Faculty

Full Time Faculty

Armstrong, Trina

Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Pastoral Theology Director of Marriage and Family Therapy
Office: Nelson Hall
Education: Golden Gate University, Fuller Theological Seminary, MDiv; California Southern University, MA; Claremont School of Theology, MA, Ph.D.
Denomination: African Methodist Episcopal (AME)
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Bowden, Anna

Associate Professor of New Testament
Office: Schlegel 300
Education: Baylor University, BA; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MDiv.; Brite Divinity School, Th.M. and Ph.D.
Denomination: Baptist
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Craigo-Snell, Shannon

Professor of Theology
Office: Schlegel 200
Education: Guilford College, BA, with honors; Yale Divinity School, MDiv, summa cum laude; Yale University, MA, MPhil, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Minister of Word and Sacrament
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Earles, Lesley Ann

Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Office: Schlegel Hall
Education: Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MAMFT; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, PhD
Denomination: United Church of Christ
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Elwood, Christopher

Professor of Historical Theology
Office: Gardencourt 216
Education: Davidson College, AB; The Divinity School, Harvard University, MDiv, ThD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Minister of Word and Sacrament
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Garrett, Susan R.

Professor of New Testament
Office: Schlegel Hall
Education: Duke University, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv; Yale University, MA, MPhil, PhD; Fulbright Fellow, University of Tübingen, West Germany; 1998-99 recipient of a Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Hong, Marcus A.

Director of Field Education, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, Director of the Sun-Walking Fellowship, Chapel Worship Coordinator
Office: Schlegel Hall 103
Education: Alma College, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MACE, MDiv, PhD (anticipated 2023)
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Mayfield, Tyler

Interim Dean of the Seminary, A.B. Rhodes Professor of Old Testament and Faculty Director of the Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion
Office: Schlegel 315
Education: Samford University, (Alabama), BA; Yale Divinity School, MAR, Claremont Graduate University, PhD
Denomination: United Church of Christ and Alliance of Baptists
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McIntyre, Amina S.

Assistant Director of the Sun-Walking Fellowship, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Office: Schlegel 301
Education: Colby College, BA; Indiana University, MA; Spalding University, MFA-W; Emory University, MTS; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. (anticipated 2024)
Denomination: Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME)
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Mumford, Debra J.

VP for Academics; Dean of the Seminary, Frank H. Caldwell Professor of Homiletics
Office: Nelson 102
Education: Howard University, BS; American Baptist Seminary of the West, MDiv; Graduate Theological Union MA, PhD
Denomination: American Baptist Churches USA
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Pauw, Amy Plantinga

Henry P. Mobley Jr. Professor of Doctrinal Theology
Office: Gardencourt 215
Education: Calvin College, BA; Fuller Seminary, MDiv; Yale University, PhD ; 2012-2013 Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Pomerville, Andrew D.

President and Professor of Practical Theology
Office: Nelson Hall 100
Education: Alma College, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv; Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, DMin, Reformed Focus
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Praylow, Perzavia

Director of Black Church Studies and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Office: Schlegel 100
Education: Drew University, BA; The University of Illinois, MA in Education Policy Studies, MA in History, PhD in History; Columbia Theological Seminary, MDIV; Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, STM.
Denomination: PC (USA)
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Reed, Justin

Interim Black Church Studies Director and Associate Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Office: Schlegel 304
Education: Stanford University, BA; Harvard Divinity School, MTS, Princeton Theological Seminary, PhD
Denomination: Progressive National Baptist
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Reistroffer, Dianne

Interim Director for the Doctor of Ministry programs and Special Projects Coordinator to the Dean
Office: Schlegel 203
Education: College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minnesota, BA; Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, MA; Boston University School of Theology, MTS., MDiv; University of Wisconsin, Madison, PhD; further study at Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Denomination: United Methodist
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Townsend, Loren L.

Henry Morris Edmonds Professor of Pastoral Ministry, and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Office: Gardencourt 214
Education: East Texas Baptist College, BA; East Texas State University, MS; Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv; The Graduate Theological Union, PhD
Denomination: Baptist
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Wigger, J. Bradley

Second Presbyterian Church Professor of Christian Education
Office: Gardencourt 307
Education: Southeast Missouri State University, BS; Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MDiv; Princeton Theological Seminary, PhD; 2018 Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) - Minister of Word and Sacrament
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Williamson, Scott C.

Robert H. Walkup Professor of Theological Ethics
Office: Schlegel 306
Education: Bates College, BA; Yale Divinity School, MDiv; Yale University, PhD
Denomination: n/a
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Adjunct Faculty

Arconti, Sherry

Writing Tutor

Bailey, Louie

Choir Director and Organist

Bowman, Brad

Islam

Ferguson, Jamesetta

Adjunct Professor
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Fuller, Roy

Baptist Heritage

Gray, Kilen

Adjunct Professor

House, Kathryn

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
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Hunter, Rhashell

Presbyterian Polity
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Ligonde, Aqueelah

Adjunct Professor
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McIntosh, Amariah

Adjunct Professor, Nehemiah Project Co-Director
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Moiso, Aimee

Preaching

Olman, Nancy

Adjunct Professor
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Troy, Beth Seeger

MFT Practicum 1, Professional Issues and Ethics

Tull, Trisha

Faith and Creation

Faculty Emeriti

Adeney, Frances S.

William A. Benfield Jr. Professor Emerita of Evangelism and Global Mission
Education: University of Wisconsin at Madison, BS, MS and further graduate study in behavioral psychology; University of London, graduate study in theology; Graduate Theological Union, PhD
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van Wijk-Bos, Johanna W.H.

Dora Pierce Professor of Bible and Professor of Old Testament Emerita
Education: Leiden University, The Netherlands, MDiv, MPhil; Union Theological Seminary, NY, MPhil, PhD
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Cook, Carol J.

Harrison Ray Anderson Professor Emerita of Pastoral Theology
Education: Hope College, BA; Michigan State University, MA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv and Ph.D; Rutgers University, MSW.
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Cooper, Burton Z.

Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology
Education: Columbia College, BA; Union Theological Seminary in New York, PhD; further study at Oxford University

Jinkins, Michael

President Emeritus (2010-2018) and Professor Emeritus of Theology
Education: Howard Payne University, BA; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, DMin; University of Aberdeen (Scotland), PhD

Johnson, Kathryn

Paul Tudor Jones Professor Emerita of Church History and Professor Emerita of Historical Theology
Education: St. Olaf College, BA; Cambridge University, MA; Yale University, PhD
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Kirkpatrick, Clifton

Professor Emeritus of World Christianity and Ecumenical Studies and the William A. Benfield Jr. Professor Emeritus of Evangelism and Global Missions
Education: Davidson College, BA; Yale University, MDiv; and McCormick Theological Seminary, DMin; Merrill Fellowship for post-graduate study at Harvard University; honorary doctorates from Westminster College (Pennsylvania), Hannam University (Korea), Silliman University (Philippines), and Davidson College (North Carolina)
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Kuykendall, John

Interim President Emeritus (2003-2004)
Education: Davidson College, BA; Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Virginia, BD; Yale University Divinity School, STM; Princeton University, MA; Princeton University, PhD; Hanover College, DD

March, W. Eugene

A.B. Rhodes Professor Emeritus of Old Testament
Education: Austin College, BA; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, BD; Union Theological Seminary in New York, PhD
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Pollard, III, Alton B.

President Emeritus (2018-2023) and Professor Emeritus of Religion and Culture
Education: Fisk University, BS; Harvard Divinity School, MDiv; Duke University, PhD

Reistroffer, Dianne

Professor Emerita of Ministry
Education: College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minnesota, BA; Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, MA; Boston University School of Theology, MTS, MDiv; University of Wisconsin, Madison, PhD; further study at Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Thompson, Dean K.

President Emeritus (2004-2010) and Professor Emeritus of Ministry
Education: Marshall University, AB; Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Virginia, BD, ThM, and PhD; Centre College, DD; Hanover College, DD

Tull, Patricia Kathleen

A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament
Education: University of Texas in Austin, BSEd; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MDiv; Emory University, PhD
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