Linda McKinnish Bridges (Ph. D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate director for admissions and an adjunct professor of religion at Wake Forest University. She teaches in the Department of Religion of the College, The School of Divinity, and in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. As a college administrator, she also has served Wake Forest University as consultant to the provost, associate dean of the College, chair of the Department of Sociology, and director of the Women and Gender Studies Program. Linda McKinnish Bridges was a founding faculty member of the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond from 1991-2001 and a member of the faculty of Union Theological Seminary in Virginia/Presbyterian School of Christian Education from 1988-1991.