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
Indiana Wesleyan University, BA; Ohio University, MA

David Ariel-Joel Introduction to Judaism
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, BA, Jewish Philosophy, ; Hebrew Union College, MA, Jewish Studies; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MA Jewish Philosophy

Louie Bailey Choir Director and Organist
Georgia State University, BM; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, DMA and MCM

Charles Brockwell Methodist Studies
Retired Pastor, United Methodist Church; Wofford College, BA; Harvard Divinity School, STB; Duke University, PhD

Ann Deibert Basic Preaching
Seattle Pacific University, BS; Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv; LPTS, Certificate in Homiletic Supervision; San Francisco Theological Seminary, Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction

Daniel Grossoehme DMin Seminars
Indiana University, BS; Virginia Theological Seminary, MDiv; Louisville Seminary, DMin

Bruce Hardy Doctor of Ministry Program

Craig Herink The Assessment and Treatment of Chemical Dependency
Coe College, BA; Duke University, MHA; Louisville Seminary, MAMFT

Ann Laird Jones DMin Seminars
Eckerd College, BA; Louisville Seminary, MDiv; Wesley Theological Seminary, DMin

Rollin Tarter DMin Seminar 1
Kentucky Wesleyan College, BA Philosophy-Religion; LPTS, ThM, University of Louisville, MSSW Social Work; LPTS, DMin

Cindy J. Weber PTC Small-Group Leader
University of South Florida, Bachelor of Social Work; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv

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

Sabbatical Schedule

Fall 2017: Debra Mumford, Marty Soards, Carol Cook

J-Term 2018: Marty Soards, Shannon Craigo-Snell, Carol Cook

Spring 2018: Brad Wigger, Shannon Craigo-Snell, Scott Williamson

Fall 2018: Brad Wigger

J-Term 2019: Tyler Mayfield

Spring 2019: Tyler Mayfield