All PLTS Faculty

Adam F. Braun, Ph.D.

Lecturer in New Testament and Theology
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago 2017

Julián González, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Southern Methodist University 2015

Katy Grindberg, M.A.

Rev. Katy Grindberg, Director of Contextual Education and Lecturer
Graduate Theological Union 2009

Shauna K. Hannan, Ph.D.

Professor of Homiletics
Princeton Theological Seminary 2011

Cynthia Diane Moe-Lobeda, Ph.D.

Professor of Theological and Social Ethics
Union Theological Seminary 2001
Theological/social ethics. Ecological ethics. Intersections of economic justice, racial justice, and climate justice. Public theology, moral agency, liberationist and eco-feminist ethics.

Moses Paul Peter Penumaka, Th.D.

Director, Theological Education for Emerging Ministries [TEEM]
Theology and Religion, especially Asian and Oceania regions. Theology and Christolgy from the margins. Expert in providing theological education for multicultural leadership in ELCA.

Kirsi I. Stjerna, Ph.D.

First Lutheran, Los Angeles/Southwest California Synod Professor of Lutheran History and Theology
Boston University 1995
Luther's theology and the Reformations; Lutheran theology; Luther and the Jews; Women in Christianity and the Reformations; Gender perspectives and reading Christian sources.

Alicia Vargas, Ph.D.

Dean of PLTS; Associate Professor of Multicultural and Contextual Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine 1985

Leslie Veen, D.Min.

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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