For Faculty and Staff

Gathering and Collaborating

The Perkins Center is a resource for learned practitioners who strive to share the vision and legacy of John M. Perkins. The Center supports the work of SPU faculty and staff members as we learn to model reconciliation as a campus community. 

Reflection and Scholarship


We Can't Teach What We Don't Know

We Can't Teach What We Don't Know

SPU student Christopher Smucker reflects on Gary R. Howard's book as he prepares to be a future teacher.

Response - Seattle Pacific University

[In Context]

Join this discussion series that gives the opportunity to engage in honest and intentional conversations on race with students, staff and faculty.

urban education

Criminal Justice Think Tank

JPC Staff participates in a recent criminal justice think tank at the John Perkins Foundation in Jackson, MS.


Limits of Awareness

Director Tali Hairston reflects on the limitations of the Kony 2012 campaign at