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 Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being.

Date Location Details
March 20, 2017 Servant Leadership School; Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; Greensboro, NC Communal Dinner and Discussion
April 7, 2017 Pontifical Council on Culture Conference; “Towards a New Economy: Justice, Culture, and the Social Market”; Berkley Center on Religion, Peace, and World Affairs; Georgetown University; Washington, DC Panelist


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
March 24, 2017 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Trinity Institute; Winston-Salem, NC Consultant for Water Justice Workshops
March 24, 2017 WAKEWomen’s Weekend; Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem, NC Dinner Conversation Host
March 26, 2017 Sacred Waters Workshop; Gateway YWCA Multipurpose Room, Winston-Salem, NC 2:30 p.m., Water is celebrated as sacred in many religious traditions. Join us for a multimedia presentation of the water-connected rituals found in various religious traditions. The event will conclude outside by the creek with an interfaith blessing of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County waters.


Derek S. Hicks

Hicks serves as Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture.

Date Location Details
January 22, 2017 Wake Forest Baptist Church; Winston-Salem, NC Worship Leader, 11 a.m., “Fishing in Dark Waters”
February 7, 2017 Mars Hill University; Mars Hill, NC Chapel Speaker
February 15, 2017 Wake Forest University Humanities Institute; ZSR Library Auditorium; Winston-Salem, NC Lecture, 1 p.m., “Feeding Flesh and Spirit: Stories of Religion, Food, and Resilience in the Black Faith Tradition”
March 8, 2017 Mount Zion Baptist Church; Roxboro, NC Speaker, “Religion and Food in the Black Faith Tradition”
March 30, 2017 Greensboro College Jean Fortner Ward Lectures; Greensboro, NC Lecture, “Religion, Race, Politics, and Reclamation in a ‘Great Again’ Nation”
Bill J. Leonard

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

Date Location Details
March 20, 2017 Baylor University; Waco, TX Lecture, “Redeemer Nation or Lost Cause Religion? Making America Great Again (For the First Time)”, 2:30 p.m., Bennett Auditorium
March 21, 2017 Truett Seminary, Baylor University; Waco, TX Lecture
Michelle Voss Roberts

Voss Roberts serves as Associate Profess of Theology.

Date Location Details
March 6, 2017 Religious Studies Club, Appalachian State University; Boone, NC Discussion, “Who is Excluded from the Image of God? A Comparative Intervention in Christian Doctrine”, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., 119 I.G. Greer Hall
March 14, 2017 “Go Deep”; Green Street United Methodist Church; Winston-Salem, NC  Speaker for “Other Christian Concepts of Salvation, Part I”, 6:00 p.m.
 March 21, 2017 “Go Deep”; Green Street United Methodist Church; Winston-Salem, NC  Speaker for “Other Christian Concepts of Salvation, Part II”, 6:00 p.m.