Stacey Floyd-Thomas

Theologian-in-Residence (Calvin Cohort)

Stacey Floyd-Thomas holds the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Chair in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Divinity School where she is the associate professor of ethics and society. She received both her master’s degree and PhD at Temple University. Additionally, she serves as the executive director of the Society of Christian Ethics (SCE) and the Black Religious Scholars Group (BRSG). As a co-founder of the Society for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion (SRER), she specializes in the intersection of Christian social ethics, feminist/womanist studies, critical race theory, and postcolonialism. She has published six books and acted as the general editor of two book series: Religion and Social Transformation (NYU) and “Making It Plain”: Approaches in Black Church Studies (Abingdon). She is currently engaged in several research projects examining African American Christianity and liberation theology. She has received several distinguished honors with the most recent being the 2012 Womanist Legend Award.