As the director of the Baptist Studies Program, The Rev. Shelby M. Haggray prepares students for ordination in the Baptist church—from recruitment and admission to counseling, development and placement.

Haggray, an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches, USA, served from 2003-2013 as associate dean for community life at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. During her time in the nation’s capital, she also served as assistant pastor at Takoma Park Baptist Church and minister of discipleship at Metropolitan Baptist Church.