Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes-Henderson



The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson is President of Auburn Theological Seminary in the city of New York, an institution founded in 1818 with a long history of commitment to social causes such as abolition of slavery and women’s rights. Author of “God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith are Changing the World” (Continuum, 2006), Henderson is an international leader in theological education. She has pioneered programs for excellence in religious leadership of all faiths and progressive moral leadership in the public square. Among her many affiliations, Henderson serves on the boards of the New York Women’s Foundation and the Ghost Ranch Camp and Conference Center. She is a Parish Associate of The First Presbyterian Church in New York City. A native of Louisville, Ky., Henderson is a graduate of the College of Wooster (Phi Beta Kappa) and Union Theological Seminary (NY). Henderson also holds a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City.