On Tuesday, October 19, 2022, at the Academic Convocation at Wayland Baptist Theological Seminary, Erica Whitaker, Associate Director of BSK’s Institute for Black Church Studies, received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, jure dignitatis, for her extraordinary example as Baptist pastor, practical theologian, justice leader and mentor through a career dedicated to advancing knowledge and service to others. Rev. Dr. Whitaker says, “It was a honor to lecture at prior to the convocation and I was even more profoundly humbled to receive [this]…degree from this extraordinary seminary and theological institution. Wayland Strong!”
Congratulations, Rev. Dr. Whitaker!