Alan Kolp is currently the Moll Chair in Faith & Life holder and Professor of Religion at Baldwin-Wallace College. Dr. Kolp has taught 18 years at Earlham School of Religion as Professor of Historical and Spiritual Studies and was also the Dean of the seminary for a portion of time. He spent 8 years as full-time Pastoral Leader for local Quaker Meeting (church) in Richmond, IN Dr. Kolp received a Fulbright Fellowship and spent a year at Wilhelms University in Munster, Germany. He was a Visiting Fellow at Woodbrooke College (a division of University of Birmingham) in England. Dr. Kolp was also a Visiting Scholar at Graduate Theological Union at University of California-Berkeley. Dr. Kolp holds a Ph.D with distinction from Harvard University, Bachelor of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School where he graduated cum laude. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Guilford College where he again graduated cum laude. Dr. Kolp has authored various publications including Fresh Winds of the Spirit, Canopy of Light and Love as well as booklets and numerous articles. He also speaks widely in churches, civic organizations, etc. He is active in ecumenical and interfaith movements.
He is Associate Professor of Film and Television at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.