MALCOLM FOLEY, Director
Malcolm Foley serves as the Director of the Black Church Studies Program as well as the Special Advisor to the President for Equity and Campus Engagement for Baylor University. In this joint role, Mr. Foley facilitates engagement and interaction with and among the many diverse members of our community and works collaboratively to develop initiatives designed to foster a welcoming and inclusive campus for all.
Mr. Foley holds a B.A. in Religious Studies with a second major in Finance and a minor in Classics from Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed a Master of Divinity at Yale Divinity School, focusing on the theology of the early and medieval church. Mr. Foley is currently a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in Baylor’s Department of Religion studying the history of Christianity. His dissertation investigates African American Protestants responding to lynching from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. From 2018-2020, Mr. Foley served as a student regent on the Baylor University Board of Regents. He is also the director of discipleship at Mosaic Waco, where he serves with his wife, Desiree.