Michael Copeland

Michael Copeland

Assistant Professor of Missions
Associate Director of World Missions Center

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  • Ph.D., The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Copeland serves as the Assistant Professor of Missions and Associate Director of the World Missions Center in the Roy J. Fish School of Evangelism and Missions. Prior to serving at Southwestern, Dr. Copeland was a  missionary with the International Mission Board (2007-2022) in Central Asia. He has also taught adjunctly at Oklahoma Baptist University and several schools and seminaries in East Asia.

Dr. Copeland is married to Jeani, and they have three children: Reese, Kai, and Callie.

Meet Michael Copeland

The opportunity to “have hands on both sides of the map” is what Michael Copeland heard in the spring 2022 when he was contacted about serving at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as assistant professor of missions and associate director of the World Missions Center.

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