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Our faculty pursue scholarly inquiry in the form of knowledge production—so-called emergent research—and the dissemination of knowledge as a vital and renewable product. As a private international liberal arts university LCC seeks excellence in university-level course content and classroom instruction informed by up to date scholarship and training.

LCC maintains quality and distinguishes itself in research by building on its unique international profile. We are strong in the area of international faculty mobility. Capitalizing on networks and affiliations with North American scholars for the purposes of enhancing LCC research culture and acting as a bridge between Lithuanian and North American scholarly activity.

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FACULTY PUBLISHES IN

Research support and proffesional growth

RESEARCH GRANTS

Four individuals and groups are regularly awarded to faculty applicants.

EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

Train or teach in a partner institution abroad for up to 2 months with financial support for living and travel expenses. Read more about exchange programs here.

Sabbatical Leaves for Research

Faculty members enjoyed semester-long paid sabbatical leaves for research as part of their rank promotion.

PUBLIC EVENTS

Opportunities to organize conferences, public events, host professional development seminars and workshops.

Course release awards

For example, workload assignments are available for the purposes of specific research needs and requests.

ACADEMIC PARTNERS

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LCC International University announces launch of Global Cyber Technology Center

2021-04-27

In this year where the world has moved onto all digital platforms, LCC International University was proud to announce its partnership with Cybint, the global education company, to offer the first university Bootcamp partnership in Europe. The launch of LCC’s Global Cyber Technology Center is the next step forward as the University aims to become an organizational focal point for educational initiatives and resources related to cyber training of the diverse learning and business communities at local, regional, and international levels.LCC’s Global Cyber Technology Center will focus on a range of activities including running the cybersecurity Bootcamp as well as providing other high-quality, market-driven training that will help clients close skill gaps. One of the Center’s goals is to promote awareness and dissemination of emerging technologies such as blockchain, distributed ledger technology, and artificial intelligence. The Center will focus on educational events with monthly webinars on the broad topics of cybersecurity. The very first webinar is to take place on Friday, May 7, 2021. The webinar will focus on the new global financial platform, Digital Yuan, and explain its impact and significance worldwide. Also included in the webinar we will dissect issues related to privacy, domestic and international trade, and the Belt and Road initiative among other issues.While providing a North American liberal arts educational model, LCC International University has always trained its graduates in a unique, future-oriented style of education. Naturally, digital education and fluency are a part of that. The Cyber Technology Center will not only serve the University community, but will also provide training in order to close the employment gap in the region, raise awareness in cybersecurity education and help defend against a rising number of cyber threats against people, organizations, and governments worldwide.The LCC Cybersecurity Bootcamp done in partnership with Cybint is the first cyber-focused Bootcamp in the region. The 24-week, part-time, hands-on, practical certificate training program will be offered in the fall and the spring of 2022. The entire program is done online, in English.“Finding ourselves in such high-risk geopolitical surroundings, we as Lithuanians need to put maximum focus and resources on lowering the risk of cyberattacks aimed at our government, our economy, and our general population,” says Tadas Vizgirda, Chairman of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania. “The current lack of cybersecurity talent in Lithuania not only threatens our national security but can also adversely affect the way we conduct our businesses and our personal lives.”LCC’s Global Cyber Technology Center will be led by Dr. Jeff Teo, who first arrived at LCC as a 2020 Fulbright Faculty Scholar. He will be teaching and promoting cybersecurity initiatives. In 2017, he was appointed Professor of Cybersecurity and Chair of the Department at Bluefield College. Prior to Bluefield College, he was a Professor of Cybersecurity at Montreat College from Fall 2004 to Spring 2017. As lead faculty, he created, designed, and launched the college’s Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity, a first among private colleges and universities in North Carolina. Under Dr. Teo's leadership and vision, the institution became the first CCCU college/university to receive the coveted National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (NSA CAE CD).“I am delighted and honored to serve as the inaugural director here at LCC International University, where this Global Cyber Technology Center will be a focal point for educational initiatives for cyber training and the promotion of awareness and dissemination of emerging technologies,” shared Dr. Teo.

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Revival Square: Local Residents' Perception of the Soviet Square

2020-08-04

Linas Vaicekauskas graduated from LCC this spring. After his thesis defence Linas’ research was admitted by Klaipeda Municipality as one of the best theses among city students this year as the most adaptive and actual for Klaipeda! So, be involved in the local community, discover it and study at the same time is possible, isn’t it? Read more about Linas’ research in this article.'' I've started this project with a quest to figure out where Klaipėda city center is because it depends on who you have a conversation with. If you ask any international student, most likely they would say it's Akropolis; in other conversations, you could hear Theatre Square being mentioned, however, recent history and the occupation period suggest that Revival Square has the title of the central square. So, I decided to investigate this instance and figure out how Klaipėda's residents perceive Revival Square and if it's really the city center.Locals gladly shared their stories and allowed me to step into their shoes; those insights clearly communicate the need for a community and central place where people could get together, relax, and be involved in Klaipėda's life.It was truly an honor and a privilege to share these thoughts and local residents' vision for Revival Square in the Municipality (Ideal square - should be a relaxation oasis with Lithuanian symbols). Yet this research isn't only relevant to Klaipėda city; such squares that in Soviet times were thriving places, exist all across Lithuania - Lukiškių Square is one of them - as well as many other countries that were occupied by the Soviets. So there is a lot more work to be done, a lot more stories to be heard, and a lot more coffee cups to be drunk not only to understand what vision people have for such squares elsewhere but also how these places go hand in hand with city's overall identity as well as our cultural heritage and collective memory.''

Selected Publications

"Currencies of Love: Political and Ethical Economies of Language in Shakespeare,” in Politics Otherwise: Shakespeare as Social and Political Critique, Leonidas Donskis and J.D. Mininger, eds.

LCC author(s): J.D. Mininger, Ph.D.

Brill, Rodopi, 2012.

“Development, Capabilities, and Shalom,” in Celebrating the Vision (ed. John H. Kok; Sioux Center: Dordt College Press, 2004), pp. 191-206.

LCC author(s): Jonathan Warner, Ph.D.

Dordt College Press, 2004.

“God and Martha Nussbaum,” in Capabilities, Gender, Equality: Toward Fundamental Entitlements (eds. Martha Nussbaum and Flavio Comim0

LCC author(s): Jonathan Warner, Ph.D.

Cambridge University Press, 2014.

“Obstacles to Change: Overcoming the Hurdles of the State Apparatus in Higher Education.” The Journal of Religious Leadership 15:1 (2017):16-56.

LCC author(s): Jamin Hübner, Th.D.

The Journal of Religious Leadership, 2017.

“Revisiting αὐθεντέω in 1 Timothy 2:12: What Do the Extant Data Really Show?” The Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters 5:1 (Spring, 2015):41-70.

LCC author(s): Jamin Hübner, Th.D.

The Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters , 2015.

“Rights, Capabilities and Human Flourishing,” in Christianity and Human Rights (ed. F. M. Shepherd; Rowman & Littlefield, 2009), pp. 163-176.

LCC author(s): Jonathan Warner, Ph.D.

Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.

“The Anatomy of Nationalism: A Fresh Appraisal Based on Recent Case Studies.” Libertarian Papers 10:2 (2018):137-177.

LCC author(s): Jamin Hübner, Th.D.

Libertarian Papers , 2018.

A Concise Greek Grammar. .

LCC author(s): Jamin Hübner, Th.D.

Rapid City: Hills Publishing Group, 2018, 2018.

Sydänmaiden kapina: Donald Trump, amerikkalainen konservatismi ja äärioikeiston nousu

LCC author(s): Markku Ruotsila, Ph.D.

Gaudeamus – Helsinki University Press, 2018.

Vertigo Ergo Sum: Kant, his Jewish ‘students’ and the origins of Romanticism

LCC author(s):

European Romantic Review, Routledge, 2015.

“Excommunication in an Information Age.”

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

Critical Studies in Mass Communication. 12:2 (1995). 133-154., 1995.

“Journalism Ethics in the Moral Infrastructure of a Global Civil Society.” Handbook of Global Media and Communication Ethics

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Mark Fackler

Eds. Wiley-Blackwell. Vol. 1, 481-500, 2011.

“Meškis ir Žąsis” Picture Book for Children

LCC author(s): Nadia Kovaliova

Nieko rimto, 2015.

“The Origins of Media Theory: An Alternative View.” International Handbook of Media and Mass Communication Theory.

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

Robert S. Fortner & Mark Fackler, Eds. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 22-36.., 2014.

A Free press, Free hand: The Spirit of American Blogging in the Handwritten Newspapers of John McLean Harrington, 1858-1869. ]

LCC author(s): Michael Ray Smith,Ph.D.

Grand Rapids, MI: Edenridge. [Nominated for the Tankard Award for Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for 2012.], 2011.

Believing in ‘Inner Truth:’ The Protocols of the Elders of Zion in Nazi Propaganda: 1933 – 1945

LCC author(s): Randall Bytwerk, Ph.D.

Holocaust and Genocide Studies 29, 212-229., 2015.

Communication, Media & Identity: A Christian Theory of Communication.

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.

Ethics in the Digital Domain

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.

Fake news, truth-telling and Charles M. Sheldon’s Model of Accuracy

LCC author(s): Michael Ray Smith,Ph.D.

Cleveland, TN: Smith & Associates., 2017.

German Propaganda Archive

LCC author(s): Randall Bytwerk, Ph.D.

German Propaganda Archive, 2017.

Markers of Evil: The Identification and Prevention of Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing.

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 1. No. 2 (2006). 149-157., 2006.

Promoting accuracy and advocacy in an age of competing voices. Charles M. Sheldon: The journalism of accuracy "In Robert H. Woods Jr. and Naaman Wood (Eds.). Words and Witnesses.

LCC author(s): Michael Ray Smith,Ph.D.

Hendrickson Publishers: Peabody, Mass, 2018.

The Great Battle of Dialectics and Rhetoric: Franklin Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, 1937–1939.

LCC author(s): Randall Bytwerk, Ph.D.

In MEDHURST M. (Ed.), World War II and the Cold War: The Rhetoric of Hearts and Minds (RHUS Vol. 8) (pp. 53-88)., 2018.

The Jesus newspaper

LCC author(s): Michael Ray Smith,Ph.D.

Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2002.

The Necessity of Satire in Media Literacy: Stephen Colbert’s Use of Sophistic and Socratic Irony.

LCC author(s): Andrew Jones, Ph.D.

Baltic Journal of Law & Politics, 11:1, 187–207, 2018.

We Are Not Amused: Authenticity as the Media-Metaphor of @realDonaldTrump.

LCC author(s): Andrew Jones, Ph.D.

From the Book edited by R.E. Dentor Studies of Communication in the 2016 Presidential Campaign,Lexington books. , 2018.

World Media Ethics: Cases & Commentary

LCC author(s): Robert Fortner, Ph.D.

Other author(s): P. Mark Fackler

Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 2018.

[Review of Milosz: A Biography. By Andrzej Franaszek. Ed. and trans. Aleksandra and Michael Parker.

LCC author(s): Deborah McCollister, Ph.D.

Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2017].Christianity and Literature, 68(2), 336-340. , 2018.

Assessment development process.

LCC author(s): Betty Lanteigne, Ph.D.

Other author(s): In M. DelliCarpini, J. Churchill, Riopel, & C. Coombe (Eds.)

TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. , 2018.

How Ántonia Became “My” Ántonia: the “New” Immigrant Woman as a Model American.

LCC author(s): Aušra Paulauskienė, Ph.D.

In the Country of Lost Borders: New Critical Essays on My Antonia. Ed. Stéphanie Durrans (p. 145-161).. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Paris Nanterre., 2017.

Lost and Found: The Discovery of Lithuania in American Fiction.

LCC author(s): Aušra Paulauskienė, Ph.D.

Rodopi: Amsterdam & New York, 2007., 2007.

Unscrambling jumbled sentences: An authentic task for English language assessment?

LCC author(s): Betty Lanteigne, Ph.D.

Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 7(2), 251-273., 2017.

An Tobar Nua: A Strategic Mix of Mission and Business

LCC author(s): Larry Locke, JD

Christian Business Academy Review, Vol. 12, No. 1 , 2017.

Capabilities and the Common Good, in New Frontiers of the Capability Approach

LCC author(s): Jonathan Warner, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Eds. Flavio Comin, Shailaja Fennell and P.B. Anand, Cambridge

Cambridge University Press, 53- 81., 2018.

Economic Pluralism: The Role of Narrative.

LCC author(s): Jonathan Warner, Ph.D.

International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education Vol 9(4), 358-375. , 2018.

Modeling statistics and kinetics of the natural aggregation structures and processes with the solution of generalized logistic equation

LCC author(s): Lev Maslov, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Chebotarev V.

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications journal, 2017.

Pricing Models in a Captive Market: A Case Study of LCC Dormitories.

LCC author(s): Femi Odebiyi

Other author(s): Popov, D.

From CBU International Conference Proceedings, 5, 389-395. , 2017.

Statistical classification of multivariate conditionally autoregressive Gaussian random field observations

LCC author(s): Laura Šaltytė-Vaisiauskė, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Dreižienė L., Dučinskas K.

Spatial Statistics, 26,216-225., 2018.

The Clay Feet of Servant Leadership

LCC author(s): Larry Locke, JD

The Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, Vol. 22, No. 1 , 2019.

The Promise of CRISPR for Human Germline Editing and the Perils of ‘Playing God

LCC author(s): Larry Locke, JD

The CRISPR Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2020.

Understanding Personalities of Online Students: Importance for Successful Teaching

LCC author(s): Lev Maslov, Ph.D.

ATINER’s Conference Paper Proceedings Series, 2020.

‘On Guilt and Post-Truth Escapism: Developing a Theory’

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

Philosophy & Social Criticism, 44(10): 1127-1147., 2018.

‘The New Nomos of the Earth and the Channelling of Violence’

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

Journal of International Political Theory, 13(2): 162-180., 2017.

“Cross-Cultural Values: A Meta-Analysis of Major Quantitative Studies in the Last Decade (2010-2020);”

LCC author(s): Andrew Williams

Other author(s): Jamie L. Goodwin, Patricia S. Herzog

Religions, 2020.

“Studying Religiosity and Spirituality: A Review of Macro, Micro, and Meso-Level Approaches;”

LCC author(s): Andrew Williams

Other author(s): Patricia Snell Herzog, David P. King, Rafia A. Khader, Amy Strohmeier

Religions, 2020.

A Political Theory of Post-Truth.

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

London: Palgrave Macmillan., 2019.

Book Review of Friendship Among Nations

LCC author(s): Lisa Gibson, Ph.D.

Amity: The Journal of Friendship Studies, 2018.

Can the US Embassy in Libya Bridge the Divide with Facebook?

LCC author(s): Lisa Gibson, Ph.D.

University of Southern California, 2019.

Creativity and Limitation in Political Communities: Spinoza, Schmitt, and Ordering.

LCC author(s): Ignas Kalpokas, Ph.D.

London and New York: Routledge., 2018.

ESPOIR, RÉSPOIR, RÉSILIENCE ET PERTE : CINQ JOURS EN SYRIE

LCC author(s): Naomi Enns

Other author(s): Par Doug

Mennonite Central Committee , 2017.

How to Give: Effectiveness of Partnership between Public and Civil Society Sectors in International Humanitarian Aid. ISBN-10: 3659277525

LCC author(s): Julianna Giannoutsou, Ph.D.

Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012.

Istorijos dimensija neoscholastinėje Europos integracijos sampratoje.

LCC author(s): Elena Šiaudvytienė

Politologija, 72 (4), Vilnius, 12/2013, 43-71., 2013.

ŒUVER POUR LA PAIX EN SYRIE

LCC author(s): Naomi Enns

Perspective Journal, Nr. 5, 2014.

PASSING COMFORT ON TO OTHERS

LCC author(s): Naomi Enns

Article for Mennonite Central Committee publications , 2018.

RÉFLEXIONS SUR LA CONSTRUCTION DE PONTS DE PAIX ET DE RÉSILIENCE AU MCC

LCC author(s): Naomi Enns

Christ Seul Journal; Août/Septembre Edition , 2020.

Transforming a Nonprofit Work Environment for Creativity: An Application of Concept Mapping

LCC author(s): Julianna Giannoutsou, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Jaskyte, K., Byerly, C., Adams, A.,

Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 21(1), 77-92., 2010.

Lietuviški jūreivystės terminai Viliaus Pakalniškio leidinyje „Laivybos sąvokų aiškinimas“.

LCC author(s): Vaida Drukteinytė, Ph.D.

Res humanitariae XVIII. 47–66 Lithuania, Klaipėda. , 2015.

Studentų neatpažįstamos dvejybinių linksnių klaidos.

LCC author(s): Vaida Drukteinytė, Ph.D.

Kalbos praktikos problemos 15. 23–31, Lithuania: Klaipėda. , 2017.

Teologinių klausimų specifika literatūroje: nuodėmės refleksija Aido Marčėno eilėraščiuose

LCC author(s): Radvyda Vaišvilaitė

Literatūra 49(1), 58–71, Vilnius: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla., 2007.

The Problem of Christian Images in Contemporary Lithuanian Poetry

LCC author(s): Radvyda Vaišvilaitė

International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 3(10): 154 – 165. , 2010.

Communicating Day-to-Day in the Workplace (p. 35).

LCC author(s): David Deviney, DBA David Arnott, Ph.D.

Weatherford, TX, USA: Weatherford College Workforce Grant. , 2016.

Communicating in Person: The Most Effective Communication Technique (p. 42).

LCC author(s): David Deviney, DBA David Arnott, Ph.D.

Weatherford, TX, USA: Weatherford College Workforce Grant., 2016.

Impact of Behavioral Styles on Student Interest in Study Abroad. Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 10, 13.

LCC author(s): David Deviney, DBA

Other author(s): Rynearson, K., Ball, E., Mills, L., & Vrba, A. M.

Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 2018.

The Avocation of Leadership (p. 48). Weatherford, TX, USA: Weatherford College Workforce Grant.

LCC author(s): David Deviney, DBA David Arnott, Ph.D.

Weatherford, TX, USA: Weatherford College Workforce Grant, 2016.

“Tips for Teachers.” FACTCITE 123, Lincoln Library Press. (2017).

LCC author(s): Daiva Berzinskas

Lincoln Library Press, 2017.

Sustained Silent Reading and Its impact on Reading Comprehension Skills for ESL Students, TNTESOL Journal, (4), 53-63 (2011).

LCC author(s): Daiva Berzinskas

TNTESOL Journal, 2011.

“Attitudes toward professional psychological help-seeking, perceived emotional intelligence, and prior help-seeking experience among students in Lithuania“.

LCC author(s): Gina Levickienė

Other author(s): Gečaitė, J., Mickuvienė, N.

Biologinė psichiatrija ir psichofarmakologija, 18(2), 76-80. , 2016.

A different atmosphere of love: A qualitative study of the experiences of participants in faith-based substance user rehabilitation programs in the Russian Federation. Substance Use and Misuse, 48, 421-428.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D. David Cecil, Ph.D.

Substance Use and Misuse, 2013.

Alcohol use, daily hassles, and religious coping among students at a religiously-affiliated college. Substance Use and Misuse

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Farkas, K. J.

Substance Use and Misuse, 47, 2012.

An elephant in the sanctuary: Denial and resistance in addicted Christians and their churches. Social Work and Christianity, 33, 141-163.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2006.

An interprofessional review of cultural competency education: Approaches to strengthen healthcare management education in preparing culturally competent healthcare managers. Journal of Health Administration Education, 34(2), 319-343.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Moore, T.L., Casiday, R., Cortes, C.G., Davey, K., Terry, P.H., & Robertson, A.S.

Journal of Health Administration Education, 2017.

Characterizing the rhythm and tempo of sound production by singing whales.

LCC author(s): Jennifer Schneider, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Mercado, E III

Bioacoustics, 1-18., 2018.

Comparing dimensions of faith and academic life integration at public and Christian universities. Social Work and Christianity, 34, 231-243.

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2007.

Does enrichment improve well being in animals under human care? A case of two harbor seals (Phoca Vitulina).

LCC author(s): Jennifer Schneider, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Vaicekauskaite, R., Delfour, F.

Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 14:1-12. , 2018.

Effects of low-dose mindfulness based practice on patients with somatoform autonomic dysfunction of cardiovascular system.

LCC author(s): Wayne Norman, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Muranovaitė R., Burkauskas, J.

Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology, 19(1). , 2017.

Penal substitution, Christus Victor, and the implications of atonement theology for the integration of Christian faith and social work practice. Social Work and Christianity, 39, 310-326.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2012.

Relational social work practice with evangelical Christian clients. In J. Rosenberger (Ed.). Clinical social work practice with diverse populations: A relational approach. NY: Springer, Essentials in Social Work Series.

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

NY: Springer, Essentials in Social Work Series, 2013.

Spiritual interventions in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse: A review of the literature. Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work, 26(4), 49-69.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work, 2007.

Teaching integration to postmodern and millennial students: Implications for the classroom.

LCC author(s): Scott White, Psy.D.

Other author(s): Eck, B., & Entwistle, D.

Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 35(2), 125-136., 2016.

The experiences of German social workers during the refugee crisis

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D. David Cecil, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Hagues, R.

Journal of Social Work, 2019.

The motivation of Russian Federation social work students for pursuing a social work degree. International Social Work, 60, 847-860.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

International Social Work, 2017.

The postmodern context: Teaching integration in a changing culture.

LCC author(s): Scott White, Psy.D.

Other author(s): Entwistle, D. & Eck, B.

Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 35(2), 113-124., 2016.

The role of faith and faith-based organizations in the German response to the refugee crisis. Social Work and Christianity, 45(3), 93- 112

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Hagues, R. J.

Social Work and Christianity, 2018.

“The Heart of Meaningful Study in Christian Studies,” in The Heart of Our Work: Stories of Meaningful Studies in Liberal Arts. Edited by Trennis Henderson, Amy Sonheim, and Brooke Zimny. Arkadelphia, AR: Ouachita Baptist University

LCC author(s): Michael Cox, Ph.D.

Arkadelphia, AR: Ouachita Baptist University, 2019.

According to Which ‘Law of Moses’? Cult Centralization in Samuel, Kings and Chronicles.

LCC author(s): Benjamin Giffone, Ph.D.

Brill: Vetus Testamentum vol., vol. 67, pp. 432-447., 2017.

Aristote et la nécessité du mouvement éternel. Note exégétique à Aristote, Phys. VIII, 5, 256b8-13 (with L. Godin-Tremblay).

LCC author(s): Luca Gili, Ph.D.

Dialogue, 2020.

Categories in Alexander of Aphrodisias.

LCC author(s): Luca Gili, Ph.D.

Ancient Philosophy, 2020.

Coins as Cultural Texts in the World of the New Testament. T&T Clark Biblical Studies.

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017., 2017.

Four Views on the Axiology of Theism: What Difference Does God Make? Edited.

LCC author(s):

Bloomsbury., 2020.

Hugh Eterianus, Alexander of Aphrodisias and Syllogistic Demonstrations. A Newly Discovered Fragment of Alexander of Aphrodisias’ Commentary on Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics (with P. Podolak),

LCC author(s): Luca Gili, Ph.D.

Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale , 2018.

Jerry Falwell and Civil Religion: An Uneasy Marriage.

LCC author(s): Joseph Harder, Ph.D.

Other author(s): In Civil Religion and American Christianity, ed. Liam J. Atchison, Keith Bates and Darin D. Lenz.

Mountain Home, AR: BorderStone Press. , 2018.

Jesus the Dayspring: The Sunrise and the Visitation of Israel’s Messiah. New Testament Monographs 43.

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press. 2021, 2021.

Jesus' Crucifixion Beatings and the Book of Proverbs.

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017., 2017.

Joy in Luke-Acts: The Intersection of Rhetoric, Narrative, and Emotion. Paternoster Biblical Monographs

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

Milton Keyes: Paternoster, 2015.

Non-Existent But Potentially Actual. Aristotle on Plenitude (Met. VIII 3-4 1047b1-6),

LCC author(s): Luca Gili, Ph.D.

Revue de Philologie, de Littérature et d’Histoire Ancienne (with L. Ferroni), 2016.

Not Just Cause and Effect: Resituating Martha Nussbaum's Defense of Novels as Moral Philosophy in a Hermeneutical Framework.

LCC author(s): Tricia Van Dyk, Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory 19(2), 204–219., 2017.

Shining Like the Sun: A Biblical Theology of Meeting God Face to Face.

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

Wooster, OH: Weaver Book Company, 2016; reprinted: Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2018., 2018.

Sit at My Right Hand: The Chronicler’s Portrait of the Tribe of Benjamin in the Social Context of Yehud.

LCC author(s): Benjamin Giffone, Ph.D.

New York/London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark., 2016.

Special Forces’: A Stereotype of Benjaminite Soldiers in the Deuteronomistic History and Chronicles.

LCC author(s): Benjamin Giffone, Ph.D.

Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 30 (1): 16–29. , 2016.

The Axiological Status of Theism and Other Worldviews.

LCC author(s): Kirk Lougheed, Ph.D.

Palgrave Macmillan., 2020.

The Epistemic Benefits of Disagreement.

LCC author(s): Kirk Lougheed, Ph.D.

Springer. , 2020.

The Kingship of the Twelve Apostles in Luke-Acts.

LCC author(s): David Wenkel, Ph.D.

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. , 2018.

Thomistic Logic in Renaissance Italy: Girolamo Savonarola, Paolo Barbò, Crisostomo Javelli,

LCC author(s): Luca Gili, Ph.D.

Mediterranea, 2019.

Recent Fulbright scholars

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Jeff Teo

Inbound: Bluefield College

Fulbright Scholar, Jan 2020-May 2020

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Robert Bethke

Inbound: Azusa Pacific University

Fulbright Researcher, Aug 2019-May 2020

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Larry Locke

Inbound: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, US

Fulbright Specialist, May 2018-Jun 2018

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Barbara Tedrow

Inbound: Independent Scholar, US

Fulbright Specialist, Sep 2017-Oct 2017

RESEARCH COUNCIL

Organized to promote and support research activity at LCC International University. The council is comprised of representatives from each academic department, including a representative from the library. The council elects its own chair by majority consensus. The Research Council reports to the Academic Vice-President.

Key Objectives

  • Providing guidance for conducting research that interacts with community services and the region
  • Organizing and recommending IRB application and review procedures, including recommending faculty members for service on the IRB
  • Fostering improved communication throughout the LCC learning community about all research related opportunities (e.g. intellectual resources, conferences, presentation, publication opportunities, professional development and funding opportunities etc.)
  • Advocating (to the Academic Vice-President) for workload for research activity
  • Finding and fostering contacts and collaboration with other like-minded universities
  • Centralizing research information and communication.
  • Identifying LCC-specific definitions of research; the Council works with the LCC research centers and solicits input from faculty in revising and owning the LCC Institutional Research Agenda
  • Promoting student-instructor collaboration
  • Orienting new faculty to LCC research fields
  • Providing leadership to LCC’s academic conference organizing efforts
  • Assisting with institutional and program accreditation processes;
  • Standardizing the resources for research.

Dedication to Ethical Research

Interested in doing research involving human subjects and/or animals at LCC? You must receive prior approval from IRB. Please read detailed instructions.

Center For Faith & Human Flourishing

The CFHF conducts and funds research that seeks fuller understanding of the movement of individuals and communities from "languishing" to "surviving" to "flourishing."

The CFHF is particularly interested in the role of Christian faith in defining and motivating the pursuit of human flourishing.

Opportunities include: research fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, events, and more.

Read more about CFHF >
17 Organizations

CFHF has hosted outside scholars and practitioners affiliated with 17 different organizations

10 Countries

Since its inception in 2017, center welcomed outside scholars and practitioners from 10 countries

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