Emily Holmes

Name: Dr. Emily A. Holmes

At CBU: Dr. Emily A. Holmes is a professor in the department of Religion & Philosophy, and winner of the 2016 National Alumni Board's "Teacher of the Year" award

Alma Mater: B.A. Tulane University, PhD. Emory University

Started at CBU: 2008

Outside CBU: Dr. Holmes served on the board of GrowMemphis from 2013-2016 and now serves as a charter board member of Memphis Tilth, a non-profit collective housing like-missioned initiatives for land, food, people, and place. She also serves on the Christian Education committee of First Congregational Church and is the Community Garden Leader of Peabody Elementary School. Dr. Holmes lives in midtown Memphis with her husband (Dr. Paul Haught) and their children, Dominic and Jacob.