School of Theology


Colin Brown

Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology (1978–2015)
BA, University of Liverpool; BD, University of London; MA, DD, University of Nottingham; PhD, University of Bristol

Major Publications
  • Christianity and Western Thought, vol. 1: From the Ancient World to the Age of Enlightenment (1990, repr. 2010)
  • Editor, The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology (1986, also on CD)
  • Jesus in European Protestant Thought (1985, repr. 2008)
  • Miracles and the Critical Mind (1984, repr. 2006)
  • Philosophy and the Christian Faith (1969)


Frederic William Bush

D. Wilson Moore Professor Emeritus of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (1965–1998)
BA, University of Washington; BD, ThM, Fuller Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, Brandeis University

Major Publications
  • Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament, 2nd ed. (W. S. LaSor, D. A. Hubbard, and F. Bush, 1996)
  • Ruth-Esther (Word Biblical Commentary, 1996)


Daniel Payton Fuller

Professor Emeritus of Hermeneutics (1953–1993)
BA, University of California (Berkeley); BD, ThM, Fuller Theological Seminary; ThD, Northern Baptist Seminary; DTheol, University of Basel; DD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding Gods Plan for Humanity (1992)
  • Gospel and Law: Contrast or Continuum? The Hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology (1980)
  • Easter Faith and History (1965)
Notable Contributions
  • Dean of the School of Theology, 1963–1972
  • Instrumental in the development of the School of World Mission
  • Served as president of the Gospel Broadcasting Association and the Fuller Evangelistic Association


Julie A. Gorman

Professor Emerita of Christian Formation and Discipleship (1984–2014)
BA, Wheaton College; MA, Wheaton Graduate School; MDiv, DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • Community That Is Christian (2nd ed., 2002)
  • Associate editor, Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education (2001).
Notable Contribution
  • Named by the Christian Education Journal in 2004 as one of six women who helped shape evangelical Christian education in the later 20th century


G. Walter Hansen

Professor Emeritus of New Testament Interpretation (1995–2015)
BA, Wheaton College; MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; ThD, University of Toronto

Major Publications
  • The Letter to the Philippians (Pillar New Testament Commentary, 2009)
  • Galatians (IVP New Testament Commentary, 2010)
Notable Contribution
  • Founding Director of the Global Research Institute, 1995–2004


Robert P. Meye

Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of New Testament Interpretation (1977–2004)
BA, Stanford University; BD, ThM, Fuller Theological Seminary; DTheol, University of Basel

Major Publication
  • Jesus and the Twelve: Discipleship and Revelation in Mark’s Gospel (1968)
Notable Contribution
  • Dean of School of Theology, 1977–1990


William E. Pannell

Professor Emeritus of Preaching (1974–2014)
BA, Fort Wayne Bible College; MA, University of Southern California; DD, Malone College; DD, Geneva College

Major Publication
  • My Friend, the Enemy (1968)
Notable Contributions
  • First African American on Fuller’s Board of Trustees
  • Appointed the Arthur DeKruyter/Christ Church Oak Brook Professor of Preaching in 1992
  • Dean of the Chapel, 1992–1998
  • First director of Fuller’s African American Studies Program, which was renamed in 2014: The William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies


Arthur G. Patzia

Professor Emeritus of New Testament (1985–2015)
BA, University of Manitoba; BD, North American Baptist Seminary; ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD, McMaster University

Major Publications
  • Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon (Understanding the Bible Commentary Series, 1990)
  • The Emergence of the Church (2001)
  • Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Terms (1998)
  • The Making of the New Testament: Origin, Collection, Text & Canon (1995, 2nd expanded ed. 2011)
Notable Contribution
  • Director and Academic Director of Fuller Northern California, 1985–2002


Russell P. Spittler

Provost Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of New Testament (1976–2002)
AB Florida Southern College; MA, Wheaton College; BD, Gordon-Conwell Seminary; PhD, Harvard University

Major Publications
  • Fuller Voices: Then and Now (2004)
  • Pentecostal Currents in American Protestantism (coedited with Edith Blumhofer and Grant Wacker, 1999)
Notable Contributions
  • Provost and Senior Vice President, 1995–2002
  • Founding Director of the David J. DuPlessis Center for Christian Spirituality

School of Intercultural Studies

(formerly School of World Mission)


J. Robert Clinton

Professor Emeritus of Leadership (1981–2016)
BEE, Auburn University; MEE, New York University; MABE, Columbia Bible College Graduate School; DMiss, PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • The Making of a Leader (1989)
  • Connecting: The Mentoring Relationships You Need to Succeed in Life (1992)
  • Focused Lives (1995)
Notable Contributions
  • Directed Leadership concentration in the School of Intercultural Studies, 1981–2011
  • Authored 17 Biblical Leadership Commentaries


Edmund Gibbs

Donald A. McGavran Professor Emeritus of Church Growth (1984–2013)
BD, London University; DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • Leadership Next: Changing Leaders in a Changing Culture (2005)
  • Church Next (2000)
Notable Contributions
  • Occupied the Robert Munger Chair of Evangelism in the School of Theology and, later, the Donald A. McGavran Chair of Church Growth in the School of Intercultural Studies


Charles H. Kraft

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Intercultural Communication (1969–2011)
BA, Wheaton College; BD, Ashland Theological Seminary; PhD, Hartford Seminary Foundation

Major Publications
  • Worldview for Christian Witness (2008)
  • Culture, Communication and Christianity (2001)
  • Anthropology for Christian Witness (1996)
  • Christianity in Culture (1979, revised edition 2005)
Notable Contributions
  • Noted for work on spiritual dynamics and communication of biblical Christianity across cultures, including contextualization


Viggo B. Søgaard

Professor Emeritus of Communication (1981–2011)
DipTheo, London University; MA, Wheaton College Graduate School; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • Communicating Scriptures (2002)
  • Research in Church and Mission (1996)
Notable Contributions
  • Founded Voice of Peace (Thailand)
  • Directed the Asian Institute of Christian Communication


Hoover Wong

Associate Professor Emeritus of Chinese Studies (1990–2010)
BS, Wheaton College; BD, Faith Theological Seminary; DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary

Major Publications
  • How To Do Church (2003)
  • Community: Coming Together or Coming Apart(1999)
Notable Contributions
  • Led Fuller’s Chinese Studies program
  • Founded and directed TRACC (Training and Renewing American Chinese Churches)

School of Psychology


Winston E. Gooden

Dean Emeritus and Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor Emeritus of Psychotherapy and Spirituality (1984–2015)
BA, Muskingum College; MDiv, Yale Divinity School; MS, PhD, Yale University

Major Publication
  • The Adult Development of Black Men (1983)
Notable Contributions
  • Dean of the School of Psychology, 2000–2014
  • Associate Dean of the School of Psychology, 1995–2000


Archibald D. Hart

Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1973–2016)
BSc, University of South Africa; MSc, PhD, University of Natal

Major Publication
  • The Anxiety Cure (2001)
  • The Digital Invasion: How Technology Is Shaping You and Your Relationships (2013)
  • Unmasking Male Depression (2000)
  • Adrenaline and Stress (1995)
Notable Contributions
  • Dean of the School of Psychology, 1983–1995


H. Newton Malony

Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1969–2015)
AB, Birmingham Southern College; MDiv, Yale Divinity School; MA, PhD, George Peabody College

Major Publications
  • Living with Paradox: Religious Leadership and the Genius of Double Vision (1998)
  • Psychology and the Cross: The Early History of Fuller Seminary’s School of Psychology(1995)
Notable Contributions
  • Highly instrumental in the development and stability of the School of Psychology
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