Sarah Birmingham Drummond is the Founding Dean of Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School. She graduated from Yale College with a major in Ethics, Politics, and Economics; Harvard Divinity School with a Master of Divinity; and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a PhD in Urban Education, specializing in administrative leadership. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and the author of three books.
Sarah has served Andover Newton since 2005, beginning as Director of Field Education and Assistant Professor of Ministerial Leadership in 2005. Her roles in the school changed numerous times, but her focus always centered on administrative leadership: its study, its teaching, and its execution. By the time she was called to become Andover Newton Seminary at YDS’s Founding Dean, she was a tenured professor of Ministerial Leadership and had served as Dean of the Faculty since 2011. She played a central role in the school’s becoming embedded at Yale Divinity School.