Trinity Western University

Faculty Directory

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences On Campus Members

  • andrew-klager
    Andrew Klager, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of History, Research Associate, Anabaptist-Mennonite Centre for Faith and LearningSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: History, and Anabaptist-Mennonite Centre for Faith and Learning
  • Andrew Perrin
    Andrew B. Perrin, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Co-Director of Dead Sea Scrolls InstituteSchool/Faculty: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies
  • Archie Spencer
    Archie SpencerAssociate Professor of Theology at ACTS Seminaries, J.H. Pickford Distinguished Chair of Systematic Theology for Northwest Baptist Seminary, Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: ACTS, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Religious Studies
  • Bill Gardner
    Bill Gardner, Ph.D. Associate ProfessorSchools/Faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and School of Graduate Studies
    Department: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Bruce Shelvey
    Bruce Shelvey, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History and Political StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and History
  • Calvin Townsend
    Calvin Townsend, MCS Instructor in Political Studies and Religious StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Political Studies, Religious Studies, and International Studies
  • Carl Tracie
    Carl Tracie, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of GeographySchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Geography
  • Casey Toews
    Casey Toews, M.T.S. Sessional Instructor in Religious StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Religious Studies, and Biblical Studies
  • Charles M. Macknee
    Charles M. Macknee, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology; Chair of the Department of Social SciencesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Psychology
  • Claudia Launhardt
    Claudia Launhardt, Ph.D. Adjunct ProfessorSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Sociology
  • Craig Allert
    Craig Allert, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religious Studies and HistorySchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, History, and Religious Studies
  • Craig Broyles
    Craig Broyles, Ph.D. Professor of Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Religious Studies, Biblical Studies, and MA Biblical Studies
  • Darren Provost
    Darren Provost, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of History, Coordinator for HistorySchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and History
  • David Anonby
    David Anonby, M.A. InstructorSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • David Jordan
    David Jordan, M.A. Sessional Assistant Professor of Geography; Coordinator, Department of GeographySchools/Faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
    Departments: Geography, and Environmental Studies
  • David Jeffrey
    David Jeffery, M.A. Director of Academic Affairs at Canada Institute of Linguistics, Instructor in Linguistics, Department CoordinatorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Deane E. D. Downey
    Deane E. D. Downey, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus in English and Interdisciplinary StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • Dirk Buchner
    Dirk Büchner, D. Litt. Professor of Biblical StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Dorothy Peters
    Dorothy M. Peters, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and M.A. in Biblical StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Doug Trick
    Doug Trick, D.Min. Assistant Professor & M.L.E. Program DirectorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Geraldine Jordan
    Geraldine Jordan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental StudiesSchools/Faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
    Departments: Geography, and Environmental Studies
  • Grant Havers
    Grant Havers, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy and Political StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Philosophy
  • Harold Faw
    Harold Faw, Ph.D. Professor; Coordinator of Multidisciplinary Major in Social SciencesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Psychology
  • Holly Faith Nelson
    Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of English; Co-Director of the Gender Studies InstituteSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English and Creative Writing
  • Isao Ebihara
    Isao Ebihara, D.Phil. Instructor in JapaneseSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: World Languages and Cultures
  • Ivan De Silva
    Ivan De Silva, M. Th. Instructor in Religious StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • jaime-palmer-hague
    Jaime Palmer-Hague, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of PsychologySchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Psychology
  • Janet Epp Buckingham
    Janet Epp Buckingham, B.A., LL.B., LL.D. LLC Director; Professor of Political Studies and HistorySchools/Faculties: Laurentian Leadership Centre, School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Political Studies, History, and MA Interdisciplinary Humanities
  • Jennifer Doede
    Jennifer Doede, M.A. Assistant Professor of EnglishSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • Jens Zimmermann
    Jens Zimmermann, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture, Professor of EnglishSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English
  • Jim Scott
    Jim Scott, Dr. theol. Professor of Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Joanne Pepper
    Joanne Pepper, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Coordinator, Inter-Cultural Religious StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Inter-Cultural Studies, and Religious Studies
  • John Dyck
    John Dyck, D.Phil Assistant Professor of Political StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, Political Studies, and International Studies
  • Jonathan Dawn
    Jonathan Dawn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Religious StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Inter-Cultural Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Judy Toronchuk
    Judy Toronchuk, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair, Research Ethics BoardSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Psychology
  • Kelsey Haskett
    Kelsey Haskett, Ph.D. Professor of French; Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures; Coordinator of European StudiesSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: World Languages and Cultures, and French
  • Kent Clarke
    Kent Clarke, Ph.D. Professor of Religious Studies; Brooke Foss Westcott Professorship of New Testament Textual Criticism, Greek Studies, and Hermeneutics; Chair, Religious Studies DepartmentSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Larry Hayashi
    Larry Hayashi, M.A. Instructor in LinguisticsSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • leigh-labrecque
    Leigh Labrecque, M.A., M.L.E. Instructor in LinguisticsSchool/Faculty: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Department: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Lori Gardner
    Lori Gardner, M.A. Instructor in LinguisticsSchool/Faculty: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Department: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Lydia Forssander-Song
    Lydia Forssander-Song, M.A. Assistant Professor of EnglishSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • Lynn Szabo
    Lynn Szabo, MA Professor of English; English Stream Co-ordinator, M.A. in HumanitiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English
  • Martin Abegg
    Martin Abegg, Ph.D. Retired Professor of Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Maryann Jantzen
    Maryann Tjart Jantzen, Ph.D. (Cand.) Assistant Professor; Writing Centre Co-DirectorSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • Maxwell Ofosuhene
    Maxwell Ofosuhene, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Geography, Chair, Geography, History and Political & International Studies DepartmentSchools/Faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
    Departments: Geography, International Studies, and Environmental Studies
  • Michael Wilkinson
    Michael Wilkinson, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology; Director, Religion in Canada Institute; Co-ordinator, Canadian Pentecostal Research NetworkSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: Sociology
  • Michael R. Walrod
    Michael R. Walrod, Ph.D. Associate ProfessorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Monika Hilder
    Monika Hilder, Ph.D. Professor of English Schools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English
  • Murray MacTavish
    Murray MacTavish, MBA, Ph.D. Director of MBA Program, Associate ProfessorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and School of Business
    Departments: MBA, iMBA, and International Studies
  • Myron Penner
    Myron Penner, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; Director, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities; Director, Anabaptist-Mennonite Centre for Faith and LearningSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Philosophy
  • Na Wu
    Na Wu, Ph.D. Sessional Instructor of ChineseSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: World Languages and Cultures
  • Paul Rowe
    Paul Rowe, Ph.D. Professor and Coordinator of Political and International StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, Political Studies, and International Studies
  • Peter Stiles
    Peter Stiles, Ph.D Adjunct ProfessorSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: English, and Religious Studies
  • Peter Flint
    Peter W. Flint, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls Studies; Director, Dead Sea Scrolls Institute; Professor of Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Phil Laird
    Phil Laird, Ph.D. Vice Provost, TWU Extension; Associate Professor of Psychology; Acting Director, MA Leadership ProgramSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and School of Graduate Studies
    Department: Psychology, and MA Leadership
  • Phillip Wiebe
    Phillip Wiebe, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy; MAIHSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Philosophy
  • Randy Lebold
    Randy Lebold, M.L.E. Assistant ProfessorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Robert Burkinshaw
    Robert Burkinshaw, Ph.D. Professor of History School/Faculty: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, History, Laurentian Leadership Centre
    Department: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, History, LLC
  • Robert Doede
    Robert Doede, Ph.D. Professor of PhilosophySchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Philosophy
  • Robynne Healey
    Robynne Healey, Ph.D. Professor of History; Stream Coordinator for MAIH; Co-director, Gender Studies InstituteSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and History
  • Roderic F. Casali
    Roderic F. Casali, Ph.D. Associate ProfessorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Sara Pearson
    Sara Pearson, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English; Coordinator of First-Year EnglishSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English
  • Silvia Brynjolfson
    Silvia BrynjolfsonSessional Assistant Professor and ChairSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: World Languages and Cultures
  • Slava Petlitsa
    Slava Petlitsa, M.A. Sessional Assistant Professor School/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Russian, Spanish, and World Languages and Cultures
  • Stephen Dunning
    Stephen Dunning, Ph.D. Associate Professor of EnglishSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, and English
  • steve nicolle
    Steve Nicolle, Ph.D. Assistant ProfessorSchool/Faculty: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Department: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
  • Steven Hicks
    Steven HicksSessional Assistant Professor of HistorySchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: History, International Studies
  • Terry Neufeldt
    Terry Neufeldt, B.Sc., M.Ed. Sessional Assistant Professor of Geology, Geography and PhysicsSchools/Faculties: Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: Physics, Geography, and Environmental Studies
  • Thomas Hatina
    Thomas R. Hatina, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Biblical Studies CoordinatorSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • Tony Cummins
    Tony Cummins, D.Phil. Professor of Religious StudiesSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Departments: MA Biblical Studies, Biblical Studies, and Religious Studies
  • tyler-chamberlain
    Tyler Chamberlain, M.A., Ph.D Candidate Instructor in Political Studies and Philosophy; Campus Liaison for the Laurentian Leadership CentreSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Laurentian Leadership Centre
    Department: Political Studies and Philosophy
  • Vic Cavalli
    Vic Cavalli, M.A. Assistant Professor of EnglishSchool/Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department: English
  • Wanda Davies
    Wanda Davies, M.A. Instructor in LinguisticsSchools/Faculties: School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and ACTS
    Departments: MA Linguistics, and Linguistics
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