Kendall Cox

Director of Academic Affairs

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Dr. Kendall Cox is the Director of Academic Affairs for the Templeton Honors College. Prior to joining Templeton and Eastern University, Dr. Cox taught religion, ethics, and literature at the University of Virginia, was a Fellow at the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, and an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

Her current manuscript, under contract with Baylor University Press, focuses on the place of the Prodigal Son parable in the theologies of Julian of Norwich and Karl Barth. Besides chapters in edited volumes, she has published in The Journal of Reformed Theology, Word and World, Interpretation, and Syndicate. Dr. Cox is also an accomplished visual artist and founding member and president of the New City Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, VA.

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia: Religious Studies
  • M.Div., Regent College (Vancouver, BC)
  • B.A., Wake Forest University: Religion and Studio Art