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Jamie D. Aten, Ph.D.

Founder and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute & Disaster Ministry Conference | Rech Endowed Chair of Psychology

    Dr. Aten is a disaster psychologist and disaster ministry expert. He helps others navigate mass, humanitarian, and personal disasters.

    PsychologyNatural DisastersFaith and Mental HealthChildren and DisastersChildren and TrumaReligion and DisastersDisaster ResearchTraumaDisasters and Mental HealthDisaster PreparednessHumanitarian DisastersPsychology of ReligionFaith-Based OrganizationsEmergency ManagementRelief and Development

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    Vincent Bacote, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Theology, Director of Center for Applied Christian Ethics

      Dr. Vincent Bacote's research focuses on the intersection of Christian faith and public life.

      Christian ThoughtPolitical TheologyTheology and CultureDoctrine of the ChurchDoctrine of the Holy SpiritTheologyEvangelicalismFaith and PoliticsAbraham KuyperCalvinismNeoCalvinismRaceDoctrineDoctrine of Humanity

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      Amy Black, Ph.D.

      Professor of Political Science

        Dr. Black has wide research & teaching interests in American Politics, including religion & politics, campaigns & elections, & Congress.

        American Politics and GovernmentU.S. CongressThe American PresidencyWomen and PoliticsReligion and PoliticsCampaigns and ElectionsEvangelicals and Politics

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        Lynn Cohick, Ph.D.

        Interim Dean, Humanities and Theological Studies

          Dr. Lynn Cohick explores the Apostle Paul and his epistles within their larger Jewish and Greco-Roman environments.

          The Early ChurchEarly ChristianityWomen in the Ancient WorldWomen in Jewish TraditionsWomen in Christian TraditionsJewish and Christian RelationsChristian EthicsThe Apostle Paul

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          Marc Cortez, Ph.D.

          Professor of Theology

            Dr. Cortez is a leading theologian who loves helping people think more clearly and carefully about what it means to be human.

            Theological AnthropologySystematic TheologyChristian DoctrinesPhilosophyJesus ChristGlobal TheologyContextual TheologyGregory of NyssaKarl BarthHistorical TheologyChristologyJonathan EdwardsAugustine

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            Jonathan Eckert, Ed.D.

            Associate Professor of Education

              Dr. Eckert researches teaching effectiveness, compensation, and collective leadership.

              Strategic CompensationTeacher PreparationTeaching EffectivenessCollective Leadership

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              Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D.

              Professor of Theology

                Dr. Jones writes for the church and for the academy on the topics of conversion, the body, and doctrine.

                Theology and the BodyThe ResurrectionGender and TheologyChristologyGrace and HolinessConversionJohn WesleyFeminist TheologyEschatologyContemporary Religious ThoughtMarriage, Sex and Family in Christian Tradition

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                Theon Hill, Ph.D.

                Assistant Professor of Communication

                  Dr. Hill examines the role of radical rhetoric as a crucial form of civic engagement and public advocacy.

                  Political RhetoricRaceEthnicityThe Obama PresidencyPublic SpeakingSocial MovementsMessagesInfluence and CultureLeadership DevelopmentHip-Hop CultureAmerican FundamentalismRhetoricPopular CulturePublic Memory

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                  Brian Howell, Ph.D.

                  Professor of Anthropology

                    Dr. Howell is particularly interested in tourism, short-term missions, study abroad, and trends in non-western Christianity.

                    Short-Term MissionsGlobalizationGlobal ChristianityFilipino ProtestantismRace Relations in American ChristianityAnthropology of ReligionAnthropology in Popular CultureCulture TheoryInequalityTourismStudy Abroad

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                    David Iglesias, J.D.

                    Associate Professor of Politics and Law; Director, Wheaton College Center for Faith, Politics and Economics

                      David Iglesias is a leading expert in the fields of terrorism and national security, military justice, and federal prosecutions.

                      TerrorismNational SecurityWar CrimesMilitary ProsecutionFederal ProsecutionsLegal Ethics Military CommissionsPolice MisconductImmigrationPolice Use of ForceRule of LawLaw of War