Matthew J. Hall
Dean of Boyce College
B.A., Grove City College; M.Div, Th.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
In June 2016, Matthew J. Hall was appointed as dean of Boyce College. Hall, assistant professor of church history, has served as vice president for academic services at Southern Seminary since 2013, directing Southern Seminary’s enrollment, library, and assessment initiatives. He taught adjunctively at the seminary and Boyce College for six years prior to his appointment as assistant professor of church history in 2016. His previous service at the seminary includes serving as chief of staff in the Office of the President. He has been a member of Southern’s Executive Cabinet since 2009. His academic and research interests focus on the intersection of theology and culture in American religion, and he regularly teaches courses in church history, American history, and American government at the graduate and undergraduate level.
He is co-editor of Essential Evangelicalism: The Enduring Legacy of Carl F.H. Henry (Crossway, 2015). He has contributed chapters to several volumes and has written articles for a range of popular outlets as well as scholarly journals.
Hall is active in denominational life and has served two terms on the SBC Resolutions Committee and is a research fellow with the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. He and his wife, Jeannie, have three children and are members of Clifton Baptist Church.