The Reverend Dr. Paul Hooker directs the Doctor of Ministry, the Supervised Practice of Ministry, and the Certificate in Ministry programs.

An Old Testament scholar, he is the author of 1 and 2 Chronicles (Westminster Bible Companion Series) and co-author of A New Chronology of the Kings of Israel and Judah and Its Implications for Biblical History and Literature.

His more recent passion is the writing of poetry, and his poems have been published in The Presbyterian Outlook  and on, among others. His words were set to music in "Ode to the Sun" performed by the Hunstville Master Chorale last spring.