Ashley Allen

Assistant Professor of Women's Ministries; Director of News and Information

Ashley Allen


817-923-1921 x 8736


Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.J., University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Allen serves as assistant professor of women’s ministries and as director of news and information at Southwestern Seminary. Coming to Southwestern Seminary with more than a decade of denominational ministry experience, Allen most recently served as a senior consultant for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina since 2009. In her role there, she developed and provided key oversight to statewide women’s ministry in the areas of evangelism and discipleship. 

She has also served as an adjunct professor of women’s ministry at Southwestern Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Allen has served at Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, and First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, other Christian ministries, Baptist state conventions and conferences, as well as serving as corporate chaplain for Marketplace Ministries, Inc. She also worked for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. 

She is the author of several resources, including co-authoring Responding Well: A Guide for Women’s Ministry Leaders to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Additionally, she has written for and contributed to numerous publications, Bible study resources, and devotional materials, including serving as a contributor to LifeWay’s Journey magazine, a daily devotional publication for women. 

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