Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble Named 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) is pleased to announce that Dr. Valerie Miles-Tribble will be recognized as the 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer on November 17, 2021 at 6:00 PM PST.

Each November, the GTU faculty honors a distinguished professor who embodies the scholarly standards, teaching excellence, and commitment to ecumenism that define the GTU. Nominations are made by GTU faculty and are then considered by the Council of Deans, which selects the lecturer.

Dr. Miles-Tribble is Professor of Ministerial Leadership and Practical Theology at Berkeley School of Theology (BST) and is a member of the Core Doctoral Faculty. She is also the Chair of the Women’s Studies in Religion Steering Committee. Her book Change Agent Church in Black Lives Matter Times: Urgency for Action was published by Lexington Books/Fortress Academic in 2020.

The 46th annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture will be titled, “Our Pedagogical Charge: Weaving Hope and Justice into the Gossamer-thin Fabric of Religious Democracy.”

Additional details about the lecture will be forthcoming.