Elizabeth Hakken Candido


Liz is an ordained Presbyterian (USA) Pastor who has spent her career working in interfaith and multi faith landscapes.  She has served as an Associate Pastor in Worthington, OH, Presbyterian Campus Minster at Ohio State University, and currently is the College Chaplain and Director of Religious Life at Kalamazoo College.  Liz received her M.Div from Harvard Divinity School and her D.Min at Chicago Theological Seminary.   She spends a great deal of time thinking about how undergrads might engage meaningfully with religious traditions even while many of them have no lived experience in religion.  Other interests include theology of physical disability and queer studies.  Also, she likes to read fantasy novels and go hiking whenever possible.

Liz lives in Kalamazoo, MI with her husband Bob who is an international air cargo pilot.  They have two daughters, Clara and Abigail.  They also have a  golden retriever named Sizzle.