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 dean. His experience in various pastoral, teaching, and administrative roles, spread over more than forty years of ordained ministry, is 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 Canon Law
Professor of Church History
Associate 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
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Instructors of the Practice*

Clinical Pastoral Education
Antiochian Liturgical Music
Counseling and Psychological Services

* “Instructor of the Practice” refers to 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 primarilybut not exclusivelybased on professional experience rather than on scholarly credentials.