In preparation for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year, Faculty Central will highlight the new members of the full-time faculty over the next few weeks.

DarkoDaniel Darko will join the Department of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries this fall as an associate professor. A native of Ghana, Daniel studied in his home country, Croatia, and the UK before earning his PhD at King’s College (University of London). He comes to Gordon most recently from Pennsylvania, where he taught courses in theology at the University of Scranton in addition to serving as both an associate pastor at Light of the World Church as well as the founding director of the non-profit Africa Potential, Inc. Daniel has a variety of research interests, but his scholarly work focuses primarily on the Pauline epistles and especially the letter to the Ephesians.