Prof dr Frederick J Streets

Prof dr Frederick J Streets
Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT, United States

The Reverend Dr Frederick J Streets is the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor in Pastoral Counselling at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York City. He served as Chaplain of Yale University and Senior Pastor of the Church of Christ in Yale (1992-2007). He is the first African American and Baptist to hold this position. He was the Senior Pastor of the Mount Aery Baptist Church, Brigeport, CT (from 1975-1992). A native of Chicago (Illinois) he is an adjunct member of the Faculty at the Yale Divinity School and former member of the clinical social work Faculty at the Yale Child Study Centre. His research, publication, teaching and lecture interests are in Pastoral Theology, Institutional Leadership and Development, and Religion and Social Welfare. He holds the Master of Divinity degree from Yale University and Masters and Doctoral Degrees from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York. Rev. Streets was a 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar. In this capacity he did research and taught at the Department of Practical Theology at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), examining the intersection of modern medicine, social work practices and spiritual care of families and children infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.