Faculty & Lecturers

Rev. Dr. Anna M. Robbins


Dean of Theology, Acadia University

Dr. Millard R. Cherry Professor of Theology, Ethics and Culture

Director of Andrew D. MacRae Centre for Christian Faith and Culture

Rev. Dr. Stuart Blythe

Associate Dean

John Gladstone Professor of Preaching and Worship

Director of Simpson Lectures

Dean, The Sarah Daley Nickerson Chapel

Rev. Dr. H. Daniel Zacharias

Associate Dean

Professor of New Testament Studies

Director of Master of Arts (Theology) Program

Liaison to NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community

Director of Hayward Lectures

Dr. Christopher Killacky

Associate Professor of Theology

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Rev. Dr. D. Steven Porter

Assistant Professor of Church Innovation and Evangelism

Director of Doctoral Studies

Dr. Glen Berry

William and Virigina Leach Associate Professor of Pastoral Psychology

Director of the Charles J. Taylor Centre for Chapliancy and Spiritual Care

Dr. Grace W.Y. Au

Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies

Rev. Dr. Jody Linkletter


Assistant Professor of Next Generation Ministry

Rev. Dr. Lennett J. Anderson

Lecturer in Leadership and Racial Justice

Rev. Dr. Matthew L. Walsh

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Dean of Students

Rev. Dr. Melody Maxwell

Associate Professor of Christian History

Director of Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies (ACBAS)

Rev. Dr. Spencer Boersma

Assistant Professor of Theology

Dr. Andrew Stirling

Fellow of Acadia Divinity College

Ambassador, Canadian Bible Society

Rev. Dr. J. Peter Holmes

Fellow of Acadia Divinity College

Minister of the Congregation, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church

Dr. Allison A. Trites

Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Emeritus

Dr. Robert S. Wilson

Thomas James Armstrong Memorial Senior Professor of Church History, Emeritus,Acadia Divinity College

Rev. Dr. Stephen McMullin

Professor Emeritus, Acadia Divinity College

Consultant on Intercultural Competency

Rev. Dr. Dale O. Stairs

Director, Crandall-Acadia Bachelor of Theology Partnership

Lecturer in Practical Theology

Rev. Dan Pyke

Director, Next Generation Ministry Program

Lecturer in Next Generation Ministry

Dr. Benjamin MacDonald

College Recruiter

Adjunct Faculty

Rev. Dr. Cheryl Ann R. Beals

Director of Sozo Centre for Soul Care, Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada

Adjunct Faculty

Rev. Dr. Danny Smith

Senior Pastor, Middleton Baptist Church

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Jodi L. Porter

Director of Education for Ministry Innovation

Adjunct Faculty

Joel Murphy

Facilitator of Trend Research and Analysis

Adjunct Faculty

Rev. Dr. Chris Stefanidis

Pastor, Centennial Park Baptist Church, Grimsby, Ontario

Adjunct Faculty

Rev. Tim McCoy

Director of Mentored Ministry (interim)

Adjunct Lecturer


Faculty of NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community are vetted and chosen by its leadership, and all professors for NAIITS-delivered courses are chosen by NAIITS. The full list of NAIITS professors is listed on www.naiits.com