2017 Presentations

The following are the 2017 presentations of Andrews University faculty and students. Undergraduate students are italicized, graduate students are bold/ italicized, and faculty are bolded within their department. Presentations are duplicated in each faculty co-author’s department.

Index

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Business Administration

School of Distance Education & International Partners

School of Education

School of Health Professions

Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary

College of Arts and Sciences

Agriculture

Garth B. Woodruff. “Place making: Designing for place through customer engagement.” Association of Professional Landscape Designers Annual International Conference. Boston, MA. July 14, 2017.

Garth B. Woodruff. “Understanding community health barriers: Food deserts in agro-centric communities and sustainable delivery mechanisms breaking the barriers of accessibilities.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Gretchen Krivak, Garth B. Woodruff, S. Forrest, Hannah Mbungu, Kechler Orcel, Soraya Fish, and Sherine Brown-Fraser “A mixed method multiple case study of three business models for local healthy food delivery systems in underprivileged urban areas.” Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. Chicago, IL. October 21-24, 2017.

Behavioral Sciences

Karl G. D. Bailey. “Course sharing: Cognitive psychology lab.” National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersburg Beach, FL. January 3-6, 2017.

Karl G. D. Bailey and Duane C. McBride. “Religious motivation varies by engagement and generational cohort.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Courtney-Lynn Harvey and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Time allocation and procrastination among university faculty.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Courtney-Lynn Harvey and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Time allocation and procrastination among university faculty.” Psi Chi Session, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Courtney-Lynn Harvey and Karl G. D. Bailey. “The twenty-first century professor: An evaluation of time allocation among university faculty.” Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 31, 2017.

Cooper Hodges, Karl G. D. Bailey, and Duane C. McBride. “Paths to well-being through religious internalization: A QCA analysis.” Psychology of Religion & Spirituality Preconference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Antonio, TX. January 19-21, 2017.

Jessica A. Stelfox and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Implicit bias and neighborhood segregation.” Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 31, 2017.

Jessica A. Stelfox and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Implicit bias and neighborhood segregation.” Psi Chi Session, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Diana B. Montalvo, Shaly M. Torres, and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Effects of simulated impairment on working memory, motivations, and intentions.” Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 31, 2017.

Diana B. Montalvo, Shaly M. Torres, Karl G. D. Bailey, and Harvey J. Burnett. “Effects of simulated impairment on working memory, motivations, and intentions.” Psi Chi Session, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Shaly M. Torres, Diana B. Montalvo, Karl G. D. Bailey, and Harvey J. Burnett. “Effects of simulated impairment on working memory, motivations, and intentions.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Maria E. Wixwat, Karl G. D. Bailey, and Duane C. McBride. “Whom do Adventists fear? A comparison of perceived threat from Catholics and Muslims.” Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 31, 2017.

Harvey J. Burnett. “Exploring the efficacy of psychological first aid: What does recent research tell us?” ICISF World Congress on Stress, Trauma & Coping. Baltimore, MD. May 2017.

Harvey J. Burnett. “Exploring the efficacy of psychological first aid: What does recent research tell us?” MCRA Annual Training Conference. Tustin, MI. September 2017.

Harvey J. Burnett. “Paramedics stabbed in Detroit: The rising threat presented to first responders.” Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference & Expo. Grand Rapids, MI. May 2017.

Philadelphia Cadette and Harvey J. Burnett. “The power of the pen: Examining patterns in expressive writing that predict resilience.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Talisa Gonzalez, Leiali’i Edwards, Harvey Burnett, and Herbert W. Helm, Jr. “An examination of resilience, compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction between men and women among trauma responders.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Heather M. Moore and Harvey J. Burnett. “The anxiety strikes back: A study on anxiety associated with word differences in expressive writing amongst men and women.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Heather Moore and Harvey J. Burnett. “The anxiety strikes back: A study on anxiety associated with word differences in expressive writing amongst men and women.” Southwest Michigan Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 31, 2017.

Heather M. Moore, Philadelphia Cadette, Harvey J. Burnett, and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Examining the efficacy of psychology First Aid on anxiety, mood, physiological response, and resilience.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Brandon Shin and Harvey J. Burnett. “The compassion fatigue and resilience connection revisited among disaster behavioral health responders.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Herbert W. Helm, Jr. “Social psychology and classroom activities and/or labs.” Roundtable, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology Annual Conference. St. Pete Beach, FL. January 3-6, 2017.

Abigail Hall (with Herbert W. Helm, Jr.). “Generational gender differences in mate selection.” Psi Chi Session, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca. “Archaeologists engaging the Anthropocene.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca. “Archaeologists engaging the Anthropocene.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Washington, D.C. November 29-December 3, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca. “Contextualizing the quest for Theories of La Longue Duree at Tall Hisban.” MPP@50 Session, American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca. “The good, the bad and the ugly: An anthropologist’s reflections on Genesis 1, our groaning creation, migrants and missionaries.” Midwest Mission Studies Fellowship Meeting. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 11, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca. “Narrating contested pasts: Lessons learned at Tall Hisban, Jordan.” W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, Israel. July 13, 2017.

Øystein S. LaBianca, Bob Bates, Stefanie Elkins, and Noel Harris. “Interdisciplinary aspects of archaeological research.” Phi Kappa Phi Chapter, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 5, 2017.

Duane C. McBride. “The provision of healthcare amidst macro secular trends within the unfolding Hegelian Dialectic.” Plenary, SDA Business Teachers Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 11-13, 2017.

Duane C. McBride, Petr Cincala, René Drumm, and Karl Bailey. “Audience impact of Adventist World Radio in India and Russia.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Duane C. McBride, Gary Hopkins, Alina Baltazar, and Curtis VanderWaal. “Spirituality and health risk behaviors among Adventist students.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Meeting. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Alina M. Baltazar, René D. Drumm, Petr Cincala, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Duane C. McBride, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Family life education through the radio.” Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 20-22, 2017.

Petr Činčala, Duane McBride, and René Drumm. “Bigger Better? How Church Size Is Related to Church Health (& Growth).” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion/Religious Research Association Annual Meeting (SSSR/RRA). Washington, D.C. October 12-15, 2017.

Clyde McCoy, A. J. McCoy Bengoa, B. Hayden, H. V. McCoy, Duane C. McBride, S. Puri, and P. Shapshak. “Emerging viral pathways among drug-using populations: Future directions of scientific studies.” National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum. Montreal, Canada. June 16-19, 2017.

René Drumm and Duane C. McBride. “‘An erosion of confidence’: Obstacles to religious philanthropic giving in the US.” STEM/STEAM and Education Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. June 9, 2017.

René Drumm, Alina Baltazar, Petr Cincala, Duane C. McBride, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Adventist World Radio: Audience recommendations and reported benefits.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Maria E. Wixwat, Duane C. McBride, and Karl G. D. Bailey. “Whom do Adventists fear? A comparison of perceived threat from Catholics and Muslims.” Psi Chi Session, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 20-22, 2017.

Joel Raveloharimisy. “Malagasy Social Capital.” Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL. April 6-9, 2017.

Jahera Alamri and Joel Raveloharimisy. “Delivering humanitarian assistance in conflict zones. Case study: Syria crisis.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Khadeen K. Grant and Joel Raveloharimisy. “NGOs to the rescue: Broken aid.” Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, IL. April 6-9, 2017.

Khadeen K. Grant and Joel Raveloharimisy. “NGOs to the rescue.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017

Tachica McCoy and Joel Raveloharimisy. “Youth in crisis: An insight into the prevalence of juvenile crime during times of protracted crises.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Melissa Ponce-Rodas and B. C. DaSilva. “Assessing perceptions and creating change regarding student’s mental health awareness.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Meeting. Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Melissa Ponce-Rodas and J. Pozo. “Lessons learned: Survivors of domestic violence explore the intersections of their faith and abuse.” Society for Community Research and Action Annual Meeting. Ottawa, CA. June 2017.

Melissa Ponce-Rodas. “Violencia doméstica en nuestras iglesias: Comencemos la conversación.” Adventist Conference for Family Research and Practice, Berrien Springs, MI. July 2017.

Melissa Ponce-Rodas. “Domestic violence in our churches: Let’s start the conversation!” Adventist Conference for Family Research and Practice, Berrien Springs, MI. July 2017.

Melissa Ponce-Rodas and J. Gonzalez, J. “Factores relacionados con la salud mental de estudiantes universitarios: El estrés y la depresión.” Adventist Conference for Family Research and Practice, Berrien Springs, MI. July 2017.

Jessica Sarabia and Joel Raveloharimisy. “Who’s doing it right? Lessons from Jordan, Germany and the United States.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Biology

Clemence Uwimana, Gordon J. Atkins, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Nighttime colony occupancy patterns by Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Roshelle Hall, Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, and Peter Lyons. “Genetic diversity of the Eastern massasauga (Sistrutus catenatus) in Berrien and Van Buren Counties, southwest Michigan.” Biology of Snakes Symposium. Rodeo, New Mexico. July 26-29, 2017.

Purin Chirachevin and Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske. “The relationship between cold stress syndrome mortality and body shape in Florida manatees.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Mindy McLarty, Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, Roamsy Volta, Jorge Angulo-Valdes, and Anmari Alvarez-Aleman. “Seeing the unseen: Testing the effectiveness of side-scan sonar to characterize benthic habitat.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Zenalda M. Navarro-Martinez, Lisandra Garcia-Cordova, Jose M. Febles-Diaz, Jorge Angulo-Valdes, Mindy J. McLarty, and DanielGonzalez-Socoloske. “Juvenile tarpon and bonefish habitat characterization in Isle of Youth, Cuba.” Bonefish and Tarpon Trust 6th International Science Symposium. Weston, Florida. November 10-11, 2017.

Erika Bauza Nowotny, Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, and Peter J. Lyons. “Identification of the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrutus catenatus) through genetic analysis of shed skin.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Ezra Panjaitan and Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske. “Intra- and interspecific mesowear and tooth number in manatees.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

C. Brenden Croughan, D’Shauna Edwards, and H. Thomas Goodwin. “Is hibernation recorded in incisors of the Franklin’s ground squirrel and rock squirrel?” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

James L. Hayward and Shandelle M. Henson. "El Niño, 'The Blob', and egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

James L. Hayward and Shandelle M. Henson. “El Niño, the Blob, and egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Pacific Seabird Group Annual Meeting. Tacoma, WA. February 22-26, 2017.

Shandelle M. Henson, James L. Hayward, and J. M. Cushing. "Rising sea surface temperatures and tipping points for seabird colonies." Biology and Medicine through Mathematics Conference (BAMM!). Richmond, VA. May 18-20, 2017.

Isabelle C. Hwang, Robert M. Polski, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Effects of eggshell coloration on egg cannibalism.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Athena T. Smith, Isabelle Hwang, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Glaucous-winged Gull predation on chicken eggs treated with a UV blocking agent.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Rashida S. Smith, Lynelle M. Weldon, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. "When should one measure sea surface temperature to predict its time-lagged effects on seabird breeding." Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Linnea C. Burke and Peter J. Lyons. (2017) “Activity of carboxypeptidase O in the secretory pathway of MDCK cells.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Temitope Idowu, Matthew Schott, and Peter J. Lyons. “Characterization of ECM14, a fungal pseudopeptidase.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Marlene Murray and Hyukje Sung. “Omega-3-fatty acids: Potential anti-bipolar agents.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Benjamin Navia. “Evolution and faith.” Congreso de Fe y Ciencia. Universidad de Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico. July 20-30, 2017.

Benjamin Navia and Chelsea Kent. “Behavioral and neuronal responses in male-exposed female cricket Acheta domesticus.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. November 14, 2017.

Chelsea Kent and Benjamin Navia. “Does exposure to males change the phonotactic response of female crickets towards model calls?” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Darley Magno and Benjamin Navia. “The role of octopamine in syllable-period selective phonotaxis in female cricket Acheta domesticus.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Jemma McLeish, Denise L. Smith, and Desmond H. Murray. “Screening of Arylidene Heterocycles as potential anticancer agents.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Jemma McLeish (with Denise L. Smith and Desmond H. Murray). “Screening of Arylidene Heterocycles as potential anticancer agents.” Andrews Research Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. May 17-21, 2017.

Robert Zdor. “Elevated soil sand content enhances the suppressive effect of mustard seed meal on velvetleaf growth.” American Society for Plant Biology Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI. June 25, 2017.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lisa Ahlberg. “Organic chemistry course competencies for improved course outcomes.” Midwest SoTL Conference. Indiana University, South Bend, IN. April 7, 2017.

Lisa Ahlberg. “Organic chemistry course competencies for improved course outcomes.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Ryan T. Hayes. “Signature of the Designer: Seeing God through the creation.” 2017 ASI International Convention. Houston, TX. August 2-5, 2017.

Lauren Bitterman and Ryan T. Hayes. “Copper(II) ion sequestration by PAMAM-octyl dendrimers.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Hyelin Hou and Ryan T. Hayes. “Stabilization of aqueous ascorbic acid solutions using PAMAM dendrimers.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Jemma McLeish, Denise L. Smith, and Desmond H. Murray. “Screening of Arylidene Heterocycles as potential anticancer agents.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Jemma McLeish (with Denise L. Smith and Desmond H. Murray). “Screening of Arylidene Heterocycles as potential anticancer agents.” Andrews Research Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. May 17-21, 2017.

Computer Science

Rodney Summerscales. “Surveying the virtual landscape.” Andrews Research Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. May 17-21, 2017.

Engineering

Wayne Buckhanan. "Beyond fun and gamification: Applying motivational lessons from games." Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12, 2017.

Hyun Kwon. “A design focused engineering outreach to middle school using Arduino Projects.” ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. Cleveland, OH. August 6-9, 2017.

Hyun Kwon and Daniel Marsh. “Signal enhancement of electro-chemi-luminescent sensor with mobile phones.” ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. Cleveland, OH. August 6-9, 2017.

Daniel Marsh, Ester Carrasco, Jisu Choi, and Hyun Kwon. “Development and configuration of mobile-phone based ECL biosensor using [Ru(bpy)3]2+ and DBAE.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Boon-Chai Ng, Will Allen, and Dominique Tan-Ng. “Evaluation of anodized aluminum for potential use as an interposer for the test socket industry.” Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. February 26-March 2, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson. “Entropy and information theory approaches to space plasma complexity I, II.” International School of Space Science: Complexity and Turbulence in Space Plasmas. L’Aquila, Italy. September 18-22, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson. “An information-theory approach to space weather.” Lorentz Center Workshop, Space Weather: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Leiden, The Netherlands. September 25-29, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson. “Space weather.” Andrews Research Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. May 17-21, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson, Eun-Hwa Kim, and Peter Damiano. “Electron signatures associated with kinetic ballooning instability,” Abstract A17-1051. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson, Yu Lin, and Simon Wing. “Transport of entropy structures in the magnetotail,” Abstract A24-1172. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson, Jacob Willard, Peter Porazik, Tasman Powis, Igor Kaganovich, and Ennio Sanchez. “Field line mapping with electron beams,” Abstract A24-1181. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Jay R. Johnson and Simon Wing. “Tools for detecting causality in space systems,” Abstract SM14A-01. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Peter A. Damiano, Christopher Carew Chaston, Arthur Jean Hull, and Jay R. Johnson. “Electron dynamics in kinetic scale field line resonances,” Abstract SM43B-2724. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Mark Engebretson, Jennifer Posch, Jay R. Johnson, Jesse Snelling, Eun-Hwa Kim, Sadie Tetrick, Craig Kletzing, Sheng Tian, John R Wygant, Geoffrey D Reeves, and J. F. Fennell. “A parameter study and superposed epoch analysis of the generation of electromagnetic ion cyclotron (EMIC) waves based on Van Allen Probes observations,” Abstract A15-406. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Eun-Hwa Kim and Jay R. Johnson. “EMIC wave propagation in the magnetosphere,” Abstract A18-1054. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Eun-Hwa Kim, Peter A. Damiano, Jay R. Johnson and Peter Porazik. “Kinetic simulations of electron energization in global scale poloidal Alfven waves,” Abstract SM11D-2332. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Rachel Rice, Katariina Nykyri, Xuanye Ma, Simon Wing, Jay R. Johnson, and Thomas Moore. “Current structures and high frequency waves inside Kelvin-Helmholtz vortices: MMS observations,” Abstract SM11A-2283. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Jesse Michael Snelling, Jay R. Johnson, Mark J. Engebretson, Eun-Hwa Kim, and Sheng Tian. “The role of cold plasma and its composition on the growth of electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves in the inner magnetosphere,” Abstract SM43B-2715. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Nathan Verrill, Darrick HortonJay R. Johnson, and Simon Wing. “Examining magnetotail stretching and substorm onsets using GOES satellite data and information theory,” Abstract SM23A-2589. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Jacob Willard, Jay R. Johnson, Ennio R. Sanchez, Igor Kaganovich, Michael Greklek-McKeon, and Tasman Powis. “The effect of tail stretching on the ionospheric accessibility of relativistic electron beam experiments,” Abstract SM23B-2603. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Simon Wing and Jay R. Johnson. “Untangling the drivers of nonlinear systems with information theory.” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Simon Wing, Jay R. Johnson, and Enrico Camporeale. “Untangling the drivers of nonlinear systems with information theory.” Lorentz Center Workshop, Space Weather: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Leiden, The Netherlands. September 25-29, 2017.

Simon Wing, Jay R. Johnson, Enrico Camporeale, and G. Reeves. “Information theoretical approach to discovering solar wind drivers of the outer radiation belt.” Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

Simon Wing, Jay R. Johnson, and George V. Khazanov. “Sources, properties, and energization of auroral particle precipitation.” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA. December 11-15, 2017.

Simon Wing, Jay R. Johnson and A. Vourlidas. “An information theoretical approach to discovering causality in solar cycle dynamics,” Abstract A30-974. Joint IAPSO–IAMAS–IAGA Assembly. Cape Town, South Africa. August 26-September 1, 2017.

English

Vanessa Corredera. “‘How dey goin to kill Othello?!’ Key & Peele and Shakespearean universality.” Shakespeare Association of America. Atlanta, GA. April 5-8, 2017.

Kyrk Defino (with Vanessa Corredera). “The erotic exotic: A legacy of lyrical and musical Orientalism from Madame Butterfly to Miss Saigon.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Ludanne Francis (with Vanessa Corredera). “‘Look at that little macho’: Serveillance and hegemonic masculinity in Junot Diaz’s The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Eun-Young Julia Kim. “Korean students’ perceptions of the TOEFL iBT writing.” TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo. Seattle, WA. March 21-24, 2017.

Eun-Young Julia Kim. “Utility and bias in the Standardized English Language Proficiency Test from the Expanding Circle: The case of i-TEPS.” International Conferences for World Englishes. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. June 30-July 2, 2017.

Eun-Young Julia Kim and Asta S. LaBianca. “Ethics in academic writing help for international students in higher education: Perceptions of faculty and students.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Scott Moncrieff and Anneris Coria-Navia. “Assessing the impact of faculty book club on self-reflection and teaching at Andrews University.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

  1. Monique Pittman. “History by candlelight: Authenticity claims, Shakespeare, and the BBC’s Wolf Hall.” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meetings. Atlanta, GA. April 5-9, 2017.

History

Ruth Burn (with Stephanie Carpenter). “The influence of culture and tradition on the Navajo Code Talkers' experience.” Regional Student Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 7, 2017.

Nataly De La Cruz (with Stephanie Carpenter). “The Bracero program: Working hands.” Regional Student Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 7, 2017.

Rachel Middaugh (with Stephanie Carpenter). “African American soldiers in World War I.” Regional Student Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 7, 2017.

Shaianne Pierre (with Stephanie Carpenter). “For blacks only; For whites only: Regional and state conferences of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.” Regional Student Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 7, 2017.

Jon-Philippe Ruhumuliza (with Stephanie Carpenter). “Red blood, black skin: Adventist healthcare and the issue of race in the District of Columbia 1904-1912.” Regional Student Phi Alpha Theta Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 7, 2017.

International Languages & Global Studies

Sonia Badenas. “La Suisse, les voisins d’à coté.” Michigan World Language Association Annual Conference. Lansing, MI. October 12-13, 2017.

Pedro Navia. “Voces olvidadas: Las empleadas domésticas en los Testimonios de Elena Poniatowska” (“Forgotten voices: The housemaids in Testimonies of Elena Poniatowska”). XI National Colloqium on Women. State University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. April 4-6, 2017.

Pedro Navia. “Voces, sonidos y llantos: La marginación en los testimonios de Elena Poniatowska” (“Voices, sounds, cries: Marginalization in Testimonies of Elena Poniatowska”). V Conference on Second Class Citizens in the World. Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 19-21, 2017.

James White Library

Kathleen M. Demsky. “Waldenses meet the Reformation: Synod of Chanforan.” Reviving the Reformation: 500 Year Anniversary Conference. Village Seventh-day Adventist Church, Berrien Springs, MI. October 28, 2017.

Lauren R. Matacio and Lawrence Onsager. “Is SDA history relevant to Millennials? Minnie Day Sype, licensed minister 1902-1956.” Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians Annual Conference. Newbold College of Higher Education, Bracknell, UK. June 29, 2017.

Silas M. Oliveira. “Aligning academic library space with Millennial’s learning styles.” ASDAL Annual Conference. Newbold College, Berkshire, United Kingdom. June 26-29, 2017.

Silas M. Oliveira. “Andrews University’s Leadership Program: Chinese philosophical underpinnings.” World Education Day 2017 Conference. Dalian, China. September 27-29, 2017.

Lawrence Onsager and Terry D. Robertson. “The Wurker-Gibson Bible Collection and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.” Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians Annual Conference. Newbold College of Higher Education, Bracknell, UK. June 29, 2017.

Mathematics

Anthony Bosman. “The linking of links and the magic of magicians.” MC2 Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI. October 26, 2017.

Anthony Bosman. “The role of links in the study of 3-manifolds.” Andrews Research Conference, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. May 18, 2017.

Shandelle M. Henson. "Climate change and tipping points in seabird colonies." Joint Mathematics Meetings. Atlanta, GA. January 4-7, 2017.

Shandelle M. Henson. "Models of reproductive synchrony in colonial seabirds." Joint Mathematics Meetings. Atlanta, GA. January 4-7, 2017.

Shandelle M. Henson, James L. Hayward, and J. M. Cushing. "Rising sea surface temperatures and tipping points for seabird colonies." Biology and Medicine through Mathematics Conference (BAMM!). Richmond, VA. May 18-20, 2017.

Dorothea Gallos, Christiane Gallos, Whitney Watson, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Bifurcations in a discrete-time model of seabird reproduction.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

James L. Hayward and Shandelle M. Henson. "El Niño, 'The Blob', and egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

James L. Hayward and Shandelle M. Henson. “El Niño, the Blob, and egg cannibalism in Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Pacific Seabird Group Annual Meeting. Tacoma, WA. February 22-26, 2017.

Isabelle C. Hwang, Robert M. Polski, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Effects of eggshell coloration on egg cannibalism.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Viktoria L. Kolpacoff and Shandelle M. Henson. “The relationship between the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and associated socioeconomic and behavioral factors.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Athena T. Smith, Isabelle Hwang, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Glaucous-winged Gull predation on chicken eggs treated with a UV blocking agent.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Clemence Uwimama, Gordon J. Atkins, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. “Nighttime colony occupancy patterns by Glaucous-winged Gulls.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Joon Hyuk Kang. “Steady state positive solution to population model with competition.” Kangweon-Kyunggi Mathematics Conference. Dankook University, Yongin, South Korea. June 9, 2017.

Joon Hyuk Kang and Timothy Robertson. “Estimate of positive solutions with uniqueness.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Timothy Robertson and Joon Hyuk Kang. “Coexistence conditions for nonlinear reaction diffusion population models.” Joint Mathematics Meetings. Atlanta, GA. January 4-7, 2017.

Yun Myung Oh. “Riemannian submersion invariant and geodesics.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Yun Myung Oh and Bang-Yen Chen. “Rectifying submanifolds in pseudo-Euclidean spaces.” KKMS-CCMS Joint Conference & Annual Meeting. Dangook University, Cheon-An, South Korea. June 9, 2017.

Lukasz Krzywon and Yun Myung Oh. “Time-like rectifying curves in Minkowski space.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Marian Prince. “After-school programming animation on TI-84 CE.” 2017 MCTM State Conference. Traverse City, MI. July 26-27, 2017.

Marian Prince. “Making inferential statistics hands-on with TI-Nspire CX.” MichMATYC 2017 Conference. Baker College, Muskegon, MI. October 21, 2017.

Marian Prince. “Put the Hub-ba into your STEM program.” MichMATYC 2017 Conference. Baker College, Muskegon, MI. October 21, 2017.

Marian Prince and Murney Bell. “Supporting middle grades math standards with Tl-84 Plus CE graphing calculator/ Tl-83 Plus graphing calculator/Tl-73 Explorer™ graphing calculator programs and activities.” 2017 T3 International Conference. Chicago, IL. March 10-12, 2017.

Lynelle Weldon. “Encouraging mathematical mindsets through assessment.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Rashida S. Smith, Lynelle M. Weldon, James L. Hayward, and Shandelle M. Henson. "When should one measure sea surface temperature to predict its time-lagged effects on seabird breeding." Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Music

Claudio Gonzalez. Masterclass, violin/viola students. Burman University, LaCombe, AB. November 25, 2017.

Adriana Perera. “Contemporary Levites.” The Journey: European Adventist Youth Congress, Palacio de las Artes y las Ciencias. Valencia, Spain. August 1-5, 2017.

Adriana Perera. “Jesús, el centro de la adoración.” Plenary, Music and Worship Conference. Ensenada, Mexico. November 18, 2017.

Adriana Perera. “Los instrumentos musicales a la luz de la Biblia.” Workshop, Music and Worship Conference. Ensenada, Mexico. November 18, 2017.

Adriana Perera. “Make a joyful noise.” The Journey: European Adventist Youth Congress, Palacio de las Artes y las Ciencias. Valencia, Spain. August 1-5, 2017.

Adriana Perera. “Progressive truth and progressive art: A reflection on music ministry as an evolving art.” Plenary, Consumed Worship Conference. Sligo Church, Takoma, MD. November 1-4, 2017.

Charles Reid. Masterclass, graduate program in Sacred Music. University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. April 12, 2017.

Charles Reid. Masterclass. Department of Music, Goshen College, Goshen, IN. October 26, 2017.

Charles Reid. Masterclass. State University of New York, Potsdam, NY. April 28, 2017.

Carla Trynchuk. Masterclass, Felix Mendelssohn Music Days Festival. Music Conservatory, State Music School, Krakow, Poland. May 16, 2017.

Carla Trynchuk. Masterclass. Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI. May 23, 2017.

Carla Trynchuk. Masterclass, Oregon Music Festival. Portland, OR. June 25-26, 2017.

Chi Yong Yun. South Bend Music Teachers Association. Shirks Gallery, South Bend, IN. April 2017.

Stephen Zork. “The choral music of Martin Luther.” 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses Conference. Howard Performing Arts Center, Berrien Springs, MI. November 1, 2017.

Stephen Zork. Clinician, Minnesota Choir Conference. April 1, 2017.

Stephen Zork. Clinician, Ohio Choir Conference. Kettering Hospital Auditorium, Kettering, OH. April 8, 2017.

Physics

Gary W. Burdick. “What does Genesis have to say to a physicist?” Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 27-28, 2017.

Jack Collins, Roy Gane, Paul Keim, and Gary Burdick. Panel Discussion, Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 27-28, 2017.

Mickey Kutzner and Margarita Mattingly. “Small group learning in the Physics Department of Andrews University.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Religion & Biblical Languages

Erhard H. Gallos. “Do not neglect the gatherings.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Erhard H. Gallos. “The spirits of the righteous made perfect.” Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society Annual Meeting. Akron, OH. March 16-17, 2017.

Erhard H. Gallos. “The spirits of the righteous made perfect.” Midwest Region Meeting, Society of Biblical Literature. Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. February 10-12, 2017.

Glenn Russell and Jony Hajaj. “We are all immigrants and pilgrims: Biblical themes from Deuteronomy and Hebrews.” Mission in an Era of Migrants and Refugees Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 13-16, 2017. 

Glenn Russell. “We are all migrants and pilgrims.” Mission in an Era of Migrants and Refugees Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 13-16, 2017.

Davide Sciarabba. “Juan Calvino: Vida, obra y teología.” Celebrating 500 Years of the Protestant Reformation. Cuban Adventist University, Havana, Cuba. November 10-11, 2017.

Davide Sciarabba. Panelist, Celebrating 500 Years of the Protestant Reformation. Cuban Adventist University, Havana, Cuba. November 10-11, 2017.

Davide Sciarabba. “The relationship between faith and self-denial in the Reformation: An appraisal of Luther and Calvin’s theology.” Adventist Theological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

  1. Rahel Wells. “Did the reformers misunderstand righteousness by faith? New perspectives on Habakkuk 2:4b.” Adventist Theological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 18, 2017.

Social Work

Alina M. Baltazar, René D. Drumm, Petr Cincala, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Duane C. McBride, CurtisVanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Family life education through the radio.” Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 20-22, 2017.

René Drumm, Alina Baltazar, Petr Cincala, Duane C. McBride, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Adventist World Radio: Audience recommendations and reported benefits.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

René Drumm, Alina Baltazar, and Krista Cooper. “Only God is five out of five: Global listener’s perceptions of religious radio programming.” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion/Religious Research Association Annual Meeting (SSSR/RRA). Washington, D.C. October 12-15, 2017.

Krista Cooper and E. Csikai. “Good care and justice for all: Afro-Caribbean immigrant women living with HIV.” National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA. May 25-28, 2017.

Sharon Cuba-Rodriguez, Krista Cooper, and Pablo Arriaza. “Understanding the bio-psychosocial and spiritual needs of minority women and HIV.” Council on Social Work Education. Houston, TX. October 19-22, 2017.

Desiree Davis. “Thinking outside the box: Reaching inner city children.” North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Convention. Charlotte, NC. November 2-5, 2017.

Ingrid Slikkers. “The impact of trauma: How do we present Jesus to those so fractured?” Mission in an Era of Migrants and Refugees Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 13-16, 2017.

Ingrid Slikkers. Panelist, Mission in an Era of Migrants and Refugees Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 13-16, 2017.

Alicia Wayne, Ingrid Slikkers, and Kelly Rybicki. “Foster parent values: Taking trauma informed care one step further.” The Alliance USCCB/LIRS National Conference. Washington, D.C. November 9, 2017.

Shannon M. Trecartin and Ronda M. Christman. “Housing characteristics of older adults: Differences by age and disability status.” Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting. Asheville, NC. April 6-9, 2017.

Ronda M. Christman and Shannon M. Trecartin.Aging adults' reflections of loneliness, volunteerism, and promoting vitality.” Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting. Asheville, NC. April 6-9, 2017.

Curtis VanderWaal, David Sedlacek, Shannon M. Trecartin, Nancy Carbonell, and René Drumm. “SDA LGBT+ family support, depression and suicide: Findings and implications.” North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC. November 2-5, 2017.

Curtis VanderWaal, Shannon M. Trecartin, and René Drumm. “Christian LGBT+ family support and suicide: Social Work educators’ role in saving lives.” Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX. October 20-22, 2017.

Curtis VanderWaal, David Sedlacek, Shannon M. Trecartin, and Nancy Carbonell. “The impact of family support among LGBT+ millennials in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Visual Art, Communication & Design

Stefanie P. Elkins. "A professional woman working in Jordan." American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 18, 2017.

Alina M. Baltazar, René D. Drumm, Petr Cincala, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Duane C. McBride, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Family life education through the radio.” Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 20-22, 2017.

School of Business Administration

Accounting, Economics & Finance

Ann Gibson. "Building the trusted team: Governance in the church." West-Central Africa Division Business Professional Convention. Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire. July 2-6, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "The care and keeping of inventory and fixed assets." East-Central Africa Division Treasurers' Training. Nairobi, Kenya. July 12, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "The care and keeping of receivables and payables." West-Central Africa Division Business Professional Convention. Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire. July 2-6, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Effective boards; Effective directors." Middle-East, North Africa Union Administrative Leadership Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. November 14, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Ethics: Foundations and practices." Middle East-North Africa Union Administrative Leadership Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. November 14, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Financial success from the start: Personal finance for pastors." Mid-America Union Conference Pastors' Convention. Omaha, NE. July 31, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "An introduction to financial analysis." West-Central Africa Division Business Professional Convention. Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire. July 2-6, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Issues relating to the division of an entity." East-Central Africa Division Treasurers' Training. Nairobi, Kenya. July 12, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Local church audits." Middle-East, North Africa Union Treasurers' Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. November 13, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Managing and analyzing cash flow." South Pacific Division Business Professional Convention. Cairns, Australia. May 15-18, 2017.

Ann Gibson. “Managing capital projects." Middle-East, North Africa Union Treasurers' Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. November 13, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Managing time ... Managing yourself." West-Central Africa Division Business Professional Convention. Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire. July 2-6, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Presenting financial Information in an understandable way." South Pacific Division Business Professional Convention. Cairns, Australia. May 15-18, 2017.

Ann Gibson. “Successful budgeting practices." Middle-East, North Africa Union Treasurers' Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. November 13, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Transparency, accountability, governance, and ethics." South Pacific Division Business Professional Convention. Cairns, Australia. May 15-18, 2017.

Ann Gibson. "Transparency, accountability, and culture." South Pacific Division Business Professional Convention. Cairns, Australia. May 15-18, 2017.

Ann Gibson. “When life throws a curve: Mid-course financial corrections." Mid-America Union Conference Pastors' Convention. Omaha, NE. August 2, 2017.

Management, Marketing & Information Systems

Jerry Chi. “The impact of servant leadership on job burnout among employees of a Christian hospital: Structural equation model.” International Forum on Management Studies. Taichung, Taiwan. March 16, 2018.

Grace Chi, Dennis Cheek, and Jerry Chi. “The effect of music relaxation video on college students’ anxiety and physical vital signs.” 44th STTI Biennial Convention. Indianapolis, IN. October 28- November 1, 2017.

Grace Chi, Dennis Cheek, and Jerry Chi. “The effect of music relaxation video on anxiety and biophysical measurements in college students: A randomized controlled trial.” Celebration of Research. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 3, 2017.

Grace Chi, Dennis Cheek, and Jerry Chi. “Music /relaxation video and biophysical measurements: A randomized controlled trial.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “The effects of trust in executive servant leadership on low nurses’ job burnout among Seventh-Day Adventist hospital nurses: A multivarietes study & SEM model.” Andrews University Business Teacher Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 10, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “How the ethical climate strengthens the sense of corporate social responsibility and subsequent organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers: A structural equation model.” IABPAD Conference. Orlando, FL. January 2-5, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “How the ethical climates strengthens the sense of corporate social responsibility & subsequent organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers: Test of a structural equation model.” Andrews University Business Teacher Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 13, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “The impact of ethical climate on corporate social responsibility and organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers.” STTI Eta Zeta Chapter, Spring Research Symposium. Berrien Springs, MI. April 17, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “Music /relaxation video and biophysical measurements: A randomized controlled trial.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Ben A. Maguad. “Managing for quality in higher education: A biblical perspective.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Ben A. Maguad. “Managing the system of higher education: The case for collaboration.” Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, & Education. Hawaii University, Honolulu, Hawaii. June 8-10, 2017.

Ben A. Maguad. “Managing the system of higher education: Competition or collaboration.” 10th Biennial SDA Business Teachers Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 11-13, 2017.

ELizabeth Muhlenbeck. “Using ambiguity to construct a new framework for business school education: Evolutionary lessons from the healthcare industry.” SDA Business Teachers Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 11-13, 2017.

Kimberly Pichot. “Economic development through the creation of renewable energy clusters: The case of Northern Colorado.” AU Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 3, 2017.

Kimberly Pichot. “Have you driven a Tesla?” SBA Awards Banquet Keynote Speaker, School of Business Administration, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 20, 2017.

Kimberly Pichot. “Integrating practice and theory across disciplines: Rebranding Syscon International.” 10th Biennial SDA Business Teachers Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 11-13, 2017.

Kimberly Pichot, Glynis Bradfield, Marcella Myers, Ray McAllister, Kimberly Pichot, and Jochebed Ade-Oshifogun. “Including the non-traditional student: Teaching strategies for diverse classrooms.” Faculty Institute. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. August 2017.

Kimberly Pichot, Jacquelyn Warwick, and Doug Taylor. “Collaborative teaching across departments: Rebranding Syscon International.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Jacquelyn Warwick, Marilyn Melchiorre, Pallab Paul, and Lynn Forsythe. “Interdisciplinary instruction: Reaching across business disciplines.” Marketing Management Association Fall Educators Conference. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 20-22, 2017.

School of Distance Education & International Partners

Glynis Bradfield. “Advising strategies that increase online and post-traditional student persistence.” Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10-12, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Best practices in Christian education.” International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Building communication plans for online student service beyond course interaction.” Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10-12, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Designing units of study around essential questions that develop a biblical perspective.” International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Faith integration in professional practice.” International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Flipping distance student services through technology-mediated orientation and advising.” World Conference on Online Learning. Toronto, Canada. October 16-19, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Flipping student services through an online orientation and advising course.” Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10-12, 2017.

Glynis Bradfield. “Indexing evidence of faith integration in Adventist higher education.” International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Duane Covrig, Glynis Bradfield, and Denise Shaver. “Faith integration roundtable: Sharing your practices.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Lukonde Mwinga and Glynis Bradfield. “Academic advising as servant leadership: Alumni perceptions of Andrews University academic advisor qualities.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Janine M. Lim. “Building your online learning strategy,” Panel host. Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12, 2017.

Janine M. Lim. “Higher education collaboration brainstorm,” Facilitator. Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10, 2017.

Janine M. Lim. “Higher education collaboration showcase,” Panel host. Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10, 2017.

Janine M. Lim. “Jazzing up your curriculum: Applying principles of jazz to collaboration.” World Conference on Online Learning. Toronto, ON, Canada. October 19, 2017.

Janine M. Lim. “Using blogging to contribute expertise and convey credibility.” United States Distance Learning Association. Indianapolis, IN. May 2, 2017.

School of Education

Graduate Psychology & Counseling

Curtis VanderWaal, Shannon M. Trecartin, Nancy Carbonell, and René Drumm. “SDA LGBT+ family support, depression and suicide: Findings and implications.” North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC. November 2-5, 2017.

Brittany Sommers, Ronald Coffen, Tevni Grajales-Guerra, and Bradly Hinman. “A model of distress tolerance in self-damaging behaviors: Examining the role of emotional reactivity and learned helplessness.” Ohio Psychological Association Annual Convention. Columbus, OH. April 26-28, 2017.

Leadership

Duane Covrig. “The role of moral conscience and God’s Word in the Reformation” Congresso a 500 Anos de la Reforma. Universidad Adventista de Chile, Chillon, Chile. June 1-2, 2017.

Duane Covrig, Glynis Bradfield, and Denise Shaver. “Faith integration roundtable: Sharing your practices.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Duane Covrig and Bordes Henry Saturne. “Campus political free speech, presidential leadership, & spiritual humility.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Gus Gregorutti. “North-South productivity of comparative studies on Latin America education.” 61st Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference. Atlanta, GA. March 5-9, 2017.

Gus Gregorutti. “Pulling personal and team books.” Essentials Workshop: Publishing Strategies for Early Career Professionals and Scholars. 61st Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference. Atlanta, GA. March 5-9, 2017.

Gus Gregorutti and Rita Locatelli. “The emergence of the engaged university: Comparing belief systems between American and Italian universities.” 61st Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference. Atlanta, GA. March 5-9, 2017.

Bordes Henry-Saturne. “Achievements and challenges of a small private university in Thailand: A case study of the Asia-Pacific International University.” Global Conference on Education and Research. University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Sarasota, FL. May 22-25, 2017.

Bordes Henry-Saturne. “Mandatory worship attendance policies and students’ spiritual development.” National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Region IV-E Conference. Detroit, MI. November 12-14, 2017.

Bordes Henry-Saturne. “Public funds for Adventist schools: Curse or blessing?” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Bordes Henry-Saturne. “Public funds for private schools: Comparative case study of New York, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Teaching, Learning & Curriculum

Nancy Agnetta, Michelle Bacchiocchi, Larry Burton, and Anneris Coria-Navia. “The importance of formative assessment in K-20 education: The test is too late.” Lake Union Teacher Conference. Berrien Springs, MI. October 16, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Core instructional practices for multi-grade (and other) classes.” Indian Ocean Union Conference Education Summit. Antananarivo, Madagascar. March 25, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Faith integration in research and publication.” 2nd International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Is there a Christian way to boil water? The conceptual development of faith integration over time.” 2nd International Faith Integration Institute. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria. September 18-20, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Meet journal editors: Journal talks.” American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. April 27-May 1, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Multi-grade teaching: Myths, realities, and key principles.” Indian Ocean Union Conference Education Summit. Antananarivo, Madagascar. March 23, 2017.

Larry D. Burton. “Simple to complex: Methods of qualitative data analysis,” Research Workshop Series II. University of the Southern Caribbean, St. Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago. July 31-August 3, 2017.

Larry D. Burton and Charity H. Garcia. “Qualitative research in education.” International Scholars Annual Conference. Asia-Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Thailand. November 3, 2017.

Larry D. Burton, Josephine E. Katenga, and Christine A. Moniyung. “Toward a theory of transition from public school to Christian higher education.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Christine A. Moniyung, Larry D. Burton, and Josephine E. Katenga. “Following faith commitments: Successful transitions from public high school into Adventist higher education.” SDA Nurse Educators Conference. Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN. May 15, 2017.

Anneris Coria-Navia. “Partnering with the learner: Strategies for sharing the power of decision-making in online courses.” Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 10-12, 2017.

Anneris Coria-Navia. “Students’ perceptions of the effectiveness of teaching and learning strategies in the language classroom.” Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Chicago, IL. March 9-11, 2017.

Jonathan Doram, Anneris Coria-Navia, and Jerome Thayer. “Surviving or thriving: A mixed methods case study investigating student thriving in a racially-and-ethnically diverse high school choral setting.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Anneris Coria-Navia, Griselda Uriegas-Mejia, Sherine C. Brown-Fraser, Sergio E. Uriegas, Maria de Jesus Martinez, Albert Sanchez, Maria Elena Acosta, Armando E. Ramirez, Rembrandt E. Reyes, Yadyra C. Hernandez, Dacia Y. Camacho, Gregg Morrow, and Gretchen Krivak. “Development of a health education curriculum to reduce the risk of obesity among Hispanic school-age children.” Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 22-26, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Anneris Coria-Navia, Griselda Uriegas-Mejia, Sherine C. Brown-Fraser, Sergio E. Uriegas, Maria de Jesus Martinez, Albert Sanchez, Maria Elena Acosta, Armando E. Ramirez, Rembrandt E. Reyes, Yadyra C. Hernandez, Dacia Y. Camacho, Gregg Morrow, and Gretchen Krivak. “The Victoria Trial: A school-based health education program to reduce the risk of obesity among a high-risk population.” Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 22-26, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Griselda Uriegas-Mejia, Anneris Coria-Navia, and Rebeca Carpio-Fonseca. “Is Adventist lifestyle effective to prevent obesity among school-age children? Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Scott Moncrieff and Anneris Coria-Navia. “Assessing the impact of faculty book club on self-reflection and teaching at Andrews University.” Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 30, 2017.

Charity H. Garcia. “Cultivating a heart for research.” Andrews University Leadership Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 24, 2017. 

Charity H. Garcia. “Towards Christian-identity response theory: Exploring identity, spirituality, and response to adversity among African American males placed at risk.” International Scholars Annual Conference. Asia-Pacific Adventist University, Muak Lek, Thailand. October 30-31, 2017.

Luana Greulich. “Implementation of a fluid Rtl model: Sweetness required.” Michigan Council for Exceptional Children. Grand Rapids, MI. March 2-4, 2016.

School of Health Professions

Medical Laboratory Sciences

Marcia A. Kilsby. “Resolving problematic ABO/Rh discrepancies with confidence.” American Society for Clinical Pathology. Chicago, IL. September 6-8, 2017.

Karen Reiner. “Incorporating research in the MLS undergraduate curriculum.” American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, Michigan Annual Meeting. Kalamazoo, MI. April 19-21, 2017.

Karen Reiner. “Religiosity construct in Human Papillomavirus awareness and knowledge.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Nursing

Grace Chi, Dennis Cheek, and Jerry Chi. “The effect of music relaxation video on anxiety and biophysical measurements in college students: A randomized controlled trial.” Celebration of Research. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 3, 2017.

Grace Chi, Dennis Cheek, and Jerry Chi. “The effect of music relaxation video on college students’ anxiety and physical vital signs.” STTI Biennial Convention. Indianapolis, IN. October 28- November 1, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “The effects of trust in executive servant leadership on low nurses’ job burnout among Seventh-day Adventist hospital nurses: A multivariate study & SEM model.” Andrews University Business Teacher Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 10, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “How the ethical climate strengthens the sense of corporate social responsibility and subsequent organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers: A structural equation model.” IABPAD Conference. Orlando, FL. January 2-5, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “How the ethical climates strengthens the sense of corporate social responsibility & subsequent organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers: Test of a structural equation model.” Andrews University Business Teacher Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 13, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “The impact of ethical climate on corporate social responsibility and organizational commitment among Christian healthcare providers.” STTI Eta Zeta Chapter, Spring Research Symposium. Berrien Springs, MI. April 17, 2017.

Grace Chi and Jerry Chi. “Music /relaxation video and biophysical measurements: A randomized controlled trial.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Physical Therapy

Greg AlmeterKathleen BerglundSozina KatuliCarrie CarterMatthew LundTamara PatrickBrooke Veen, and John Zdor. “Correlation between lumbopelvic instability, hip weakness and patellofemoral symptoms.” American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. San Antonio, TX. February 15-18, 2017.

Amanda Wold, Valerie Coolman, and Tyrees Marcy. “Correlating weight bearing and non‐weight bearing objective findings to ascertain and treat proximal tibiofibular joint articular restriction: A case report.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. October 18-22, 2017.

Sozina D. Katuli, Synnøve F. Knutsen, Raymond Knutsen, Keiji Oda, Ron Mataya, and Gary E. Fraser. “Disparities of breastfeeding patterns between black and white Adventist women in North America. Results from the Adventist Health Study (AHS) - 2.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Soraya Fish, Rebecca Carpio-Fonseca, Alfredo Mejía, Padma Tadi Uppala, Uchenna Nwakanma, and Sozina Katuli. “Parental perceptions of eating behaviors, and body image and the risk for obesity in children from food desert areas of Berrien County, Michigan.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Soroya Fish, Rebecca Caprio-Fonseca, Alfredo Mejía, Padma Tadi Uppala, Uchenna Nwakanma, and Sozina Katuli. “Parental perceptions of eating behaviors, and body image and the risk for obesity in children from food desert areas in Berrien County, Michigan.” American Public Health Association Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 5, 2017.

Pam CarterLyla CotoCaroline RybickiJohn Taylor, Caryn Pierce and Elizabeth Oakley. “Evaluation of the effect of upper string-playing musicians on scapular position: A study of violinists, violists, and non-musicians.” Performing Arts Medicine Association International Symposium. Snowmass, CO. June 29-July 2, 2017.

Elizabeth OakleyNatalie ApplehansAlyson JamelMeredith Griffin, and Lauryl Murphree-James. “Hand dominance and posture: A study of handedness patterns in posture analysis.” American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. San Antonio, TX. February 15-18, 2017.

Raymonde FortinFrancois Desmeules and Elizabeth Oakley. “Diagnostic imaging and Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI) Training & legislation in physiotherapy: A Pan-Canadian survey of university programs, provincial colleges, and Canadian Armed Forces.” 2017 Orthopaedic National Symposium. London, Ontario, Canada. October 20-22, 2017.

P. A. Jasheway, Lee Olson, and A. L. Millar. “Reliability of behind the back shoulder measurements in a clinical setting.” Michigan Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference. Frankenmuth, MI. October 13-14, 2017.

Caryn Pierce and William Scott. “Reporting and barriers to reporting among Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) student interns before and after an Applied Ethics Course.” Education Leadership Conference. Columbus, OH. October 13-15, 2017.

Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness 

Sherine Brown-Fraser. “Adventist health studies: Omnivore vs. vegetarian vs. vegan diets, Lifestyle and health outcomes.” Northern Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 17, 2018.

Teresa McArthur, Sherri Isaak, and Sherine Brown-Fraser. “Improving adherence and helping patients overcome barriers to diabetes self-management through innovative technology-enabled coaching.” American Association of Diabetes Educators Conference. Indianapolis, IN. August 4-7, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Giselda Uriegas-Mejia, Anneris Coria-Navia, and Rebeca Carpio-Fonseca. “Is Adventist lifestyle effective to prevent obesity among school-age children?” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Anneris Coria-Navia, Griselda Uriegas-Mejia, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Sergio E. Uriegas, Maria de Jesus Martinez, Albert Sanchez, Maria E. Acosta, Armando E. Ramirez, Rembrandt E. Reyes, Yadyra C. Hernandez, Dacia Y. Camacho, Gregg Morrow, and Gretchen Krivak. “Development of a health education curriculum to reduce the risk of obesity among Hispanic school-age children.” Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 22-26, 2017.

Alfredo Mejía, Anneris Coria-Navia, Griselda Uriegas-Mejia, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Sergio E. Uriegas, Maria de Jesus Martinez, Albert Sanchez, Maria E. Acosta, Armando E. Ramirez, Rembrandt E. Reyes, Yadyra C. Hernandez, Dacia Y. Camacho, Gregg Morrow, and Gretchen Krivak. “The Victoria trial: A school-based health education program to reduce the risk of obesity among a high-risk population.” Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 22-26, 2017. 

Alfredo Mejía, Michael J. Orlich, Helen Harwatt, Ujue Fresan, and Joan Sabaté. “Effect of vegetarian diets on planetary and population health outcomes.” International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. February 27, 2018.

Soroya Fish, Rebecca Caprio-Fonseca, Alfredo Mejía, Padma Tadi Uppala, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Uchenna Nwakanma, and Sozina Katuli. “Parental perceptions of eating behaviors, and body image and the risk for obesity in children from food desert areas in Berrien County, Michigan.” American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Atlanta, GA. November 5, 2017.

Soroya Fish, Rebecca Carpio-Fonseca, Alfredo Mejía, Padma Tadi Uppala, Uchenna Nwakanma, and Sozina Katuli. “Parental perceptions of eating behaviors, and body image and the risk for obesity in children from food desert areas of Berrien County, Michigan.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Padma P. Tadi Uppala, Gretchen Krivak, Sherine Brown-Fraser, Dixon Anjejo, Alfredo Mejía, Dominique Wakefield, and Kumar Kolli. “Stress, spiritual wellbeing and cancer risk among diverse racial faith-based communities: Elevated levels of stress proteomic biomarkers in breast cancer patients.” American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. April 1-5, 2017.

Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Brynja K. E. Davis, Ching-I Lu, and Margaret L. Greenwald. “Normative learning data for healthy older adults performing a novel verbal task.” Michigan Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Conference. Troy, MI. March 23-25, 2017.

Brynja K. E. Davis, Ching-I Lu, and Margaret L. Greenwald. “What is normal? Normative data for healthy older adults learning new verbal material.” American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Los Angeles, CA. November 9-11, 2017.

Darah Regal, Alyssia Chung, and Rachael E. Rick. “Assessment of the effectiveness of the ARIA Program in treating individuals with a dichotic deficit.” American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. April 5-8, 2017.

Darah Regal, Carmella Rosu, and Allison Trine. “Diagnostic Use of DPOAEs and EHF for adults reporting tinnitus and/or hyperacusis.” American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. April 5-8, 2017.

Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary

Christian Ministry

Alina M. Baltazar, Rene D. Drumm, Petr Cincala, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Duane C. McBride, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Family Life Education through the Radio.” Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. July 20-22, 2017.

S. Joseph Kidder. “Experimentand Puterea Lui Dumnezeu,” “Experimentand pe Dumnezeu prin marturisire,” “Evadarea din Irak,” “Experimentand cresterea in Domnul,” and “Experimentand harul Domnului!” Experimentand Puterea Lui Dumnezeu, Romania. December 6-24, 2016.

S. Joseph Kidder. “Najucinkovitiji evangelizator. Prvi dio,” “Najucinkovitiji evangelizator. Drugi dio,” “Iskusiti Bozju snagu,” “Bijeg iz Iraka,” “Bog je blizi nego sto mislis,” and “Predaj sve Isusu.” Biblijska Konferencija [International Bible and Mission Conference], Adriatic Union, Zagreb, Croatia. March 10-12, 2017.

Stanley E. Patterson. “Mentoring the next generation of leaders.” Newfoundland/Labrador Conference Mentor Development. St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. April 17-19, 2017.

Stanley E. Patterson. “Moses: Mentee and mentor,” “Mentoring as a learning model,” “Mentor: Character as an essential,” “Leader development strategy,” “Balance: Protecting your margins,” and “Unique SDA Leadership Characteristics.” Mentor Pastor Enrichment, SDA Church in Western Canada. Burman University, LaCombe, AB, Canada. October 15-16, 2017.

Stanley E. Patterson. “Orientation to the church, its structure, mission, and vision,” “Managing conflict: The systems and solutions,” “Executive leadership in the SDA Church: History and change,” and “The biblical basis for terminal authority in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.” 2017 EUD Union and Conference Officers’ Orientation and Treasurer’s Advisory. Friedensau Adventist University, Möckern, Germany. August 28-September 1, 2017.

David Williams. 4 workshops. Spiritual Leadership in a Changing Culture, Optimum Ministries Convention 2017. Ontario Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Toronto, Canada. February 3-4, 2017.

David Williams. “Sola Scriptura Statuat Lex Orandi: Toward a transcultural theology of liturgy.” Evangelical Theological Society, Adventist Theological Society. Providence, RI. November 15-18, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. Korean Pastors’ Annual Convention. Garden Grove, CA. September 11-14, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. NAD PELC. Camp Kulaqua, High Springs, FL. March 31, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Church planting—The Grace Place.” South African Union Women Pastors’ Summit. Bloemfontein, South Africa. July 30-August 6, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “The Grace Place: Post evangelism retention.” Northeastern Conference Fall Workers’ Meeting. Jamaica, New York. October 1-4, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Radical disciples for Jesus, 2017.” Fiji Youth Congress, Fiji. December 19-24, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “We believe the time is near.” Alberta Conference Camp Meeting. Olds, AB, Canada. July 21-22, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “We declare war, Mums.” Annual Prayer Conference. London, England. November 24-26, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Why?” Mark Blue Lecture, Northern California Conference. Oakland, CA. April 2, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Women of wholeness.” Women’s Retreat. Indian Wells, CA. August 11-13, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Women of Worth.” Women’s Ministries Conference. Kileen, TX. April 7-8, 2017.

Hyveth Williams. “Words matter.” AMITA Health Mission Integration Annual Retreat. Wheaton, IL. August 9, 2017.

Church History

Denis Kaiser. “Antecedentes de la Reforma Protestante,” “La figura de Martín Lutero según Ellen White,” and Panelist. Celebrando los 500 Anos de la Reforma Protestante: Su Historia Y Teologia. Adventist Theological Seminary, Havana, Cuba. November 11-12, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “The clarity and obscurity of inspired writings: An historical survey from the Protestant Reformers to Seventh-day Adventists” and Panelist. The Heritage of the Reformation, Adventist Theological Society Professional Meetings. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “Ellen G. White’s role in biblical interpretation.” Gospel Study Group. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 3-4, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “Ellen White’s portrait of Martin Luther” and Panelist. Here We Stand: Luther, The Reformation and Seventh-day Adventism. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12-14, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “Fascinated by the Word: The Bible in the Reformation and Adventism,” and “Drawn to Jesus: Salvation in Protestantism and Adventism.” Mid-year meeting of the Inter-European Division. Friedensau, Germany. May 21-23, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “Friendly fire: George I. Butler’s view of degrees of inspiration” and Panelist. Thirteenth Annual Ellen G. White Issues Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 3, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “God is our refuge and strength: Ellen White’s portrait of Martin Luther.” Reviving the Reformation: 500 Year Anniversary. Village Seventh-day Adventist Church, Berrien Springs, MI. October 27-28, 2017.

Denis Kaiser. “Our heritage matters: Identity,” “Our heritage matters: Message,” and “Our heritage matters: Mission.” Southern Ontario Regional Camp Meeting. Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. June 2-3, 2017.

Nicholas Miller. “Five hundred years of protest and liberty: Martin Luther to modern civil rights.” Center for the Study of Rights and Religion, University Del Platte, Argentina. June 8, 2017.

Nicholas Miller. “Martin Luther to Martin Luther King, Jr.: Protestant roots of modern civil rights.” Society of Biblical Literature Meetings, ASRS Chapter. Boston, MA. November 17, 2017.

Nicholas Miller. “The moral government of God, the Sabbath, and Adventist activism.” Heritage of the Reformation Professional Meetings, Adventist Theological Society. Boston, MA. November 18, 2017. 

Nicholas Miller. “What 500 years of Protestant liberty tells us about how to make America great (Again).” Religious Liberty Today: An Interfaith Discussion, sponsored by the J. Reuben Clark Legal Society. Chicago, Illinois. May 6, 2017. 

Nicholas Miller. “Why listen to the reformers?” “500 years of protestant liberty: An evaluation,” “The religious roots of religious liberty in the West,” “The impact of Calvinism,” and “The Impact of Anabaptism.” Congreso A 500 Anos De La Reforma. Universidad Adventista De Chile, Chile. June 1-2, 2017.

Trevor O’Reggio. “How Martin Luther changed marriage” and “Katarina von Bora: Wife of Martin Luther.” Celebrating 500 years of the Protestant Reformation: Its History and Theology. Adventist Seminary. Havana, Cuba. November 10-11, 2017.

Trevor O’Reggio. “Life and death: The nature of man in Luther and Adventism.” Here We Stand Luther Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12-14, 2017.

Trevor O’Reggio. “Martin Luther: Master of theological paradoxes.” Conference on the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. Andrews University, Berrien Springs MI. November 1-2, 2017.

David Trim. “The godly of London and the Calvinist international, 1560-1600.” Religious History of Britain 1500–1800 Seminar, Institute of Historical Research. London, England. April 25, 2017.

David Trim. “Key statistics for Seventh-day Adventist organizational leaders.” Inter-American Division Leadership Conference. Miami, FL. July 10-12, 2017.

David Trim. “‘Prosecuting old lines of effort with new power’: Lessons from Adventist city missions, c.1880-1920” and “Adventist presence in the world’s big cities: A statistical snapshot.” South Pacific Division Mission to the Cities Symposium, Avondale College of Higher Education, New South Wales, Australia. February 2-4, 2017.

David Trim. “The Reformation and the impulse to persecute.” Conversations on the Reformation, Christian Identities, and Freedom of Conscience Symposium. Religious Freedom Center, The Newseum Institute, Washington, D.C., June 1, 2017.

David Trim. “The theology of Reformed militancy.” Conference on the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther's “95 Theses.” Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 1-2, 2017. 

David Trim. “Why did they leave: Statistics and research” and “Healing the wounds: A caring and welcoming community.” Inter-American Division Retention Conference. Minatitlan, Mexico. March 27, 2017.

Discipleship & Religious Education

Edyta Jankiewicz. “Perceptions of God,” “Attachment and God,” “Your life with God,” and “Did I ever become a Christian?” Greater Sydney Conference Pastoral Family Retreat. Sydney, Australia. August 25-27, 2017.

John Matthews. “Contextualization without syncretism: Practical strategies and insights” and “What is on your mind?” Mission Conference. Adventist University of São Paulo, Engenheiro Coelho Campus, São Paulo, Brazil. October 27-28, 2017.

John Matthews. “Discipleship of the Spirit: A study in 1 Corinthians 2” and “Evangelism, discipleship, and Three Angels.” South Brazil Union Conference Consultation on Discipleship, Curitiba, Brazil, October 20, 2017.

John Matthews. “Glimpses of eternity: Discovering the family of God” and “Visual arts in educating for social responsibility.” Pedagogical Conference on Environment, Citizenship, and Ethnic Diversity. Adventist University of São Paulo, Engenheiro Coelho Campus, São Paulo, Brazil. October 23-25, 2017.

David Sedlacek and Beverly Sedlacek. “Research findings on PKs,” “The trauma experience of PKs,” and “Emotionally healthy family environments for PKs.” ECD Pastors’ Kids’ Congress. University of Arusha, Tanzania, Africa. July 25-29, 2017.

Curtis VanderWaal, David Sedlacek, Shannon M. Trecartin, Nancy Carbonell, and Rene Drumm. “SDA LGBT+ family support, depression and suicide: Findings and implications.” North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC. November 2-5, 2017.

Curtis VanderWaal, Shannon Trecartin, David Sedlacek, and Nancy Carbonell. “The impact of family support among LGBT+ millennials in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

New Testament

Richard Choi. “The heavenly ascent of the Psalmist in LXX Psalm 83:6-7.” International Society of Biblical Literature. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. August 7-11, 2017.

Richard Choi. “Non-biblical Hermeneutics, Parts 1 and 2.” The Faith and Science Conference. St. George, UT. July 6-14, 2017.

Felix Cortez. Principios bíblicos para intepretar las Escrituras: “El Salmo 23 y los exegetas,” “El Salmo 23 en la era postmoderna,” “El Salmo 23 a través de los ojos de las Escrituras,” “El Salmo 23 a través de los ojos de Jesús.” Conferencia de Fe y Ciencia. Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. July 20-30, 2017.

Felix Cortez. “La Reforma Protestante y la naturaleza y autoridad de la Biblia.” XII Simposio Bíblico-Teológico Sudamericano. Libertador San Martin, Entre Ríos, Argentina. April 27-May 1, 2017.

Felix H. Cortez. “La Reforma y el estudio de la Biblia.” 500 Años de Reforma Protestante. Universidad Peruana Unión. Ñaña, Perú. October 20-22, 2017.

Felix Cortez. “The sanctuary.” A Palavra Revelada (Biblical Conference). Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil. February 24-25, 2017.

Felix H. Cortez. “The shepherd in the hands of exegetes: Non-biblical concepts of scripture” and “Summary of theological issues.” Faith and Science Conference. St. George, UT. July 6-14, 2017.

Felix Cortez. “Teaching online through the eyes of Paul.” Adventist Online Learning Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 11, 2017.

Ranko Stefanovic. “The central theme of Revelation,” “The vision of Revelation 4-5,” “The 144,000 and the Great Multitude,” and “The war in heaven and the expulsion of Satan.” Mision y Revelation Bible Conference. Najayo, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic. June 16-18, 2017.

Ranko Stefanovic. “The enthronement of the Lamb” and “Encountering Christ on Patmos.” Asian/Pacific Pastors’ Conference. Ontario Conference Center, Ontario, CA. February 19-20, 2017.

Ranko Stefanovic. “Exploring Adventist interpretation of Islam in Revelation 9.” AU/MEU Research Group on Adventist Theology of Islam. Middle Eastern University, Beirut, Lebanon. March 12-17, 2017.

Ranko Stefanovic. “Interpreting symbolism of Revelation,” “The four schools of prophetic interpretation,” “The enthronement of the Lamb (Rev 4-5),” and “The seven trumpets of Revelation.” Eschatologia Biblica Bible Conference. Union Mexicana del Sureste, Villahermosa, Mexico. May 29-30, 2017.

Old Testament

Richard M. Davidson. “Children of the East.” AU/MEU Research Group on Adventist Theology of Islam. Middle East University, Beirut, Lebanon. March 12-17, 2017.

Richard M. Davidson. “Justification by faith in the Old Testament: In the footsteps of the reformers.” The Heritage of the Reformation, Adventist Theological Society. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Richard M. Davidson. “When did the 2300 days of Daniel 8:14 begin and end? Fresh evidence from scripture, chronology, and Karaite history.” Ellen G. White Issues Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 3, 2017.

Constance Gane. “The adventure of archaeology.” Opening of the “Khirbet el-Maqatir: A Journey Through Biblical History” Exhibit. University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY. January 19, 2017.

Constance Gane. “Jalul and the empires of the North.” American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Roy E. Gane. “Our message: Elijah, third angel, and latter rain,” “God’s love and law versus legalism,” “Guidelines for applying biblical laws to modern holy living,” “Case studies in applying biblical laws to modern life,” and “Biblical laws that challenge modern people.” International Bible and Mission Conference. Adriatic Union, Zagreb, Croatia. March 10 - 12, 2017.

Roy E. Gane. Response to Richard M. Davidson, “When did the 2300 ‘days’ of Daniel 8:14 begin and end? Fresh evidence from scripture, chronology, and Karaite history.” Ellen White Issues Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 3, 2017.

Roy E. Gane. “Toward reading Genesis 1-2 well: Some exegetical reflections on the sixth and seventh days of creation.” Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 28, 2017.

Oliver Glanz. “Eine geistige Bilderaustellung: Das Leben sehen – mit den Augen der Philosophen und Propheten.“ Presence-Kulturlounge, Frankfurt, Germany. September 23, 2017.

Oliver Glanz. “How the BibleOL can take over your Hebrew examinations and student grading.” Society of Biblical Literature. Boston, MA. November 18-21, 2017.

Oliver Glanz. “Vom Sinn Mensch zu sein,” “Der Sabbat als Aufklärung gegen den Fortschrittswahn,” “Die Poesie des Predigers als Dichten gegen die Illusion etwas Besonderes zu sein,” “Kein Leben ohne Land,” “Auf der Suche nach dem Willen Gottes: Wie geht das?” and “Die Stimme des Alten Testamentes als die Stimme des Attheismus: JHWH gegen die Götter.” Alttestamentliche Stimmen zu modernen Fragen, Bibelstudientage. Darmstadt-Marienhöhe, Germany. September 22-24, 2017.

Oliver Glanz and Rodney Summerscales. “Making biblical Hebrew students learn the Hebrew language – not the Hebrew Bible.” Scholarship of Teaching, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Mar 1, 2017.

Paul Gregor. “Tall Julul: What happened to Amorite Heshbon?” American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “Biblical principles for interpreting scripture, Parts I and 2.” Faith & Science: Affirming Creation Conference. St. George, UT. July 6-14, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “The church school: When churches and schools collaborate in mission.” Educating for Eternity: 2017-2018 Regional Summit on Adventist Education. Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia. May 30-June 4, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “The Decalogue in Luther.” Here We Stand: Luther, the Reformation and Seventh-day Adventism Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12-14, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “Habakkuk and Paul: The message of the Book of Habakkuk and Paul’s principal usage of it in Romans.” XII Simposio Bíblico-Teológico Sudamericano. Libertador San Martin, Entre Rios, Argentina. April 28, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “Is Islam in Daniel 11's King of North/South narrative?” AU/MEU Research Group on Adventist Theology of Islam Conference. Middle East University, Beirut, Lebanon. March 14, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “The prophetic voice in the Old Testament: An overview” and “Can a prophet error?” Euro-Asia Division Symposium on Spirit of Prophecy Issues. Zaoksky University, Zaoksky, Russia. November 1-2, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “Seventh-day Adventist education in the context of the North American Division and diversity issues.” NAD Black Caucus and Regional Meetings. Houston, TX. July 31-August 3, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “The structure of the Three Angels message and Adventist identity,” “The fear of God and Adventist identity,” and “Characteristics of Babylon and Adventist identity.” Inter-European Division BRI International Bible and Mission Conference. Sofia, Bulgaria. May 29-31, 2017.

Jiří Moskala. “Toward hermeneutics of Ellen G. White's writings: Principalities of interpretation.” Ellen White Issues Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 3, 2017.

Paul Ray. “Jalul and the Mesha inscription: Was Tall Jalul Biblical Bezer?” American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Robert D. Bates and Paul Ray. “Between two roads: An update on the Iron Age roads at Tall Jalul 2016-2017." American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Randall Younker. “Jalul and the modified high chronology for the Iron Age IIA-B.” American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Randall Younker. “The spade confirms the book revisited.” Horn Museum Lectureship Series. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 30, 2017.

Giorgia Lanzarone, Elisabeth Lesnes, and Randall W. Younker. “Salemi: Places and non-places.” Salemi Municipality Conference, Italy. July 2017.

Theology and Christian Philosophy

Jo Ann Davidson. “Authority of the Bible, Parts 1 and 2.” Faith and Science: Affirming Creation. St. George, UT. July 6-14, 2017.

Jo Ann Davidson. “Sola Scriptura: A Reformation rally cry” and “Reformation doxologies.” 500 Years of Faith: Revisiting the Reformation. Flagstaff, AZ. October 27-31, 2017.

Denis Fortin. “Calvin’s treatise against the worship of relics: A reflection on French Reformation polemical writings.” Conference on the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s “95 Theses.” Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 1-2, 2017.

Denis Fortin. “Ecumenical dialogue and the end of the Reformation.” Here We Stand: Luther, the Reformation and Seventh-day Adventism. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 14, 2017.

Denis Fortin. “Fact, mythology and love of learning.” The One Project Create Conference. San Diego, CA. February 27, 2017.

Martin Hanna. “Foreknowledge and the freedom of salvation: A dynamic model informed by the apostles Peter and Paul.” Annual Seminary Scholarship Symposium. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. February 9-10, 2017.

Denis Fortin. “The freedom of a Christian and human accountability: A theological perspective.” European Theology Teachers’ Conference. Friedensau Adventist University, Germany. April 19-22, 2017.

Denis Fortin. “‘The stranger within thy gates’: A very brief theological and biblical reflection on the status and treatment of immigrants in our society.” Human Migration, the Church and Mission, Midwest Missions Studies Fellowship Annual Meeting. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 11, 2017.

Martin Hanna. “Balancing the bondage and freedom of the will: Standing on Luther’s Shoulders.” Here We Stand: Luther, the Reformation, and Seventh-day Adventism. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12-14, 2017.

Martin Hanna. “Brainstorming on theological research and writing.” Faculty Institute. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. August 17-18, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “Back to Catholicism?: The travails of Luther’s ecclesiological wonderings.” Conference on the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s “95 Theses.” Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. November 1-2, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “Bible and Slavery,” “Hermeneutics and Slavery,” “Short History of Ordination,” “The Problem of Authority,” “Male Headship in the Church.” Montana Conference Pastors’ Meetings. Bozeman, MT. January 15–18, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “Martin Luther and extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus (‘Outside of the church there is no salvation’): Did Luther really abandon Cyprian?” Adventist Theological Society Meeting. Boston, MA. November 15-18, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “The necessity of the Reformation,” “The genius of the Reformation,” “The grace of the Reformation,” “The necessity of New Reformation, Parts 1 and 2,” “Hermeneutics of slavery, Parts 1 and 2.” New Market Church SDA Church, New Market, VA. November 3-4, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “Predestination and justification by faith: Was Luther a Calvinist?” Here We Stand: Luther, The Reformation and Seventh-day Adventism. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 12-14, 2017.

Darius Jankiewicz. “The problem of ‘safety’ on the road to salvation,” “The problem of original sin in Christian theology,” “Key aspects of the Roman Catholic and Orthodox soteriology,” “Doctrine of salvation: Lutheran and Calvinist approaches,” “Jacobus Arminius: Key aspects of Arminian soteriology,” “Arminianism and Adventism,” “Prevenient grace in the Bible and the writings of Ellen G. White,” “Theological necessity of the Investigative Judgment,” “Hermeneutics of slavery,” “Hermeneutics of culture.” South New Zealand Conference Pastors’ Meetings. Mt. Hutt, New Zealand. August 9-14, 2017. 

John C. Peckham. “God’s love, free will, and the problem of evil.” Midwest Regional Meeting, Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting. Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. March 11, 2017.

John C. Peckham. “The goodness of creation and the problem of evolutionary evil.” Dabar Conference. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL. June 16, 2017.

John C. Peckham. “The love of God: A synopsis.” Gospel Study Group. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. March 25, 2017.

John C. Peckham. “Method in systematic theology: A preliminary description.” Adventist Sola Scriptura Research Group, BRI Subcommittee. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 13, 2017. 

John C. Peckham. Response to Reviews by Malcom Yarnell, Kristen Deede Johnson, Keith Whitfield, and Ken Keathley of John C. Peckham, Canonical Theology: The Biblical Canon, Sola Scriptura, and Theological Method. Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting. Providence, RI. November 15 - 17, 2017.

Malcolm Yarnell, Kristen Deede Johnson, Keith Whitfield, Ken Keathley, and John C. Peckham. Panel discussion on “Engaging Canonical Theology in Systematic Theological Method.” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting. Providence, RI. November 15 - 17, 2017.

John C. Peckham. “Scripture as the canonical text for radical Christian scholarship.” Radical Christian Scholarship Conference. Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX. February 23, 2017.

John C. Peckham. “Understanding sola scriptura: An approach for the church.” Here We Stand: Luther, The Reformation, and Seventh-day Adventism Conference. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. October 13, 2017.

World Mission

Petr Činčala. “Mission in an atheistic context.” European Adventist Youth Congress, Valencia, Spain. August 1-5, 2017.

Petr Činčala. “Six secrets nature thrives by.” European Adventist Youth Congress, Valencia, Spain. August 1-5, 2017.

Petr Činčala, Duane McBride, and René Drumm. Bigger better? How church size is related to church health (& growth).” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion/Religious Research Association Annual Meeting (SSSR/RRA). Washington, D.C. October 12-15, 2017.

René Drumm, Alina Baltazar, Petr Činčala, Duane C. McBride, Desrene Vernon-Brebnor, Curtis VanderWaal, and Krista Cooper. “Adventist World Radio: Audience recommendations and reported benefits.” Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association Annual Conference. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. May 17-20, 2017.

Duane C. McBride, Petr Činčala, René Drumm, and Karl Bailey. “Audience impact of Adventist World Radio in India and Russia.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. March 10, 2017.

Kleber Gonçalves. “Clashing cultures: How to (really!) share Christ in post-Christian and pluralistic contexts.” Inter-European Division BRI International Bible and Mission Conference. Sofia, Bulgaria. May 29–31, 2017.

Kleber Gonçalves. “The power of community,” “Real discipleship: Opportunities in following the master in a post-Christian World.” Global Mission Issues Committee. General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring. MD, April 4, 2017.

Kleber Gonçalves. “Transforming discipleship: New opportunities in following the master in a postmodern world.” Multiplying Disciple, Planting Churches, South Pacific Division Church Planting Conference. Avondale College of Higher Education, Cooranbong, Australia. January 30-February 2, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “A encarnação como missão: O exemplo e o mistério da cruz no discipulado,” “Minha profissão como missão: Refletindo Jesus na compaixão e misericórdia,” “Sacrifício e discipulado na missão: O exemplo do Morávios.” XI Concílio de Pastores e Anciãos da Associação Paulista Oeste. São Paulo, Brazil. January 26-28, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “La Cosmovisión Adventista y la Misión Transcultural: Desafíos en el Siglo XXI.” Guest Lecture presented for the School of Mission at UAP. San Martin, Argentina, April 28, 2017. 

Wagner Kuhn. “Discipulado e a missão: o exemplo dos morávios,” “Discipulado e Jesus: a encarnação como missão,” “Discipulado e o serviço voluntário: Sua profissão como missão.” Liderança Missional, Associação Paulista Central da IASD. UNASP, Engenheiro Coelho, SP, Brazil. July 15-16, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “La encarnación como buenas nuevas: Ministerio y modelo para la misión transcultural,” “Construyendo puentes para el evangelio: Por qué la comunicación transcultural es importante en la mission de la iglesia,” “Cruzando fronteras peligrosas con Dios: Dejando tu pasado y tu future.” I Will Go 2017 Mission Conference. UAP, Liberatador San Martin, Argentina. September 12-16, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “El Espírito Santo, la iglesia y pablo: Hechos 21 y sus implicaciones para la misión Adventista de hoy,” “Valores culturales antagónicos en hechos y la misión 4: Colectivismo y individualismo en la iglesia Apostólica,” “Construyendo puntes para el evangelio: Comunicación transcultural y la misión Adventista.” Simposio de Hermenéutica y Predicación, International Bible and Mission Conference. UNAC, Medellin, Colombia. May 9-11, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “Jesus e o discipulado: A encarnação como missão,” “Não me envergonho do evangelho: A loucura e a certeza da missão.” 4a Assembleia Geral Ordinária da Associação Sul do Pará, Marabá, Brazil. November 25-26, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “Mission as theology in word and deed.” SDA Theological Seminary Sabbath Morning Program for the AU Board of Trustees. Saint Joseph, MI. March 04, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “Os movimentos missionários protestantes e a caridade,” “Coletivismo e individualismo na Igreja Apostólica,” “Ministério urbano num mundo globalizado,” “Construindo pontes para o evangelho,” “A missão do pastor urbano: Desafios para uma missão urbana integral,” “Facilitando a comunicação cross-cultural,” “Traduzindo e comunicando o evangelho,” “A encarnação como missão.” Councílio Ministerial da Associação Sul Rio de Janeiro, CATRE, Satulina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. June 5-7, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “Paul, the Moravians, and you: God’s tentmakers,” “Leaving your past and your future: Your work and tentmaking.” TE Mission Conference. Madaba, Jordan. February 16-19, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “Refletindo a Deus na vida profissional,” “O pastor como um missionário urbano,” “Missão: Comunicando a narrativa bíblica,” “Tentmakers e a missão: Construindo tendas num mundo globalizado,” “Tradução, comunicação e contextualização na pregração do evangelho.” Concílio Ministerial da Associação Paulista Central, UNASP, Engenheiro Coelho, SP, Brazil. January 30-February 02, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn. “William Carey: Um modelo do uso dos talentos para o trabalho nas cidades,” “A compaixão e caridade como princípio para ações transformadoras.” Compassion 2017—Ministérios Urbanos que Transforman. São Paulo, Brazil. March 25-27, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn and Linda Smith. “La Misión de la iglesia en palabras y hechos: Romanos 12-15 como reflejo de principios bíblico-teológicos para la testificar y establecer ministerios holísticos,” plenary paper. XII Simposio Bíblico Teológico Sudamericano. UAP, Argentina. April 27-May 01, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn, Linda Smith, and Jaimie Eckert. “Towards an Adventist biblical hermeneutics for mission: Witnessing in theory and practice.” Adventist Sola Scripture Research Group. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. April 21-23, 2017.

Wagner Kuhn and Jaimie Eckert. “Adventist hermeneutics for mission in Islamic contexts.” AU-MEU Research Group on Adventist Theology of Islam. Middle East University, Beirut, Lebanon. March 12-17, 2017.

Boubakar Sanou. “Divine revelation and social location: An interplay of influences.” North American Division Adventist-Muslim Relations’ Conference. Berrien Springs, MI. September 7-10, 2017.

Boubakar Sanou. “Looking at immigrants and refugees from a biblical perspective.” Mission in an Era of Migrants and Refugees. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. September 13-16, 2017.