Valerie Bridgeman

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Valerie Bridgeman is president & CEO of WomanPreach! Inc. and adjuncts for various seminaries. She is consultant to the Academy of Preachers and a published poet and performing artist. Her research is as a Womanist biblical and homiletical scholar, and in the area of the arts—all in service to justice.

William Cahoy

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Cahoy_resizedBill Cahoy is dean of the School of Theology at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, a position he has held since 1999.

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Cláudio Carvalhaes

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ClaudioCarvalhaesCláudio Carvalhaes is a theologian and artist.

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William Dyrness

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dyrness-williamWilliam Dyrness is Professor of Theology and Culture, Dean Emeritus and founding member of the Brehm Center for Worship Theology and the Arts, at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

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Cecilia González-Andrieu

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cecilia gonzalezCecilia González-Andrieu teaches as an associate professor of systematic theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

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Willie Jennings

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jennings90Willie Jennings teaches in the areas of systematic theology and black church and cultural studies.

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Robin Jensen

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jensen_resizedRobin Jensen is a professor of patristics at Notre Dame.

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Cindi Beth Johnson

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cbjohnsonCindi Beth Johnson is director of community programming in the arts, religion and spirituality at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.  She is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  She is a regular writer/compiler for "Behold:  Arts for the Church Year."

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Jaime Lara

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jaime_laraJaime Lara is senior research professor at Arizona State University in Tempe, with a joint appointment in the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and the Hispanic Research Center.

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Paul Myhre

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MyhrePaulRev. Dr. Paul O. Myhre is the president of SARTS, and currently serves as an associate director for the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.

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Maureen O'Connell

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MHOConnellMaureen H. O’Connell is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Chair the Department of Religion at LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

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Evelyn Parker

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ParkerEvelyn L. Parker is Professor of Practical Theology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. She joined the faculty in July 1998.

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Elizabeth Peña

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PenaElizabeth Peña is the Executive Director of CARE: Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education, an affiliate of the Graduate Theological Union.

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John Shorb

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Shorb-2John Shorb is a visual artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.

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Deborah Sokolove

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deborah_sokoloveDeborah Sokolove is the Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary, where she also teaches courses in art and worship.

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Kimberly Vrudny

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Vrudny copyKimberly Vrudny is an associate professor of systematic theology at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the senior editor of ARTS: The Arts in Religious and Theological Studies, the academic journal of SARTS.

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Janet Walton

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walton_janetJanet R. Walton is Professor of Worship at Union Theological Seminary in New York, NY. Her research and teaching focus on ritual traditions and practices in religious communities, with particular interest in artistic dimensions, feminist perspectives, and commitments to justice.

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Wilson Yates

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wilson_yatesWilson Yates is president emeritus of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities as well as professor emeritus of religion, society and the arts. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, he holds dual standing in the United Church of Christ.

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