DepartmentDepartment of Communication Studies
Biola AffiliationsFaculty

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Degrees

  • M.A. Intercultural Studies, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • B.A. Communication Studies, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Biography

Chase Andre is passionate about helping students cultivate their voice to speak competently and confidently — practicing Christ-like communication in diverse contexts. Chase focuses his research on how communicative acts shape and reshape society, the ethics of intercultural interaction, Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ways in which the Church can pursue justice and shalom in the public sphere. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife Alicia Miller Andre, where they are active community members and leaders in a multiethnic church plant in East Los Angeles. In his spare time, Chase works with his family's brokerage in Orange County as a licensed Realtor and uses his experience in real estate to advocate for just and accessible affordable housing. An alumnus of Biola University’s Department of Communication Studies, Chase holds a master's degree in intercultural studies (‘17), with an emphasis in just peacemaking, from Fuller Theological Seminary.

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Religion
  • National Communication Association
  • Founding Committee Member for Young Life, East LA
  • Member, Mentor and Coach of the Preaching Team at New Life Community Church Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA.

Presentations

  1. Biola University Faculty Development Conference, La Mirada. Presented on “Five Keys to Teaching Online Without the Overwhelm” with James Tedford. August 2020.
  2. Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation, La Mirada. Presented on “Whiteness, ‘Allyship,’ and Our Place in the Beloved Community.” February 2019.
  3. National Communication Association Annual Convention, Dallas. Presented on “Just Peacetweeting: Trump, Twitter, and Digital Peacemaking in the Networked Society.” November 2017.
  4. American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Antonio. Presented on “There’s No Place Like Home: King’s Chicago Campaign, Gentrification, [and…] Housing.” November 2016.
  5. Torrey Memorial Bible Conference, La Mirada. Presented on “The American Dream on the Altær” with Alicia Miller Andre. October 2015.
  6. Student Congress for Racial Reconciliation, La Mirada. Presented on “Masculinity Matters: The Art and Communication of Manliness” with John Calley. February 2015.
  7. Justice, Spirituality, and Education Conference, La Mirada. Presented on “Agapic Empathy: Engaging Perspectives in Love.” October 2013.

Research Interests

  • Rhetoric and Culture
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Housing
  • Globalization
  • Network Society

Courses

  • COMM 100: Introduction to Public Communication
  • COMM 170: Small Group Communication
  • COMM 200: The Rhetorical Act
  • COMM 270: Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 473: Communication & Diversity
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