Dean’s Leadership Forum
Faculty, students, and leadership supporters gathered on April 8, 2016, for a series of discussions on the ways that religion shapes people, communities, and the world.
Held annually in Cambridge, the Dean’s Leadership Forum is an opportunity for Harvard Divinity School’s most devoted alumni and friends to connect with thought leaders in faith, ethics, culture, politics, public life, and many other spheres.
David N. Hempton, Dean, Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies, John Lord O’Brian Professor of Divinity
Ramakrishna Sudireddy, Campaign Co-Chair
The Future of Spiritual Community
Casper Ter Kuile, MDiv and MPP candidate
Angie Thurston, MDiv candidate
Derek Van Bever, MBA ’88, MDiv ’11, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration and Director, Forum for Innovation and Growth, Harvard Business School
Are Pope Francis and Donald Trump Changing Religion’s Role in American Politics?
E.J. Dionne, AB ’73, Washington Post columnist, Brookings Institute Senior Fellow, and professor at Georgetown University, in conversation with Catherine A. Brekus, AB ’85, Charles Warren Professor of the History of Religion in America.
Members of the Leadership Council who pledge an increased level of support during the bicentennial are recognized as Bicentennial Partners in the annual Dean’s Report. For more information contact Michael Goetz, associate director of development, annual giving and alumni relations.
Institutional partners who join HDS in our commitment to strengthening communities across New England. They join us in celebrating our 200th birthday by making a special gift in 2016-17, and will be recognized in the annual Dean’s Report and the HDS website. For more information contact Loren Gary, associate director of major gifts.
Members of the Emerson Circle have contributed to the School for 20 or more consecutive years. For their unwavering loyalty HDS extends its deepest gratitude to these individuals, who are recognized annually in the Dean’s Report. For more information contact Lauren Wilson, associate director for campaign and donor relations.
James Luther Adams Society
HDS honors our friends who have pledged their support to the School through life income plans, bequests, gifts-in-kind, or other planned gift arrangements. They are recognized annually in the Dean’s Report. For more information contact Lauren Wilson, associate director for campaign and donor relations.