Prof. Sherelle Ducksworth
Instructor of Christian Studies
Office: Sullivan 107
Address: 316 Boulevard #1082, Anderson, SC 29621
Sherelle Ducksworth is a native of Clarksdale, Mississippi and holds a B.S. in sociology (Mississippi Valley State University), a M.S. in Sociology (Mississippi State University), a M.A. in theology (Mid-America Theological Baptist Seminary) and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS). While at Mississippi State University she wrote a thesis exploring the correlation between gender differences in parenting strategies and sexually risky behaviors. After finishing her MS in sociology, she began her academic career in 2014 as an adjunct professor in Sociology at East Mississippi Community College. She joined the online adjunct faculty team at Holmes Community College in Mississippi in 2016. In 2018 she relocated to Wake Forest, North Carolina to serve as the Full-time sociology instructor at Louisburg College in Louisburg, North Carolina from 2018 until 2022. At Louisburg College she served as the faculty advisor for the Black Student Union. She also served on a number of committees including the student conduct board, faculty senate, retention committee, service learning committee, and faculty handbook committee.
Her research interests include theological anthropology, trinitarian theology, and hamartiology. Specifically, she focuses on these three areas and their implications on social and cultural issues. She has written for the Women Around SE Blog, Center for Faith and Culture (SEBTS), North Carolina Baptist Convention, Jude 3 Project, the ERLC, The Exchange with Christianity Today, and churchleaders.com.
She has served in youth ministry as a teen bible study teacher and Sunday school teacher, young adult women’s ministry leadership team, liturgical dance team, and strategic planning team for the local churches she has been a member of.
Sherelle is married to Aaron Ducksworth. They have no children but have 3 nephews, 10 Godchildren, and a number of children that they get to pour into.
Why I teach at AU
I have always wanted to teach at a school that values training students who will serve both in vocational ministry and the secular workplace. Additionally, I want to teach among colleagues who value diversity, Christian civility, and exceptional scholarship. At AU, I get to train and disciple the next generation to fulfill the Great Commission and practice a Christian ethic in society alongside great brothers and sisters in Christ!