Mark H. Mann, Ph.D.

  • Director, Wesleyan Center, Point Loma Press, and Honors Program
  • Associate Professor of Theology
  • Phone: 619-849-2359, office
  • Phone: 619-849-7003, fax


  • Ph.D., M.Div., Boston University
  • B.A., Eastern Nazarene College


Mark received his bachelor's degree from Eastern Nazarene College (1990) and went on to earn both an M.Div. (1996) and a Ph.D. in Religious and Theological Studies (2004) from Boston University. 

Mann previously served at Colgate University where he was both chaplain and professor. An ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Mann has previous experience in editing, student development and staff ministry at the local church level. 


Mark brings to PLNU a passion for seeing the university express its Wesleyan heritage and core values in ways that are meaningful to faculty, staff, students and the broadening community. 


Mark received the Wesleyan Theological Society Outstanding Dissertation Award for Perfecting Grace: Holiness, Human Being, and the Sciences (2006 T&T Clark), which is representative of the interdisciplinary nature of both Mann's theological outlook and the Wesleyan Center's mission.