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Assistant Dean Appointed for Gordon-ConwellJacksonville

June 2, 2011

Dr. Ryan Reeves has been appointed Assistant Dean of the Jacksonville campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Reeves, who is also Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, had previously served as Assistant to the Dean at Gordon-Conwell—Jacksonville.

Dr. Reeves received his Ph.D. in Church History from the University of Cambridge. His research interests include political theology and ecclesiology during the Reformation, specifically political obedience and resistance theory. In 2009, he was awarded the Archbishop Cranmer Prize.

He also studied at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, where he received an MA in Theological Studies and an M.Div. As a student, he served as Research Fellow and Editor at Teleios Research Institute, a non-profit organization, where he created teaching curricula for use in churches and seminaries worldwide. He has guest lectured at Cambridge University and Reformed Theological Seminary.

The Jacksonville campus has grown steadily since its founding in 2006. It is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools, has expanded its office and classroom space, developed a library of more than 13,000 volumes, and currently participates in a library consortium. The campus’ second class graduated in May 2011, and students from as far away as Panama City and the Bahamas have benefited from the flexible weekend and one-week intensive classes.