Oscar Garcia Johnson
Erin Dufault Hunter

School of Theology

A Diversity of Theological Expertise

Studying with theologians who are influencers in their disciplines—such as Erin Dufault-Hunter, a leading voice in Christian ethics—students can customize their learning to an area of interest as they are stretched through theological teaching that is both scholastically rigorous and biblically grounded.

MiyoungHammer

School of Psychology

Leaders in Integration and Research

These scholars and practitioners deeply integrate theology with psychology throughout their teaching, support their students with informed clinical supervision, and participate in groundbreaking research. Miyoung Yoon Hammer shares a seasoned expertise in medical family therapy and cultivating self-understanding in therapists.

Amos Yong

School of Intercultural Studies

Innovatively Shaping Mission Practice

This school’s faculty offer a broadly diverse community of mutual learning, engaging in research closely linked to practical application. Students learn from innovators like Amos Yong, a respected missiologist who brings expertise in the theologies of Pentecostalism, disability, and interfaith dialogue to his classroom.

Dr. Carly L Crouch Appointed to David Allan Hubbard Chair of Old Testament

July 17, 2018

Fuller is pleased to announce that Dr. Carly L. Crouch has been appointed to the David Allan Hubbard Chair in Old Testament beginning January 1, 2019. The Hubbard Chair in Old Testament was named in honor of Fuller’s former president of 30 years, David Hubbard, and established by the Board of Trustees upon his retirement.…

Alexis Abernethy Appointed New Associate Provost for Faculty Inclusion and Equity

June 13, 2018

Fuller is honored to announce the appointment of Alexis Abernethy as our new Associate Provost for Faculty Inclusion and Equity. Dr. Abernethy will continue her critical role on the School of Psychology faculty as well. Fuller Seminary recognizes that diversity, inclusion, and equity are educational, economic, and civic imperatives and critical to achieving academic excellence.…

Juan Martinez’s Groundbreaking New Book Now Available

February 15, 2018

Juan Martínez, professor of Hispanic studies and pastoral leadership, has released a new book, The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States, that is the first major historical overview of one of America’s most vibrant Christian movements. This groundbreaking book provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early…

Sebastian Kim’s Latest Book Names Outstanding Academic Title

February 15, 2018

The Companion to Public Theology, edited by Korean Studies Center Executive Director Sebastian Kim with Katie Day, has been named one of 2017’s Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice magazine. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list was selected by the Choiceeditorial staff from among the over 5,300 titles reviewed by Choice over the past year. The awarded titles have been selected for their…

Immigration Beyond Politics: Researchers at Fuller Seminary Examine How Detention and Deportation Inflict Psychological Trauma on Citizen Children

May 22, 2017

With funding provided by the Foundation for Child Development Young Scholars Program, Dr. Lisseth Rojas-Flores of Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Psychology evaluated the role detention or deportation of a parent has on the mental health of citizen children. Results from her study are in “Trauma and Psychological Distress in Latino Citizen Children Following Parental…

Visionary New Leader of Korean Studies Center to Broaden Fuller’s Global Outreach

May 2, 2017

Fuller is pleased to announce that Sebastian Kim has been appointed executive director of the Korean Studies Center and professor of theology and public life beginning July 1, 2017. Dr. Kirsteen Kim, his wife, will join the School of Intercultural Studies faculty as professor of theology and world Christianity also on July 1. “We are so pleased…

Fuller Announces Clifton Clarke as New Associate Dean of the Pannell Center

February 13, 2017

Fuller is pleased to announce that Dr. Clifton Clarke has been appointed as the associate dean of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies and associate professor of Black Church studies and world Christianity. He begins his new role on April 1, 2017. Dr. Clarke comes to Fuller from RegentUniversity School of Divinity where…

FULLER, CALTECH COMPLETE $1.3 MILLION STUDY OF COMPASSION AND CARE IN L’ARCHE COMMUNITIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED

June 28, 2016

What is the nature of individuals who dedicate themselves to long-term care for persons with disabilities? For the last three years this question has been under study at the Travis Research Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary’s Graduate School of Psychology. The research was supported by a $1.3 million grant received from the John Templeton Foundation…

FULLER SEMINARY’S SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY RECEIVES GRANT FOR THE STUDY OF SPIRITUAL MINDFULNESS AND EMPATHY

December 9, 2015

The Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc. (TWCF) has awarded a $215,950 planning grant to Fuller Theological Seminary to be administered by the Travis Research Institute (TRI) at Fuller’s School of Psychology. This grant, directed by Dr. Joey Fung, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator, will support an 18-month exploratory study to research the capacity…

SPENCER FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT FOR THE RESEARCH OF EDUCATION AND MINDFULNESS TO TRAVIS RESEARCH INSTITUTE

November 25, 2015

Fuller Theological Seminary’s Travis Research Institute (TRI) received a $49,909 research grant from the Spencer Foundation to study the benefits of mindfulness in improving academic and social emotional functioning in minority youths. The study is led by Dr. Joey Fung, assistant professor at Fuller’s School of Psychology, in collaboration with Dr. Anna Lau, professor of…

"The ones who wrote the books."

Students often say they come to Fuller to learn from “the ones who wrote the books” they’re already reading. Our outstanding faculty are leaders in their fields and among the world’s most published and influential scholars. They’re actively involved in varying forms of ministry and outreach, staying in touch with the needs of the church and world locally and globally. Whether in a physical classroom or online, our professors care about and invest themselves deeply in both the academic and spiritual formation of their students. Fuller’s cadre of over 100 regular faculty, whose bios are accessible from this page, is supplemented by a number of highly qualified adjunct and affiliate faculty members who enrich our curriculum with their own areas of expertise.

Our current faculty build upon the outstanding scholarship of our emeritus faculty, whose leadership continues to influence the church and its mission worldwide.

Alexis D. Abernethy

Leslie C. Allen

Keon-Sang An

Steven Argue

Tina Armstrong

Justin L. Barrett

The Bible and Women
Theology and Human Rights
Christian Muslim Dialogue
Therapy as Peacemaking
Race and Identity
Changing Missiology

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Hear from Fuller’s faculty, read their writings, and explore their research on this site that offers an abundance of resources you can freely access for any use.

Experts on Trending Topics

The theologians, missiologists, and psychologists who make up Fuller’s faculty publish and speak extensively on scholarly and social issues that influence academic thinking, public policy, church practice, foreign affairs, and nonprofit efforts. Coming from across the globe and a broad spectrum of Christian traditions, these women and men bring seasoned expertise in an extensive array of fields—sharing that expertise both in their classrooms and in ways that practically and beneficially impact the church, society, and world.

Experts by Subject

ADDICTIONS
Matthew H. Russell
Dale S. Ryan

ADULT EDUCATION TECHNIQUES
Robert E. Freeman

AFRICAN AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY
Alexis D. Abernethy

ANTHROPOLOGY AND CULTURAL TRENDS
Justin L. Barrett
Eun Ah Cho
Sherwood G. Lingenfelter
Johnny Ramírez-Johnson

BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
Leslie C. Allen—Psalms, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Lamentations
Tommy Givens—Matthew, Romans
Seyoon Kim—Letters of Paul
James T. Butler—Jeremiah, Job, Genesis to Deuteronomy
John Goldingay—Isaiah, Psalms, Hosea to Micah, Daniel, Genesis
Pamela J. Scalise—Prophets
J. Andrew Dearman—Hosea, Lamentations, Jeremiah
Joel B. Green—Luke, Acts
David J. Downs—Letters of Paul, Gospels, Early Church Writings
Donald A. Hagner—Matthew, Hebrews, Letters of Paul
Marianne Meye Thompson—Gospel of John
Richard J. Erickson—Romans, Matthew, Ephesians, Revelation
Stephen E. Young—Gospels

CHURCH TRENDS IN THE U.S.
Ryan K. Bolger

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
Ted Cosse

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND MEDIATION
David Augsburger

EMERGING ADULT FORMATION AND YOUTH TRENDS
Steven Argue
David H. Scott
Pamela Ebstyne King
Kara E. Powell

FAITH AND POLITICS
Sebastian Kim
Hak Joon Lee
Richard J. Mouw

FAITH AND MUSIC
Todd E. Johnson
Roberta R. King
Edwin M. Willmington
Sebastian Kim
Hak Joon Lee
Richard J. Mouw

FAITH AND SCIENCE
Justin Barrett
Warren Brown
Joel B. Green
Nancey Murphy

FILM AND CULTURE
Kutter Callaway
Robert K. Johnston