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School of Religion Faculty & Staff

Prof. Sharon Betsworth

Sharon Betsworth
Director of the Wimberly School of Religion and
Associate Professor, Replogle Endowed Chair in Religion, 2007-
B.A., Luther College; M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD., Graduate Theological Union.



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Imad S. Enchassi, Ph.D
Chair of Islamic Studies
Muslim Chaplain





Dr. Leslie Long
Associate Professor, Harris Endowed Chair in Christian Education, 2011 -
B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.Div., Phillips Theological Seminary, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.




Prof. John Starkey


John Starkey
Professor, Milhouse Professor of Theology, 1998-
B.A., Fordham University; M.T.S. Weston School of Theology; Ph.D., Boston University.


Professor Lisa Wolfe

Lisa Wolfe
Professor, Endowed Chair of Hebrew Bible, 2007 -
B.A., University of Colorado; M.Div., United Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary / Northwestern University



Annette Harper


Annette Harper 
Administrative Assistant, 2013


Adjunct Faculty in Religion

Kevin Hall, B.A., Oklahoma City University;  M.T.S. Iliff School of Theology 


Dr. Ted Metzler
Director, Darrell W. Hughes Program for Religion and Science Dialogue.
B.A. Youngstown State University; M.S. University of Michigan; M.A. University of Notre Dame; M.A., Andover Newton Theological School; Ph.D., Ohio State University. 2003 -


Rev. Rodney Newman


Rod Newman, B.A., University of Tulsa; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary




Travis Smith,  B.A. in History and Philosophy, Oklahoma City University; M.A. and PhD in Philosophy, Southern Illinois University 



Rev. David Wilson
B.A., Oklahoma City University; M.Div., Phillips Theological Seminary. 1996 -



Professors Emeritus

Donna Dykes, Professor Emerita

A.W. "Bill" Martin, Professor Emeritus

Robert L. Jones, Professor Emeritus (deceased)



Donald G. Emler
Professor, Wimberly Professor of Christian Thought, 1989- 2010
B.A., University of Missouri at Kansas City; M.Div., Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary; M.S.Ed., Ed.D., Indiana University.