Trinity Western University

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John Dyck, D.Phil

Assistant Professor of Political Studies

  • Biography

    John Dyck was born in Manitoba. Before teaching at Trinity Western he taught at the University of Manitoba for ten years, University College of Cariboo for six years and the Canadian Mennonite University for one year. His academic focus has been on political philosophy and Canadian and American Government. John is married to Carol who is a public health nurse in Abbotsford BC and together they have three children. John also has coached wheelchair basketball.

  • Education

    B.A. (Hons.) Political Studies (University of Manitoba); M.A. Political Theory (University of Manitoba) D.Phil. Political Studies (Oxford))

  • Recent Publications

    • John Dyck, Paul Rowe and Jens Zimmermann, Politics and the Religious Imagination, London: Routledge,  2010.
  • Memberships & Affiliations

    • BC Mennonite Historical Society
    • Small Business Association of BC
    • Youth Soccer Association Board
    • BC Wheelchair Basketball Association
  • Awards & Honours

    • Richardson Bursary for Arts
    • Senior Course Prize in Political Studies
    • Donald Vernon Snider Memorial Fellowship
    • Queens Graduate Fellowship
    • Small Grants for Research and Travel (SSHRC)
    • Travel and Research award, Cariboo College
    • UBC Summer Fellowship
    • Small Grant (SSHRC) TWU
  • Area of Research

    Currently researching the relationship between love and justice in Paul Ficocur Mennonites and the State on the eve of the second world war.

School of Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department or Program:

MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, Political Studies, and International Studies
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