Our faculty are teacher-scholars: accessible mentors and exceptional educators. The teacher-scholar model is more than an idea. The faculty at the School of Divinity is more than a collection of instructors. Just as you are invested in your education, our faculty are invested in you. Wake Forest is one of only two Top 30 National Universities in which faculty — not graduate assistants — teach all full-credit academic courses. The student-faculty ratio at the School of Divinity is 7 to 1. What you think matters; what you feel matters; what you do matters, and it matters to more than just you. Our faculty are invested in you.
The School of Divinity faculty come from 11 states and 2 countries (United States, South Korea), 15 undergraduate colleges and universities (having majored in more than 10 different areas of study), 14 masters programs, and 13 doctoral programs. 26% identify as an ethnic minority and 33% identify as female. They come from 11 religious affiliations and 72% are ordained. Over the last five years they have collectively published over 100 books, chapter contributions, edited volumes, co-edited volumes, and translations.
Read more about our each of our faculty embody outstanding classroom teaching, student mentoring, creative and engaged scholarship, and commitment to community life.
|Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program, and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being|
|Director of Leadership Development and Spiritual Life, and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Spirituality|
|Interim Dean and Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology|
|Visiting Assistant Professor of Church History|
|University Professor and Associate Dean of Continuing Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences|
|Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies|
|Professor of Faith and Health of the Public, and Vice President, Faith and Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|
|Associate Professor of Religion and Culture|
|Teaching Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology|
|Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Services, and Assistant Teaching Professor in Intercultural Theological Education|
|Associate Professor of Christian Ethics|
|Professor of New Testament and Preaching|
|Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology|
|Director of the Art of Ministry, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Religious Leadership, and Director of the Collaborative for Public Religious Leadership|
|Assistant Professor of New Testament|
|Visiting Professor of Episcopal Studies|
|Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Old Testament Interpretation|
|Professor of Divinity Emeritus|
E. Frank Tupper
|Distinguished Professor of Divinity Emeritus|
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