Robert Priest

Robert J. Priest is G. W. Aldeen Professor of International Studies and professor of mission and anthropology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and holds the PhD in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. He is former president of both the American Society of Missiology (2013-14) and the Evangelical Missiological Society (2015-17). His research and writing have included a focus on race and ethnicity,sexuality, short-term missions, religious conversion, and witchcraft accusations.Among his publications is This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith, edited with Alvaro L. Nieves (Oxford, 2007).