Dr. Gino Pasquariello is the Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Southern California Seminary, El Cajon, CA. He also serves as professor of research, education, and applied biblical studies. Dr. Pasquariello received his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Bethel Seminary, Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership from Azusa Pacific University, and Doctor of Ministry degree from Southern California Seminary. His research emphases include transformative learning, theological education and Christian formation, and applied theology for ministry.
He is a contributing author in the ECPA award-winning Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (2011), the three-volume Encyclopedia of Christian Education (2015), the multi-volume Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (2016), and Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment in Theological Higher Education (Spring 2021 release). He is a regular speaker in the areas of higher education accreditation, assessment, and institutional effectiveness, and serves as a consultant for many Christian colleges and seminaries across the country. Dr. Pasquariello has over 37 years of pastoral, teaching, and leadership experience, and is an accomplished musician and worship leader.