Lisa Barnett is an Assistant Professor of American Religious History at Phillips Theological Seminary (Tulsa, OK), arriving in the fall of 2018. Lisa earned her PhD in U.S. History at TCU in May of 2017. She earned a Master of Theology in American religious history from Brite Divinity School (Fort Worth) in 2012 and a Master of Divinity degree from Brite in 2008. She is also an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Lisa has two essays published in the book, Institutional Change in Theological Education from TCU Press in 2011. She was the 2012 winner of the Isaac Errett Award for History and her paper is in the Spring 2013 edition of the Stone-Campbell Journal. Most recently, she has an essay in Border Policing: A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America, edited by George Diaz and Holly Karibo (2020) and is currently working on a book project from her dissertation tentatively titled “Peyote and the Politics of Identity: Race and Religion in the Formation of the Native American Church.”
Presentation at the Tulsa DCHS Kirkpatrick Conference:
Disciples and the 'F' Word: How our Focus on The Significance of the Frontier Causes Us to Lose Sight of our Legacy of Conquest