Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. John StephensonJohn R. Stephenson, PhD
Professor of Historical Theology

Received degrees from the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Durham. 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. Parish pastor for 3 years; at Concordia since 1989. Married, with three daughters.

Registrar, Director of Library.


Dr Thomas WingerThomas M. Winger, ThD
Professor of Theology

Studied at Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI; Westfield House, Cambridge, England; Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines; and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. Author of the Concordia Commentary on Ephesians. Parish pastor for six years. Deployed tutor at Westfield House, Cambridge, 1999-2006. Resident professor at Concordia, 2006-present. Married, with two children.

President, Academic Dean, Dean of Chapel.

Web: www.mendeley.com/profiles/thomas-winger

Esko Murto, STM
Visiting Professor

Helsinki University (MTh, 2007); Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne (STM, 2008); 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); at Concordia 2015- 

Dean of Students, Director of Development


Adjunct Faculty

Warren Hamp, MDiv
Adjunct Professor in Practical Theology, Director of Theological Education for Nicaragua

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.

E-mail: revhamp@bellnet.ca

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); Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON (M.A. 2002); McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (Ph.D. 2011); Director, Lutheran Bible Translators–Canada. 


Web page: www.brocku.ca/concordiaseminary/keller.php

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. He is married with two children

E-mail: revdpeters@yahoo.com

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.

E-mail: wtorgerson@brocku.ca

Guest Instructors

Rev. David Duke, Hebrew and Old Testament

Rev. Dr Jonathan Grothe, New Testament

Rev. Dr Roger Winger, Pastoral Theology

Staff conversing in the student lounge


Mike Bauer, Business Manager

Sarah Cavanagh, Library Technician

Christel Haeck, Head Librarian and Bookstore Manager

Linda Lantz, Receptionist, Administrative Assistant

Bonnie Stephenson, Administrative Deaconness, Registrar's Assistant

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