Richard R. Osmer

Dr. Richard R. Osmer
Address64 Mercer Street
Post Office Box 821
Princeton, NJ

Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education (Presbyterian), Princeton Theological Seminary

M.Div., Yale University,
Ph.D., Emory University.,

Richard Osmer is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education. He holds an M.Div. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Emory University. His interests include the teaching ministry of congregations, practical theology, and interdisciplinary thinking, and his courses cover educational psychology and practical theology, children’s literature in Christian moral education, confirmation and catechism, and the social functions of religion, ethics, and education in theories of modernity and postmodernity. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he chairs the Committee to Write New Catechisms for the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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