Department of Philosophy & Religion


Harold V. Bennett
Academic Program Director and Associate Professor of Religion

M.Div., Interdenominational Theological Center
M.A. in Philosophy, Georgia State University
M.A. in Religion, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Areas of Expertise: Hebrew Bible studies; Afro(i)centric Biblical Criticism; Law and Morality in Ancient Israel; Religion and Ethics



Lawrence E. Carter
Professor of Religion and Dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D., Boston University

Areas of Expertise: Comparative Religions, Religion and Personality, Religion and Ethics, African American Religion




Nathan Nobis
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Co-Chair of Morehouse's IRB (Institutional Review Board)

Ph.D., University of Rochester  

Areas of Expertise: Ethical Theory; Practical Ethics; Critical Thinking; Philosophy of Religion; Epistemology; Science and Values




Aaron L. Parker
Associate Professor of Religion

Ph.D., Emory University

Areas of Expertise: Theology, African American Religion; Religion and Ethics



Kipton E. Jensen
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Leadership Studies Program 

PhD., Marquette University

Areas of Expertise: American pragmatism, philosophy of religion, metaphysics, especially 19th c. German thought, public health ethics, and applied philosophy.