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Directory

In addition to our students, our staff is what makes the School of Divinity engine turn. Use this listing to contact the appropriate staff member for your question, or if you’re looking to get in touch with or learn more about a specific faculty member, please visit our Faculty Listings.

Administration

Name Position Education Email
Gail R. O’Day Dean of the School of Divinity BA, Brown University; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; PhD, Emory University odaygr@wfu.edu
Jill Y. Crainshaw Associate Dean for Academic Affairs BA, Wake Forest University; MDiv, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Union Theological Seminary/Presbyterian School of Christian Education crainsjy@wfu.edu
Shonda Jones Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Services BA, Texas Christian University; MDiv, Brite Divinity School – Texas Christian University jonessr@wfu.edu
Sheila Virgil Assistant Dean of Development   virgils@wfu.edu

 

Staff

Name Position Education Email
Mark Batten Assistant Director of Admissions Operations and Assistant Director of Communications BA, Campbell University; MDiv, Emory University battencm@wfu.edu
Thomas P. Benza Associate Director of Financial Aid BS, BA, Appalachian State University; MA, Wake Forest University benzatp@wfu.edu
Christopher T. Copeland Director of Leadership Development BA, Wake Forest; MDiv/JD, Emory University copelact@wfu.edu
Christie M. Dalton Assistant Director of Development BA, Arizona State; MDiv, Wake Forest University daltoncm@wfu.edu
Hilary Floyd Academic Skills Instructor BA, Furman University; MDiv, Wake Forest University floydhj@wfu.edu
Janice Huesman Assistant to the Dean BM, Furman University huesmajh@wfu.edu
Susan Robinson Administrative Assistant, Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs BA, University of California at Berkeley robinssr@wfu.edu
Dixie Ross Business Manager BA, MBA, Vanderbilt University rossdd@wfu.edu
John Senior Director of the Art of Ministry AB, Bowdoin College; MDiv, Harvard Divinity School; PhD, Emory University seniorje@wfu.edu
Oliver M. Thomas Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment BA, North Carolina A&T State University; MDiv, Wake Forest University thomasom@wfu.edu
Jo Ann M. Trethaway Operations Manager BM, Meredith College trethajm@wfu.edu
Lauren Trethaway Financial Aid Counselor BS, North Carolina State University trethal@wfu.edu
Mary Ellen Walter Administrative Assistant, Admissions BA, UNC-Chapel Hill walterme@wfu.edu
Becky White Administrative Assistant, Development Rochester Business Institute whiterc@wfu.edu