Dr. Stephen Shumaker

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Stephen Shumaker
Professor of Political Science

 

Steve grew up in Japan, studied in Israel, and taught in Italy, and his academic achievements continue to be shaped by his international experience. He served as a dean of Arts and Sciences, constructed and directed a unique honors program called the “Honors Core,” which blended academics, leadership and ministry service, and led a faculty Great Books discussion with undergraduate college faculty. He also constructed and continues to direct a unique Christian Great Books M.A., centering on the comparison and contrast between various worldviews as articulated in the Bible and various Great Books of the Western world.