Ralph C. Watkins, DMin, PhD, is the Assistant Dean, African American Church Studies Program in Fuller’s School of Theology, and an Associate Professor of Society, Religion and Africana Studies. A pastor, author, and musician, Ralph is known for his work in connecting churches with the hip-hop generation. Watkins is an active teaching scholar with over 250 publications and conference presentations to his credit. A syndicated columnist, his column “Black in the City” is published in over 30 newspapers throughout the U.S. His most recent book is The Gospel Remix: Reaching the Hip Hop Generation. Watkins holds a Doctor of Ministry from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and a PhD in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh.