David S. Dockery, Past President 2018

Educational Background

University of Alabama-Birmingham (B.S)
Grace Theological Seminary (M.Div.)
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.)
Texas Christian University (M.A.)
University of Texas system (Ph.D.)

Current Position

President of Trinity International University

Select Publications

Renewing Minds: Serving Church and Society through Christian Higher Education
The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking
Theology, Church, and Ministry: A Handbook for Theological Education
Faith and Learning: A Handbook for Christian Higher Education
Christian Leadership Essentials: A Handbook for Managing Christian Organizations
Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal
Theologians of the Baptist Tradition
Southern Baptist Identity
Baptist Theologians
Southern Baptists and American Evangelicals
Christian Scripture: An Evangelical Perspective on Inspiration, Authority, and Interpretation
Biblical Interpretation Then and Now
Interpreting the New Testament: Essays on Methods and Issues
The Challenge of Postmodernism: An Evangelical Engagement

About Dr. Dockery

David S. Dockery is the 15th president of Trinity International University. He previously served as president at Union University for nearly two decades. Dockery has also served as the Chief Academic Officer at Southern Seminary. He served as Chair of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the Chair of the Consortium for Global Education. Dockery has served as Board member for Prison Fellowship, Christianity Today, the King’s College, and several other organizations