Faculty of Harvard Divinity School

Current faculty

Harvard Divinity School (HDS) posts  current HDS faculty profiles and a guide to faculty experts for media inquiries.

Faculty since 2007

See A-Sites: Archived Harvard Websites, which has archived the school's website since 2007.

Faculty 1817-1920

See General Catalogue of the Divinity School of Harvard University (1920).

All HDS faculty

Many HDS faculty members have entries in the important reference sources for American Biography and/or American Religious Biography.

To locate published biographies and/or autobiographies,  check HOLLIS (Harvard's library catalog) and ATLA Religion Database [Harvard Login].

For works authored by HDS faculty:

  • Search HOLLIS, Harvard's library catalog, for sources written by a certain author. If you are a Harvard Library patron, look for the item in the listed library.
  • For articles by them: Start with the "Faculty Writings File" collection, which has an incomplete listing of faculty writings. Also try Religion Databases Cross-Search [Harvard Login].

 

Manuscript and archival resources about faculty members vary. Search HOLLIS for Archival Discovery for collections at Harvard. 

For collections beyond Harvard, try ArchiveGrid.

For more information, contact a research librarian.

Graduates and Others Enrolled at Harvard Divinity School

Contemporary Alums

From time to time, the HDS website profiles alums. See  also A-Sites: Archived Harvard Websites, which archives the school's website since 2007.

Harvard Divinity Bulletin is good source on campus life at HDS, especially the issues published between 1970 and 2000.  For time to time, there were articles about students and news from alums.

In general, the library keeps historical information on the Harvard Divinity School. For information on living alumni, contact the Office of Development and External Relations.

Historic alums

For brief biographical information on students enrolled (both graduates and non-graduates) at Harvard Divinity School through the academic year 1919-20, see General Catalogue of the Divinity School of Harvard University (1920).

In addition, very brief information about graduates only through the class of 1929 is found in Harvard University, Quinquennial Catalogue of the Officers and Graduates (1930).

Catalog of the Officers and Students of the University in Cambridge [Harvard University], 1819-1872 Early catalogs may include lists of University administrators and faculty, students’ names, hometowns, and campus addresses, and information about academic programs, admission requirements, tuition and other costs, and courses of instruction.

Some of these students have entries in the important reference sources for American Biography and/or American Religious Biography.

Some of these Harvard Divinity School students have printed biographies and/or autobiographies. Search HOLLIS for books about them.

For a brief time in the early 20thc., Harvard Divinity School and Andover Theological Seminary shared a campus. If you do not find someone in a Harvard listing, check whether they are listed in General Catalogue of Andover Theological Seminary (1927).

Harvard University Archives is the repository for Harvard Divinity School student records and files.

 

For more information, contact a research librarian.