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David Torbett

David Torbett

Associate Professor of Religion and History

Dept: History, Philosophy, Political Science and Religion




Office: Thomas, 306

Degrees: Ph.D. (Union Theological Seminary, VA); Master of Divinity (Andover Theological School); Bachelor of Fine Arts (New York University)

Year appointed: 2007

Dr. Torbett teaches courses in religion and history. Before coming to Marietta, he taught at Mount Union College and Ashland University in Ohio. He is the author of Theology and Slavery: Charles Hodge and Horace Bushnell. In 2012 he was recipient of the Molly C. Putnam Professorship in Religion.

He lives with his wife Jill and two children in Marietta.