LEADERSHIP

Our Executive Team

From our President

Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy serves as President of Pacific School of Religion. A committed pastor, a nationally recognized immigration leader, and a sought after speaker, Vásquez-Levy leads at the intersection of faith, higher education, and social change. Vásquez-Levy regularly contributes a faith perspective to the national conversation on immigration and is the author of various publications that explore migration stories in sacred texts and in people’s lives.

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January 30, 2017

No Hate, No Fear: PSR President David Vásquez-Levy Responds to Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

“No hate, no fear! Refugees are welcome here,” chanted the growing crowd at JFK Airport on Saturday, January 28. They gathered—“out of nowhere” according to a New York Times report—in…
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PSR is guided by a Board of Trustees that has ultimate responsibility for the school’s leadership and direction. In consultation with the faculty and administration, the Board sets broad academic policies, exercises financial oversight, and bears final responsibility for PSR’s funding and growth. Our Board is graced by up to 21 committed leaders of diverse churches, businesses and community organizations who generously give of their time and resources to support PSR in its preparation of leaders for historic and emerging faith communities.

Trustees

 

Emeriti/ae Trustees

  • Wilbur W. Y. Choy Retired United Methodist Church Bishop, Tacoma, WA
  • Tom Clarke Retired financial analyst, La Selva Beach, CA
  • Wayne F. Edwards Management consultant, Edwards Associates, Austin, TX
  • Beth C. McCaffrey Community leader, Greenbrae, CA
Dr. Susan Abraham

Dr. Susan Abraham

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean Professor of Theology and Post-Colonial Cultures 510/849-8225 sabraham@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake

Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake

Faculty Associate Leadership and Social Transformation 510/849-8207 dblake@psr.edu Learn more »
Dr. Aaron Brody

Dr. Aaron Brody

Robert and Kathryn Riddell Professor of Bible and Archaeology
Director of the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
510/849-8286
abrody@psr.edu
Learn more »
Joyce del Rosario

Joyce del Rosario

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ministry and Director of Community Engaged Learning (CEL) 510/849-8256 jdelrosario@psr.edu Learn more »
Dr. Sharon R. Fennema

Dr. Sharon R. Fennema

Assistant Professor of Christian Worship
Director of Worship Life
510/849-8933
sfennema@psr.edu
Learn more »
Dr. Sharon Jacob

Dr. Sharon Jacob

Assistant Professor, New Testament
510/849-8234
sjacob@psr.edu
Learn more »
Rev. Dr. Jay Emerson Johnson

Rev. Dr. Jay Emerson Johnson

Professor of Theology and Culture Academic Director, Ignite Institute Coordinator of the Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change (CSSC) Director of the Master of Arts in Social Transformation (MAST) 510/849-8235 jjohnson@psr.edu Learn more »
Yohana Agra Junker

Yohana Agra Junker

Faculty Associate in Theology, Spirituality, and Arts 510/849-8277 yjunker@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Dr. James Lawrence

Rev. Dr. James Lawrence

Dean of the Swedenborgian House of Studies Faculty Associate, Spirituality 510/849-8232 jlawrence@shs.psr.edu Learn more »
Dr. Randall Miller

Dr. Randall Miller

Faculty Associate in United Methodist Studies, Ethics, and Leadership 510/849-8932 rmiller@psr.edu Learn more »
Dr. Bernard Schlager

Dr. Bernard Schlager

Associate Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies Executive Director, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion Director, Certificate of Sexuality and Religion 510/849-8278 bschlager@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

President Professor of Homiletics 510/849-8223 president@psr.edu Learn more »

Emeriti/ae, Adjuncts, and Visiting Professors

Emeriti/ae Faculty

  • Joseph Driskill
  • Karen Lebacqz
  • Fumitaka Matsuoka
  • William McKinney
  • Lynn Nell Rhodes
  • Roy I. Sano
  • Choan-Seng Song
  • Archie Smith, Jr.
  • David S. Steward
  • Mary Tolbert
  • Mary Donovan Turner
  • Randi J. Walker
Keaton Andreas

Keaton Andreas

Co-Director of Admissions, Media, and Recruitment
510/849-8231
kandreas@psr.edu Learn more »
Diana Bohn

Rev. Diana Marie Bohn

Coordinator United Methodist Students dbohn@psr.edu Learn more »
Joyce del Rosario

Joyce del Rosario

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ministry and Director of Community Engaged Learning (CEL) 510/849-8256 jdelrosario@psr.edu Learn more »
Terry Dyonzak

Terry Dyonzak

Director of Facilities 510/849-8254 tdyonzak@psr.edu Learn more »
Murry Evans

Murry Evans

Vice President of Enrollment 510/849-8253 murryevans@psr.edu Learn more »
Dr. Sharon R. Fennema

Dr. Sharon R. Fennema

Assistant Professor of Christian Worship
Director of Worship Life
510/849-8933
sfennema@psr.edu
Learn more »
Jen Gall

Jen Gall

Executive Assistant to the President
510/849-8241
jgall@psr.edu
Learn more »
Grace Gilliam

Grace Gilliam

Associate Director of Community Engaged Learning
510/510-849-8238
ggilliam@psr.edu Learn more »
Marco Gonzalez

Marco Gonzalez

Assistant Facilities Technician 510/849-8299 Learn more »
Steve Hicken

Steve Hicken

Executive Director, Ignite Institute shicken@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Ann Jefferson

Rev. Ann Jefferson

Director of Community Life and Spiritual Care 510/849-8257 ajefferson@psr.edu Learn more »
Betty Lee

Betty Lee

Director of Accounting and HR 510/849-8287 blee@psr.edu Learn more »
La Tronda Lumpkins

La Tronda Lumpkins

Director of Program Operations 510/849-8279 llumpkins@psr.edu Learn more »
Cora Manuel

Cora Manuel

Co-Director of Admissions, Enrollment, and Financial Aid
510/849-8283
cmanuel@psr.edu
Learn more »
Patrick O’Leary

Patrick O’Leary

Chief Business Officer
510/849-8274
poleary@psr.edu
Learn more »
Lyndsey Reed

Lyndsey Reed

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and Registrar
510/849-8285
lreed@psr.edu
Learn more »
Alex Roman

Alex Roman

Facilities Technician, Mechanical Trades
510/849-8276
aroman@psr.edu
Learn more »
Dr. Bernard Schlager

Dr. Bernard Schlager

Associate Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies Executive Director, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion Director, Certificate of Sexuality and Religion 510/849-8278 bschlager@psr.edu Learn more »
Will Scott

Rev. Will Scott

Associate Advancement Director 510/849-8260 willscott@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Janice Sommerville

Rev. Janice Sommerville

Program Coordinator, Theological Education for Leadership 510/849-8284 jsommerville@psr.edu Learn more »
Julia Sparenberg

Julia Sparenberg

Marketing and Communications Manager 510/849-8222 jsparenberg@psr.edu Learn more »
Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow

Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow

Director of Umoja Project & Coordinator of the African-American Roundtable, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion
510/849-8934
rstringfellow@clgs.org
Learn more »
Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

President Professor of Homiletics 510/849-8223 president@psr.edu Learn more »

Admissions | Facilities | IT Support | Marketing & Communications | Registrar

Dr. Susan Abraham

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean
Professor of Theology and Post-Colonial Cultures
510/849-8225
sabraham@psr.edu
(more…)

Keaton Andreas

Co-Director of Admissions, Media, and Recruitment

510/849-8231

kandreas@psr.edu

(more…)

Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake

Faculty Associate
Leadership and Social Transformation
510/849-8207
dblake@psr.edu
(more…)

Diana Bohn

Coordinator
United Methodist Students
dbohn@psr.edu

(more…)

Dr. Aaron Brody

Robert and Kathryn Riddell Professor of Bible and Archaeology
Director of the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
510/849-8286
abrody@psr.edu

(more…)

Joyce del Rosario

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ministry and Director of Community Engaged Learning (CEL)

510/849-8256

jdelrosario@psr.edu

(more…)

Terry Dyonzak

Director of Facilities

510/849-8254

tdyonzak@psr.edu

(more…)

Murry Evans

Vice President of Enrollment

510/849-8253

murryevans@psr.edu

(more…)

Dr. Sharon R. Fennema

Assistant Professor of Christian Worship
Director of Worship Life
510/849-8933
sfennema@psr.edu

(more…)

Jen Gall

Executive Assistant to the President

510/849-8241

jgall@psr.edu
(more…)

Grace Gilliam

Associate Director of Community Engaged Learning

510/510-849-8238

ggilliam@psr.edu (more…)

Marco Gonzalez

Assistant Facilities Technician

510/849-8299
(more…)

Steve Hicken

Executive Director, Ignite Institute

shicken@psr.edu

(more…)

Dr. Sharon Jacob

Assistant Professor, New Testament
510/849-8234
sjacob@psr.edu
(more…)

Rev. Ann Jefferson

Director of Community Life and Spiritual Care

510/849-8257

ajefferson@psr.edu
(more…)

Yohana Agra Junker

Faculty Associate in Theology, Spirituality, and Arts

510/849-8277

yjunker@psr.edu

(more…)

Rev. Dr. Jay Emerson Johnson

Professor of Theology and Culture
Academic Director, Ignite Institute
Coordinator of the Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change (CSSC)
Director of the Master of Arts in Social Transformation (MAST)
510/849-8235
jjohnson@psr.edu
(more…)

Rev. Dr. James Lawrence

Dean of the Swedenborgian House of Studies
Faculty Associate, Spirituality
510/849-8232
jlawrence@shs.psr.edu
(more…)

Betty Lee

Director of Accounting and HR

510/849-8287

blee@psr.edu

(more…)

La Tronda Lumpkins

Director of Program Operations

510/849-8279

llumpkins@psr.edu

(more…)

Cora Manuel

Co-Director of Admissions, Enrollment, and Financial Aid

510/849-8283

cmanuel@psr.edu
(more…)

Dr. Randall Miller

Faculty Associate in United Methodist Studies, Ethics, and Leadership

510/849-8932

rmiller@psr.edu

(more…)

Patrick O’Leary

Chief Business Officer

510/849-8274

poleary@psr.edu

(more…)

Lyndsey Reed

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and Registrar

510/849-8285
lreed@psr.edu
(more…)

Alex Roman

Facilities Technician, Mechanical Trades

510/849-8276

aroman@psr.edu
(more…)

Dr. Bernard Schlager

Associate Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies
Executive Director, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion
Director, Certificate of Sexuality and Religion
510/849-8278
bschlager@psr.edu
(more…)

Will Scott

Associate Advancement Director

510/849-8260

willscott@psr.edu
(more…)

Rev. Janice Sommerville

Program Coordinator, Theological Education for Leadership

510/849-8284

jsommerville@psr.edu

(more…)

Julia Sparenberg

Marketing and Communications Manager

510/849-8222

jsparenberg@psr.edu

(more…)

Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow

Director of Umoja Project & Coordinator of the African-American Roundtable, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion

510/849-8934

rstringfellow@clgs.org
(more…)

Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

President
Professor of Homiletics
510/849-8223
president@psr.edu
(more…)