Heidi Hadsell

 Heidi Hadsell

Address77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT

Professor of Social Ethics and President of Hartford, Hartford Seminary

B.A., University of California,
M.A., Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., University of Southern California,

Bio and Interests

Dr. Heidi Hadsell was named President of Hartford Seminary in 2000. She came to the Seminary from the Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches, Bossey, Switzerland, where she served as Director since 1997.

Dr. Hadsell has extensive experience in interfaith and international settings. She taught at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil; the University of Southern California; and the Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland before joining the faculty of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, as Assistant Professor of Social Ethics in 1989.

At McCormick, she became Dean in 1993 and Professor of Social Ethics in 1994.

Dr. Hadsell is a member of the Board of Globethics.net, based in Switzerland; she serves as a member of the Interfaith Council on Ethics Education for Children for the Global Network of Religions for Children, Arigatou Foundation; and she is a member of the International Resource Panel for the Islamic Council of Singapore (MUIS). Dr. Hadsell is a member of the Dialogue for Women, co-sponsored by the World Council of Churches and the Interfaith Council of Tehran, which began in 2007.

Dr. Hadsell has worked as a consultant to the dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and also has worked with Plowshares Institute, which is based in Simsbury, CT, in its pilot immersion project for the globalization of theological education.

She has published on a variety of subjects, including ecumenism, environmental ethics, religion in Brazil, and ethics in a religiously plural world.

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