Faculty on the Road

Members of the School of Divinity faculty take their academic and ministerial passions to cities across the country, preaching in congregations, presenting at conferences or workshops, meeting with students, and gathering with alumni. Below is a list of upcoming destinations of our faculty. Want to meet with a faculty member who will be in your area? Read more about our faculty here.

Fred Bahnson

Bahnson serves as the Director of the Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being.

Date Location Details
January 27 – 29, 2016 Western Carolina University; Cullowhee, NC Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities and Visiting Writer Talks
February 10 – 12, 2016 Food Justice, Faith & Climate Change Forum; University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ Keynote Speaker
March 9 – 11, 2016 Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary; New York, NY Value of Food Series Talk
Jill Y. Crainshaw

Crainshaw serves as Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology.

Date Location Details
Every Fourth Wednesday Heritage Woods Independent Living Community; Winston-Salem, NC Leader, Worship and Eucharist Celebration, 11:00am


Derek S. Hicks

Hicks serves as Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture.

Date Location Details
February 22, 2016 Race and Faith Dialogue Series; Duke University Divinity School; Durham, NC Inaugural Lecture, “Feeding Debased Flesh and Broken Spirits: Religion, Food, and Race in African American Life” (tentative)
Bill J. Leonard

Leonard serves as Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History.

Date Location Details
February 2-3, 2016 Missouri Baptist University; St. Louis, MO Lectures
February 7, 2016 First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue; Winston-Salem, NC 10:00 a.m., Worship Leader
Gail R. O'Day

O’Day serves as Dean and Professor of New Testament and Preaching.

Date Location Details
February 7, 2016 The Memorial Church of Harvard University; Cambridge, MA Worship Leader, 11:00 a.m.