[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] At its 24th Congress held in Würzburg, Germany from August 5-10, the members of Societas Liturgica elected Church Divinity School of the Pacific professor Lizette Larson-Miller as the organization’s president.
Larson-Miller, who is the Nancy and Michael Kaehr Professor of Liturgical Leadership and Dean of the Chapel at CDSP, specializes in liturgical and sacramental theology and Eastern Christian liturgy. She has taught at CDSP and the Graduate Theological Union for eleven years and previously taught at the University of Notre Dame (South Bend) and Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles). She holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California , and M.A. from St. John’s University and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union.
Societas Liturgica, an international society for liturgical study and renewal founded in 1967, encourages research in the field of worship and allied subjects, explores the pastoral implications of such research, seeks to deepen the mutual understanding of liturgical traditions and seeks to make clear the relevance of liturgy in the contemporary world.