Dr. Peter Steinfeld
Associate dean of the faculty
Interim dean, School of Communication and Arts
B.A., St. Lawrence University in religious studies; M. Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D. religious and social ethics, Union Institute
Dr. Steinfeld joined BVU in 1987 as an adjunct faculty member before becoming a full-time philosophy and religion professor and international student advisor in 1996. He taught a wide range of classes ranging from racism and sexism to ethics, religion and culture, and existentialism. After serving for two years as dean of the School of Social Science, Philosophy and Religion, Steinfeld took on the role of associate dean of faculty in 2010. He won the George Wythe Award, the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching, in 2003.