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Debra Dean Murphy

Associate Professor

B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.T.S., Duke Divinity School
Ph.D., Drew University

Areas of Instruction: Religious Studies

email: murphy_d@wvwc.edu

phone: 8362

research: Debra Dean Murphy teaches courses in theology, ethics, liturgy, and church history. She is the author of Happiness, Health, and Beauty: The Christian Life in Everyday Terms (Cascade 2015) and Teaching that Transforms: Worship as the Heart of Christian Education (Brazos 2004). Her articles and essays have appeared in Modern Theology, Scottish Journal of Theology, Liturgy, and Cross Currents. Her blog, “Intersections: Thoughts on Religion, Culture, and Politics.” is regularly featured by The Christian Century, Sojourners, and On Being.