Malcolm B. Foley is a Ph.D. student in Baylor’s Department of Religion studying the history of Christianity. His dissertation (completed summer 2021) investigates African American Protestants responding to lynching from the late 19thcentury to the early 20th century. At Baylor, he also serves as the Special Advisor to the President for Equity and Campus Engagement.
Mr. Foley holds a B.A. in Religious Studies with a second major in Finance and a minor in Classics from Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed a Master of Divinity at Yale Divinity School, focusing on the theology of the early and medieval church. Mr. Foley From 2018-2020, Mr. Foley served as a student regent on the Baylor University Board of Regents. He is the Director of Black Church Studies at George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the director of discipleship at Mosaic Waco, where he serves with his wife, Desiree.