Full-Time Faculty

Cook, Carol J.

Harrison Ray Anderson Professor of Pastoral Theology
Office: Schlegel 302
Education: Hope College, BA; Michigan State University, MA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv, PhD; Rutgers University, MSW
Denomination: Reformed Church in America
ccook@lpts.edu

Cowser, Angela

Associate Dean of Black Church Studies and Doctor of Ministry Programs; Associate Professor of Black Church Studies
Office: Schlegel 100
Education: Brown Uiversity, BA; University of Chicago, MA; Louisville Presbyterian Theological Theological Seminary, MDiv; Vanderbilt University, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
acowser@lpts.edu

Craigo-Snell, Shannon

Professor of Theology
Office: Schlegel 200
Education: Guilford College, BA, with honors; Yale Divinity School, MDiv, summa cum laude; Yale University, MA, MPhil, PhD
Denomination: n/a
scraigo-snell@lpts.edu

Elwood, Christopher

Professor of Historical Theology
Office: Gardencourt 216
Education: Davidson College, AB; The Divinity School, Harvard University, MDiv, ThD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Minister of Word and Sacrament
celwood@lpts.edu

Garrett, Susan R.

Professor of New Testament
Office: Schlegel Hall
Education: Duke University, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv; Yale University, MA, MPhil, PhD; Fulbright Fellow, University of Tübingen, West Germany; 1998-99 recipient of a Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology
Denomination: n/a
sgarrett@lpts.edu

Hicks White, Ashley

Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Office: Schlegel Hall
Education: The Ohio State University, BA (dual degree), MS, PhD
Denomination: n/a
ahicks@lpts.edu

Hong, Marcus A.

Director of Field Education, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Office: Schlegel Hall 103
Education: Alma College, BA; Princeton Theological Seminary, MACE, MDiv, PhD (anticipated 2017)
Denomination: n/a
mhong@lpts.edu

Kirkpatrick, Clifton

Professor of World Christianity and Ecumenical Studies
Office: Schlegel 201
Education: Davidson College, BA; Yale University, MDiv; and McCormick Theological Seminary, DMin; Merrill Fellowship for post-graduate study at Harvard University; honorary doctorates from Westminster College (Pennsylvania), Hannam University (Korea), Silliman University (Philippines), and Davidson College (North Carolina)
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
ckirkpatrick@lpts.edu

Mayfield, Tyler

A.B. Rhodes Professor of Old Testament, Faculty Director of the Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion
Office: Schlegel 315
Education: Samford University, (Alabama), BA; Yale Divinity School, MAR, Claremont Graduate University, PhD
Denomination: United Church of Christ and Alliance of Baptists
tmayfield@lpts.edu

Mumford, Debra J.

Frank H. Caldwell Professor of Homiletics, Director of the Money Matters for Ministry Program
Office: Schlegel 203
Education: Howard University, BS; American Baptist Seminary of the West, MDiv; Graduate Theological Union MA, PhD
Denomination: American Baptist Churches USA
dmumford@lpts.edu

Pauw, Amy Plantinga

Henry P. Mobley Jr. Professor of Doctrinal Theology
Office: Gardencourt 215
Education: Calvin College, BA; Fuller Seminary, MDiv; Yale University, PhD ; 2012-2013 Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
amypauw@lpts.edu

Pollard III, Alton B.

Seminary President and Professor of Religion and Culture
Office: Nelson Hall, 101
Education: Fisk University, BA; Harvard Divinity School, MDiv; Duke University, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
presidentlistening@lpts.edu

Reed, Justin

Assistant Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Office: Schlegel 304
Education: Stanford University, BA; Harvard Divinity School, MTS
Denomination: Baptist
jreed@lpts.edu

Soards, Marion L.

Professor of New Testament Studies
Office: Schlegel 301
Education: Furman University, BA; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv; Union Theological Seminary, New York, STM, MPhil, PhD
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Teaching Elder
msoards@lpts.edu

Townsend, Loren L.

Henry Morris Edmonds Professor of Pastoral Ministry, Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Office: Gardencourt 214
Education: East Texas Baptist College, BA; East Texas State University, MS; Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv; The Graduate Theological Union, PhD
Denomination: n/a
ltownsend@lpts.edu

Wigger, J. Bradley

Second Presbyterian Church Professor of Christian Education
Office: Gardencourt 307
Education: Southeast Missouri State University, BS; Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MDiv; Princeton Theological Seminary, PhD
Denomination: n/a
bwigger@lpts.edu

Williamson, Scott C.

Robert H. Walkup Professor of Theological Ethics
Office: Schlegel 306
Education: Bates College, BA; Yale Divinity School, MDiv; Yale University, PhD
Denomination: n/a
swilliamson@lpts.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Sherry Arconti
Writing Tutor

Louie Bailey
Choir Director and Organist

Brad Bowman
Islam

Charles Brockwell
Director of Wesley Connexion

Jamsetta Ferguson
DMin Seminars

Roy Fuller
Baptist Heritage

Cassandra Gray
Treatment of Chemical Dependency

Kilen Gray
Treatment of Chemical Dependency

Faculty Emeriti

Adeney, Frances S.

William A. Benfield Jr. Professor Emerita of Evangelism and Global Mission
Education: University of Wisconsin at Madison, BS, MS and further graduate study in behavioral psychology; University of London, graduate study in theology; Graduate Theological Union, PhD
fadeny@lpts.edu

Johanna W.H. van Wijk-Bos

Dora Pierce Professor of Bible and Professor of Old Testament Emerita
Education: Leiden University, The Netherlands, MDiv, MPhil; Union Theological Seminary, NY, MPhil, PhD
jbos@lpts.edu

Burton Z Cooper

Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology
Education: Columbia College, BA; Union Theological Seminary in New York, PhD; further study at Oxford University

Kathryn Johnson

Paul Tudor Jones Professor Emerita of Church History and Professor Emerita of Historical Theology
Education: St. Olaf College, BA; Cambridge University, MA; Yale University, PhD
kjohnson@lpts.edu

John Kuykendall

Interim President Emeritus (2003-2004)
Education: Davidson College, BA; Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Virginia, BD; Yale University Divinity School, STM; Princeton University, MA; Princeton University, PhD; Hanover College, DD

W. Eugene March

A.B. Rhodes Professor Emeritus of Old Testament
Education: Austin College, BA; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, BD; Union Theological Seminary in New York, PhD
emarch@lpts.edu

Dianne Reistroffer

Professor Emerita of Ministry
Education: College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minnesota, BA; Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, MA; Boston University School of Theology, MTS, MDiv; University of Wisconsin, Madison, PhD; further study at Harvard Graduate School of Education
dreistroffer@lpts.edu

Dean K. Thompson

President Emeritus (2004-2010) and Professor Emeritus of Ministry
Education: Marshall University, AB; Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Virginia, BD, ThM, and PhD; Centre College, DD; Hanover College, DD

Patricia Kathleen Tull

A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament
Education: University of Texas in Austin, BSEd; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, MDiv; Emory University, PhD
ptull@lpts.edu