Sharon Heaney, Ph.D., is the Director of Academic Writing and Assistant Professor of Theology and Latin American Studies. She is a theologian with expertise in Latin American Protestantism. She has been involved in research, teaching, and church service in Argentina, Ireland, Spain, Tanzania and the UK. Before coming to VTS, she was Senior Lecturer in Theology at St. John’s University of Tanzania. She is the author of Contextual Theology for Latin America (Wipf & Stock, 2008). Dr. Heaney is married to Dr. Robert S. Heaney and has a son, Sam.