The School of Theology. Sewanee: The University of the South


The Dean

The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, Th.D, D.D., was appointed Dean of The School of Theology on June 26, 2012.

Current Faculty

We have a theologically diverse, academically excellent, and award-winning teaching faculty holding doctorates from Chicago, Cornell, Durham, St. Andrews, St. Michael’s College Toronto, Vanderbilt, and Yale.

Senior Administration

The senior administration at The School of Theology have responsibilities that include shaping community life and worship; developing and directing the programs center; and recruiting new students for leadership in The Episcopal Church.


The School of Theology staff supports and executes the tasks of the seminary and programs center.

Contingent Faculty

The visiting professors that make up our contingent faculty bring a diverse range of skills to the School including pastoral Spanish, Christian education and formation, and Church music.

Emeriti Faculty

From the beginning with William Porcher DuBose, our emeriti faculty have left their mark on the Church and shared their theology and scholarship with The School of Theology for more than 100 years.