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: n/a
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Bowden, Anna

Assistant 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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Cowser, Angela

Associate Dean of Black Church Studies and Doctor of Ministry Programs; Associate Professor of Black Church Studies
Office: Schlegel 100
Education: Brown Uiversity, BA; University of Chicago, MA; Louisville Presbyterian Theological Theological Seminary, MDiv; Vanderbilt University, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Minister of Word and Sacrament
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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

Assistant 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
Office: Schlegel Hall 103
Education: Alma College, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MACE, MDiv, PhD (anticipated 2017)
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Mayfield, Tyler

A.B. Rhodes Professor of Old Testament, 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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Mumford, Debra J.

Seminary Dean, Frank H. Caldwell Professor of Homiletics, Director of the Money Matters for Ministry Program
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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Pollard III, Alton B.

Seminary President and Professor of Religion and Culture
Office: Nelson Hall, 101
Education: Fisk University, BA; Harvard Divinity School, MDiv; Duke University, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
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Reed, Justin

Assistant 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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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

Brockwell, Charles, Director of Wesley Connexion

Ferguson, Jamesetta, DMin Seminars

Fuller, Roy, Baptist Heritage

Gray, Kilen, Treatment of Chemical Dependency

Harrington, Brian, DMin Seminars

House, Kathryn, DMin Program

Hunter, Rhashell, Presbyterian Polity

Moiso, Aimee, Preaching

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

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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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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