Faculty Profile

Miranda Cruz

Associate Professor, Chair

Religious and Ministerial Studies

Ph.D.; M.Div.

Miranda Cruz joined the School of Theology and Ministry in 2014. She teaches Theology and Church History, with a focus on the practical application of Christian doctrine in life and ministry. She has written several articles on topics related to Christianity under Communism in Eastern Europe.

Dr. Cruz is a member of The Wesleyan Church. She is also the author of Faithful Politics: Ten Approaches to Christian Citizenship and Why It Matters (IVP Academic, 2024).

PHD
Doctor of Philosophy in Religion, Politics, and Society

Baylor University, 2014

MDIV
Master of Divinity

Princeton Theological Seminary, 2008

BA
Religion

Whitworth University, 2005

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miranda.cruz@indwes.edu