Faculty and Staff


 Timothy George

Timothy George
Dean and Professor of Divinity

Grant D. Taylor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


Carl Beckwith
Carl L. Beckwith

Associate Professor of Divinity

Kenneth A. Mathews
Professor of Divinity
Gerald Bray

 Gerald L. Bray
Research Professor
of Divinity

Gerald R. McDermott
Anglican Chair of Divinity
Charles T. Carter
Charles T. Carter
Chapman Fellow of Pastoral Ministry

Patricia Anne Outlaw
Associate Professor of Divinity

   D. Mark DeVine
Associate Professor
of Divinity
 Osvaldo Padilla Osvaldo Padilla
Associate Professor of Divinity

Lyle W. Dorsett
Billy Graham Professor
of Evangelism

M. Sydney Park 
Associate Professor of Divinity 

Mark S. Gignilliat
Associate Professor 
of Divinity


Allen P. Ross
Professor of Divinity


Paul R. House
Professor of Divinity
Robert Smith, Jr. 
Charles T. Carter Baptist Professor of Divinity

Piotr J. Malysz
Assistant Professor
of Divinity
Frank  Thielman
Presbyterian Professor of Divinity


Douglas D. Webster
Professor of Divinity            

Directors and Program Staff

  Sherri Brown
Director of Admission
  David Parks
 Director of the Global Center
  Thomas L. Fuller
Director of Ministry Leadership, Placement, and Assessment
   Mark A. Searby
Director of Doctor of Ministry Studies & Student Services

Kristen Padilla
Marketing and Communications

Jim Pounds 
Director of Operations

  Vickie Gaston 
Curator of Hodges Chapel and Coordinator of Spiritual Life
  Jason Odom
Research Associate to the Dean
   Carolyn Lankford Advancement Officer
Christy Harper
Associate Curator and Alumni Relations Coordinator

  Darrell Cook
Pastor in Residence

Support Staff

Michaela B. Odom, Program Assistant (Global Center)
Donna Harless, Records Officer
Le-Ann Little, Administrative Secretary (Dean's Office)
Melissa Matthews, Program Assistant (MLD/Placement/Assessment/Doctor of Ministry Studies/Student Services)
Valerie Merrill, Faculty Secretary
Susan McNabb,  Secretary (Associate Dean's Office)
Darlene Robbins, Financial Administrator
Sharon Head, Admissions Assistant
Rob Willis, Media and Technology Manager 


Adjunct Faculty

Gordon Bals
Counselor, Daymark Pastoral Counseling

Wilson Fallin, Jr.
Professor of History, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama; President, Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, Birmingham, Alabama

Denise George
Author and Journalist

E. Langston Haygood
Founder, Covenant Counseling and Education Center, Birmingham, Alabama

R. Kent Hughes
Pastor Emeritus, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois

Tim McCoy
Senior Pastor, Ingleside Baptist Church, Macon, Georgia

James Earl Massey
Dean Emeritus and Distinguished Professor-at-Large, Anderson University School of Theology

Chuck Sackett
Pastor, Madison Park Christian Church, Quincy, Illinois

Stephen Randy Todd
Professor and Chair of Classics, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, Samford University

Bruce W. Winter
Principal, Queensland Theological College, Brisbane, Australia