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Students to explore gender and violence in peacebuilding course

Students to explore gender and violence in peacebuilding course

When Dr. Carol Penner was asked to teach a course at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) examining gender, violence, and peacebuilding, she was happy to oblige. “I think it’s a course that’s really needed by the church,” says Penner, Assistant Professor… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – David Balzer

Faculty: In Their Own Words – David Balzer

David Balzer, Assistant Professor of Communications and Media, has taught at CMU since 2009. What do you love about your work here? I love it when I can mentor students to find their voice. I mean that almost literally, because… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Dan Epp-Tiessen

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Dan Epp-Tiessen

Dr. Dan Epp-Tiessen, Associate Professor of Bible, has taught at CMU since 1998. What are you teaching right now that you’re most excited about? Creation, Environment, and the Bible. Given the ecological challenges this planet faces, we as Christians have… [More]

Working with Christian Peacemaker Teams a profound experience for alumni

Working with Christian Peacemaker Teams a profound experience for alumni

Lisa Martens (CMBC ‘00) recalls what it was like being in Iraq when U.S. forces invaded the country in 2003. She remembers speaking with a man whose house was cracked because his neighbour’s home had been bombed. “He was a… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Kenton Lobe

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Kenton Lobe

Kenton Lobe, Instructor in International Development Studies, has taught at CMU since 2005. What do you love about your work here? I love working with students, but in addition to that, I love my colleagues. I have a little neighbourhood… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Delmar Epp

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Delmar Epp

Dr. Delmar Epp, Associate Professor of Psychology, has taught at CMU since 2000. What are you teaching right now that you’re most excited about? Two courses come to mind. One is Psychology of Motivation, which explores the underlying needs that… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Wendy Kroeker

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Wendy Kroeker

Wendy Kroeker, Instructor in Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies and Co-Director of the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, has taught at CMU since 2011. What do you love about your work here? Working at CMU gives us the opportunity to get… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Gordon Matties

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Gordon Matties

Dr. Gordon Matties, Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology, will retire at the end of December after more than 30 years teaching at CMU and one of its predecessor colleges, Mennonite Brethren Bible College. What do you love about your… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Paul Doerksen

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Paul Doerksen

Dr. Paul Doerksen, Associate Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies, has taught at CMU since 2011. His new book is Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books (Wipf and Stock, 2016). What are you teaching right now that most excites… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Sue Sorensen

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Sue Sorensen

Dr. Sue Sorensen, Associate Professor of English, has taught at CMU since 2005. What do you love about your work here? I used to be a bit of a recluse – I thought most of my friends were in books…. [More]