Dr. Douglas R. Cullum, Vice President and Dean Northeastern Seminary

Douglas R. Cullum

Dr. Douglas R. Cullum became the third vice president of Northeastern Seminary in September 2010.

Dr. Cullum’s teaching ministry emphasizes the seamless relationship between the academic and practical aspects of Christian theology. His desire is to assist the local church in finding renewal along biblical and classical lines. Having been active in ministry since 1978, Dr. Cullum served pastorates until 1994 when he was invited to come to Roberts Wesleyan College to serve as college chaplain and faculty member in the religion department. In 1998, Dr. Cullum became one of the founding faculty members of Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College. Areas of special interest include Wesley and the Methodist tradition, Reformation theology and history, liturgy and liturgical theology, 19th century American religion, and 20th century neo-orthodoxy. Professionally, Dr. Cullum participates in the North American Academy of Liturgy and the Wesley Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion.

Dr. Cullum has had a robust career and ministry in the Rochester area community for over 20 years. His work at Northeastern Seminary and Roberts Wesleyan College spanning 20 years has included service as professor, administrator and chaplain. Doug and his wife Joyce live in Bergen, NY. He has four children and five grandchildren.

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Administrative Support

Benjamin Espinoza , Ph.D.
Benjamin Espinoza
Executive Director of Seminary Administration 585.594.6803
Maria Gilluly
Maria Gilluly
Executive Assistant to the Vice President 585.594.6807