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Faculty | B.A. in Intercultural Studies

Murray Decker

  • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

  • Ph.D., Biola University
  • M.A., Biola University
  • B.A., North American Baptist College

Murray Decker has taught at Biola University since 1993, teaching courses such as Interpersonal and Intercultural Adjustment, Foundations of Global Studies, Short-term Mission Leadership, Experiential Learning Theory, Intercultural Internship, Cross-cultural Issues in Spiritual Formation and Gospel and Culture. His field experience includes serving in Cameroon, West Africa as a missionary, as...

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Katrina Greene

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology and Intercultural Studies

  • Ph.D., American University
  • B.S.F.S. (Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service), Georgetown University

Katrina Greene directs the International Development Minor and Emphasis/Concentration within the Cook School of Intercultural Studies (CSICS). She is a socio-cultural and applied anthropologist who has conducted ongoing field research among women, including female entrepreneurs, in the black townships of Cape Town, South Africa since 1997, including doctoral research as a Fulbright Scholar...

Research Interests

  • Developmental and applied anthropology
  • Black economic empowerment in South Africa
  • Economic anthropology
  • Gender and community development issues

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Kevin Pittle

  • Program Director Undergraduate Studies for Cook School of Intercultural Studies
  • Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.S., Florida State University
  • B.A., Florida State University

Kevin Pittle is Chair of the Anthropology Department, Program Director for the undergraduate Cultural Anthropology concentration in Intercultural Studies, and is coordinator for both the Anthropology minor and the minor in Social Justice, Human Rights and Conflict Transformation. His primary academic interests center on three broad themes: (1) worldview studies (cultural knowledge,...

Research Interests

  • Worldview
  • Cultural Continuity, Change & Innovation
  • Social Justice Action & Advocacy
  • Conflict & Conflict Transformation
  • Interreligious Peacemaking
  • Middle Eastern and South Asian Migrants
  • Folk & Popular Islam
  • Emerging Post-Secular Spiritualities

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Allen Yeh

  • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

  • D.Phil., Oxford University
  • M.Th., Edinburgh University
  • M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Yale University

Allen Yeh is a missiologist who specializes in Latin America and China. He also has other academic interests in history, classical music, homiletics, social justice, the California missions, the Maya, and biographical interest in Jonathan Edwards (America's greatest theologian) and Adoniram Judson (America's first intercontinental missionary). He serves on the Board of Trustees for the...

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Michal Meulenberg

  • Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies

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