Rev. Eileen Campbell‐Reed
Eileen Campbell‐Reed co-directs the Learning Pastoral Imagination (LPI) Project at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and teaches as a Visiting Instructor in the areas of pastoral theology, care and counseling. Starting points for her research include clergy narratives, practices of ministry, pedagogies in theological education, and recent forays into Southern and popular cultures.
Eileen earned a Master of Arts (2006) and Doctor of Philosophy (2008) in Religion, Psychology and Culture from Vanderbilt University. She also earned a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in pastoral care from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1993) and a Bachelor of Arts in religion and communications from Carson Newman College (1989). She was ordained for ministry by her home congregation in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1995, and served a congregation in Georgia for more than five years before returning to graduate school.
Eileen is a member of the Society for Pastoral Theology, and co-chairs the Church and Christian Formation study group. She is also a member of the Association of Practical Theology, and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion. Since 2000 she has been a member of the American Academy of Religion, serving as a member of the Steering Committee for the Psychology, Culture and Religion group since 2008.