Chair, Division of Humanities, Associate Professor of Religion


B.A., Emory & Henry College; M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University

Areas of Expertise

Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; Islam; Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism; Animal Studies

Teaching Areas

Biblical Studies, Religion in America, Critical Animal Studies, World Religious Traditions, Ethics

Can Provide Commentary on These Issues

Dead Sea Scrolls
Animals and Religion
Appalachian Religion

Other Information

I have done a lot of work with the United Methodist Church and its current debates around human sexuality.
I have spoken very frequently.