University of Portland

Theology Faculty and Staff

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Chair of Theology Department

Rachel Wheeler

Rachel Wheeler
Theology, Associate Professor
Email
503.943.7274

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Office Manager

Sue Burich

Sue Burich
College of Arts & Sciences, Office Manager, Theology, Political Science, and Gender & Women's Sexuality Studies
Email
503.943.7274

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Full-Time Faculty

Simon Aihiokhai PhD

Simon Aihiokhai PhD
Theology, Associate Professor
Email
503.943.7725

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Christina Astorga

Christina Astorga
Theology, Professor
Email
503.943.7046

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Brandy Daniels

Brandy Daniels
Theology, Assistant Professor
Email
503.943.7274

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Carol Dempsey OP, PhD

Carol Dempsey OP, PhD
Theology, Professor
Email
503.943.7366

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Rebecca Gaudino PhD, M Div

Rebecca Gaudino PhD, M Div
Theology, Senior Lecturer
Email
503.943.7365

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Jon Stanfill

Jon Stanfill
Theology, Instructor
Email
503.943.7041

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Nina Henrichs-Tarasenkova

Nina Henrichs-Tarasenkova
Theology, Instructor
Email
503.943.7874

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David Turnbloom

David Turnbloom
Theology, Associate Professor
Email
503.943.7345

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Adjunct Faculty

Scott Ables

Scott Ables
Theology, Adjunct Faculty
Email
503.943.7274

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Maura Behrenfeld FSE

Maura Behrenfeld FSE
Theology, Adjunct Instructor
Email
503.943.7274

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Cherice Bock

Cherice Bock
Theology, Adjunct Instructor
Email
503.943.7274

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Matthew Boswell

Matthew Boswell
Theology, Adjunct Faculty
Email
503.943.7274

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Phillip Brandt

Phillip Brandt
Theology, Adjunct Instructor
Email
503.943.7274

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Glenn Byer StD

Glenn Byer StD
Theology, Theology Mentor
Email
503.943.7876

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David Lester

David Lester
Theology, Adjunct Faculty
Email
603.943.7274

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Michael Prendergast

Michael Prendergast
Theology, Adjunct Faculty, Sacred Music
Email
503.943.7274

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Jonathan Seidel

Jonathan Seidel
Theology, Adjunct Instructor
Email
503.943.7274

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Jordan Skornik

Jordan Skornik
Theology, Adjunct Faculty
Email
503.943.7274

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Jim Slagle

Jim Slagle
Theology, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email
503.943.7166

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Emeritus Faculty

Matthew Baasten PhD

Matthew Baasten PhD
Theology, Emeritus Associate Provost, Graduate School Dean, Associate Professor Theology
Email
503.943.7274

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Russ Butkus PhD

Russ Butkus PhD
Theology, Emeritus Associate Professor
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Michael Cameron PhD

Michael Cameron PhD
Theology, Emeritus Professor
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Willoughby Deming PhD

Willoughby Deming PhD
Theology, Emeritus Professor
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Richard Rutherford CSC PhD

Richard Rutherford CSC PhD
Theology, Emeritus Professor
Holy Cross
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