Dr. Kathy J. Pulley


Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, 1989, Boston University
  • MA, 1980, Abilene Christian University
  • BSEd, 1974, Southwest Missouri State University


  • Introduction to Religion
  • Religion in America
  • Women and Religion
  • Modern Religious Thought
  • God and Politics
  • The Global South: Reshaping Christian Faith

Research and professional interests

  • Women and religion (evangelicals and Stone-Campbell movement)
  • Relationships between religion, culture and politics

Awards and honors

  • Distinguished Alumni Citation, Abilene Christian University, 2011
  • Selected as Administrative Intern for the Office of Academic Affairs,  SMSU, 1996-1997
  • Invited to give a response to the Excellence in Teaching Awards presented to fifty seven university professors at the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Higher Education, December 12, 1996
  • Recipient of John M. Olin research award, 1985