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Travis
Myers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

From: United States

At LCC Since: 2022

Bio

Dr. Myers acquired a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign before starting graduate studies at Trinity International University in the Chicago area. He eventually completed a Master of Divinity in biblical studies and Christian theology at The Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and then earned a PhD from Boston University, in partnership with Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, concentrated in the areas of history and hermeneutics. While in Boston he also took courses at Harvard Divinity School and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology which contributed to a certificate in ecumenics from the Boston Theological Institute. His research focuses on the intersection(s) of globalization, migration, inter-cultural relationships, contextualized religious identity, conversion, community formation, and social justice. His articles and book reviews have appeared in Missiology: An International Review, Studies in World Christianity (published by the University of Edinburgh Press), Glossolalia (a graduate student journal at Yale University), and the online Journal of Global Christianity. Before joining LCC he most recently served as an adjunct professor of global child advocacy studies at the University of Illinois, Springfield in the College of Public Affairs and Administration (2021-2022).