Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

The Presbyterian College Faculty

Rev. Dr. Roland De Vries, Director of Pastoral Studies, Acting Principal (as of July 2020)

B.A. (Guelph), M.Div. (The Presbyterian College), S.T.M. (McGill), Ph.D. (McGill)
514-288-5256  ext. 209 | rdevries@presbyteriancollege.ca
Dr. De Vries joined the faculty of Presbyterian College as Director of Pastoral Studies in July, 2015. The Rev. Dr. Roland De Vries is a gifted and able pastor of The Presbyterian Church in Canada with a record of effective congregational ministry and with experience in education. He has been the minister of two congregations, helping them to engage in various forms of renewal. As Director of Pastoral Studies Dr De Vries’ interest is in the formation of ministers through the integration of academic theology with the practice of ministry and growth in personal Christian character. He oversees the field education program and teaches in areas such as preaching, worship, congregational leadership, and the theology and practice of ministry. Dr. De Vries has a deep commitment to the wellbeing of Christ’s church and to the formation of ministers who are able to serve faithfully, competently, and imaginatively within a congregational setting. His primary interest is in the missional identity of the church and the relationship between the gospel and culture. Dr. De Vries is also an Affiliate Member/Lecturer in the School of Religious Studies, McGill University.

lucilleRev. Dr. Lucille Marr, Chaplain and Academic Dean

B.A. (U. of Waterloo), M.A. (U. of Waterloo), PhD (U. of Waterloo)
514-288-5256 ext. 202 | lmarr@presbyteriancollege.ca
Dr. Marr came to Presbyterian College in 2013 with twenty years in academia, ten of those years having been also in pastoral ministry. She held a position in History and Women’s Studies at Augustana University College, in Alberta from 1992-2001, and has taught since 2003 for McGill University’s School of Religion. In 2001, she was called to the Mennonite Fellowship of Montreal where she served as pastor until 2011. As a scholar, professor and pastor, Dr. Marr brings a rich background to her role at The Presbyterian College as Chaplain and Academic Dean. With her on-going research and teaching in Church History and Women’s Studies, and her background in the Mennonite tradition, Dr. Marr adds breadth to the diverse life of the College. Continuing to publish and teach in the areas of Church History and women’s religious experience as an Adjunct Professor at McGill, she is well placed to guide students in their academic work. With her experience in ministry, she ably oversees the worship and community life of the College.

oegemaProf. Gerbern Oegema, Professor of Biblical Studies at McGill University, Adjunct Faculty, The Presbyterian College

B.A., M.Div. (Amsterdam), M.A., Ph.D. (Berlin), Dr. Theol. Habil. (Tübingen)
Professor Oegema is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Greco-Roman Judaism at McGill University. He began teaching in 1986 in Amsterdam and Berlin. He was Assistant Professor in Munster in 1992, in Tubingen from 1995 to 1997, and taught there as Privatdozent from 1997 before coming to McGill in 2002.

 Faculty Emeriti

Prof. Frederik Wisse, Emeritus Professor

Professor of New Testament, McGill Faculty of Religious Studies and Presbyterian College from 1980 to 2004. Ing. (Utrecht), B.A., B.D. (Calvin, Mich.), Ph.D. (Claremont, Calif.)

Affiliated Faculty, Montreal School of Theology

joudreyRev. Dr. Jesse Zink, Principal, Montreal Diocesan Theological College

B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D. 
He is the author of three books about theology, mission, and the world church, including Backpacking through the Anglican Communion: A Search for Unity (2014) and A Faith for the Future (2016), as well as numerous articles about global Anglicanism and church history. His doctoral research focused on the growth and development of the church in South Sudan during civil war in the 1980s and 1990s. Baptized in Canada and confirmed and ordained in the United States, he has worked in the Anglican Church of South Africa and the Church of England before his arrival in Montreal.

eganRev. Dr. Hilary Bogert-Winkler, Director of Pastoral Studies, Montreal Diocesan Theological College

B.A., M.T.S., M.A.R., Ph.D.
The Rev. Dr. Hilary Bogert-Winkler has recently been appointed Director of Pastoral Studies at Montreal Dio. Hilary has completed a doctorate at the University of Connecticut on liturgy and church history. Originally from Kentucky, she has served for the past decade in the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, working first in parish settings and more recently as youth missioner while also completing her doctorate. In addition to her degree from UConn, she has degrees from Harvard and Yale Divinity Schools and Western Kentucky University.

maybeeMaylanne Maybee, Interim Principal, United Theological College

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Maylanne Maybee most recently served as Principal of the Centre for Christian Studies in Winnipeg, for six years. Educated at Trinity College, The University of Toronto, and Oxford University, she has earned degrees in French Canadian history, French language and literature, education and theology, and was recently awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree (honoris causa) from The University of Trinity College in recognition of her work to restore the distinctive diaconate in the Anglican Church of Canada. Prior to her term as principal of CCS, Maybee worked for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in the areas of peace, justice, and ecology.  Earlier, she worked in community and congregational ministry and served as a staff coordinator of a national ecumenical network of urban ministries.

huntlyRev. Dr. Alyson Huntly, Director of Studies, United Theological College

Dip.Min.,(Center for Christian Studies Winnipeg) M.T.S., (St. Andrew’s College (Saskatoon), Ph.D. (Queen’s University, Kingston)
Dr. Huntly is a Diaconal Minister in the United Church of Canada and has over 25 years of experience in ministries of education, pastoral leadership, and social justice within the United Church of Canada and community ministries. She is the author of several books including Daring to Be United, Naomi’s Daughters, and The Gentle Dark. As Director of Pastoral Studies for the United Theological College she shares in the teaching responsibilities in the In Ministry Year.

School of Religious Studies, McGill University

Presbyterian College is associated with the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill and students take the majority of their credits in the courses offered in the department of religious studies. For a full listing of faculty members please click here.

College Staff

marioEmily Simunic, Administrative Coordinator

514-288-5256 ext. 200 | reception@pcmtl.ca



danJoanna Duy, Librarian

514-288-5256 ext. 203 | library@pcmtl.ca



marioMario Elvé, Building Superintendent

514-288-5256 ext. 204



enjeiPrudence Neba, Dean of Residence

514-651-3772 | prezrezdean@pcmtl.ca



tahraTahra De Lallo, Development Officer

514-288-5256 | tdelallo@pcmtl.ca



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