Department Chair:
Cynthia Chapman

Administrative Assistant:
Brenda Hall

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8866
Fax: (440) 775-6910

Rice Hall 316
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Albert (A.G.) Miller

Albert (A.G.) Miller

Associate Professor

Contact Information


Rice Hall 329
(440) 775-8652

Personal Office Hours:
Tue. & Thu. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Wed. 1:30-2:30 p.m., and by appointment

Albert (A.G.) Miller

Albert (A.G.) Miller

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Adelphi University, 1978
  • Master of Social Work, Adelphi University, 1979
  • Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1989
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1994


Selected Publications

  • Elevating The Race:  Theophilus G. Steward and The Making of An African-American  Civil Religion, 1865-1924, University of Tennessee Press, Spring, 2003
  • "The Construction of A Black Fundamentalist World View: The Role of Bible Schools."  In African Americans and the Bible: Sacred Text and Social Texture.  ed. Vincent Wimbush. Continuum International, Fall 2000.
  •  "The Rise of African-American Evangelicalism in American Culture" in Perspectives on American Religion and Culture. ed. Peter Williams. Oxford:Blackwell Publishers Limited, 1999. 
  • "A Timeline of Black Christianity before the Civil War."  Christian History Issue 62, vol. XVIII, no. 2: 26-27. Detailed timeline.
  • "At-Risk Youth, At-Risk Church:  What Jesus Christ And African American Teenagers Are Telling to The African American Church" The 1997 Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church and Culture , Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey.
  • "Striving to Reconcile the World:  A Glimpse of the Life and Writings of Theophilus Gould Steward" in The A. M. E. Church Review, Vol., CXI, no.362, 1996.
  • "Pentecostalism as a Social Movement:  Beyond the Theory of Deprivation" in Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 9 (Fall 1996):  97-114. 
  • "National Black Evangelical Association" in Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, eds. Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith, and Cornel West.  New York:  Macmillan Reference Library, 1996.