Tucker Adkins

Tucker Adkins


Tucker Adkins

Adjunct Instructor


408 Brock Hall





Ph.D. Candidate (American Religious History), The Florida State University

M.A. (American Religious History),The Florida State University, 2017

B.A. (History), The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2013


Tucker is a historian of American religion, and specializes in early evangelicalism. He is currently at work on a dissertation that interrogates the connection between space and the rise of evangelical revival in the eighteenth-century English-speaking world. His research, supported by the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Church Foundation, has been accepted for publication in journals like the The New England Quarterly and Jonathan Edwards Studies.


World Religions

Evangelicalism in the 18th-century British Atlantic


Academic Fellowship, Episcopal Church Foundation, 2019-21

Research Grant, Historical Society of the Episcopal Church, 2020

Porterfield Prize, Department of Religion, The Florida State University, 2020

Publication Highlights

“New Birth, New World: Evangelical Space in Eighteenth-Century New England” in Fides et Historia, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Winter/Spring 2021), pp. 15-36.  Read the article here.

“‘This Vally of Dry Boons’: Elizabeth Peck’s Plea to George Whitefield.” The New England Quarterly, Vol. 93, No. 4 (Dec. 2020), 673-684.  Read the article here.

“‘Craved Reality’: Perry Miller, Sinclair Lewis, and Puritanism.” Jonathan Edwards Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2019): 1-27

Conference & Presentation Highlights

“The Spatial Evangelicalism of Jonathan Edwards” presented at American Society of Church History’s Annual Winter Meeting, New York City, N.Y., January 3-6, 2020.


American Society of Church History

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