Events

Aug
27
All Ashland University students are invited to the annual theatre...Read more
Aug
27
Under the direction of Libby Moore Slade , Ashland Area...Read more
Aug
28
For LITTLE WOMEN, the Musical Performances: November 2-10 | Hugo...Read more
Sep
7
Ashland University Theatre's musical theatre revue troupe will be hosting...Read more
Sep
11
Under the direction of Leonard Salvo , Ashland Area Community...Read more

Religion Department Faculty and Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. David Aune, Associate Professor Dr. David Aune
Associate Professor
10, Rinehart Center for Religious Studies
419.289.5238
daune@ashland.edu
David Aune came to Ashland University in the fall of 1996. Before Ashland, he taught part-time at a number of colleges in New England, including Providence College, Wesleyan University and Eastern Connecticut State University. Dr. Aune holds the Ph.D. in the history of religions: early Christianity from Brown University, a Th.M. in New Testament from Regent Collge (affiliated with the University of British Columbia... Read More

Lindsay Brandon-Smith
Administrative Assistant
203, Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
574.289.5110
lbrando2@ashland.edu
Lindsay Brandon-Smith joined Ashland University in 2018 as the administrative assistant for English, Foreign Language, Philosophy and Religion departments. She lives in Ashland with her husband and daughter.

Dr. Sue Dickson Dr. Sue Dickson
Associate Professor
12, Rinehart Center for Religious Studies
419.289.5561
sdickso2@ashland.edu
Sue Dickson teaches primarily in the area of practical theology. She is an ordained Presbyterian minister. After earning her B.A., she lived in El Salvador where she worked as a film producer. When she returned to the states, she served the Presbytery of Winnebago as a hunger action enabler, worked as a translator (Spanish/English) and taught English to immigrants. From 1986-1992, Dr. Dickson served as pastor in... Read More

Dr. Craig Hovey, Associate Professor, Director of the Ashland Center for Nonviolence Dr. Craig Hovey
Associate Professor, Director of the Ashland Center for Nonviolence
11, Rinehart Center for Religious Studies
419.289.5208
chovey@ashland.edu
Craig Hovey teaches courses in Christian theology and ethics. Dr. Hovey received his Ph.D. in theology from the University of Cambridge in 2006 and his scholarship is located at the intersection of political theology, philosophical theology and theological ethics though he calls himself a "generalist in theology with a wide variety of interests". Dr. Hovey's hobbies include travel and running. He is married to... Read More

Peter Slade Dr. Peter Slade
Chair, Department of Religion, Chair, Faculty Welfare Committee
15, Rinehart Center for Religious Studies
419.289.5237
pslade@ashland.edu
Peter Slade teaches courses in the history of Christianity and Christian thought. His scholarship and teaching is grounded in his work and life in the Church. He worked for several years as a community development worker for the Church of England in Blackburn and Aylesbury and served as a preacher for a small chapel in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Interested in the lived ecclesiologies of Christian communities,... Read More

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