Alex Parrish, BA (Moody Bible Institute), MTS (Duke Divinity School)

Alex is a historical theologian, studying mission, race, and society in the history of American Christianity. He is especially interested in women in Christianity and theologies of mission. He is a PhD student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, USA.

Alex’s wider scholarly interests include religion and culture in Alaska (his home state), race and religion, popular culture and religion, Methodism, and sport history. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, reading, watching sports, and travelling.

Alex is the Postgraduate Assistant for the Manchester Wesley Research Centre. He can be reached via email at

Recent Publication:

"'Educator and Civilizer': The Woman's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Education of Indigenous Alaskans," pp. 47-60 in Methodist History, 56:1 [October 2017]. Available online at the General Commission on Archives and History webpage.

Alex’s CV