Full-Time Faculty

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). Author of volumes 12 (Lord’s Supper) and 13 (Eschatology) of the series Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics, and translator of Wilhelm Löhe’s Aphorisms. Served Lutheran Church of the Escarpment, Lewiston, NY (1986-89); at Concordia (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 and Lutheranism 101: Worship. 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.
Web: zotero.org/tomwinger

Harold Ristau, PhD
Associate 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 The Sacramental Character of Fasting. Served as pastor, Ascension Lutheran Church, Montreal (2001-06); Canadian Forces Chaplain (2006-17); at Concordia (2017- ). Married with five children.
E-mail: hristau@brocku.ca

Thomas J. Korcok, MPhil, PhD
Associate Professor of Theology, Director of Development
Studied at Concordia College, Ann Arbor (BA 1981); Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (MDiv 1987); University of Glasgow (MPhil 2005); Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (PhD 2009). Author of Lutheran Education: From Wittenberg to the Future (CPH). Served as pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Barrie, ON (1987-1994), and Grace, Locksley, ON (1994-2006); associate professor at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL (2014-20); currently a reserve chaplain in the Canadian Forces; at Concordia (2021- ). Married with two children.
E-mail: tkorcok@concordia-seminary.ca

Call Service 2021

Adjunct Faculty

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.
E-mail: professorduke@nachmu.com

James E. Keller, PhD
Adjunct Professor in Systematic and Practical Theology, PAT Programme Liaison
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (BSc, Pharmacy 1988); Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, ON (MDiv 1999); Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON (MA 2002); McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (PhD 2011). Served as pastor, St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, New Hamburg, ON (1999-2006); Instructor, CLTS (2006-12); Director, Lutheran Bible Translators–Canada (2012-18); pastor, Historic St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener, ON (2018- ). Married, with one daughter.
E-mail: pastorkeller@historicstpauls.ca

Guest Instructors

Jonathan Grothe, ThD, New Testament
Kurt Lantz, MDiv, Pastoral Theology
Kurt Reinhardt, MDiv, Pastoral Theology


Sarah Cavanagh, Librarian and Bookstore Manager
E-mail: scavanagh@brocku.ca
Susan Hamp, Development Assistant
E-mail: shamp@brocku.ca

Ashu Paul, Business Manager
E-mail: apaul@concordia-seminary.ca
Bonnie Stephenson, Administrative Deaconness, Registrar’s Assistant
E-mail: bstephenson@brocku.ca
Maria Munoz, Adminstrative Assistant & Receptionist
E-mail: mmunoz@concordia-seminary.ca

Emeriti Faculty

Jonathan F. Grothe, ThD
President Emeritus

Roger J. Humann, STM, DD
Founding Professor and Professor Emeritus

Howard W. Kramer, MA, STM, PhD
President Emeritus

William Mundt, Dr.theol.
Professor Emeritus

John Wilch, Dr.theol.
Professor Emeritus