Assistant Professor in the Alford Chair of Christian Education and Youth Ministry
Coordinator of Cross-Cultural Program
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Ph.D., Emory University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Division of Religion, 2003
M.Div., Emory University, Candler School of Theology, 1996
B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1985
Areas of expertise
Teaching and research related to the spiritual and vocational aspirations of youth and young adults including youth cultures, popular culture, spiritual practices, ecology, justice and peace movements, communal movements, alternative forms of church and educational theory.
Selected published works
No Longer Guests, written with Katherine Turpin.
Created in Delight: Youth Ministry and the Mending of the World, Wipf and Stock 2013.
“Travel with Youth in an Age of Empire” (presentation at Cambridge conference, International Association of Youth Ministry, January 2007).