Associate Professor of Church History
Year started at PTS: 2016




  • Th.D., Duke University
  • M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary
  • B.A., College of William & Mary / English


  • Reformation at the Margins
  • Foundations of the Christian Story
  • Directions in the Christian Story
  • Theology of Martin Luther
  • Theology of Calvin
  • Reformation Church History
  • Modern Church History
The Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Woo
In teaching church history, Dr. Woo recognizes the importance of context.

Church Associations

Ordination: Reformed Church in America, Minister of Word and Sacrament

Church Service

Leadership Development Team, City Classis, Reformed Church in America, 2017-

Professional Competencies

Areas of Specialty

  • Reformation History and Theology
  • John Calvin and the Reformed Tradition
  • History of Christianity from Late Antiquity to the Present
  • History of Biblical Interpretation
  • Asian-American History and Theology

Professional Service

Professional Societies

  • Calvin Studies Society (Secretary-Treasurer)
  • Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
  • American Society of Church History
  • Society for Reformation Research


  • 2018-2019: Wabash Center Teaching Fellowship, “Reformation and Exile: Teaching the History of Religious Violence”
  • 2017-2018: Wabash Center Teaching and Learning Workshop for Early Career Religion Faculty of Asian and Pacific Islander Descent
  • 2014-2015: Doctoral Fellowship, Religion in North Carolina Project (Duke Divinity School)
  • 2010-2015: Th.D. Fellowship, Duke Divinity School
  • 2003: Leslie W. Sloat Prize for Greek Exegesis, Westminster Theological Seminary

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