CV: Professional experience

  • topProfessor of Theology, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2009-.
  • Core faculty,  Department of Justice and Peace Studies, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), 2014-
  • Chair, Department of Justice and Peace Studies, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), 2012-13
  • Director, Justice and Peace Studies Program, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), 2007-12.
  • Associate Professor of Theology, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2000-2009.
  • Consultant for Peace Theology Project. Mennonite Central Committee Peace Office. 2004.
  • Participant, Workgroup on Theology and PowerProject on Lived Theology, supported by the Lilly Endowment and housed in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, 2001-.
  • Lead trainer, Assessment Training Workshop for Master of Arts in Organizational Management faculty, Bluffton College, 27 April, 2 & 5 May 2000.
  • Associate Professor of History and Religion, Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, 1998-2000.
  • Assistant Professor of History and Religion, Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, 1996-98.
  • Committee executive, Goshen (Indiana) College Presidential Search Committee, 1995-96.
  • Instructor, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, spring 1996, summer session 1995, spring 1994.
  • Instructor, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., fall 1995, spring 1994.
  • Instructor, Freshman Writing Program, University of Notre Dame, 1994-95.
  • Graduate assistant to David Burrell, C.S.C., and Jean Porter, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, 1991-1993.
  • Special writing projects for Mennonite Central Committee, and editor of MCC Newsletter on the Americas, 1987-1989.
  • Moderator of Consultation on Peacemaking Strategies, El Hatillo, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, August 1986.
  • Regional Coordinator, Central America Peace Portfolio, Mennonite Central Committee, 1983-1987, with responsibilities for theological education, interpretive writing, editorial consultancy, and leadership training.
  • Co-professor of course on “Peace and Justice in the Mennonite Tradition,” SEMILLA [Anabaptist-Mennonite seminary without walls in Central America], Antigua, Guatemala, September 1986.
  • Co-representative of Mennonite Central Committee in Nicaragua, 1983-1985, with responsibilities for overseeing relief and development projects, consultancy on conscientious objection to the military and alternative service, and leadership training.top