Announcing 2016-2017 CCT Fellows

Apr 12, 2016

Each year at Biola's Center for Christian Thought is dedicated to a different research theme. We're currently nearing the end of a full academic year spent working on "The Meaning of Love." In August 2016, we'll launch a year on "Humility: Moral, Intellectual, Religious," and we're excited to announce the award-recipients for our residential research fellowships, pastor-in-residence fellowships, and course development grants. Visiting Research Fellows will spend a semester in residence at Biola's Center for Christian Thought, where they will work collaboratively in scholarly community with Biola Research Fellows and Pastors-in-Residence. Course Development Grant winners will receive funding for the implementation of university courses on Humility, taught at their own institutions.

Congratulations to each of these recipients, and a big thank you to the large pool of applicants that submitted proposals for our Humility research theme. If you're interested in applying for a CCT fellowship award, we're currently accepting applications for our 2017-2018 year on "Suffering and the Good Life." Have a look at the RFP here.

Visiting Research Fellows

George Marsden (Emeritus Professor of History, University of Notre Dame)

Teri Merrick (Professor of Philosophy, Azusa Pacific University)

James Van Slyke (Assistant Professor of Psychology, Fresno Pacific University)

Craig Boyd (Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Louis University)

Josh Blander (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, The King's College)

Adam Green (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Azusa Pacific University)

Melanie Nyhof (Postdoctoral Researcher, Indiana University)

Jennifer Abe (Professor of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University)

Scott Hafemann (Reader in New Testament, St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrew's)

Biola University Research Fellows

Melissa Shubert (Assistant Professor of English, Torrey Honors Institute)

Peter Hill (Professor of Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology)

Arianna Malloy (Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Biola University) 

James Petifils (Assistant Professor of New Testament & Early Christianity, Talbot School of Theology)

Julianne Bryant (Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Biola University)

Chris Davidson (Associate Professor of English, Biola University)

Ryan Peterson (Assistant Professor of Theology, Talbot School of Theology)


Eunice Hong (English MInistry Pastor, Glory Church of Jesus Christ, Los Angeles, CA)

Eric Marsh (Pastor of Ministry Development, Parkcrest Chrisitan Church, Long Beach, CA)

Course Development Grant Recipients

Don Davis (Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University) and Cirleen DeBlaere (Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University)

Stephen Pardue (Assistant Professor of Theology, Asia Graduate School of Theology, Manila, Philippines)

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