Faith Harris

Faith is an Assistant Professor of Theological Studies for The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, Virginia Union University (STVU). She teaches courses in the study of systematic, eco-theology, and womanist/feminist theologies employing activism and community engagement in ministry. She is the Director for Johnson A. Edosomwan Center for Faith, Leadership and Public Life for STVU. which convenes workshops, panel discussions, town halls among other events to facilitate deeper and meaningful student and community engagement and dialogue related to theology and public and civic policy. She has earned the Doctor of Ministry Degree and the Master of Divinity degree, from Virginia Union University and a Masters of Sacred Theology, with an emphasis in Practical Theology, Christian Social Ethics, and Ecclesiology from Boston University School of Theology. In addition to her academic and administrative work, Dr. Harris has been highly active in the Richmond community for more than ten years. She is currently a member of the Standing Together steering committee of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities and a member of the Governor’s Environmental Justice Advisory Council for Governor Terry McAuliffe’s and Ralph Northam.