Academy Member New Positions and Promotions

ACADEMY OF HOMILETICS
NEW POSITIONS AND PROMOTIONS, 2023-2024

Jared E. Alcantara

Named Director of the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.  You can read more about Jared’s new appointment here.

Tyshawn Gardner

Appointed as Associate Professor of Preaching at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, beginning this fall.  You can read more about Tyshawn’s new appointment here.

Kenyatta A. Gilbert

Named Dean of Howard University’s School of Divinity and will be installed during ceremonies on February 16-17, 2024.  You can read more about Kenyatta’s new appointment here.

Donna Giver-Johnston

Appointed as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.  You can read more here.

Namjoong Kim

Appointed to Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs and International Relations for Korea at Claremont School of Theology! Namjoong has served as Associate Professor of the Practice of Ministry and as Director of Korean Doctoral Programs at CTS since 2016. You can read more about in English or Korean.

Matthew Love

Appointed as Assistant Professor of Ministry at the Harding School of Theology (which is relocating to Searcy, Arkansas), beginning this fall.

Joni S. Sancken

Appointed to the Butler Chair in Homiletics and Hermeneutics at Vancouver School of Theology, effective January 1, 2024.  You can read more here.

Sarah Travis

Appointed to Associate Professor and to the Ewart Chair in Practice of Ministry and Faith Formation at Knox College in Toronota, effective January 1, 2024.  You can read the announcement here.

Catherine E. Williams

Appointed to Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship (with tenure) at Lancaster Theological Seminary!  Catherine has been at Lancaster since 2017. You can read more here.