Wylin Wilson, PhD, MS, MDiv

is Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School. Dr. Wilson’s research lies at the intersection of religion, gender, and bioethics, including rural bioethics and Black Church studies. Prior to joining Duke Divinity School, she was a teaching faculty member at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. She has also served as visiting lecturer and research associate at the Harvard Divinity School Women’s Studies in Religion Program, associate director of education at the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, and faculty member in the College of Agriculture, Environment, and Nutrition Sciences at Tuskegee University. Among her publications is her book, Economic Ethics and the Black Church.

Dr. Wilson served on Mount Auburn Hospital Ethics Committee in Cambridge, Mass., advisory board member for the Rural Child Hunger Summit, and volunteer spiritual caregiver for Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services in Somerville, Mass. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion’s Bioethics and Religion Program Unit Steering Committee.