Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of History
PhD University of Virginia
MA University of Virginia
MDiv Nazarene Theological Seminary
BA Music, West Virginia University
Recent Grants and Awards
Fulbright Specialist and Lecturer, Institute of Sociology, Pazmany Peter University
Pro Facultate Philosophiae Medal Winner for 2011, University of Szeged
Fulbright Specialist Roster Award, 2011-
Fulbright Alumni Initiatives Award, University of Szeged, Hungary 2004-06
J. William Fulbright Lectureship, University of Szeged, Hungary 2002
Marquis Who's Who in America and in American Education
Religion in World History (co-authored with John Super), Routledge Press (2006).
A Wheel Within a Wheel: Southern Methodism and the Georgia Holiness Association: Mercer University Press, (1999).
"Navigating a New Landscape: Religious and Technological Pluralism in Diana Eck's On Common Ground" review article co-authored with Rodger Payne, September 1999, Journal of the American Academy of Religion.
"Electronic Chalk Dust: Online Collaboration in the American Religion Classroom," May 1998, Religious Studies News
Co-founder and Managing Editor of
the Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe and Director
of the American Religious Experience. Co-Founder and
former Managing Editor of the Journal of Southern Religion.
Co-Founder and former Managing Editor of the
Journal of Southern Religion.