As the Director for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life, The Reverend Callista Isabelle will implement an office that supports the religious, ethical, and spiritual life on campus, including interfaith understanding, dialogue, and pastoral care. She serves as the University liaison to the Washington University Interfaith Campus Ministers Association (IFCMA) and works with the student Interfaith Alliance.
Callista earned her Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School, and a certificate from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. Callista is an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Prior to joining the Washington University community, Callista served as College Chaplain at Muhlenberg College and Associate University Chaplain at Yale University.