Dr. Brinkley joined the Campbell University College of Arts and Science‘s Christian Studies Department in the Fall of 2012 and previously served for 13 years as Director of Church, Alumni, and Student Relations at the Divinity School. She is also an adjunct professor for the Divinity School‘s MA in Christian Ministry and Master of Divinity programs.
Dr. Brinkley is currently serving as Associate Director of Baptist Women in Ministry, a national organization, based in Abilene, Texas. In 2014, Dr. Brinkley published, Manners and Money: A Manual on Preaching Etiquette which addresses proper pulpit decorum and hospitality towards guest ministers.
Dr. Brinkley resides in Fayetteville, North Carolina and serves as an associate minister at First Baptist Church on Moore Street.