Suzanne Watts Henderson

Suzanne Watts Henderson

Scholar in Residence

As Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Suzanne Watts Henderson teaches, preaches, and serves as a resource for the clergy and spiritual formation teams to foster deeper spiritual growth across the whole parish. Suzanne teaches in large and small group settings including bible studies, discussion groups, and Faith Forum conversations, retreats, and pilgrimages.

Suzanne is an ordained minister (Christian Church, Disciples of Christ), New Testament scholar, Queens University professor, and consultant for Interfaith America, a national nonprofit devoted to unlocking our nation’s religious diversity as a civic asset. Originally from Nashville, she has spent most of her adult life in North Carolina and holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill, Princeton Seminary, and Duke. She’s published numerous articles and four books, including New Testament Conversations: A Historical, Literary, and Pluralistic Introduction, and delights in sharing biblical history and story with the faithful, the doubting, and the curious. Suzanne is married to Bob, a local Presbyterian pastor; together they enjoy skiing, hiking, and traveling, especially to visit their adult children in LA, Denver, and DC.