Department of Philosophy & Religion


Harold V. Bennett, Chair
M.Div., Interdenominational Theological Center
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Department Chair and Associate Professor of Religion

Lawrence E. Carter
M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D., Boston University
Professor of Religion and Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
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Nathan M. Nobis
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Sale Hall, Room 200
Phone: (404) 215-2607
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Educational Background: Ph.D., University of Rochester; MA, Northern Illinois University; BA, Wheaton College, IL
Areas of Expertise: Ethical Theory; Applied Ethics, especially Bio-Medical Ethics; Critical Thinking; Philosophy of Religion; Epistemology; Science and Values
Aaron L. Parker
Ph.D., Emory
Associate Professor of Religion
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Kipton E. Jensen
PhD., Marquette University
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Sale Hall, 108
Phone: (404) 215-2607
Areas of Research: American pragmatism, philosophy of religion, metaphysics, especially 19th c. German thought, public health ethics, and applied philosophy.
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Mrs. Towanda Esquilin
Departmental Administrator