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Erika S2

Rev Dr Erika Stalcup

Lecturer in Church History and Christian Formation

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Erika joined Cliff College in 2023 and lectures in the areas of Church History and Christian Formation. She is especially interested in early Methodist history, worship, spirituality and intercultural community. Born into a Thai-American family in Kansas, Erika has since studied in the Czech Republic, Connecticut, Georgia (USA) and Massachusetts before arriving in Switzerland where she currently resides with her husband and daughter.

Erika is an ordained United Methodist deacon and co-founder of the Village Mosaïque United Methodist Church in Lausanne, Switzerland. She is Academic Coordinator of the Methodist e-Academy, which offers online courses to European Methodist pastoral candidates who do not have access to a Methodist theological seminary in their country. Erika serves her European region by teaching and training future clergy and lay leaders in English and French.


2000-2001Prague Conservatory; Certificate in Flute Performance
2001-2002Yale University; Undergraduate Studies
2002-2004Emory University; BA in Music
2004-2007Yale Divinity School; MDiv
2008-2016Boston University; PhD in History of Christianity