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

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)

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

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

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

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