The Rev. Susan Richardson, Ph.D., received her M.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, her Certificate in Anglican Studies from Virginia Theological Seminary, and was ordained a priest at Christ Church in 2006, serving as Assistant through late 2010. After stepping away to serve as an interim rector in New Jersey, she returned in 2014, serving as Associate, shifting into the role of Interim Rector in June 2022.
She works with all the ministries of Christ Church, including the vibrant young adult and wedding ministries, with passions for preaching and teaching. From 2020-2022, she was an inaugural member of the Mayoral Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs under Mayor Kenney's Office of Public Engagement.
Susan is a member of the 2016 Core Class of Leadership Philadelphia and a 2008 Episcopal Church Foundation fellow for work with children with learning differences. Since 2012, she has also been adjunct faculty at The College of New Jersey, teaching "World Religions" and "History and Theology of Christianity" and, in spring 2022, was a Lecturer/Preceptor at Princeton University for the class "Business Ethics: Succeeding without Selling Your Soul." Beginning in January 2023, she shifted to being part-time interim rector and began work as Manager, Communications and Operations/Lecturer on the staff of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative, building on her work with FWI within the Keller Center for Innovative Engineering.