Library Scholars Series

The Library Scholars Series is intended to encourage intellectual inquiry and facilitate an exchange of ideas among the faculty and students of Wheaton College. The series promotes scholarly partnerships and community on the Wheaton College campus. Scholars are typically nominated from the Wheaton College faculty and invited by the Wheaton College Library to present on a recently published piece of scholarship during the academic year.

2023 - 2024 Scholars

Daniel Carroll R. (Rodas), Ph.D. (Scripture Press Ministries Professor of Biblical Studies and Pedagogy)
The Lord Roars: Recovering the Prophetic Voice for Today

Professor Mark Yarhouse, Psy.D. (Professor and Dr. Arthur P. Rech and Mrs. Jean May Rech Endowed Chair in Psychology)
Gender Identity And Faith: Clinical Postures, Tools, And Case Studies For Client-Centered Care

Kirk Farney, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of History)
Ministers of a new medium: Broadcasting theology in the radio ministries of Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier.

Thomas L. Martin, Ph.D. (Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English)
Christ the Life: A Gospel Psalm

Carleigh Schoenleber, Ed.D (Assistant Professor of Education)
"Best Practices and Biblical Worldview for Technology Integration" (journal article)

Rochelle Scheuermann, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Evangelism and Leadership)
Enabling Evangelicalism: How a Renewed Vision of Church as an Alternative Community of Reconciliation Necessitates the Inclusion of People with Disabilities.” (journal article)

Amy Peeler, Ph.D. (Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament)
Women and the Gender of God

2022 - 2023 Scholars

Mark Jonas, Ph.D. (Professor of Education and Professor of Philosophy, by courtesy)
A Platonic Theory of Moral Education: Cultivating Virtue in Contemporary Democratic Classrooms

Douglas Yeo, M.A. (Guest Lecturer of Trombone)
Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Jeffrey W. Barbeau Ph.D. (Professor of Theology)
The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism

Andrew Abernethy, Ph.D. (Professor of Old Testament)
Discovering Isaiah: Content, Interpretation, Reception

Richard Gibson, Ph.D. (Professor of English)
Paper Electronic Literature: An Archaeology of Born-Digital Materials

Karen An-hwei Lee, Ph.D. (Provost and Professor of English)
Duress: A Collection of Poems

Aubrey Buster, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Old Testament)
Remembering the Story of Israel: Historical Summaries and Memory Formation in Second Temple Judaism.

2021 - 2022 Scholars

Yousaf Sadiq, Ph.D. (Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology)
The Contextualized Psalms (Punjabi Zabur): A Precious Heritage of the Global Punjabi Christian Community

Tracy McKenzie, Ph.D. (Arthur F. Holmes Chair of Faith and Learning; Professor of History)
We the Fallen People: The Founders and the Future of American Democracy

Timothy Larsen, Ph.D., D.D. (Carolyn and Fred McManis Professor of Christian Thought; Professor of History)
The Oxford Handbook of Christmas

Brian Miller, Ph.D. (Professor of Sociology)
Building Faith: A Sociology of Religious Structures

Steven Park, Ph.D. (Director of Academic and Scholarly Technology)
The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee: An Attack on Crown Rule Before the American Revolution

Laura S. Meitzner Yoder, Ph.D. (Director and John Stott Chair of Human Needs and Global Resources; Professor of Environmental Studies)
John Stott on Creation Care

Crystal Downing, Ph.D. (Co-Director of the Wade Center, Marion E. Wade Chair of Christian Thought, Professor of English)
Subversive: Christ, Culture, and the Shocking Dorothy L Sayers