Faculty on the Road

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.

 

Jonathan L. Walton

Walton is Dean of the School of Divinity, Presidential Chair of Religion and Society, and Dean of Wait Chapel.

Date Location Details
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Wake Forest University, Wait Chapel, Winston-Salem, NC Moderator for Voices of Our Time event with NBA player Kyle Korver; 6 p.m.
Saturday, February 15 – Sunday, February 16, 2020 First Baptist Church, Greensboro, NC Vanguard Speaker Series; Lecturer on 2/15 at 6 p.m.; Leader of Adult Forum on 2/16 at 9:15 a.m.; Preacher at Worship Service on 2/16 at 10:30 a.m.
Friday, March 20, 2020 Wake Forest University, Wait Chapel, Winston-Salem, NC Moderator for Voices of Our Time event with Dr. Cornel West; 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC Dean Walton will join Jane Aiken (Dean of Law School) and Eric Maguire (VP of Enrollment) to share new leadership at WFU; 7 p.m.

 

Katherine A. Shaner

Shaner is Associate Professor of New Testament.

Date Location Details
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday Services; Emmanuel Lutheran Church; High Point, NC Preaching & Presiding with imposition of ashes; 7pm
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Epiphany Lutheran Church; Winston-Salem, NC Preaching & Presiding; 10am
Friday, April 24, 2020 First Lutheran Church; Lincoln, NE Speaking at Daughters of First Lutheran 125 Year Anniversary Celebration; 7pm
Friday, May 7 – Saturday, May 8, 2020 Toronto School of Theology; Toronto, CA Panelist; What Matters? On Value and Valuing; Time TBD
Friday, May 29 – Saturday, May 30, 2020 North Carolina Synod (ELCA) Annual Assembly; Lenoir Rhyne University, Hickory, NC A Walk Through the Bible – With the Women! Workshop co-led with Dr. Rebecca S. Hancock, Associate Dean for Administration, St. Mary’s Ecumenical Seminary, Baltimore, MD; Time TBD
Monday, June 8, 2020 Luce Conference : The Agency and Vital Voices of Women : Muslim and Christian Religiosity and Scholarship; Hartford Seminary; Hartford, CT Keynote Lecture: “Women, Agency and Diversity in the Early Church and Beyond”; 5:30 p.m.

Kevin Jung

Jung is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics.

Date Location Details
Thursday, March 12 – Saturday, March 14 Australian Catholic University Rome Seminar; Voi Donna Camilla Savelli; Rome, Italy Seminar on “The Liberty of Individuals and the Security of Nations”
Friday, April 3, 2020 Wake Forest University (Reynolda Hall – Heritage Room); Winston-Salem, NC Research discussion on Disability

Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo

Gandolfo is Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies.

Date Location Details
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 35th Annual Romero Days Conference; University of Notre Dame; South Bend, IN Presenting on Solidarity, Base Communities and the People of God

Melva L. Sampson

Sampson is Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology.

Date Location Details
Thursday, February 20, 2020 Wyatt Tee Walker and the Politics of Black Religion Symposium;  University of Richmond; Richmond, VA Lecture; 1 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 2020 Duke Divinity School; Durham, NC Pauli Murray/Nannie Helen Burroughs lecture for the Office of Black Church Studies; 3 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26, 2020 Morehouse College (King’s Chapel); Atlanta, GA Induction into the Martin Luther King Jr. Ministers & Laity Collegium of Scholars; 11 a.m.
Friday, April 3, 2020 Saint Augustine’s University; Raleigh, NC Keynote speaker for Honors Day Convocation; 11 a.m.

Derek Hicks

Hicks is Associate Professor of Religion and Culture.

Date Location Details
Wednesday, March 26, 2020 Morehouse College (King’s Chapel); Atlanta, GA Induction into the Martin Luther King Jr. Ministers & Laity Collegium of Scholars; 11 a.m.