Faculty

James Abbington

Associate Professor of Church Music and Worship. BA, Morehouse College, 1983; MM, University of Michigan, 1995; DMA, 1999.

Richard Adams

Director, Pitts Theology Library; Margaret A. Pitts Assistant Professor in the Practice of Theological Bibliography. BA, Dartmouth College, 2001; MTS, Emory University, 2005; ThM, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2006; PhD, Emory University, 2012; MLIS, University of Alabama, 2017.

Timothy E. Albrecht

Professor of Church Music, Professor of Music, and University Organist. BM, Oberlin Music Conservatory, 1973; BA, Oberlin College, 1973; MM, Eastman School of Music, 1975; DMA, 1978.

Antonio Eduardo Alonso

Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture; Director of Catholic Studies. BMus, Northwestern University (2002); MA, Loyola Marymount University (2010); PhD, Emory University (2017).

Jennifer R. Ayres

Associate Professor of Religious Education; Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary-Presbyterian School of Christian Education, 2000; ThM, 2002; PhD, Emory University, 2007.

Ryan Bonfiglio

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Old Testament; Director of Public Theological Education. BA, Princeton University, 2001; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary 2009; PhD, Emory University, 2014.

Elizabeth M. Bounds

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics. BA, Harvard University, 1978; BA/MA, Cambridge University, 1980; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, 1986; PhD, 1994.

Anthony A. Briggman

Associate Professor of the History of Early Christianity. BA, Cedarville University, 1997; MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2000; PhD, Marquette University, 2009.

Anne Burkholder

Associate Dean of Methodist Studies; Professor in the Practice of Ecclesiology and Church Leadership. BA, Florida State University, 1974; MDiv, Candler School of Theology, 1977; PhD, Emory University, 1992.

Letitia M. Campbell

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ethics and Society; Director, Contextual Education I and Clinical Pastoral Education; Senior Program Coordinator, Laney Legacy Program in Moral Leadership. BA, Davidson College, 1996; MA (Oxon), Oxford University, 1998; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, 2003; PhD, Emory University, 2017.

Elizabeth Corrie

Director, Youth Theological Initiative; Director of the Religious Education Program; Associate Professor in the Practice of Youth Education and Peacebuilding. BA, College of William & Mary, 1993; MDiv, Candler School of Theology, 1996; PhD, Emory University, 2002.

David B. Daniel

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Music Ministry; Director of Chapel Music. BS, Birmingham-Southern College, 1994; MM, University of South Carolina, 1998; DMA, 2002.

L. Wesley de Souza

Arthur J. Moore Associate Professor in the Practice of Evangelism; Director of the World Methodist Evangelism Institute. BTh, Methodist University of Sao Paulo, 1982; ThM, E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism of Asbury Theological Seminary, 2000; PhD, 2003.

Thomas W. Elliott Jr.

Associate Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology; Director, Contextual Education II, Teaching Parish Program, and Internships. BA, Mercer University, 1984; MDiv, Emory University, 1987; DMin, 1997.

Gregory C. Ellison II

Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling. BA, Emory University, 1999; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2002; PhD, 2008.

Noel Leo Erskine

Professor of Theology and Ethics. Diploma, Calabar College and United Theological Colleges of the West Indies, 1963; DipTheol, University of London, 1964; MTh, Duke University, 1971; STM, Union Theological Seminary, 1972; PhD, 1978.

Robert M. Franklin Jr.

James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership. BA, Morehouse College, 1975; MDiv, Harvard University, 1978; PhD, University of Chicago, 1985.

Marla Frederick

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture. BA, Spelman College, 1994; PhD, Duke University, 2000.

Teresa L. Fry Brown

Bandy Professor of Preaching. BS, University of Central Missouri, 1974, MS, 1975; MDiv, Iliff School of Theology, 1988; PhD, Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver, 1996.

Larry M. Goodpaster

Bishop-in-Residence. BA, Millsaps College, 1970; MDiv, Emory University, 1973; DMin, 1982; DD, hon. caus., Huntingdon College, Birmingham-Southern College, Millsaps College.

Alison Collis Greene

Associate Professor of American Religious History. BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001; MA and MPhil, Yale University, 2008; PhD, 2010.

Jehu J. Hanciles

D.W. and Ruth Brooks Associate Professor of World Christianity; Director of the Program in World Christianity. BA, University of Sierra Leone (1988); MTh, University of Edinburgh (1991); PhD, University of Edinburgh (1995).

Don Harp

Pastor/Theologian-in-Residence. MDiv, Emory, 1966; DMin, University of Chicago, 1983.

Susan E. Hylen

Associate Professor of New Testament. BA, University of California, San Diego, 1990; MDiv, Princeton University, 1995; PhD, Emory University, 2004.

Timothy P. Jackson

Professor of Christian Ethics. BA, Princeton University, 1976; PhD, Yale University, 1984.

Arun W. Jones

Dan and Lillian Hankey Associate Professor of World Evangelism; Director of the Master of Theology Program. BA, Yale University, 1980; MDiv, 1988; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2001.

Joel Kemp

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible. BA, Harvard College, 1996; JD, Harvard Law School, 2000; MDiv, Andover Newton Theological School, 2010; DPhil, Boston College, 2017.

Helen Jin Kim

Assistant Professor of American Religious History. BA, Stanford University, 2006; MDiv, Harvard University, 2012; PhD, 2017.

Emmanuel Y. Lartey

L. Bevel Jones III Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care, and Counseling. BA, University of Ghana, Legon, 1978; PhD, University of Birmingham (England), 1984.

Joel M. LeMon

Professor of Old Testament; Director of the Graduate Division of Religion. BA, Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, 1998; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2001; PhD, Emory University, 2007.

Steffen Lösel

Associate Professor in the Practice of Systematic Theology. MAR, Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, 1991; MDiv, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria, 1994; DrTheol, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, 1999.

Jan Love

Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Mary Lee Hardin Willard Dean; Professor of Christianity and World Politics. BA, Eckerd College, 1975; MA, Ohio State University, 1977; PhD, 1983.

P. Lang Lowrey III

Director of the Episcopal Studies Program; Professor in the Practice of Church Leadership. BA, Georgia State University; MDiv, Emory University, 2004.

Ellen Ott Marshall

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation. BA, Davidson College, 1991; MA, University of Notre Dame, 1992; MA, Vanderbilt University, 1996; PhD, 2000.

Joy Ann McDougall

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology. BA, Yale University, 1985; MAR, Yale Divinity School, 1990; PhD, University of Chicago, 1998.

Ian McFarland

Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Theology. BA, Trinity College, Hartford, 1984; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1989; ThM, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1991; PhD, Yale University, 1995.

Roger Nam

Professor of Hebrew Bible. BA, University of California LA, 1992; MDiv, General Assembly Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1997; ThM, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2003; MA, UCLA, 2005; PhD, UCLA, 2008.

David S. Pacini

Professor of Historical and Philosophical Theology; Director of the Master in Theological Studies Program. AB, Colgate University, 1969; MTS, Harvard University, 1972, AM, 1974, PhD, 1979.

L. Edward Phillips

Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology. BS, University of Tennessee at Martin, 1976; MDiv, Emory University, 1979; PhD, University of Notre Dame, 1992.

Nichole Renée Phillips

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Religion, and Culture. AB, Wellesley College, 1993; MDiv, Harvard University, 1999; MA, Vanderbilt University, 2009; PhD, 2012.

Philip Lyndon Reynolds

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Historical Theology; Aquinas Professor of Historical Theology. BA, University of Oxford, 1973; PhD, University of Toronto, 1986.

Susan Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies; BA, University of Notre Dame, 2009; MEd, 2011; MTS, Boston College, 2013; PhD, 2018.

P. Alice Rogers

Associate Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology. BA, Converse College, 1983; MDiv, Duke University, 1986; DMin, Emory University, 1998.

Don E. Saliers

Theologian-in-Residence. BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1959; BD, Yale University, 1962; PhD, 1967.

S. Ellen Shepard

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology; Director of the Women, Theology, and Ministry Program. BS, Texas A&M University, 1975; MCE, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, 1994; DMin, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2011.

Ted A. Smith

Associate Professor of Preaching and Ethics. BA, Duke University, 1990; MA, Oxford University, 1992; MDiv, Princeton University, 1995; PhD, Emory University, 2004.

John Snarey

Franklin N. Parker Professor of Human Development and Ethics. BS, Geneva College, 1969; MA, Wheaton College, 1973; EdD, Harvard University, 1982.

R. Kendall Soulen

Professor of Systematic Theology. BA, Yale University, 1982; MDiv, Emory University, 1986; PhD, Yale University, 1992.

Jonathan Strom

Professor of Church History; Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs; Director of International Initiatives. BA, St. Olaf College, 1984; MTS, Harvard University, 1987; PhD, University of Chicago, 1996.

Kevin M. Watson

Assistant Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies. BA, University of Oklahoma, 2002; MDiv, Wesley Theological Seminary, 2005; PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2012.

Damon Williams

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Ministry; Co-Director of the Baptist Studies Program. BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002; MS, University of Michigan; 2004; PhD, University of Michigan, 2009; MDiv, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2012.

Khalia J. Williams

Assistant Dean of Worship and Music; Assistant Professor in the Practice of Worship. BS, Florida Memorial University, 2001; MBA, Nova Southeastern University, 2003; MA, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2001; PhD, Graduate Theological Union, 2017.

Walter T. Wilson

Professor of New Testament. BA, Johns Hopkins University, 1985; MA, University of Chicago, 1986; PhD, 1990.

Robert W. Winstead

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology. BA, Berry College, 1984; MDiv, Emory University, 1987; DMin, University of Chicago, 1995.

Deanna Ferree Womack

Assistant Professor of History of Religions and Multifaith Relations. BA, Macalester College, 2004; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2007; ThM, 2008; PhD, 2015.

Jacob L. Wright

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible. BA, University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1996; DrTheol, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, 2003.