Assistant Professor of American Religious History
Dr. Lisa Barnett is an Assistant Professor of American Religious History at Phillips Theological Seminary. She did her PhD work in the history department at Texas Christian University, focusing on U.S. history since 1877 and specifically American Indian history and American religious history. She has two Master’s degrees from Brite Divinity School—a Master of Divinity and a Master of Theology degree in History. She is also an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Dr. Barnett was the 2012 winner of the Isaac Errett Award for History sponsored by the Stone-Campbell Journal and the Disciples Historical Society. Her paper was published in the Spring 2013 edition of the Stone-Campbell Journal. She is also the author of two essays in the book on the history of Brite Divinity School published by TCU Press in 2011, and has a chapter included in Border Policing: A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America that will be released in April 2020 with the University of Texas Press.