Adam Hollowell
Adjunct Instructor of Education

Adam Hollowell

Office Location: 2024 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705
Office Phone: (919) 613-1465
Email Address:

Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom), 2009

Teaching (Fall 2020):

  • HOUSECS 59.08, House course (sp top) Synopsis
    Keohane 4b 402 sem, M 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
  • EDUC 89S.01, First-year seminar (top) Synopsis
    Class bldg 136, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM; Crowell 107, W 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • PUBPOL 645S.01, Global inequality research Synopsis
    Rubenstein 151, Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Hollowell, A, Paul Ramsey, in Just War Thinkers From Cicero to the 21st Century, edited by O'Driscoll, C; Brunstetter, D (August, 2017), Routledge  [abs].
  2. Hollowell, AE, Power and Purpose Paul Ramsey and Contemporary Christian Political Theology (January, 2015), pp. 240 pages, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing  [abs].
  3. Hollowell, A, Tablet and Sword: Religion and Violence in Recent Popular Scholarship on the Muslim World, Journal of Inter Religious Dialogue no. 11 (February, 2013), pp. 61-70 .
  4. Hollowell, A, Just War and Statecraft in Paul Ramsey’s Reading of Luke 14:28-33, The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, vol. 11 no. 1 (August, 2012) .
  5. Hollowell, AE; Burk, JK, Paul Ramsey and Reinhold Niebuhr on a Public Theology of Tragedy and the Problem of Dirty Hands, International Journal of Public Theology, vol. 5 no. 4 (May, 2011), pp. 458-475, Brill [doi]  [abs].

Curriculum Vitae

Adam Hollowell serves as Senior Research Associate at the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and Faculty Director of the Benjamin N. Duke Memorial Scholarship Program. He completed his Ph.D. and M.Th. in theological ethics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and his A.B. at Duke University, where he was a B.N. Duke Scholar. His teaching and research focus broadly on ethics, religion, race, and public policy. His courses include Ethics in an Unjust World (PUBPOL 283) and Race and Public Policy (PUBPOL 190FS). He is the author of Power and Purpose: Paul Ramsey and Contemporary Christian Political Theology, which was recommended for Best First Book Award, Society of Christian Ethics. Follow him on Twitter at @aehollowell