Meet the Director of the Honors ProgramMeet the Director of the Honors Program

Meet the Director of the Honors Program

Ken Craig is Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Honors Program at Lees-McRae College. He studied at Wake Forest University, Tel Aviv University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as Southern Seminary where he earned a Ph.D. in biblical studies.

He is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature and has written Reading Esther (Westminster/John Knox Press), A Poetics of Jonah (University of South Carolina Press and Mercer University Press), and Asking for Rhetoric (E. J. Brill Publishers), as well as numerous articles for journals and books. He is currently writing a book, preliminarily titled Judges and the Contours of Speech.

He enjoys his responsibility as director of the honors program as well as the opportunity of practicing on occasion with members of the Lees-McRae College tennis team.