Mary Clark Moschella appointed the Roger J. Squire Professor

Mary Clark Moschella, the newly named Roger J. Squire Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, has research and teaching interests that combine American social history and pastoral theology and care.

Her publications include “Ethnography as a Pastoral Practice: An Introduction” and “Living Devotions: Reflections on Immigration, Identity and Religious Imagination.” She is the co-editor of “Pastoral Bearings: Lived Religion and Pastoral Theology.” Her current research project, supported by a Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology for 2010-2011, is a pastoral theological study of joy.

Moschella joined the Yale faculty in 2010 after teaching at Wesley Theological Seminary for 10 years. Before that, she was a pastor in United Church of Christ congregations in Massachusetts. She holds a B.S. from Southern Connecticut State University, a M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from the Claremont School of Theology.