Executive Task Force Member, Researcher, Author
Bob Priest is G. W. Aldeen Professor of International Studies and Professor of Mission and Anthropology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and holds the Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. He is former President of the American Society of Missiology (2013-2014). His research and writing have included a focus on race and ethnicity, sexuality, short-term missions, religious conversion, and witchcraft accusations. Among his publications is the book This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith (OxfordUP) and the article “Missionary Positions: Christian, Modernist, Postmodernist” in Current Anthropology 42: 29-68.