- University of Virginia - PhD Religious Studies (Theology, Ethics, and Culture; Expected Completion - May 2023)
- Advisor: Charles Mathewes
- St. Louis University - MA Theological Studies
- Advisor: Rubén Rosario Rodríguez
- Biola University - MA with Highest Honors, Christian Apologetics
- Wichita State University - BA cum laude, Political Science
From Contempt to Encounter: Pentecostal Politics and the Tensions of Public Life
Democracy and Religion, Christian Ethics, Pentecostal/Charismatic Theology, the Holy Spirit, Nigeria, Whiteness
Islamic Ethics; Social, Moral, and Political Thought; Religion and Law; Christian Theology: Pneumatology from the Reformation Onwards; Christian Ethics.
Publications and Presentations
“Racial Segregation and Whiteness in Pentecostal Studies,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (Costa Mesa, CA)
“The Segregated Spirit: The effects of racial segregation on the formation of White Pentecostalism,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics (Costa Mesa, CA; moved to online due to Covid-19), 2020
Review of Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria, by Ebenezer Obadare, Political Theology 21, no. 8 (2020): 749-750, https://doi.org/10.1080/1462317X.2020.1794175.
“Pentecostal Realism: Power and the Potential for a Pentecostal Poltical Liberalism.” To be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (Costa Mesa, CA), 2020.
“Deliberating in Tongues: A Pentecostal Contribution to Deliberative Democracy.” Annual meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (College Park, MD), 2019.
“What Hath Loyola to do with Azusa Street?: Ignatian Themes in Amos Yong’s Theology of World Religions.” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 27.1 (2018), 91-114.
Response to Luke Bretherton’s Christ and the Common Life, book manuscript workshop, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA), 2018.