Dr. Fred Smith
The Reverend Doctor Fred Douglas Smith Jr. Ph.D.
Education: Harvard College BA ‘73’, Perkins School of Theology of Southern Methodist University M.Div. cum laude ‘84’ and Emory University, Ph.D. ‘97’
Professional Experience: Houston Graduate School of Theology, Professor of Public Theology and Director the Center for Leadership in Public Theology; Wesley School of Theology Professor of Urban Ministry and Associate Director of the Practice of Ministry and Mission at Wesley Theological Seminary; Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Health Care System, Congregational Health Network and Faith and Health Coalition; Fellowship United Methodist Church Pastor, Board Chair President and Founder of the Center for Hope; Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Associate Professor of Christian Education and Youth Ministry; Director of the Lilly Endowment funded Summer Youth Institute; Interfaith Health Program, The Carter Presidential Center, Associate Director for Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention.
- United Methodist Church