Cheryl Crawford, Ph.D.

Professor of Youth Ministry, Department of Practical Theology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5625
Fax: (626) 815-5469
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Cheryl A. Crawford, Ph.D., is an expert in adolescent development, youth ministry, and practical theology, and has written and presented on a variety of topics pertaining to the impact of mentoring on middle to late adolescents. Crawford is a member of the Association of Youth Ministry Educators, the American Academy of Religion, and the Society of Biblical Literature.


  • Ph.D., Practical Theology (Youth Ministry), Fuller Theology Seminary
  • M.Div., Biblical Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., Adolescent Development/Educational Psychology, University of Southern California
  • M.S.Ed., Counseling Education/Educational Psychology, University of Southern California
  • B.A., Biblical and Theological Studies, Gordon College

Academic Area

  • School of Theology
    • Department of Practical Theology


  • Adolescent Development
  • Practical Theology
  • Youth Ministry

Courses Taught

  • MIN 401/402 - Christian Ministries Internship I/II
  • MIN 495 – Topics in Youth Ministry
  • MIN 496 - Senior Seminar: Church and Society
  • MINY 301 - Adolescent Development and Family Ministry