Education: Wake Forest University (BA); Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (MDiv): University of Manchester, UK (MA); Vanderbilt University (PhD).
Prior to joining the faculty of Phillips Theological Seminary in 2018, Carter taught for three years in the Religious Studies department at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. His primary research focuses on New Testament exegesis (particularly
related to the canonical Gospels, Acts, Hebrews and 3-4 Maccabees), early Christian identity, and methods of biblical interpretation (with emphasis on African American and minority biblical criticism). Through his specialization in contextual/cultural biblical criticism, Carter has additional transdiciplinary training and research foci in the areas of Black Atlantic Studies, Diaspora Studies (ancient and contemporary), (post)colonialism and Classics.
Carter concurrently serves as the organizing
director of Phillips’ newly launched program in Black Church Traditions and African American faith-