Tracy Hartman serves as the Daniel O. Aleshire Professor of Homiletics and Practical Theology at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. She has a B.A. from Carson-Newman College; and M.Div. from BTSR; a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education. Dr. Hartman was a member of the first class of M.Div. students at BTSR and won the Miller Award for Academic Achievement upon her graduation in 1995. Her graduate work at Union included ground-breaking research into the relationship between parish setting and preaching style for women pastors. Dr. Hartman teaches preaching and directs the seminary's Supervised Ministry and Doctor of Ministry programs. She served as preacher and preaching instructor for the First Annual Pastor's Conference at Baptist Theological Seminary at Zimbabwe. She is active in Baptist life and has served as staff member and interim pastor to several Virginia churches. She enjoys preaching throughout the region.