When he became a member of the University of the Cumberlands [formerly Cumberland College] faculty in 2001, Dr. Kirby Clark brought with him nearly 30 years’ worth of experience as a minister and professor of religion. He was a teaching assistant at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and taught at Wayland Baptist University, as well as for the Southern Baptist Seminaries’ Seminary Extension program in various locations.
Dr. Clark received B.A. (English-Philosophy) from the University of New Mexico; an M.P.S. (public administration) from Western Kentucky University (while serving as an officer in the US Army, stationed at Fort Campbell, KY); and the M.R.E., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Dr. Clark is a member of the Association for Ministry Guidance Professionals (AMGP), and represents UC at the annual meetings of the AMGP. He has served in various leadership capacities with the organization, including president and member of the AMGP Board of Directors.
Dr. Clark teaches courses in Old Testament, New Testament, and practical ministries. He also teaches courses in UC’s Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) graduate program.