Dee James Atwood

Dee James Atwood

Instructor and Assistant to the Dean of Admission
Beasley Hall 318 | 817-257-6446


BA, TCU, 1970 (summa cum laude)
MA, Vanderbilt University, 1975
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1978

Courses Taught

RELI 10023, Understanding Religions: The World's Religions
RELI 30453, Sects and Cults in American Religion

Areas of Focus

Religion in the United States
New Religious Movements

“Cooperation Overcoming Controversy,” in Explorations in the Stone-Campbell Tradition, edited by Anthony Dunnavant and Richard Harrison (Nashville: Disciples of Christ Historical Society, 1995), 114-131.

“Men and Millions Movement,” in The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement, edited by Douglas Foster, Paul Blowers, Anthony Dunnavant, and D. Newell Williams (Grand Rapids: William Eerdmans, 2004), 514.

E. Royal F. Humbert Lecture, Eureka College, Eureka, IL 2001

TCU Student Foundation
Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award 1984-85, 1987

TCU Student House of Representatives
Teaching Excellence Award 1986

TCU Order of Omega
Professor of the Year 1992

TCU Panhellenic Council
Outstanding Professor 1997

Ordained Minister, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

  • TACAC (Texas Association of College Admission Counselors)
  • NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counselors)
  • Co-Chair, Committee on Student Selection, Office of Admission, TCU
  • Disciples of Christ Liaison, Office of Admission, TCU
  • Board Member, Disciples Divinity House, Vanderbilt University