Faculty Directory

President of the Seminary
Archpriest Chad Hatfield is the President of St. Vladimir's Seminary. Father Chad came to SVOTS from St. Herman Seminary in Alaska, where he was serving as the Dean. His experience in various pastoral, teaching and administrative roles, spread over some 41 years of ordained ministry, are now blended into his...
Academic Dean
Born in Communist Romania, educated both during the last decade of the Ceausescu's dictatorship and the first decade of the democratic regimes, I had the privilege of receiving a full theological education in a majority Orthodox Church, an experience that helped me to properly understand the richness of the Orthodox...

Full-Time Tenured Faculty

Associate Professor of New Testament
Professor of Systematic Theology
Associate Professor of Patristics

Full-Time Sessional Faculty

Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric
Assistant Professor of Liturgical Theology
Assistant Professor of Liturgical Music

Part-Time Faculty

Associate Professor of Old Testament
Assistant Professor of Malankara Studies
Assistant Professor of Theology
Professor of New Testament
Assistant Professor of Canon Law
Professor of Church History
Assistant Professor of Art History
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology
Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics

Doctor of Ministry Faculty

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology
Professor of Philosophy and Theological Studies
Assistant Professor of Missiology
Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy

Instructors of the Practice*

Antiochian Liturgics
Clinical Pastoral Education
Antiochian Liturgical Music
Counseling and Psychological Services

* “Instructor of the Practice” means a Part-Time Faculty Member who is hired to enhance the Seminary’s mission, who possesses the expertise and achievements to provide professional instruction, and whose qualifications are primarily – but not exclusively – based on professional experience rather than on scholarly credentials.