Faculty/Staff

Administrative Heads

Dr. Joshua Lorin
Principal

Dr. James Kalong
Academic Dean

Rev. Dr. Chekrovei Cho-o
Director, Foundation for Church and Society

Faculty

OTS is particularly confident of the faculty whose input is critical to its success. Besides the high academic credentials of the faculty, they also bring with them rich empirical experiences as pastors, missionaries, and administrators. The current faculty strength comprises 15 members, 9 with doctoral degrees and some in various stages of completing their doctoral candidacies, having pursued or pursuing degrees in Australia, Canada, Europe, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States. Educated in some of the finest theological institutions in the world today, the faculty is intent on the concept of “co-learning and co-serving” pedagogy.

FACULTY MEMBERS

Mrs. Alongla P. Aier

Mrs. Alongla P. Aier Professor of English & Communication

BA (Hons), MA (English), Guwahati University, Assam
MA (Communication), Wheaton College, Illinois, USA
e-mail: alongla.aier@otsnagaland.edu.in
Rev. Dr. Wati Aier

Rev. Dr. Wati Aier Emeritus Professor of Constructive Theology & Philosophy

BSc, Kohima Science College, Kohima
MDiv, MA (Theology), DMin, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Illinois PhD,
Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rev. Dr. Chekrovei Cho-o

Rev. Dr. Chekrovei Cho-o Director, Foundation for Church and Society & Associate Professor of Applied Theology

BTh, Baptist Theological College, Pfutsero, Nagaland
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MTh (Applied Theology), ABGTS, Philippines
DMin, Asian Center for Theological Studies and Missions, Seoul, South Korea
e-mail: chekrovei.cho@otsnagaland.edu.in
Rev. Dr. Ellen C. Jamir

Rev. Dr. Ellen C. Jamir Associate Professor of Pastoral Care & Counseling

BSc, Kohima Science College, Kohima
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MA, DMin, North American Baptist Seminary, Sioux Falls, USA
e-mail: ellen.jamir@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. Imliwabang Jamir

Dr. Imliwabang Jamir Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

BE, Government Engineering College, Rewa
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MTh (Theology), Asian Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary, Philippines
PhD, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN,USA
e-mail: imli.jamir@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. Sashinungla Pongen

Dr. Sashinungla Pongen Associate Professor of Church History

BTh, Clark Theological College, Aolijen
BD, Bishop’s College, Kolkota
MTh (Church History), Eastern Theological College, Jorhat, Assam
PhD, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, USA
e-mail: sashinungla.pongen@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. Sashipokim Jamir

Dr. Sashipokim Jamir Associate Professor of Old Testament Interpretation

BA, Patkai Christian College, Sethiekima, Nagaland
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MTh, (Old Testament), IBTS, Czech Republic
PhD, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY, USA
e-mail: sashi.jamir@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. James Kalong

Dr. James Kalong Academic Dean & Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation

BA, DGC (NEHU), Dimapur, Nagaland
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
ThM (New Testament), Regent College, Vancouver, Canada
DTh, Trinity Theological College, Singapore
e-mail: james.kalong@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. Pangernungba Kechu

Dr. Pangernungba Kechu Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Contextual Theology, and Society

BTh, Clark Theological College, Aolijen
BD, United Theological College, Bangalore
ThM, PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, USA
e-mail: panger.kechu@otsnagaland.edu.in
Dr. Joshua Lorin

Dr. Joshua Lorin Principal & Associate Professor of Global Christianity

BA, Kohima College, Nagaland
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MTh (Asian Church History), Trinity Theological College, Singapore
MA (Church History), South-western Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
PhD, School of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, USA
e-mail: joshua.lorin@otsnagaland.edu.in
Ms. Kesolenuo Suokhrie

Ms. Kesolenuo Suokhrie Assistant Professor of Old Testament Theology

BTh, Shalom Bible Seminary, Kohima
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
MTh (Old Testament), Whitley College, Melbourne, Australia
e-mail: keso.suokhrie@otsnagaland.edu.in
Mrs. Neipukhrieno P. Vadeo

Mrs. Neipukhrieno P. Vadeo Assistant Professor of Theology and Church Music

BA, Patkai Christian College, Sethiekima, Nagaland
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
ThM (Theology), Torch Trinity Graduate School of Theology, Seoul, South Korea
e-mail: neipukhreino.vadeo@otsnagaland.edu.in
Mr. Vemuriyii Vadeo

Mr. Vemuriyii Vadeo Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

BA, Kohima College, Kohima
MDiv, Oriental Theological Seminary, Bade, Nagaland
ThM (Theology), Torch Trinity Graduate School of Theology, Seoul, South Korea
e-mail: vemuriyii.vadeo@otsnagaland.edu.in

Mr. Sani Athisu Mao Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics

BTh, Clark Theological College, Mokokchung,
BD, MTh (Christian Ethics), United Theological College, Bangalore
MA (Theology and Ethics), Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina
Phd (Cand), Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, USA

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Mr. Sentiyanger Jamir Associate Director of Finance

BTh, BD

 

Mr. Bendang Pongen

Mr. Bendang Pongen Director of Finance

BTh
Ms. Avi Dorothy Shikhu

Ms. Avi Dorothy Shikhu Academic Associate

BA, MA, MDiv, MTh
e-mail: avi.shikhu@otsnagaland.edu.in

 

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