Wallace D. Best

Position
Hughes Rogers Professor
Role
Department of African American Studies & Department of Religion
Title
Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office
131 1879 Hall
Degrees

Ph.D., Religion, Northwestern University

Bio/Description

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.