Johnny Bernard Hill is the new dean of the School of Divinity at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been serving as an associate professor of philosophy and religion at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
Earlier in his career Dr. Hill was an associate professor of theology at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and was director of African American student affairs at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Dr. Hill is the author of Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology Liberation (Eerdmans Publishing, 2014) and The First Black President: Barack Obama, Race, Politics, and the American Dream (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Professor Hill is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta. He holds master’s degrees in divinity and theology from Duke University and a Ph.D. from the Garrett Seminary at Northwestern University.