Clergy

The Rev. Dr. Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

The Rev. Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Minister for Worship and Formation in the Memorial Church
Ellen Gurney Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies
Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies

Emmanuel Akyeampong is the Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University and the Oppenheimer Faculty Director for the Center for... Read more about Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

The Rev. Dr. Stephanie Paulsell

Stephanie Paulsell

Affiliated Minister, Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church (2019-2021)
Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Co-Faculty Dean of Eliot House

Stephanie Paulsell is the Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies in the Harvard Divinity School and served as the Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church from 2019 to 2020.  An... Read more about Stephanie Paulsell

The Rev. Dr. Matthew Potts

The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts

Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church
Plummer Professor of Christian Morals

Matthew Ichihashi Potts M.Div. '08 Ph.D. '13 was appointed the Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals in 2021. Prior to his appointment, Matt served as Associate Professor of Religion and Literature and of Ministry Studies at Harvard Divinity School, where he also received tenure and promotion to full Professor in 2021.... Read more about Matthew Ichihashi Potts

Alanna C. Sullivan

The Rev. Alanna C. Sullivan

Associate Minister and Director of Administration

The Rev. Alanna C. Sullivan is the Associate Minister and Director of Administration in the Memorial Church. She has served as a pastor to the Memorial Church community over the past eight years. Alanna is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. She also serves an administrative lead for the Church.... Read more about Alanna C. Sullivan