Dr. Janet L. Clark

Title & Contact Info

Associate Professor of Counselling

 Email: jclark [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2235

Academic Credentials

BA, McMaster University, 1974
BSW, McMaster University, 1974
MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1977
PhD, University of Toronto, 2003

Areas of Specialization

Intercultural Competence, Counselling, Theological Education


Dr. Janet Clark is an experienced academic leader, administrator, professor and practitioner. Most recently she was Senior Vice President Academic and Dean at Tyndale for 15 years, and before that, was Vice-Dean at McMaster Divinity College. She is Past-President of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) and frequently chairs evaluation committees of the ATS Commission on Accrediting. Her background in professional counselling and international service in Indonesia have shaped her lifelong interests in intercultural competence, counselling, theological education and leadership. She has taught at Kalimantan Theological Seminary (Indonesia), Redeemer University, McMaster Divinity College and Tyndale. She brings to her work a passion for holistic theological education that interweaves the spiritual, intellectual, vocational, and missional dimensions of Christian leadership.

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