Associate Dean for External Programs
Professor of Ministerial Studies
Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 1989; M.Div. Duke Divinity School, 1983; B.A., DePauw University, 1980
Theory and Practice of Evangelism
Women's Studies, History of American Christianity, Wesleyan Studies, Contextual Theology, Evangelism, Ecumenism
:: Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era (NYU Press, 2014).
:: Sex, Gender, and Christianity, co-edited with John R. Levison (Cascade Books, 2012).
:: Turn the Pulpit Loose: Two Centuries of American Women Evangelists (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).
:: Return to Babel: Global Perspectives on the Bible, co-edited with John R. Levison (John Knox Press, 1994).
:: Jesus in Global Contexts, co-authored with John R. Levison (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992).
Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University (2018) and the Manchester Wesleyan Research Centre (2016); Past president, Wesleyan Theological Society (2018) and the Historical Society of the United Methodist Church (2014-2017); Methodist representative on the Methodist and Roman Catholic International Dialogue, sponsored by the World Methodist Council and the Holy See's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity; Editorial board member: Routledge Methodist Studies Series, New Room Books, Methodist Review, Journal of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, and Journal of Wesleyan Thought