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Office of Student Affairs

Herbert Coleman

   Margot Perez-Greene
   Associate Dean, Enrollment Management

A graduate of Perkins School of Theology and former pastor in the United Methodist Church, Margot Perez-Greene joins the enrollment services team to provide high quality service by working creatively and diligently to attain optimal enrollments, support the academic mission of Perkins (prepare women and men for faithful leadership in Christian ministry) and units of the institution and enhance student success and development. She promotes the vision of operating interdependently with others, sharing information of value to the institution as a whole, and working with colleagues to achieve cohesive, supportive, and seamless systems for students from the date of first inquiry through graduation and beyond. Margot has been on the faculty at colleges and universities in and out of the state of Texas and, prior to answering her call to local church ministry, completed the Doctor of Philosophy at The University of Texas at Austin. Margot enthusiastically embraces her call to Perkins that she believes will broadly enhance leadership in ministry. Her office is in Room 113, Selecman Hall.


Sandy OswaltSandy Oswalt
Financial Aid Coordinator/Administrative Assistant


Sandy, a SMU alumnus, and a team member in Enrollment Services at Perkins, is the point of contact for questions, inquiries and information regarding financial aid.  She is eager to assist students in obtaining the financial means to optimally fund their education through merit and need based scholarships, need based grants and outside scholarships and loans.  Sandy is located in Room 112, Selecman Hall.     

Herbert Coleman

   Herbert S. Coleman, II
   Director of Recruitment and Admissions


For many students, the first introduction to Perkins may be through Herbert. Whether through a college, church or denominational meeting visit, or by hosting an Inside Perkins or individual visit to give students a glimpse of life on campus, Herbert helps prospective students understand the masters level options and program paths that await them at Perkins in the Perkins community. 



Samuel Martinez

   Samuel Martinez
   Assistant Director of Recruitment


As Assistant Director of Recruitment, Sam reaches out to and works with potential Perkins students. He’s committed to helping these students make the right decision about their theological education. As a Perkins alumnus, he’s well acquainted with Perkins' seat as a world-class institution for theological education, and he’s driven to see students placed and succeed here. Originally from Arkansas, Sam is in the process of completing his doctorate in religious studies at Yale University.



Tracy Anne Allred   Mary Gallegos Rubio
   Admissions Specialist  


Mary manages all incoming applications to Perkins, keeping track of the status of each applicant's progress and status through the admissions process. Mary keeps in frequent contact with students to ensure that their applications are completed and processed as smoothly and quickly as possible. She also coordinates commuter housing on Campus.



Tracy Anne Allred   Dallas Gingles
   Campus Manager, Houston-Galveston Program


Dallas Gingles is the Campus Manager of the Houston-Galveston program of Perkins School of Theology. His primary responsibilities involve helping to administer the Houston-Galveston program, forming strategic partnerships within the greater Houston community, and offering support to current and potential Perkins students. A Perkins alumnus, Dallas earned his Ph.D. in Religious Ethics at Southern Methodist University, and his research interests include Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Reinhold Niebuhr, Martin Luther King, Jr., responsibility ethics, political theology, bioethics, and Christian martyrdom. 



Main Contact

The Perkins Admissions office is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. The offices are located in Selecman Hall Room 112. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome.

Mailing Address:
Perkins School of Theology
Office of Admission and Financial Aid
P.O. Box 750133
Dallas, TX 75275-0133

Physical Address:
Perkins School of Theology
5915 Bishop Blvd
Office of Admission and Financial Aid
Kirby Hall, Rm 216
Dallas, TX 75275

Main: 214.768.2293
Fax: 214.768.4245

Houston-Galveston Extension:
SMU/Perkins School of Theology
Houston-Galveston Extension Program
5501 Main St
Houston, TX 77004



Other Contacts

Submissions for Job Board Postings, Housing or Perkins News can be sent to:

Information on Scholarships and Student Loans is also available from the Admissions Office. 214.768.3411