Dr. Lisa Allen-McLaurin | The Interdenominational Theological Center

Dr. Lisa Allen-McLaurin

Associate Professor, Worship and Music, Area IV

-B.A., Millsaps College
-B.M., Millsaps College
-M.Div., Candler School of Theology, Emory University
-M.M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi
-Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Lisa Allen became a member of the faculty in 2005. She teaches courses on Christian music and worship.  Prior to coming to ITC,she was an associate pastor of Worship and Evangelism at Kingswood UMC and is an ordained elder in the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. She has a special interest in Womanist theology, African American spirituality, and worship as well as worship and liturgy. Her most significant publications include “In the Spirit: Worship in the African-American Traditionin Companion to the Africana Worship Book; “Liturgy, Justice, and the Future of the Back Church” (forthcoming), The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center; and two book proposals: One Word: A Guide to Holistic Worship and What Pastors Wish Musicians Knew/What Musicians Wish Pastors Knew.

Phone:  (404) 614-7730
E-mail: lallen@itc.edu