Ridgeway Addison is a theological educator and learning designer with particular interest in the fields of spirituality and ethics. He is a research specialist on the American minister, educator, and public theologian Howard Thurman (1899-1981).
Ridgeway works as a learning designer for 2U, a global educational technology company that partners with top tier universities and colleges to offer online and hybrid degree programs. Prior to joining 2U in 2019, Ridgeway served in a variety of faculty and chaplaincy roles at Georgetown University where he continues to teach clinical bioethics as an adjunct professor.
He is an ordained Baptist minister associated with the Alliance of Baptists and Baptist Peace
Fellowship of North America and, most importantly, a proud member of Ravensworth Baptist Church.
Alongside his current work, Dr. Addison serves on the Board of Trustees for the Washington
Theological Consortium. A classically trained musician (piano, voice, guitar) and composer, he regularly incorporates music and other arts into his teaching, speaking, and writing.
Ridgeway is married to the Reverend Sarah Scherschligt, pastor and head of staff at Peace
Lutheran Church, Alexandria, VA. They have two young daughters, Magdalene (5) and Lydia