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Faculty Profile

Dean Lugioyo

Brian Lugioyo

Dean of the School of Theology, Professor of Theology and Ethics

Email: lugioyob@spu.edu
Phone: 206-281-2208
Office: Alexander & Adelaide Hall 108


Education: BA, Westmont University, 1999; MAT, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2003; PhD, University of Aberdeen, 2007. At SPU since 2021.

Previously a professor of theology and ethics at Azusa Pacific University, Rev. Dr. Brian Lugioyo joined Seattle Pacific as dean of the School of Theology in 2021.

His research focuses on neuroscience and Christian anthropology, the role of liturgy and ethics, and the life and work of former protestant reformer, Martin Bucer.

He is a Cuban-American from a family of Presbyterian ministers and theologians. His wife Nicole is Dutch and lived in Holland during her youth. Together they have three children: Linden (12), Liesel (10), and Luca (8). They also have a golden retriever named Pax who loves the water.

Prior to Azusa Pacific University, Brian served as an assistant professor of theology and bible, and as the director of the master of arts at Spring Arbor University. He has also served in various roles at Vanguard University and Pepperdine University.


Books

Lamenting Racism: A Christian Response to Racial Injustice

Herald Press, 2020

Reconsidering the Relationship Between Biblical and Systematic Theology in the New Testament: Essays by Theologians and New Testament Scholars

Mohr Steinbeck, 2014

Martin Bucer's Doctrine of Justification: Reformation Theology and Early Modern Irenicism

Oxford University Press, 2010