Jason Whitehead

John Wesley Iliff Senior Adjunct Lecturer in Pastoral Care


  • BA, The Citadel
  • MDiv, Union Presbyterian Seminary
  • MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • PhD, Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver


Jason Whitehead is the director of Consultation and Formation at Iliff School of Theology. He has served in pastoral roles for congregations in South Carolina, Virginia, and Colorado. Whitehead is a licensed clinical social worker and a minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He is the author of Redeeming fear: A constructive theology for living into hope, as well as articles on neuropsychology and theology for Sacred Spaces: The Online Journal for the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. His research interests include pastoral theology and care as it relates to memory, emotions, imagination, belonging and the intersection of science and theology.