Gina’s scholarship is interdisciplinary in nature, crossing history, sociology, and world Christianity.
Gina is a scholar of the history of mission and world Christianity. She holds a Ph.D. from Boston University School of Theology (Boston, MA) where she studied under the direction of Dana Robert. Her dissertation was on the role of quantification in the development of world Christianity, specifically through the work of Anglican missionary to Kenya, David B. Barrett. She is currently an adjunct instructor at Gordon College (Wenham, MA) in global Christianity and mission history.
Gina is also a religious demographer, studying the numerical status of every religion in every country of the world, past, present, and future. She is Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, MA) as well as Research Associate at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, founded by sociologist Peter Berger.