Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Security Services Coordinator & Diversity/Community Liaison, Harvard University Police Department
Affiliated Minister Sergeant Kevin P. Bryant has been a member of the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) since 1991, where he is the Security Services Coordinator and the Diversity/Community Liaison. He is a Minister at Myrtle Baptist Church located in Newton Massachusetts. Myrtle is one of the one of the oldest Black Churches in New England. His Myrtle Church Ministries are Convalescence/Visitation and Church Safety. He is also the Protestant Chaplain for the Newton Police Department. As a recipient of the Claude W. Black Scholarship, Minister Bryant is currently enrolled at Andover Newton Theological School where he is a Master of Arts Pastoral Studies Candidate (2016).
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Assistant Dean for Ministry Studies and Field Education and Lecturer on Ministry, Harvard Divinity School
Emily Click is assistant dean for ministry studies and field education and Lecturer on Ministry at HDS. Her scholarship has focused on new ways of conceptualizing connections among adult education theory, human development theory, and education for religious leadership. She is ordained in the United Church of Christ and has a decade of congregational ministry experience.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology and Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School
Francis X. Clooney, S.J., joined the Divinity School in 2005. He is Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology and, since 2010, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions. He served as acting director of the CSWR during the 2008 spring term and began a long and active relationship with the Center before coming to HDS, participating in many CSWR programs and events.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of Ministerial Leadership, Andover Newton Theological School
Sarah Drummond came to Andover Newton in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, where she served as Protestant chaplain while pursuing a doctorate in educational administration. She previously served Harvard University as Assistant Dean of Freshmen as well as Chaplain for Religious Education at Memorial Church in Harvard Yard.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, Harvard Divinity School
Kerry Maloney has served Harvard Divinity School since 2004, first as the associate director of ministry studies and then as chaplain and director of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. In the decade before her arrival at Harvard, she worked as Chaplain to the College at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where she was responsible for the development of the campus’s multireligious life and for the extension of the college’s historic commitments to peace and justice as well as to public service. Prior to her work at Bates, she served for twelve years as chaplain at Boston College. At BC, she organized initiatives addressing the intersection of intellectual and spiritual formation, oversaw many retreat programs, and developed university-wide projects on urban social change, service learning, women and religion, and prayer. She is an ordained clergyperson in the United Church of Christ and a licensed social worker.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church University Chaplain, Tufts University
The Reverend Gregory W. McGonigle was appointed University Chaplain of Tufts University on July 1, 2013. In this capacity, his duties are to oversee and support all religious, spiritual, and philosophical life at the university, to educate about religious and ethical issues in society and the world, to coordinate multifaith initiatives, and to build relationships with University Chaplaincy partners on campus and beyond.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Houghton Professor of the Practice of Ministry Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Stephanie Paulsell joined the faculty of HDS in 2001 as Lecturer on Ministry and was appointed associate dean for ministry studies in 2003. She served in the post of associate dean until 2005, when she was appointed Houghton Professor of the Practice of Ministry Studies.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Matthew Potts joined the faculty of HDS in 2013. He studies the practices of Christian communities with a focus on the relationship between liturgy and ethics. In particular, he seeks to analyze and interpret Christian sacramental practices while employing the resources of literature, literary theory, and contemporary theology.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Chaplain to the Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert M. Randolph is the first Chaplain to the Institute, installed on September 30, 2007, in a ceremony representative of the varied religious/non-religious strands of thought at MIT. His role, according to the President of the Institute, is to be the "guardian of the core values of the Institute." He has been an important part of student life at MIT since 1978, organizing and founding what is now known as Student Support Services.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Associate Dean for Ministry Studies and Lecturer on Ministry, Harvard Divinity School
Dudley Rose is Associate Dean for Ministry Studies and Lecturer on Ministry at the Divinity School. He has administered programs and taught in ministry studies at HDS since 1987. His teaching and research interests include ministry studies; life, thought, and ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer; congregational and institutional leadership; and use and effect of digital technology and social networking in society, churches, and ministry.
Affiliated Minister in the Memorial Church Senior Minister of First Church in Cambridge
In 2008, Rev. Dan Smith became the seventeenth Senior Minister of First Church in Cambridge. He has contributed to a deepening sense of spiritual transformation and shared ministry within the congregation while helping to broaden First Church’s impact for the common good in the wider community.
Affiliated Interfaith Minister in the Memorial Church Lecturer on Ethics, Harvard Divinity School
Kaia Stern is Director of the Prison Studies Project and visiting faculty at Harvard Divinity School and in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. Her work focuses on transformative justice, human rights and education in prison. Her first book, Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing (Routledge, 2014) introduces the voices of people living, working and studying in U.S. Prisons and offers an analysis of penal confinement as well as avenues for reform.
Theologian in Residence, The Memorial Church (Fall Term 2014) Associate Professor of Early Christian Thought
Charles Stang joined the HDS Faculty in 2008. His research and teaching focus on the history and theology of Christianity in late antiquity, especially Eastern varieties of Christianity. More specifically, he is interested in the development of ascetical, monastic, and mystical traditions in Eastern Christianity.
Theologian in Residence, The Memorial Church (2013-2014) Associate Professor of Theology and Latina/o Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Mayra Rivera Rivera joined the HDS faculty in July 2010, having previously been Assistant Professor of Theology at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. Her transdisciplinary work in critical theological studies engages key Christian themes in relation to current theory and philosophy.