Faculty & Staff

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Dean & Directors

Tammy  Dunahoo

Executive Dean of Portland Seminary

Loren Kerns

Associate Dean of Academic Operations

Clifford Berger

Director, Doctoral Programs

Jen Macnab

Jen Macnab, MPA

Assistant Director of Academic Engagement, Doctoral Programs


MaryKate Morse

Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Formation

Rebecca Jeong

Assistant Professor of Preaching & Intercultural Studies

Kurtley  Knight

Assistant Professor of Spiritual Formation

Ekaterina Lomperis

Richard B. Parker Assistant Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Thought

Jeney Park-Hearn

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Formation

Leah Payne

Leah Payne, PhD

Associate Professor of American Religious History

Melissa  Ramos

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible

Ekaputra Tupamahu

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Director, Seminary Masters Programs


Rachael Fissell

Rachael Fissell

Executive Assistant to the Executive Dean

Mollie Henkelman

Mollie Henkelman

Student and Community Success Coordinator, Masters Programs

Heather Rainey

Program and Operations Coordinator, Doctoral Programs

Michael Simmons

Michael Simmons, DLd

Admissions Counselor, Seminary

Trisha Welstad

Trisha Welstad, DMIN

Director, Institute for Pastoral & Congregational Thriving

Director, Leadership Center