Instructor in Ministry (2018-19)
- BS, University of Pennsylvania
- MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
In addition to her work at HDS, Patricia M. Simpson is the administrator at the Paulist Center in Boston, a community that models collaborative ministry between lay and ordained members.
Simpson grew up in vibrant post-Vatican II parish and school environments that supported the full and active participation of the laity in the life of the church. After receiving her BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, she spent eight years as a consultant with Arthur Andersen/Andersen Consulting. She then pursued her MDiv at Harvard Divinity School with a focus on pastoral and nonprofit administration and leadership.