Gregory Hotchkiss, ThD,ThM, MDiv


BA, Thomas Edison State College
MDiv, Reformed Episcopal Seminary
ThM, Princeton Seminary
ThD, The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Director, Division of General Education, Berkeley College, September 2020 to present.
  • Co-Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, July 2011 to August 2020.
  • Faculty Senate President, Berkeley College, December 2014 to September 2018.
  • Professor in Humanities, Berkeley College, April 2006 to present.

Presentations, Publications, Research

  • Hotchkiss, G. & Hui-Wen Tu (October 2018) “Online Discussions: Exploring Levels of Participation and Critical Thinking in the Online and Blended Class”. Presented at the 6th Annual Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking.” Berkeley College, NYC.
  • Hotchkiss, G. (April 2018) “Voluntary Church and the Problem Children Present”. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, University of CA, Berkeley.
  • Hotchkiss, G. (April 2017) “Mistaken Politics: Church and State as Political Alternatives”. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, Imperial College, London, UK.
  • “Civil Rights Christianity under Pacifist Attack: Violence in Nonviolent Ideology,” 5th International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, University of California, Berkeley, April 2015.
  • “Democratic Catholicity: The Revolutionary William White,” Journal of Anglican and Episcopal History, March 2001.
  • “A Response to a poem by William Wordsworth ‘The World Is Too Much With Us,’” Nota Bene, Works of Art and Writing from across the Disciplines, Raritan Valley Community College, Volume 2, 1996

Dr. Hotchkiss holds a ThD in Anglican Studies from the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, New York; a ThM in Historical Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ; an MDiv from the Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Philadelphia, and a BA in World Religions from Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Spring 2021 Be Exceptional Awardee for exceptional work representing and being an advocate for the Berkeley College Faculty.
  • Faculty of the Year Award for Outstanding Service to the College, Berkeley College, 2016.
  • Berkeley Associate of the Year Program 2016 Award in Leadership.
  • Faculty of the Year Award in Online Teaching, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 2012.
  • Clement J. Whipple Prize for Best Paper, General Theological Seminary, 2002.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Religion in Society Knowledge Community

Other Skills and Interests

  • Chaplain and Musician, Somerset County Chaplaincy to the Elderly, 1998 to 2008
  • Assistant Bishop, Reformed Episcopal Church, Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, 1996 to 2003
  • Radio Host and Speaker, Gospel Truth Radio, Zarephath, NJ, 1987 to 2002
  • Rector, Emmanuel Reformed Episcopal Church, 1983 to 2002

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