John Newton Thomas Professor of Systematic Theology
Department: Theology and Ethics
University of Chicago Divinity School, M.A., Ph.D.
The College of the University of Chicago, B.A.
DeVries’s scholarship includes the history of doctrine and Reformed theology. The recipient of numerous academic honors, she was named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 1997–1998. She was a delegate for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to the 8th Assembly of the World Council of Churches and for the World Alliance of Reformed Churches to the International Eastern Orthodox/Reformed Dialogue. She served on the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Special Committee on Catechism. She has published Jesus Christ in the Preaching of Calvin and Schleiermacher and is currently editing the New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology.