|Faculty Directory||Role & Contact Details|
Margaret B Clark, DMin, is an Instructor in Practical Theology at St Stephen’s College. She is a CASC/ACSS certified Specialist in Spiritual Care and a Teaching Supervisor in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Margaret studied Theology at both Newman Theological College (MDiv eq) and St Stephen’s College (DMin) in Edmonton, and has trained in spiritual direction through studies at Creighton University (MChSp) in Omaha, Nebraska. Margaret enjoys opportunities to serve others through teaching, spiritual care, CPE Supervision, and spiritual direction.
|Thesis Coordinator, Master of Psychotherapy and Spirituality Program
Phone: 780-439-7311 ext 25
Janice Dicks, MEd (Counselling) is Chair of the Master of Psychotherapy and Spirituality program at St Stephen's College. She is a Doctoral Candidate (Counselling Psychology) at the University of Alberta and holds the professional designations of Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Prior to becoming Chair of the MPS program, Janice held the role of Practicum Coordinator. In addition to continuing to coordinate practicum placements, she facilitates the online Counselling Practicum course at St Stephen's. Janice's current research is on compassion-focused therapy with survivors of sexual assault.
|Chair, Master of Psychotherapy and Spirituality Program
Phone: 780-439-7311 ext 24
Mona-Lee Feehan, BEd, MEd, MTh, DMin, is Professor Emerita of St Stephen’s College, member of the Board of Governors and graduate of the Doctor of Ministry program. Mona-Lee has worked in Christian Marriage ministry for over 25 years and has authored an international program preparing young couples for marriage. She has a passion for women's stories and is working towards a more inclusive understanding for all women in all denominations.
|James, Danielle Ayana
James, Danielle Ayana
Danielle Ayana James, DMin, born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, she has lived and served in faith communities throughout the Caribbean, United States and Canada. An ordained minister in The United Church of Canada, she is highly regarded as a dynamic and resourceful leader whose keen interest is in developing leaders equipped for this era of renewal and transformation within and beyond the established boundaries of faith communities.
In addition to her ministry training and experience, she brings contemporary knowledge of theological education practices, inter-cultural awareness, creative entrepreneurial expertise, and a commitment to the students and vision of St Stephen’s. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; a Master of Divinity from Yale University Divinity School; and received her Doctor of Ministry in Homiletics from McCormick Theological Seminary at the University of Chicago. She is also a Certified Coach, with training from the Auburn Coaching Institute in New York City.
|Chair, Doctor of Ministry Program
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 33
Norbert Krumins, MTS, is the Chair of the Master of Theological Studies Program at St Stephen's College. He is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience in writing and research. His background includes prison chaplaincy and social service project management. Norbert is passionate about the arts and is interested in the relationship between creativity and spirituality. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies at St Stephen’s with research focussing on art making as a contemplative practice in the classroom.
|Chair, Theological Studies Program
Faculty Lecturer in Theology and the Arts
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 26
Ara Parker, MA, CCC, BCATR, RCAT, is Associate Chair of the Art Therapy Program at St Stephen’s College. Ara holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts (General Honours) degree from York University, and the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) from Carleton University. She earned her Master of Arts in Expressive Therapies concurrently through the Toronto Art Therapy Institute and Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachussetts, and is currently enrolled in doctoral studies in art, psychotherapy and spirituality at St Stephen’s College. Ara has been a practicing art therapist in Canada and abroad working in agencies, schools, hospitals and in private practice. In addition, she has enjoyed a career in arts management and journalism with leading cultural agencies and in the media.
|Associate Chair, Art Therapy Program
Faculty Lecturer in Art Therapy
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 32
Earle Sharam is a native Edmontonian. After a BA at the University of Alberta, he did graduate work at St Stephen’s College, San Francisco Theological Seminary and The University of Oxford, where he was admitted to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. In 1996, he was appointed to the Faculty of St Stephen’s College, where he is now the Principal and Dean. He is a lay minister of The United Church of Canada, serving since 1982 in the village church in Waskatenau, Alberta and, since 2003, in Smoky Lake.
|Principal and Dean
Professor of Theology
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 21