4/23/2014 2:30:37 PM::This is a drill: A tornado WARNING including Viterbo’s campus is in effect until 2:45PM SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY in designated areas until ALL CLEAR is issued

This is a TEST DRILL. A Tornado WATCH is in effect for the area including Viterbo. A WATCH indicates tornado conditions exist in the area and weather should be closely monitored. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. A TORNADO WARNING requiring your evacuation to designated areas will be issued at approximately 2:30 p.m.



  • Ph.D. in Religion (Ethics and Society Program), Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
  • M.A. in Religion and Theology, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, Minn.
  • B.A. in Africana Studies and English, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

Courses Taught: 

  • Servant Leadership and Global Change
  • Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Servant Leadership
  • Methods of Leadership Research
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Religion and Politics in the U.S.
  • Global Health: Social Ethical Perspectives
  • Sociology of Global Change

Research Interests: 

  • Leadership in Transdisciplinary Praxis
  • Global Health and Religion
  • Christianities in Africa
  • Social Movements and Religion


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