Leaders for church and world: YDS alumni stories

The alumnae and alumni of Yale Divinity School are pastors, scholars, activists, educators, the heads of numerous ecclesiastical and secular oganizations, and more—all exemplifying the YDS mission of service to church and world.

Below is a collection of stories showcasing the leadership and contributions of YDS alumni/ae, in the United States and around the world.

If you have stories of your own to suggest about YDS alums—including yourself—please let us know

March 7, 2023
During this year’s Bicentennial observance, YDS is imagining its future in addition to looking back on its two centuries of history. The future-oriented side of that was in...
March 7, 2023
Justin Crisp ‘14 M.Div., ‘20 Ph.D. is the newly named Priest in Charge of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Greenwich, Conn. Read more. *** YDS Dean and Professor Greg...
February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023 Yale Divinity School Dean Greg Sterling today praised the leadership and contributions of retired U.S. Ambassador James Joseph ’63 B.D., who died February...
February 7, 2023
Nicole Zellweger ’01 M.A.R. has been appointed Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit of Missouri. Learn more. *** The Christian Century has published an in-depth (and...
February 1, 2023
Scott Libson ’06 M.A.R. is the new Special Collections Librarian for the Divinity Library. In an interview for YDS news, Libson reviews the path that brought him back to his...



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