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CFI invites selected Wheaton faculty to serve as Faculty Fellows and CFI Scholars annually. These professors workshop and implement projects designed to enrich their teaching and research with vocational themes and materials.

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Robert Bishop, Ph.D. 

 Opus Faculty Fellow, 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor of Physics and Philosophy
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Dr. Bishop is exploring what a rich doctrine of Creation means for our thinking about vocation and is searching for ways of using vocation as a bridge connecting First Year Seminar to Senior Capstone for Physics students.

 

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Johann Buis, D.A.

Opus Faculty Fellow, 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor of Music
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Dr. Buis is considering questions of cultural difference as it relates to vocation in the context of evangelical higher education, taking seriously Wheaton's strategic priorities of "deepening ethnic diversity" and "globalizing a Wheaton education."

 

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 Dan Burden, Ph.D.

  Opus Conference Grant Recipient, 2019

Professor of Analytical Chemistry
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Dr. Burden and a post-baccalaureate research student are presenting their ongoing laboratory research and recent scientific publication at the American Chemical Society National Meeting.

 

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Matthew Forsstrom, Ph.D.

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics
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Dr. Forsstrom is producing a paper integrating theology and Christian perspective into his academic research as a labor and health economist.

 

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 Christin J. Fort, Ph.D., M.A.

  Opus Conference Grant Recipient, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Dr. Fort is attending the Christian Association for Psychological Studies conference with a doctoral student in order to facilitate networking opportunities and give the student exposure to new and innovative clinical practices.

 

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Dan Haase

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Instructor in Christian Formation & Ministry and Internship Coordinator & Internship Supervisor
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Mr. Haase is authoring a paper on vocational discernment and spiritual formation.

 

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Theon Hill, Ph.D.

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Assistant Professor of Communication
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Dr. Hill is writing a paper that will bring contemporary evangelical ideas on faith and vocation into conversation with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s sermon, "The Drum Major Instinct."

 

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Adam Miglio, Ph.D.

Opus Faculty Fellow, 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor of Archaeology
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Dr. Miglio is studying how best to convey the value of the liberal arts for human flourishing with a particular focus on the translatability of vocational skills across the disciplines and teaching vocation in the classroom.

 

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Brian Miller, Ph.D.

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Dr. Miller completed an Opus Fellowship in 2017-2018 and is currently developing a paper on Christian vocational ideas in the suburbs.

 

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Matthew Milliner, Ph.D. 

Opus Conference Grant Recipient, 2019

Associate Professor of Art History
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Dr. Milliner is attending the North American Institute of Indigenous Theological Studies 2019 Symposium with three undergraduate students who will have the opportunity to develop listening skills and contacts within the native community as they look forward to pursuing graduate study in theology.

 

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Nadine Rorem, Ph.D.

Opus Faculty Fellow, 2018 - 2019

Professor of Biology
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Dr. Rorem is infusing vocation into her classes as a key venue for bringing about intellectual and spiritual maturity in her students. She is also broadening her own understanding of vocation in the context of being a creature in relationship to God's creation, especially the New Creation.

 

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David Setran, Ph.D.

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Price-LeBar Chair of Christian Formation & Ministry
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Dr. Setran will author his paper on the implications of narrative identity theory for the ways we think about fostering Christian identity development in our students that leads them towards lives of vocational purpose: loving God and neighbor. 

 

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Hannah Stolze, Ph.D.

Opus Vocation Scholar, 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor of Marketing
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Dr. Stolze is working to integrate a 3000-year-old Biblical template for best business practice with leading business research to create a framework for business management that speaks to the expanding relevance of virtue and morality in today’s management culture.

 

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 Vitaliy Voytenko, Psy.D.

Opus Grant Scholar  Recipient, 2019

Director of Clinical Training, Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Dr. Voytenko and two doctoral students are presenting the results of a recent overseas research project at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies conference.

 

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Wenyang Zhai, Ph.D.

Opus Faculty Fellow, 2018 -2019

Assistant Professor of Mandarin Chinese
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Dr. Zhai is studying how to better mentor international students in their vocations and to strengthen the advising aspects of the new Chinese Major.