We highly recommend enabling JavaScript for the best experience. You can find detailed instructions for your browser at enable-javascript.com.


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.


Name Position Education Email
Gail R. O’Day Dean 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; EdD, University of Alabama jonessr@wfu.edu
Sheila Virgil Assistant Dean of Development BA, St. John’s College (Annapolis); MNO, Case Western Reserve University virgils@wfu.edu



Name Position Education Email
Mark Batten Assistant Director of Admissions Operations and 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 and Spiritual Life 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
Andrea N. Edwards Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment BS, Wake Forest; MDiv, Howard edwardan@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
Sally Ann Morris Chapel Musician BM, St. Andrews Presbyterian College morrissa@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
Jo Ann M. Trethaway Operations Manager BM, Meredith College trethajm@wfu.edu
Lauren Trethaway Financial Aid Counselor   trethal@wfu.edu
Mary Ellen Walter Administrative Assistant, Admissions and Student Services BA, UNC-Chapel Hill walterme@wfu.edu
Becky White Project Coordinator, Development Rochester Business Institute whiterc@wfu.edu