G. Sujin Pak

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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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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An Easter 2024 Message from Dean Pak

Reading Julian of Norwich for my course on medieval female mystics has been an unexpected sacred gift as Holy Week and Easter draw near. As a 14th-century anchoress with one window to the church and one window to the world, Julian inhabited a world devastated by plague, war, hunger, famine, political unrest, and religious dissension. […]

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Prof. Rady Roldán-Figueroa appointed to Robert Randall Distinguished Professorship at Providence College

Associate Professor of the History of Christianity Rady Roldán-Figueroa was recently appointed to the Robert Randall Distinguished Professorship in Christian Culture at Providence College for the fall 2023 semester. In this role, Prof. Roldán-Figueroa will direct student research, deliver public lectures, and contribute to undergraduate learning in his areas of expertise. “The Randall Professorship is […]

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BUSTH announces David Anderson Hooker as Visiting Professor for Fall 2023

Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the appointment of David Anderson Hooker as visiting associate professor of religion and conflict transformation for the fall 2023 semester. Dr. Hooker will be teaching two courses this fall, TC 871 Spiritual Formation for Peacebuilders and TS 807 Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Healing and Collective Wounds. […]

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BUSTH Celebrates Class of 2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, the Boston University School of Theology held its annual convocation ceremony. Friends and families of the graduates gathered in Marsh Chapel for the hooding and diploma ceremony, and many more were able to watch live online (see recording below). 100 students officially graduated during the ceremony, with 81 present to […]

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BUSTH announces 2023 Student Leadership Awards

On Wednesday, May 3, the BUSTH community gathered for the final Wednesday Community Day of the academic year. During community lunch, Dean G. Sujin Pak, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Bryan Stone, and Associate Dean for Students and Community Life Cristian De La Rosa awarded 11 outstanding students certificates reflecting their extraordinary contributions to the […]

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An Easter 2023 Message from Dean Pak

Easter evokes powerful memories of hope and joy for me. It is colored eggs, white lilies, joyous hymns, spring sunshine, a warm breeze, the promise of new beginnings and rediscovered joys. It is a tapestry of colors, music, and the beauties of creation—budding flowers, birdsong, and the greening renewal of the earth—all coming together to […]

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