About CBS


Hanna Reichel

Executive Director

Dr. Reichel earned her ThD and MDiv from Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, holds a B.Sc. in economics from Fernuniversität Hagen and a BA (Vordiplom) in theology from Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Reichel’s published work includes articles on Karl Barth and the mission of the church, and a monograph titled, Theologie als Bekenntnis. Karl Barths kontextuelle Lektüre des Heidelberger Catechisms (FSÖTh, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015), eng. Theology as Confession: Karl Barth’s Contextual Readings of the Heidelberg Catechism. Her theological interests include Christology, scriptural hermeneutics, political theology, constructive theology, poststructuralist theory, and the theology of Karl Barth.

Kaitlyn Dugan

Managing Director

Kaitlyn Dugan is the Managing Director of the Center for Barth Studies, which involves managing the daily operations, programs, and conferences of the center as well as curating, preserving, maintaining, and developing Princeton Theological Seminary’s Barth Special Research Collection. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and political science from Taylor University, a Master of Arts in theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and is currently pursuing her PhD in systematic theology from the University of Aberdeen. Her research is focused on the role of Death in Pauline apocalyptic theology. Kait is a member of St. James Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Harlem, New York City.

Luke Zerra

Book Review Editor

Luke Zerra is a PhD student in theology and ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary and a BA from Flagler College in Philosophy/Religion and History. His current research focuses on theological aesthetics, philosophy of language, and the relation between beauty and moral formation.

Tristan Carwile

Student Assistant

Tristan Carwile is an M.A. (T.S.) student at Princeton Theological Seminary, specializing in Religion & Society. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies/Theology from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. His academic interests (in addition to the theology of Karl Barth) include: theology of sexuality/gender, political theology, theology of race, and the intersection between theology/philosophy, social theory, and history. In his spare time, Tristan enjoys comedy, cooking, music, and discussing politics over tea.

Nicola Whyte

Student Assistant

Nicola Whyte is a PhD student in Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. She holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts (Honours) in Divinity from the University of Edinburgh, and has also spent time working within the Church of Scotland. Her research interests include the theologies of Karl Barth and Friedrich Schleiermacher, political theology, and feminist theology.