J. Tyson Casey

I believe that leadership is an action that anyone can practice so long as the right resources are available. My vision is to cultivate just, equitable, and sustainable societies through an approach to learning and teaching that incorporates experiential, academic, somatic, and participatory methods. I have worked with interfaith and secular justice communities and organizations… Read More


Taya Shere

Taya Shere plays passionately in the realms of transformative ritual and embodied vocalization. Taya is co-founder of the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute, training clergy in embodied, earth-honoring models of spiritual leadership. Her chant albums Wild Earth Shebrew, Halleluyah All Night and Torah Tantrika have been heralded as “cutting-edge mystic medicine music.” Taya is co-author of… Read More

Pat Malarky

Patricia Malarkey

Pat is a 2015 graduate of Starr King’s Master of Arts in Social Change (MASC) degree program. She has been working in Corporate America for over 30 years and is called to help ameliorate the suffering that occurs in Corporate America’s workplace. In her intensive class, “Working through Work Issues,” Pat will share her experiences… Read More

Kevin Mann

Kevin Mann

Kevin Alan Mann — Multi-Religious Unitarian Universalism defined as Spiritually Alive, Radically Inclusive and Justice Centered, shapes Kevin’s ministry and his call to professional religious leadership. Grounded in theologies of anti-racism, anti-colonialism, anti-ableism, feminism, and queer liberation, and rooted in experience with parish, pastoral and community ministry, he strives towards building bridges of interdependence and… Read More

Tera Little (SP 2015)

Rev. Tera Little

Rev. Tera Little currently serves two ministry positions: part-time UUA Congregational Life Staff and part-time parish minister at Throop UU Church in Pasadena. Tera graduated from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 2010, where her studies focused on eco-feminist theology and justice ministry. Tera has enjoyed long-time connections with the UU Justice Ministry and with Clergy… Read More

Rob Eller-Isaacs (SP 2015)

Rev. Rob Eller-Isaacs

Rob Eller-Isaacs is co-minister of Unity Church Unitarian in St.Paul, Minnesota. He has served the church since fall of 2000. Before arriving at Unity Church Rob and his wife and co-minister, the Rev. Janne Eller-Isaacs served the First Unitarian Church of Oakland. There they helped to guide the growth of the congregation and the restoration… Read More

Laurie Stuart

Laurie Stuart

I am delighted to begin my 5th year as a Cohort Leader.  For me, the low residency option gave me the opportunity to earn my MDiv and to continue my life-long (36 years) community ministry as a weekly community newspaper publisher.  The flexibility and student-centered learning of Starr King’s pedagogy has been such a blessing… Read More