Russell E. Richey

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Russell E. Richey
  • Role: Senior Fellow
  • Education: PhD, Princeton University
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Professor of Church History Emeritus, Candler School of Theology

Russell E. Richey is an expert on American Methodism.

RUSSELL E. RICHEY is Professor of Church History  Emeritus and former Dean of Candler School of Theology at Emory University. His research and teaching interests have focused on American Methodism, comparative study of religious institutions (denominations), and American civil religion. Dr. Richey serves as vice president of the Wesley Works Editorial Project and was a drafter for the General Conference Task Force to Study the Episcopacy (2008). His current book project is a two-volume work on the Methodist experience in America.