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The Autumn 2022 issue of In Trust magazine features a piece about ATS' Global Awareness and Engagement Initiative (GAEI), which was formally established in 2013.

Currently working with global partners, including the Global Forum of Theological Educators (GFTE), the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE), and the Association for Theological Education in Southeast Asia (ATESEA), the GAEI has formed an initial planning group; its members include:

Betty W. Holley, Ph.D., Academic Dean, Director of the Master of Divinity Degree Program, & Full Professor of Ecological Theology, Payne Theological Seminary

Sebastian Mahfood, Ph.D., Retired Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Holy Apostles College & Seminary, President of En Route Books & Media, Producer of WCAT Radio

Oliver McMahan, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling VP for Institutional Effectiveness & Accreditation, John D. Nichols Professor of Benevolence, Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Elsie Miranda, Ph.D., ex officio, Director of Accreditation and Institutional Evaluation, The Association of Theological Schools

James R. Moore, Ph.D., Director of Accreditation and Institutional Evaluation, The Association of Theological Schools

Emanuel Naydenov, Ph.D., Director of Masters Programs, Director of Extension and Affiliate Education, Associate Professor of Theology (Undergraduate), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Lester Edwin J Ruiz, Ph.D., Director of Accreditation and Global Engagement, The Association of Theological Schools

Tite Tiénou, Ph.D., The Tite Tiénou Chair of Global Theology and World Christianity, Research Professor, Theology of Mission, Dean Emeritus, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

David Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Editor, Journal of Psychology and Theology, Academic Journal Publications, Fuller Theological Seminary


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