Three Women Join the Faculty at Yale Divinity School

Yale Divinity SchoolYale Divinity School has announced the hiring of five new faculty members for this coming fall. Three of the new hires are women.

JanJanLinYii-Jan Lin was hired as an assistant professor of New Testament. She has been serving as an assistant professor of New Testament at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. Dr. Lin is the author of the book The Erotic Life of Manuscripts: New Testament Textual Criticism and the Biological Sciences (Oxford University Press, 2016). Dr. Lin earned a Ph.D. at Yale in 2014.

DonyelleMcCrayDonyelle McCray was appointed an assistant professor of homiletics. She has been serving as an assistant professor and director of multicultural ministries at Virginia Theological Seminary. Dr. McCray is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta and Harvard Law School. She earned a master of divinity degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary and a doctorate in theology from Duke Divinity School.

EMTurmanEboni Marshall Turman was named an assistant professor of theology and African American religion. She currently serves as an assistant research professor of theological ethics and Black church studies and is director of Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School. Dr. Turman is the author of Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Dr. Turman is a graduate of Fordham University in New York and holds two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in Christian social ethics from the Union Theological Seminary.

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