Nicola Whyte

PhD Candidate | Theology

Nicola Whyte
Church of Scotland/PC (USA)


Nicola Whyte is a PhD Candidate in Systematic Theology. She holds a Master of Arts (Honours) in Divinity from the University of Edinburgh (2011) and a Master of Arts (Theological Studies) in Systematic Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary (2012.) Before returning to Princeton for doctoral study, Nicola worked first as Associate for Christian Education and Pastoral Care in an Edinburgh congregation, and later as Congregational Learning Development Worker for the Church of Scotland. Her dissertation puts Karl Barth’s doctrines of evil, sin, and the lordless powers in conversation with accounts of structural injustice, toward a Reformed account of resistance. Her current research and teaching interests also include feminist theology, political theology, and the doctrines of election and justification.

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, New Jersey

Alison VanBuskirk, Class of 2015

“My call as a pastor centers on shaping a community where people can connect and be real with each other and God.”