Dr. Carolyn Akua L. McCrary | The Interdenominational Theological Center

Dr. Carolyn Akua L. McCrary

Associate Professor, Pastoral Care and Counseling

-B.A., Bennett College
-M.Div., Interdenominational Theological Center
-Th.D., Interdenominational Theological Center

Dr. Carolyn McCrary has a special interest in pastoral care and violence against women, pastoral care and HIV/AIDS, and Womanist theology. She teaches courses in the psychology of religion and pastoral care. Her most significant publications include “A Response to Incarceration and Rehabilitation” in Black Men in Prison: The Response of the African American Church; “Interdependence As a Normative Value  in Pastoral Counseling with African Americans” in Recovery of Black Presence: An Interdisciplinary Exploration: Essays in Honor of Dr. Chares B. Copher, Jacquelyn Grant and Randall Bailey, eds.; “The Wholeness of Women,” The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center; “African Children: Troubled but Not Destroyed” in Stories about Ethiopia: An African Holy Land; “Intimate Violence against Women and Internalized Shame: A Womanist Pastoral Counseling Perspective,” The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center;  “Teaching Pastoral Theology As Part of the M.Div. Curriculum”; and “Introduction: Personhood in African-American Pastoral Care,” co-authored with Edward Wimberly.

Phone: 404-527-7738
E-mail: cmccrary@itc.edu