Tejai Beulah Howard

Assistant Professor of History, Ethics, and Black Church and African Diaspora Studies
Tejai Beulah Howard
Gault Hall 235

Curriculum vitae


Ph.D., Drew Theological School
Master of Theological Studies, Methodist Theological School in Ohio
M.A. in African and African American Studies, Ohio State University
B.A., Xavier University

Areas of expertise

African American studies, race and American Christianity, the ethical thought of Martin Luther King Jr., and Howard Thurman.


Rev. Robert W. Edgar Prize for Social Justice Dissertation, Graduate Division of Religion, Drew University, 2019.

Sites of interest

Freedom Church of the Poor, an initiative of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice.


Dr. Beulah was interviewed for the Christianity in Context series of the AMEC Publishing House. She discussed her approach to teaching church history, the founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and other topics relevant to her research.