Faculty and Students Honors and Awards

Professor Emeritus Walter E. Fluker (’88) delivers 2024 BU Baccalaureate Address

The following is an excerpt from BU Today’s article ““We Are Called, My Friends, to Be Peacemakers,” Rev. Walter E. Fluker Tells Boston University’s Baccalaureate Audience” by Rich Barlow published on May 19, 2024, featuring Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Ethical Leadership Walter E. Fluker.  … Addressing the hundreds gathered in Marsh Chapel, Fluker […]

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Shively T. J. Smith promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the promotion of Shively T. J. Smith to Associate Professor of New Testament as of spring 2024. Prof. Smith joined BUSTH in 2018, and in 2023 was announced as the inaugural director of the Doctor of Philosophy program. As a New Testament scholar, Smith writes […]

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BUSTH announces 2024 Student Leadership Awards

On Thursday, May 9, the BUSTH community gathered to celebrate the graduating class of 2024 and to announce the Student Leadership Awards. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Bryan Stone, and Interim Associate Dean for Students and Community Life Nicolette Manglos-Weber awarded 15 outstanding students certificates reflecting their extraordinary contributions to the School and their fellow […]

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Rady Roldán-Figueroa promoted to full Professor

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the promotion of Rady Roldán-Figueroa to full professor of History of Christianity as of spring 2024. In a letter to the Boston University community on April 19, 2024, Interim University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Kenneth Lutchen congratulated the 22 promoted faculty across the Charles […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña to deliver Boswell Lecture at the Pacific School of Religion

The following is an excerpt from the Bay Area Reporter article “Boswell lecture to examine New Testament through queer theory” by John Ferrannini. Click here to read the full article, originally published on April 3, 2024. This year’s Boswell lecture at the Pacific School of Religion’s Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion will be […]

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Doctor of Philosophy candidate Emily Nelms Chastain receives ACT Grant from BU DL&I

The following is an excerpt from article “ACT Grant: Connecting Classroom Content with Life after Graduate School” featuring doctor of philosophy candidate Emily Nelms Chastain, published on February 5, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  In the 21st century, the continuous transformation of both the church and the world relies on the presence […]

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Doctor of Ministry student Joanne Hus (’22) featured in Vineyard Gazette

The following is an excerpt from The Vineyard Gazette article “For Oak Bluffs Pastor, God’s Call Came as a Surprise” featuring doctor of ministry student Joanne Hus, published on January 31, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  Nearly two years after receiving her master’s degree in divinity from the Boston University School of […]

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MDiv Student Dzidzor featured on WBUR.org

The following is an excerpt from the WBUR.org article “For Boston poet Dzidzor, performance is a lot like church” originally published on October 15, 2023 by Amelia Mason, featuring current Master of Divinity student Dzidzor Azaglo (‘24) and quoting Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith.  It was nearing golden hour at Roxbury Heritage […]

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Prof. Eunil David Cho named Co-Editor of the Journal of Pastoral Theology

Assistant Professor of Spiritual Care and Counseling Eunil David Cho has been elected the co-editor of the Journal of Pastoral Theology, one of the leading journals in the fields of pastoral theology, chaplaincy, and spiritual care. Prof. Cho’s term as co-editor will run through 2027. His co-editor, Dr. Mary Clark Moschella, Roger J. Squire Professor of […]

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