Assistant Professor, Department of Liberal Studies, Winston- Salem State University
Ph.D., Religious Studies, Rice University
M.A., Religious Studies, Rice University
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary
M.A., Physics, University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Physics and Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Alexander is a scholar of African American religion and religious experience. His interdisciplinary research and teaching is influenced by phenomenology, critical theories on race and gender, and post-colonial/post-structuralism studies. His publications include: the Encyclopedia of Religion in America, “Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color,” and “Faith in America.” Prior to joining WSSU, he was faculty member at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.