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Dipa H. Hart

Director of Ministry Formation; Adjunct Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership

BS, University of Texas Austin, 1999; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2004

Dipa Hart currently serves as the Director of Internships at DTS. Since 2005, she has engaged students during their field education experiences. She has also served as a hospital chaplain, DTS’s SF Women’s Director, treasurer of Association of Women Ministry Professions (AWMP), co-chaired the Evangelical Association of Theological Field Educators (ATFE) and remains active in ATFE and AWMP. In addition to her role at the seminary, she is currently pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership. Her academic interests include ecclesial leadership studies, Christian spirituality, and intercultural engagement. She and her husband have one son.

Courses Taught

  • EML5335 - Personal Assessment and Ministry Vision
  • INT5130 - ThM Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5140 - MACM Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5150 - MACL Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5160 - MACE Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5220 - STM Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5205 - TESOL Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5210 - Specialized Ministry Formation Internship
  • INT5215 - MACS Ministry Formation Internship


Academic Interests

Ecclesial Leadership
Organizational Leadership
Christian Spirituality
Intercultural Engagement: churches transitioning to serve ethnically diverse communities
Pastoral Care


DTS Voice Videos

Of Scarcity and Abundance
Rejecting the Passionate Pursuit of Perfection

Journal Articles

  • "Partnering for Formation in Ministry: A Descriptive Survey of On-Site Field Education Mentoring." Reflective Practice: Formation & Supervision in Ministry (29). 2009.