Wallace Best, Ph.D.
Author, 'Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952'
Wallace Best is Professor of Religion at Princeton University. He specializes in 19th- and 20th-century African-American religious history. His research and teaching focus on the areas of African-American religion, religion and literature, Pentecostalism, and Womanist theology. He has held fellowships at Princeton's Center for the Study of Religion and the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. Best received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.