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Dr. Ryan Reeves

  • Associate Professor of Historical Theology

First Year at Gordon-Conwell:



  • B.A. (Samford University)
  • M.A. and M.Div. (Reformed Theological Seminary)
  • Ph.D. (University of Cambridge)


Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation, Political Theology, English Reformation, John Calvin


 Dr. Reeves joined Gordon-Conwell in 2010, bringing with him both teaching and administrative experience.

In 2010, Dr.. Reeves completed a Ph.D. in Church History from the University of Cambridge on Tudor evangelicalism. In 2009, he received the Archbishop Cranmer Prize, awarded by the Cambridge History Faculty for an essay on the relationship between Zurich and the theology of William Tyndale.

Dr. Reeves has been a guest lecturer at Cambridge University and Reformed Theological Seminary. For three years at Cambridge, he also served as the graduate representative to the Church History Subject Committee. He is also the author of several book reviews and is beginning a detailed study of early English evangelicalism.

From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Fellow and Editor at Teleios Research Institute, a non-profit organization in Orlando. There he worked on numerous teaching curricula for use in churches and seminaries.

During his time at Reformed Theological Seminary, he had the opportunity to spend summers studying in Rome and at the University of Notre Dame. He was also a guest student for a year at the University of Münster in Germany.

A church historian, Dr. Reeves’ primary research interests are political theology and ecclesiology during the Reformation, specifically political obedience, resistance theory and the relationship between church and state. He also has an interest in the early Swiss Reformation, the Tudor dynasty and early Protestant theology.

A Florida native, he is a zealous Tampa Bay Bucs fan and loves following both college and NFL football. He also enjoys music of all types, reading and spending time with family. He resides in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife, Charlotte, and children Zoë, Owen and Dexter.