I am a pastor, nonprofit executive director, professor, artist, and writer. I have exhibited my artwork throughout the U.S. and abroad. You can find samples of my artwork here.
I have written multiple sociology and ministry oriented books. The sociology books are:
The ministry books are:
I have earned undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees in Biblical studies and organizational leadership, arts management and leadership, theology, ministry and interdisciplinary studies.
I currently serve as President and Executive Director at Rise Community Development. Rise acts as a resource and partner to the community. We bring together nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, and government to make successful neighborhood revitalization possible.
I previously served full-time in higher education administration as Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, and Special Advisor to the President at a Christian liberal arts university in the Midwest. Prior to that I served as Assistant Professor and Director of Contextualized Learning for a seminary located in the Midwest.
I also serve as a consultant and coaching associate for community engagement and organizational effectiveness for nonprofit and for-profit organizations through Pinnacle Leadership Associates. I specialize in addressing, understanding and resolving racial challenges experienced within faith communities, human relations, improving police-citizen interactions, community engagement, and am proficient in multiple other areas.
You can view my media appearances at https://www.youtube.com/user/terrellcarter1.
In addition to learning about me through this website, you can follow me on Twitter or Instagram @tcarterstl.