Ted A. Campbell was born in Beaumont, Texas, in 1953. He was educated at Lon Morris College, the University of North Texas, Oxford University, and Southern Methodist University. He has served as pastor of United Methodist congregations, and has taught at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Duke Divinity School, and Wesley Theological Seminary. He served as president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary from 2001 through 2005, and since 2006 he has served as Associate Professor of Church History at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. His published books are listed on a separate page of this web site.
Dr. Campbell is a member of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and currently serves as co-chair of the AAR’s Wesleyan Studies Group. He also belongs to the American Society of Church History, and the Wesleyan Theological Society. He is a life member of the Texas United Methodist Historical Society, a founding co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Methodist Review, and a charter member of the International Society Opposed to Dangling and Otherwise Distracting Microphones in Sanctuaries (ISo2DoDMiS). Actually, he is the only member of that one.
Ted A. Campbell resides in Dallas, Texas, and has written and produced videos on the history of the Dallas area. He has served as a member of the Landmark Commission of the City of Dallas since 2012. Some of his writings on local history can be viewed on his web site http://campbellsrambles.com.