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Faculty and staff at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary–Boston, also known as the Campus for Urban Ministerial Education (CUME), are dedicated to providing the best contextualized urban theological education for men and women. Our goal is to expose students to a breadth of interdisciplinary studies and equip them with the necessary skills and core competencies needed in church ministry in the city and metropolitan context. CUME achieves this by utilizing staff with ministry training and experience, practitioner-scholar instructors, and by crafting a rigorous learning environment for a transformational learning experience for those seeking to clarify their call and prepare for a lifetime of spiritual growth in ministry.

Primary Faculty and Program Leaders

Virginia Ward, MA, DMin
Dean of the Boston Campus, Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry and Leadership

Quonekuia Day, MSW, MDiv, ThM
Old Testament Studies and Biblical Hebrew Instructor

Eldin Villafañe, MA, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Christian Social Ethics, Emeritus

Jim Critchlow, MDiv, MABL, PhD
Ranked Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages and Old Testament,
Accreditation Liaison Officer


Dawn Bamiduro
Technology Services
IT Project Manager & Service Desk Coordinator

Ural Daye
Campus Operations Manager

Johana Perez
CUME Student Success Coordinator

Kadeem Massiah
Project Manager for
CUME Lilly Grants

Gerald Dowling
Admissions Representative

Karla Bezerra
Registration Assistant

Taylor Perry
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Katterine Maldonado
Registration Assistant, CUME & LGM Program

Katelyn Hannan
#MyFaith Administrative Assistant

Young Park
Administrative Assistant

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