Faculty

Advancing Reformed scholarship for the next generation.

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Our faculty are passionate about equipping you to mine the riches of God’s Word at unparalleled depth.

Westminster faculty are leaders in their fields and care deeply about training specialists in the Bible to proclaim the whole counsel of God for Christ and his global church.

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Our faculty are eager to engage with students—both on-campus and online.

on-campus experience
Regular lunches with faculty provide opportunity for casual conversation.
Small student/faculty ratio allows for more one-on-one instruction.
online experience
Face-to-face small groups provide important discussions about how to apply course content to work and life.
Engaging video instruction from Westminster’s faculty through a dynamic online experience that brings content to life.

2021–2022 Faculty

Denotes core faculty

Apologetics

William Edgar
William Edgar

Professor of Apologetics

Scott Oliphint
Scott Oliphint

Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology

David Filson
David Filson

Adjunct Professor of Apologetics

Nate Shannon
Nate Shannon

Adjunct Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology

Church History

Chad Van Dixhoorn
Chad Van Dixhoorn

Professor of Church History

Peter Lillback
Peter Lillback

President and Professor of Historical Theology and Church History

Todd Rester
Todd Rester

Associate Professor of Church History

New Testament

Brandon Crowe
Brandon Crowe

Professor of New Testament

David Briones
David Briones

Associate Professor of New Testament

Guy Waters
Guy Waters

Adjunct Professor of New Testament

Old Testament

Iain Duguid
Iain Duguid

Professor of Old Testament, Dean of Online Learning

Stephen Coleman
Stephen Coleman

Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages, Associate Academic Dean

Jonathan Gibson
Jonathan Gibson

Associate Professor of Old Testament

Elizabeth Groves
Elizabeth Groves

Lecturer in Biblical Hebrew

Pastoral Theology

John Currie
John Currie

Professor of Pastoral Theology, Dean of Pastoral Theology

Rob Edwards
Rob Edwards

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Alexander (Sandy) Finlayson
Alexander (Sandy) Finlayson

Library Director and Professor of Theological Bibliography

Alfred Poirier
Alfred Poirier

Professor of Pastoral Theology

Stafford Carson
Stafford Carson

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology

Sung Soo Kwon
Sung Soo Kwon

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology

Harry Reeder
Harry Reeder

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology

Systematic Theology

David Garner
David Garner

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Academic Dean and Vice President of Global Ministries

Mark Garcia
Mark Garcia

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

Vern Poythress
Vern Poythress

Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Biblical Interpretation, and Systematic Theology

Sinclair Ferguson
Sinclair Ferguson

Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Systematic Theology

Brian Mattson
Brian Mattson

Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology

Center for Theological Writing

Leslie Altena
Leslie Altena

Director of Theological English Department

Billy Haselton
Billy Haselton

Integrated Skills Teacher

Pierce Hibbs
Pierce Hibbs

Director for Theological Curriculum and Instruction

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