The Reverend Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman is Director of the Office of Black Church Studies and Assistant Research Professor of Black Church Studies at Duke University Divinity School. She currently serves as an assistant minister of The Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem. Dr. Turman has taught theology and ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (2010-12) and Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, NC (2012-13).
Dr. Turman earned the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Phi Sigma Tau) from Fordham University, Lincoln Center, NYC in May 2002. She immediately pursued graduate study at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and The Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University School of Continuing Education. She was awarded the Master of Divinity Degree in Social Ethics (2005), the Master of Philosophy Degree in African American Religion & Social Ethics (2008), and the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Social Ethics from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. She is the author of Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).