Dale Walker

Brite Divinity School educates and inspires people to serve God's diverse world as leaders in churches, the academy, and public life.



Dale Walker joined Brite Divinity School in 2021 as Vice President for Advancement. Since 1998 he has held development positions at a research library, science museum, design school, college of arts and sciences, and a seminary. He earned his Ph.D. in New Testament at the University of Chicago and has published two books, Paul’s Offer of Leniency in 2 Corinthians 10:1 (2002) and Beyond the Obvious: Doorways to Understanding the New Testament (2014). Raised in Michigan, he spent most of his life in Chicago, but received his first taste of life in the West while working at the University of Wyoming.


Ph.D., University of Chicago
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor