William P. Boyce (2021)
Faith and Health Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow and Scholar
BA, Florida State University; M.Litt, University of Glasgow; MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; PhD, University of Viriginia.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/william-boyce/

Jacob Cook (2021)
Thriving Congregations Lilly Endowment Grant Initiative Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow and Scholar
BA, Friends University; MDiv, Mercer University McAfee School of Theology; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/jacob-cook/

Jill Y. Crainshaw (1999)
Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology
BA, Wake Forest University; MDiv, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Union Theological Seminary/Presbyterian School of Christian Education.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/jill-y-crainshaw/

Elizabeth O'Donnell Gandolfo (2015)
Earley Associate Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies
BA, Saint Joseph's University; MTS, University of Notre Dame; PhD, Emory University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/elizabeth-odonnell-gandolfo/

Gary Gunderson (2012)
Professor of Faith and Health of the Public
BA, Wake Forest University; MDiv, Emory University; SMin, Interdenominational Theological Center; DDiv, Chicago Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/gary-gunderson/

Melanie L. Harris (2021)
Professor of Black Feminist Thought and Womanist Theology and Director of the Food, Health and Ecological WellBeing Program
BA, Spelman College; MDiv, Iliff School of Theology; MA, PhD, Union Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/melanie-l-harris/

Derek S. Hicks (2011)
Associate Professor of Religion and Culture
BA, Grambling State University; MA, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Rice University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/derek-s-hicks/

Mark E. Jensen (2010)
Teaching Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology
BA, Houston Baptist; MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/mark-e-jensen/

Shonda R. Jones (2011)
Senior Associate Dean and Assistant Teaching Professor in Intercultural Theological Education
BA, Texas Christian University; MDiv, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University; EdD, University of Alabama.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/shonda-r-jones/

Kevin Jung (2007)
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Theological Ethics and Moral Philosophy
BA, Seoul Theological University; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; STM, Yale Divinity School; PhD, University of Chicago.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/kevin-jung/

Bill J. Leonard (1999)
Founding Dean and Professor of Divinity Emeritus
BA, Texas Wesleyan University; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Boston University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/bill-j-leonard/

C. Austin Rivera (2021)
Assistant Professor of Church History
AB, University of Chicago; MDiv, Duke Divinity School; PhD, Yale University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/austin-rivera/

Melva L. Sampson (2017)
Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology
BA, Virginia Union University; MDiv, Emory University; MA, Howard University; PhD, Emory University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/melva-l-sampson/

Katherine A. Shaner (2013)
Associate Professor of New Testament
BA, Luther College; MDiv, Harvard Divinity School; Certificate of Studies, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; ThD, Harvard Divinity School.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/katherine-a-shaner/

Neal H. Walls (2002)
Associate Professor of Old Testament Interpretation
AB, College of William and Mary; MA, University of Virginia; PhD, Johns Hopkins University.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/neal-h-walls/

Jonathan Lee Walton (2019)
Dean and Presidential Chair of Religion and Society, Dean of Wait Chapel
BA, Morehouse College; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/jonathan-l-walton/

Briana L. Wong (2020)
Visiting Assistant Professor of World Christianity
BA, Columbia University; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.
https://divinity.wfu.edu/academics/faculty/brianawong/

Senior Leadership

Jonathan Lee Walton
Dean of the School of Divinity, Presidential Chair of Religion and Society, and Dean of Wait Chapel
BA, Morehouse College; MDiv, PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary

Kevin Jung
Professor of Theological Ethics and Moral Philosophy, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
BA, Seoul Theological University; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; STM, Yale Divinity School; PhD, University of Chicago

DeeDe Pinckney Holly
Director, Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations
BA,Wake Forest University; MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; PhD, Regent University

Dixie Ross
Director, Finance and Administration
BS, MBA, Vanderbilt University  

Sheila Virgil
Assistant Dean of Development
BA, St. John’s College (Annapolis); MNO, Case Western Reserve University

Staff

Natalie Aho
Program Manager of the Baptist Commons
BS, Baylor University; MS, Quinnipiac University

Thomas P. Benza
Director of Student Financial Aid
BS, BA, Appalachian State University; MA, Wake Forest University

Diane Cox
Financial and Data Analyst, COMPASS Initiative Faith Coordinating Center
BA, Wake Forest University

Roger Epps
Multimedia Coordinator
BS, Radford University

Marcus Hawley
Program Administrator, COMPASS Initiative Faith Coordinating Center
BA, Hampton University

Marisa Hernández
Financial Aid Counselor
BA, UNC-Chapel Hill; MS, Wake Forest University

Brittani Hunt (MDiv ‘15)
Director of Admissions Operations
BBA, Tennessee State University; MDiv, Wake Forest University

Khlelen Kuzmovich (MDiv ‘13)
Academic Skills Coordinator
BA, Queens University of Charlotte; MDiv, Wake Forest University

Rayce Lamb (MDiv ‘16)
Director of Ministry and Vocational Exploration
BA, Emory and Henry College; MDiv, Wake Forest University

Allison Mathews
Executive Director, COMPASS Initiative Faith Coordinating Center
BA, Howard University; PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill

Demi McCoy (MDiv ‘17)
Creative Program Manager, COMPASS Initiative Faith Coordinating Center
BA, Pepperdine University; MDiv, Wake Forest University

Kaeley McMahan
Research and Instruction Librarian Arts, Religion, Divinity
BA, Wheaton College; MA, Wake Forest University; MLIS, UNC-Greensboro

Sally Ann Morris
Musician-in-Residence
BM, St. Andrews Presbyterian College

Clinton J. Moyer
Development Coordinator
BA, University of Washington; MA, PhD, Cornell University

Darnysha Nard
Program Coordinator for the Clergy in Community Lilly Endowment Grant Initiative
BA, Virginia Commonwealth University; MDiv, Wake Forest University

Sue Robertson
Executive Assistant to the Dean
BA, Indiana University

John Senior
Assistant Dean of Vocational Formation 
Director of the Art of Ministry
AB, Bowdoin College; MDiv, Harvard Divinity School; PhD, Emory University

Mary Ellen Walter
Assistant Registrar
BA, UNC-Chapel Hill