David McCallum

Affiliate Faculty - Leadership Institute

Father David McCallum, S.J. is a Jesuit (Roman Catholic) priest and educator. Born in Buffalo, NY, McCallum grew up in Rochester, NY, and attended Le Moyne College prior to entering the Jesuit order in 1990. Over the course of his years of training and formation in preparation for ordination, he worked in primary and secondary schools, assisted in refugee relocation, and served as a chaplain to people with AIDS. McCallum’s education for ordination included a MA in philosophy from Fordham University, and both an MDiv and a Licentiate degree in theology from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, MA. Following ordination in 2001, he was the associate pastor of a large suburban parish in Oceanside, NY, and then worked on the staff of St. Ignatius Retreat House in Manhasset, NY prior to beginning full-time doctoral studies in 2004. In 2008, McCallum completed his doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College on the implications of adult developmental maturation for leadership capacity. In his work, he explores the connections between adult learning and development, leadership formation, and spiritual maturation. Currently, he presents workshops and retreats, consults to organizational change processes, and facilitates leadership development workshops.