Associate Professor of Christian Mission
ThD, Boston University School of Theology
MDiv, Boston University
MS, Michigan State University
BA, Wheaton College
Benjamin L. Hartley joined the College of Christian Studies as an associate professor of Christian mission in 2016. He arrived from Palmer Theological Seminary, the Seminary of Eastern University in the Philadelphia area, where he was associate professor of Christian mission and director of United Methodist Studies since 2005.
His published books include Evangelicals at a Crossroads: Revivalism and Social Reform in Boston, 1860-1910, which received two awards. He has also coedited Transforming Teaching for Mission: Educational Theory and Practice and co-authored The Deacon: Ministry through Words of Faith and Acts of Love.
Hartley received a ThD at Boston University School of Theology in missiology and church history. He also has an MDiv degree from Boston University and an MS in international development from Michigan State University. His undergraduate years were spent at Wheaton College in Illinois. Hartley is an ordained deacon in the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church and is appointed to Mountain Home United Methodist Church between Sherwood and Newberg.