See Who’s New to Columbia!

See Who’s New to Columbia!

With Opening Convocation just around the corner, we thought we would take time to introduce some of the newest members of our faculty and staff. More will be written and said about them in the months to come. For now, be sure to give them a hearty welcome!

HartmanTim2014 webTim Hartman was appointed Assistant Professor of Theology. He recently completed his PhD in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. His primary areas of research include Theology, Ethics, and African Christianity.


Yoo William webWilliam Yoo was appointed Assistant Professor of American Religious and Cultural History. He recently completed his PhD at Emory University. His dissertation explores the complex dynamics of religion, politics, and interracial romance within the transnational encounter between American and Korean Protestants from the nineteenth century to the aftermath of the Korean War.


Ryan Bonfiglio 2014 webRyan Bonfiglio was appointed Lecturer and Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow. He recently completed his PhD at Emory University in Hebrew Bible. His primary research interests include prophetic literature, ancient Near Eastern iconography, and biblical hermeneutics.


KJW 2014 webKhalia Williams was appointed Chapel Coordinator and Adjunct Professor. She is a liturgical artist and a current Ph.D. candidate at Graduate Theological Union in Liturgical Studies with a focus on womanist theology and worship.


Kris Veldheer 0814Kris Veldheer was appointed to the new position of Instructor for Interactive Teaching. She holds an MDiv in Counseling and Pastoral Care, MA in Library and Information Studies, and MA in Education:  Instructional Technology. Her most recent position was at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) where she managed the Moodle online learning system including assisting faculty with instructional technology.

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