Support Staff


Earlham School of Religion staff serve multiple roles which assist the administrative and teaching faculty with providing the best possible learning environment for our students.  They provide hospitality and support to our students, alumni, and community members. Each bring unique backgrounds and perspectives to their work, and share a singular focus on equipping new generations of students for lives of active ministry.


Miriam Bunner, Assistant to the Dean and Student Volunteer Service Coordinator

Miriam joined Earlham School of Religion in 2013. She earned a B.A. from The Ohio State University in 1977.

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Ruth Cutcher, Development Intern

Ruth is a current Master of Divinity student at ESR. She is a member of Durango Friends Meeting in Durango, CO, and currently serves as Director of Education for West Richmond Friends Meeting. 


Michael Jordan, Custodian

Michael is a longtime fixture at Earlham School of Religion, where he has been since 2008. He maintains the school’s grounds and buildings, contributing to the beauty of our campus.

Kristen Laws, Events & Applications Coordinator

Kristen joined the staff of Earlham School of Religion in 2018. She earned her B.A in Psychology from Earlham College in 2018.

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Kevin Poole, Computer Support Specialist

Kevin joined the staff of Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary in 2018, and works with the Director of Seminary Computer Services to support both school's technology needs.

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John Todd, Joint Seminaries Writing Coach

John joined the staff of Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary in 2019, and works with students to assess and assist them with their writing needs. He is a 2011 M.Div. graduate of ESR.

Contact John