About the Scandrette Lectures

The Scandrette Lectures have been offered annually since 1981 in honor of the founding member of our department and first Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College, Dr. Onas Scandrette.

Hosted by the School of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy, the annual Scandrette Lecture Series features an outstanding contributor to the integration of Christian faith and psychology for the enrichment of our students, faculty, and campus community.

2024 Scandrette Lecture

The 2024 Scandrette Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 17, at 3:30 in Barrows Auditorium, Billy Graham Hall. This marks the 41st Scandrette Lecture!  Guests are welcome.  Reception will follow.  

"Understanding Work as a Calling: Spiritual and Psychological Perspectives" given by Dr. Bryan Dik, PhD.  

Bryan Dik headshotBryan Dik is a vocational psychologist and professor of psychology at Colorado State University. He was also co-founder and Chief Science Officer of jobZology and co-inventor of the award-winning PathwayU career guidance platform. Dr. Dik's scholarly work focuses on meaning and purpose in the workplace, calling and vocation in career development, and the intersection of faith and work. He has published four books, including Redeeming Work and Make Your Job a Calling. Bryan is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and American Scientific Affiliation, and is recipient of the John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Career or Personality Research (APA Div. 17) and the Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award (APA Div. 36). He lives with his wife Amy and their four sons in Fort Collins, Colorado.