The Rev. Dr. Darryl Trimiew joins the Candler faculty as interim director of Black Church Studies and visiting professor of Christian ethics. Trimiew is Professor Emeritus of Religion in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Medgar Evers College and former dean of Black Church Studies at Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School.

Trimiew is the author of Voices of the Silenced: The Responsible Self in a Marginalized Community (Pilgrim Press, 1993) and God Bless the Child That's Got Its Own: The Economic Rights Debate (Scholars Press, 1997). He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the Society for the Study of Black Religion, editor of the Journal of Law and Religion, and past president of the Society of Christian Ethics.