle Professor Emeritus of Theology

George Arthur Lindbeck


george.lindbeck@yale.edu
Pitkin Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology

E. William Muehl


n/a
Stephen Merrell Clement Professor Emeritus of Christian Methods

Thomas W. Ogletree


thomas.ogletree@yale.edu
(203) 432-8718
Frederick Marquand Professor Emeritus of Theological Ethics
African-American History/Theology
Calvin
Church and State
Civil Rights Movement
Civil Society

Gene Outka


gene.outka@yale.edu
(203) 432-5333
Dwight Professor Emeritus of Philosophy & Christian Ethics
Ethics
Just-War Theory
Lutheran
Pacificism
War

Nicholas P. Wolterstorff


nicholas.wolterstorff@yale.edu
Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology

Richard J. Wood


rjwood712@gmail.com
Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus (Adjunct) of Philosophy
Lecturers

Sonja Anderson


sonja.anderson@yale.edu
Part-Time Acting Instructor in New Testament Greek

Jeffrey Braun


braunjd@aol.com
Lecturer in Pastoral Care

Herbert Brockman


herbert.brockman@yale.edu
Lecturer in Supervised Ministries

Elizabeth Davidson


elizabeth.davidson@yale.edu
Lecturer in New Testament Greek

Marcus Paul Elder


TBD
Lecturer in Theology

Suzanne Estelle-Holmer


suzanne.estelle-holmer@yale.edu
Lecturer in Bibliographic Instruction

John Gage


pastor@unitednewhaven.org
Lecturer in Pastoral Care
Glibetic

Nina Glibetic


nina.glibetic@yale.edu
Lecturer in Liturgical Studies

John Grim


john.grim@yale.edu
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology
Environment
Native American Spirituality

Bonita Grubbs


bgrubbs@ccahelping.org
Lecturer in Homiletics

Felicity Harley-McGowan


felicity.harley@yale.edu
Lecturer
Antiquity
Art/Architecture/Film
Early Christianity
Medieval Studies

Martha C. Highsmith


martha.highsmith@yale.edu
Lecturer in Church Administration
Jarvis

F. Washington "Tony" Jarvis


tony.jarvis@yale.edu
203 432 8538
Director, Educational Leadership and Ministry Program
Education
Episcopal Church

J. Nelson Jennings


TBD
Lecturer in Evangelism

Junius Johnson


junius@yale.edu
203-432-2498
Lecturer in Ecclesiastical Latin
Ancient Greece and Rome
Antiquity
Catholicism
Christology
Church Fathers

Sally Naylor Johnston


TBD
Lecturer in Supervised Ministries
Rona Johnston Gordon

Rona Johnston Gordon


rona.johnstongordon@yale.edu
Lecturer in Historical Studies

Steven Jungkeit


TBD
Lecturer in Church History

M. Cathleen Kaveny


m.cathleen.kaveny@yale.edu
Visiting Professor of Law and Theology

Julie Kelsey


julie.kelsey@yale.edu
Lecturer in Homiletics

Paul R. Kolbet


paul.kolbet@yale.edu
Lecturer in Early Christianity

Sharon Kugler


sharon.kugler@yale.edu
Lecturer in Inter-religious Engagement and Chaplaincy

David Mahan


david.mahan@yale.edu
Lecturer in Religion and Literature (appointed with ISM)

Willis J. McCaw


Willis-McCaw@trincoll.edu
Lecturer in Pastoral Care

Gerald McKenny


TBD
Visiting Professor of Ethics

Rosemary Bray McNatt


TBD
Lecturer in History and Polity of the Unitarian Universalist Church

Adrienne Milics


adrienne.milics@yale.edu
Lecturer - Homiletics and Speech Homiletics/Preaching

Luke Moorhead


luke.moorhead@yale.edu
Assistant in Instruction for Theology

Ian Buckner Oliver


ian.oliver@yale.edu
Lecturer in Homiletics

David Olson


dwobish@sbcglobal.net
Lecturer in Ministerial Formation

Mark Oppenheimer


mark.oppenheimer@yale.edu
Lecturer in Religion and Literature

Kate Ott


kathryn.ott@gmail.com
Lecturer in Practical Theology

Shepard Parsons


shepardparsons@sbcglobal.net
Lecturer in Supervised Ministries

Margaret Gatter Payne


TBD
Lecturer in Ministerial Formation

Kyle W. Pedersen


kyle.pedersen@yale.edu
Lecturer in Supervised Ministries

Brenda Pelc-Faszcza


TheRevBPF@comcast.net
Lecturer in Pastoral Care

Dale Wood Peterson


dale.peterson@yale.edu
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Lecturer in History and Polity of the Baptist Church Baptist

Vernice Randall


vernice.randall@yale.edu
Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Lecturer in Homiletics

Daniel Joseph Schultz


daniel.schultz@yale.edu
Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion

John L. Selders


JERJON@aol.com
Lecturer in Supervised Ministries

Kurt Shaffert


kurtshaffert@yahoo.com
Lecturer in Pastoral Care

Yolanda Y. Smith


yolanda.smith@yale.edu
(203) 432-1108
Research Scholar and Lecturer in Christian Education
African-American History/Theology
Baptist
Black Church
Education
Evangelism

David Spollett


dspollett@firstchurchfairfield.org
Lecturer in the History and Polity of the UCC and Congregational Church

Rochelle A. Stackhouse


rastackhouse@gmail.com
203-787-5711
Lecturer
Homiletics/Preaching
Liturgy
Worship

Erinn Staley


erinn.staley@yale.edu
Lecturer in Theology

Mary Evelyn Tucker


maryevelyn.tucker@yale.edu
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar in Religion and Ecology Environment

Jessica Van Denend


TBD
Lecturer in Pastoral Care

Julie Vance


julie.vance@yale.edu
Instructor in English as a Second Language

Baby Varghese


TBD
Visiting Professor of Liturgical Studies

Christian Wiman


christian.wiman@yale.edu
Senior Lecturer in Religion and Literature
Research Scholars

Jan L. Hagens


jan.hagens@yale.edu
203-432-1885
Assistant to the Dean for Continuing Education; Research Scholar, Center for Faith and Culture; Lecturer, Arts and Sciences
Art/Architecture/Film
Conflict Resolution
Literature
Ritual
Minkema

Kenneth P. Minkema


kenneth.minkema@yale.edu
203-432-5341
Executive Editor, Jonathan Edwards Center
American Religious History
Jonathan Edwards
Puritanism

Margaret Olin


margaret.olin@yale.edu
203-432-4150
Senior Research Scholar
Art/Architecture/Film
Holocaust
Israel
Judaism/Jewish History
Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

Elizabeth Davidson


elizabeth.davidson@yale.edu
Acting Instructor in New Testament Greek
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Maggi Dawn


maggi.dawn@yale.edu
203-432-5766
Associate Dean for Marquand Chapel and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Theology and Literature
Literature
Liturgy

Judith Gundry


judith.gundry@yale.edu
(203) 432-6156
Research Scholar and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of New Testament
New Testament
Paul, Apostle

Markus Rathey


markus.rathey@yale.edu
203-432-9428
Associate Professor of Music History
Choral Music
Death and Dying
Lutheran
Musicology
Reformation

William G. Rusch


ruschgrif@gmail.com
212 725 7435
Professor (Adjunct) of Lutheran Studies
Church History
Early Christianity
Ecumenism
Luther, Martin
Reformation

Sallama Shaker


sallama.shaker@yale.edu
Visiting Professor of Middle East & Islamic Studies
Globalization
Islam/Muslims
Middle East
Women and Religion

Frederick J. Streets


Frederick.Streets@yale.edu
Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Pastoral Theology
African-American History/Theology
Black Church
Church and State
Civil Rights Movement
Civil Society