Ph.D. in Theological Studies, Regent University (2017); M.A. in Christian Doctrine and History, Regent University (2009); B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, Wheaton College (2003).
Dr. Palma is an adjunct professor of theology and Bible for SUM. He has been teaching in higher education for over ten years. Palma is a credentialed minister for the International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies. He is the author of Italian American Pentecostalism and the Struggle for Religious Identity (Routledge), Embracing Our Roots (Wipf and Stock), and Grassroots Pentecostalism in Brazil and the United States (Palgrave Macmillan). He resides in Hampton, Virginia, with his wife, son, and twin girls. They love outdoor activities together like walking, yard work, and going to the beach.