Jane S. Webster, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy

 

B.Th., McGill University
M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University

Hines Hall
jwebster@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6440

 

Dr. Jane S. Webster earned an Honors Bachelor of Theology (summa) from McGill University and her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in religious studies (New Testament and Early Judaism) from McMaster University.  She received a prestigious doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  Having joined the faculty at Barton College in 2000, Webster teaches Religious Studies in the School of Humanities.  In 2010, she received the Jefferson-Pilot Faculty Member of the Year Award.  She is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, and the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies.  She has served in leadership positions in the “SBL Committee for the Status of Women in the Profession” and in the “Teaching Biblical Studies in the Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context” program unit.  In addition to her book, Ingesting Jesus: Eating and Drinking in the Gospel of John, she  co-authored Understanding Bible by Design, and co-edited two volumes: Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom and Lady Parts: Biblical Women and The Vagina Monologues.  She has written multiple articles, conference presentations, and book reviews addressing topics in Johannine studies, wisdom literature, gender, Bible and film, and teaching in religious studies.  Prior to her academic career, Webster was a critical care nurse and missionary in South America.  Since 2014, Webster has also served as the program coordinator for the Religion and Philosophy program, and as the Director for the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

 
Jeff Broadwater, J.D., Ph.D.

Professor of History
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6443
ojbroadwater@barton.edu

John M. Bublic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6446
jbublic@barton.edu

James A. Clark, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Dean, School of Humanities
Elizabeth H. Jordan Chair of Southern Literature

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6450
jclark@barton.edu

Elizabeth P. Dennis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6453
epdennis@barton.edu

Michael S. Fukuchi, Ph.D.

Professor of English
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6452
mfukuchi@barton.edu

Rebecca L. Godwin, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Director, The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center
School of Humanities

The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center
800-345-4973 x6364
rlgodwin@barton.edu

Alan D. Lane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6494
alane@barton.edu

Elaine Marshall, Ph.D.

Professor of English
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6458
emarshal@barton.edu

Shawn P. McCauley, M.A.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6455
spmccauley@barton.edu

Sharon K. Montano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Coordinator of Spanish Teacher Licensure
School of Humanities

214-B Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6460
smontano@barton.edu

Jane S. Webster, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6440
jwebster@barton.edu

Rodney A. Werline, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy
Leman and Marie Barnhill Endowed Chair in Religious Studies
School of Humanities

Hines Hall
800-345-4973 x6447
rawerline@barton.edu