Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown, Bandy Professor of Preaching

Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown

Dr. Fry Brown's research interests include homiletics, womanism, womanist ethics, socio-cultural transformation, and African diaspora history focusing on African American spiritual values. In addition to four complete books, she has written articles and chapters for over a dozen more, including Those Preaching Women, Vol. 3 and The Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual. A former speech pathologist, Dr. Fry Brown is ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church and currently serves as associate pastor of New Bethel AME church in Lithonia, Georgia. In 2010, she became the first African American woman to attain the rank of full professor at Candler. 


Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown
Candler School of Theology
Emory University
1531 Dickey Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
Phone: 404.727.4436
Fax: 404.727.2494
Email: tfry01@emory.edu