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Dr. Emily Dean

Assistant Professor of Ministry to Women

Director of Ministry to Women Academic Programs

Barbara O'Chester Chair of Women's Ministry


  • Ph.D. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2013
  • Th.M. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011
  • M.Div. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004
  • B.S. Accounting, Louisiana State University, 2001

Teaching Specializations

  • Ministry to Women
  • Girls' Ministry
  • Educational Foundations


(504) 816-8053 | edean@nobts.edu
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Emily Dean's research and writing has focused on ministry to adolescent young women, Bible study leadership and curriculum design, and leadership for women in ministry.

Her recent research has centered on best practices for women preparing to serve in ministry leadership. She speaks frequently on topics related to Bible study leadership, disciple making and mentoring, and leadership for women and loves to serve women through discipling and leading Bible studies in the local church.

She and her husband, Jody, have served the local church in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi, and they have two children.