Matthew Simpson Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Traci West

The Rev. Dr. Traci West

The Matthew Simpson Lecture in Religion is an annual lecture delivered by a nationally known scholar in the area of religion.

On October 15, 2015, we look forward to welcoming the Rev. Dr. Traci West, Professor of Ethics and African American StudiesĀ at Drew University Theological School and ordained elder in the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Disruptive Christian Ethics is among Dr. West’s several books. She is currently working on the intersection of religion, racism, and violence against women.

Dr. West will speak on “How Racism and Religion can Promote Violence Against Women.” The lecture, in Hubbell Hall in Kent Campus Center, will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.