Yolanda Pierce


 Yolanda Pierce

E-mailyolanda.pierce@ptsem.edu
Address64 Mercer Street
Post Office Box 821
Princeton, NJ
Phone609-921-8300
Webhttp://www.ptsem.edu/pts_people/faculty/pierce.php

Elmer G. Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature, and Liaison with the Princeton University Center for African American Studies (Pentecostal), Princeton Theological Seminary

Yolanda Pierce is the Elmer G. Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary, and Liaison with the Princeton University Center for African American Studies. Pierce earned her M.A. in English and African American Studies and her Ph.D. in English from Cornell University. A member of an Assemblies of God church, she serves on the executive committee for the Society of Literature and Religion and is a member of the Modern Language Association and the American Academy of Religion. Her area of research lies in African American literature and culture (spiritual and slave narratives, memoirs and autobiographies, and religious writing), religious studies (Black church traditions, womanist theology, and contemporary Black thought), and nineteenth-century American literature (race, religion, and early American culture). She teaches courses in African American religious history, womanist theology, and literature and religion.

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