Heather Ann Clements, Ph.D., is professor of systematic theology in the Division of Religion and Philosophy in the School of Theology. She is a third-generation northern Appalachian migrant and a widely published author on the Appalachian religion, as well as church history, and culture and women in religion. In 2001, Clements wrote the book Women, Music, and Faith in Central Appalachia: Studies in Women and Religion. She has co-authored Daughters of the Mountain South, University of West Virginia Press, 2009. Clements has also been interviewed for her expertise concerning religion and theology for print and radio.
Ph.D. - Philosophy of Religion and Theology, Claremont Graduate University, 1997
M.A. - Religion, The School of Theology at Claremont, 1991
B.A. - English and French, Mount Union College, 1988Credentials/Certifications
Certificat, L’Institut d’Etudes Francaises a Touraine, Universite de Tours, France (1998). Certified to teach French as a foreign language at the secondary level in Europe.
Pastor, Pacific Southwest Conference, The Mennonite Church, June, 1997.
- School of Theology
- Undergraduate: Department of Theology & Philosophy
- Undergraduate Division of Religion and Philosophy
- Appalachian Migrants in the Urban U.S.
- Appalachian Religion
- Bipolar Disorder and Depressive Illness
- Contemporary Theologies
- Teaching Religion with the Arts
- Women Studies in Religion
Courses TaughtHUM 325
– Humanities Seminar V: Christian ClassicsTHEO 303
– Theology and the Christian LifeTHEO 352
– Church History: Apostolic Era to 1517THEO 354
– Church History from 1517 to PresentTHEO 363
– Contemporary Christian ThoughtTHEO 496
– Senior Seminar: Theology and Social Issues
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