The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, Th.D, D.D., was appointed dean of the School of Theology at University of the South in 2012. He is also professor of liturgy and the Charles Todd Quintard Professor of Theology. Alexander was elected the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta and served from 2001 to 2012. He is the president of the Board of Directors of the College for Bishops.
The author of numerous publications in the fields of liturgics, homiletics, sacramental theology, and pastoral practice, his most recent publication is, Celebrating Liturgical Time: Days, Weeks, and Seasons, a commentary on sacred time as expressed in the rites of the Book of Common Prayer.
Throughout his tenure as priest, bishop and dean, Bishop Alexander has seen numerous evolutions in the Episcopal church as well as at Sewanee. He will share his wisdom on the Episcopal church and our ever- changing culture.