Associate Professor of Theology, Culture and Ethics
Director of Doctoral Studies
B.A. (Carleton University)
M.R.E. (Acadia University)
M.A. (Theology) (Acadia University)
Ph.D. (University of Wales)
Dr. Anna Robbins serves as Associate Professor of Theology, Culture and Ethics, and as Academic Dean of Acadia Divinity College. She is also Director of Doctoral Studies, with academic oversight for the Doctor of Ministry program.
Anna came to faith in Christ at a young age at in Saint John, NB. After completing a BA at Carleton University in Ottawa, she returned to work for the Red Cross in International Development Education. Responding to a call to ministry, she and her husband Peter studied at ADC, where she earned a MRE in 1993 and a MA Theology in 1997. After serving in various educational, youth, and interim ministries, she continued her theological studies in Aberystwyth, Wales, completing her PhD in 2001. In 2000, she was appointed to the faculty of the London School of Theology, teaching theology and contemporary culture, and where she took on various academic leadership roles including Vice-Principal (Academic) and Acting Principal.
In London, she was involved with several organizations as theological consultant, including Theos, Christians in Politics, Tearfund, and the Evangelical Alliance. She served on the council of the Baptist Union of Great Britain and was a British delegate to the Baptist World Alliance. Her research graduates serve in diverse teaching and leadership positions around the world.
In 2012, she returned to Nova Scotia with her family, to join the faculty at ADC. Anna now serves on the Advisory Committee for the Chief Academic Officers’ Society at ATS, and on the Steering Committee for the Evangelical Studies Group of the AAR. She writes bible notes for Scripture Union’s Daily Bread (UK), and speaks and writes widely, with a passion to help people to engage matters of contemporary culture and faith.
She lives in Wolfville with her husband Peter, and their son, David.