Wallace D. Best

Hughes Rogers Professor
Department of Religion & Department of African American Studies
Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
(609) 258-0057
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131 1879 Hall

Ph.D., Religion, Northwestern University

Wallace Best specializes in 19th and 20th century African American religious history. His research and teaching focus on the areas of African American religion, religion and literature, Pentecostalism, and Womanist theology. He has held fellowships at Princeton’s Center for the Study of Religion and the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University.