St. Mary's Seminary & University


St. Mary's Ecumenical Institute has a strong and diverse faculty.

Core Faculty

Jeff Anderson
D.Min. Faculty
Ed.D., Creighton University; M.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

Rev. Katherine Brown
Ph.D., Catholic University of America; J.D., University of Maryland School of Law; M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary

Rev. Joseph Donnella
Practical Theology
Ph.D. and M.Phil. Liturgical Theology, Drew University; M.Div. Lutheran School of Theology (Chicago)

Rev. Christopher Dreisbach
Systematic and Moral Theology
Ph.D., M.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Patricia Fosarelli
Spirituality and Practical Theology; D.Min. Faculty
M.D., University of Maryland; D.Min., Wesley Theological Seminary; M.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

Rev. Mark Gorman
Systematic Theology; D.Min. Faculty
Th.D., M.Div., Duke Divinity School

Michael J. Gorman
Raymond E. Brown Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology; D.Min. Faculty
Ph.D., M.Div.; Princeton Theological Seminary

Rebecca Hancock
Biblical Studies; D.Min. Faculty
Ph.D., Harvard University; M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary

Rev. John Hayes
Practical Theology; D.Min. Faculty
Ph.D., Catholic University of America; MAT, St. Mary’s Seminary &  University

Rev. C. Anthony Hunt
Practical, Moral, and Systematic Theology; D.Min. Faculty
D.Min., Ph.D., The Graduate Theological Foundation; M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary

Rev. D. Brent Laytham
Professor of Theology; D.Min. Faculty
Dean, St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute
Ph.D., Duke University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary

Stephen Lloyd
Ph.D., Boston University; M.A.R., Yale Divinity School

Jennifer McNeel
Biblical Studies
Ph.D., Union Presbyterian Seminary; M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Rev. Jason Poling
D.Min. Faculty
D.Min, Biblical Theological Seminary; S.T.M., General Theological Seminary; M.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University; M.Div., Seminary of the East

Rev. Emily Servant
Practical Theology; D.Min. Faculty
Ph.D., University of Manchester; M.A.R., Eastern Mennonite Seminary; B.A., Moravian College.

Arthur Sutherland
Systematic and Moral Theology
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary; S.T.M., M.Div., Yale University Divinity School

Current and Recent Visiting Faculty

Rev. Dan Bell
Theological Ethics
Ph.D., Duke University, M. Div., Duke University Divinity School

Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin
Jewish Studies
M.A., Jewish Theological Seminary of America; Rabbi, Jewish Theological School of America

Rev. Marcus Jerkins
Ph.D., Baylor University; Th.M., and MDiv, Candler School of Theology

Rev. Janyce Jorgensen
Biblical and Ecumenical Studies and Religious Education
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America; M.Div., The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Tracy Radosevic
Practical Theology/Religious Education
D.Min. Wesley Theological Seminary; M.R.E, Duke University Divinity School; M.A. East Tennessee State University 

Joel Shuman
Ph.D., Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Duke University; M.T.S. Duke University Divinity School

Brian Volck
M.D., Washington University in St. Louis; M.F.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., St. Mary’s Seminary & University