|Faculty Directory||Role & Contact Details|
Mona-Lee Feehan, BEd, MEd, MTh, DMin, is a graduate of St Stephen’s College Doctor of Ministry program. She was made Professor Emerita at the 89th Convocation of St Stephen's College in 2013. In addition to her work with SSC, she also teaches at St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta. Mona-Lee has worked in Christian marriage and relationship ministries for over 25 years and has authored several international programs 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.
| Kelker, Henriette
Henriette Kelker, MSc, MDiv, PhD, grew up in the Netherlands, where she attended the Agriculture University in Wageningen. After immigrating to Canada, she completed her PhD in the Faculty of Science at The University of Alberta, followed by several years as a fulltime home maker and community volunteer before re-entering the academic world. The path that followed led through several years in the Museum and Heritage world exploring religious and immigrant history, and further studies in theology at St Andrew’s College in Saskatoon. As an ordained minister, she has served rural and urban congregations of The United Church of Canada. She remains deeply curious about the engagement of spirit in science and culture.
|Chair, Department of Advanced Degrees
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 33
Norbert Krumins, MTS, is the Chair of the Department of Theological Studies 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, Department of Theological Studies
Faculty Lecturer in Theology and the Arts
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 26
|Neufeld, Kathleen (Kae)
Neufeld, Kathleen (Kae)
Kae Neufeld is currently Acting Principal and Dean of St Stephen’s College. She was a teacher and a Principal with Edmonton Public Schools for many years. She has been in leadership in local churches in Discipleship Ministries, Missions and Services and Caring Ministries, and a moderator of a local congregation for three years, and an Associate Pastor for six years. Her Doctor of Ministry dissertation research was on challenges facing women in ministry leadership in the Mennonite Brethren Church.
|Acting Principal and Dean
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 21
Ara Parker, DMin(Cand), MA, BCATR, RCAT, CCC, is Chair of the Department of Psychotherapy and Spirituality 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 the DMin program at St Stephen's College, focusing on art, psychotherapy and spirituality. 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.
|Chair, Department of Psychotherapy and Spirituality
Faculty Lecturer in Art Therapy
Ph: 780-439-7311 ext 24
Brian Welling is a Registered Psychologist in private practice. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religious Studies, with a minor in Anthropology, from the University of Alberta. His Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology was earned at the Alder School of Professional Psychology in Vancouver. Brian’s approach to therapy is primarily Jungian and Adlerian. In addition to his clinical work, Brian has also served as a sessional instructor in the Dept. of Psychology at MacEwan University, and has worked extensively with community agencies in Edmonton. He has a special interest in addictions, trauma, consciousness, and shamanism.
Department of Psychotherapy and Spirituality
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, and he was Principal and Dean from 2006 to 2017. 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.