Samantha Gilmore is a PhD Candidate in Practical Theology, focusing on Homiletics with an emphasis in Speech Communication in Ministry. She has served as an adjunct professor at The General Theological Seminary and a graduate instructor at Princeton Theological Seminary. Her research focuses on helping preachers find their voices for embodied proclamation that corresponds to the freedom and abundance of the gospel. As a part of her training, she has studied with Kristin Linklater, an internationally recognized teacher of voice production, and will become a Designated Linklater Teacher in August 2019. She hopes to continue developing fruitful relationships between performance studies, theater, and preaching.