John R. Stephenson, PhD
Professor of Historical Theology, Registrar, Director of Library
Received degrees from the universities of Oxford (MA 1974), Cambridge (GDipTh 1975), and Durham (PhD 1983). He is the author of volumes 12 (Lord’s Supper) and 13 (Eschatology) of the series Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics, and the translator of Wilhelm Löhe’s Aphorisms. Served Lutheran Church of the Escarpment , Lewiston, NY (1986-89); at Concordia since 1989. Married, with three daughters.
Thomas M. Winger, ThD
Professor of Theology, President, Academic Dean, Dean of Chapel
Studied at Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI (BA 1985); Westfield House, Cambridge, England; Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (MDiv 1990); and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO (STM 1992, ThD 1997). Author of the Concordia Commentary on Ephesians. Served Grace Lutheran Church, St. Catharines (1993-99); deployed Tutor at Westfield House, Cambridge (1999-2006). Resident professor at Concordia (2006- ). Married, with two children.
Esko Murto, STM
Assistant Professor of Theology, Dean of Students, Director of Development
Studied at Helsinki University (MTh 2007); Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne (STM 2008). Author of numerous articles. Served as course secretary/teacher, Finnish Bible Institute (2008-09); pastor, St Matthew Lutheran Church (2009-10); substitute Dean of the Luther Foundation Finland (2010-11); senior pastor, St Mark Lutheran Church (2010-15). Visiting Professor at Concordia (2015-17); Assistant Professor (2017- ). Married.
Harold Ristau, PhD
Assistant Professor of Theology, Director of Recruitment, Director of Assessment
Studied at University of Waterloo (BA 1995; MA 1996); Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (MDiv 2000); McGill University, Montreal, QC (PhD 2007). Author of At Peace with War My First Exorcism, and numerous articles. Served as pastor, Ascension Lutheran Church, Montreal (2001-06); Canadian Forces Chaplain (2006-17). At Concordia since 2017. Married with five children.
John David Duke, MDiv
Adjunct Professor in Exegetical Theology (Old Testament)
A graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (1999), Pastor Duke serves Concordia Lutheran Church, Newfane, and St John Lutheran Church, Youngstown, NY. He is a PhD candidate at Concordia, St. Louis. Married, with four children.
Warren Hamp, MDiv
Adjunct Professor in Practical Theology
A graduate of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, Pastor Hamp has been in the parish ministry since 1990, serving congregations in Beamsville and Kitchener, Ontario. He is pursuing a Master of Arts degree at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Married, with five children.
James E. Keller, PhD
Adjunct Professor in Systematic and Practical Theology, PAT Programme Co-ordinator
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (B.Sc., Pharmacy 1988); Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, ON (M.Div. 1999); Pastor, St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, New Hamburg, ON (1999-2006); Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON (M.A. 2002); McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Ph.D. 2011); Director, Lutheran Bible Translators–Canada. Married, with one daughter.
Duane Peters, STM
Adjunct Professor in Systematic Theology
Studied at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario; and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. He has been a pastor since 1989, serving convregations in British Columbia and Ontario. Currently he is pastor at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Niagara Falls, ON. Married, with two children.
Wilhelm Torgerson, DD
Adjunct Professor in Pastoral Theology
Parish pastor in Canada for four years, and in the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany [SELK] for 36 years. At Concordia since 2011.
Rev. Dr Jonathan Grothe, New Testament
Rev. Dr Roger Winger, Pastoral Theology
Wendy Wasylowich, Business Manager
Sarah Cavanagh, Librarian and Bookstore Manager
Susan Hamp, Development Assistant
Linda Lantz, Receptionist, Administrative Assistant
Bonnie Stephenson, Administrative Deaconness, Registrar’s Assistant
Jonathan F. Grothe, ThD
Roger J. Humann, STM, DD
Founding Professor and Professor Emeritus
Howard W. Kramer, MA, STM, PhD
William Mundt, Dr.theol.
John Wilch, Dr.theol.