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Nicholas Rowe

Nicholas Rowe

Dean of Student Engagement

Lecturer

B.S.M.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph. D., Boston College

About:

Dr. Rowe is Dean of Student Engagement as well as Associate Professor of History and Peace Studies. Since obtaining his doctorate in 1997, he has served in faculty and administrative roles in the United States and South Africa. Although his original training is in the history of cultural identity formation in the Atlantic world, his research and teaching interests center around popular memory and how it shapes communities and groups in conflict. Dr. Rowe consults and advises groups and organizations seeking to work through conflict resolution. He is married to Sheila Wise Rowe, and they have two adult children.

Teaching Fields:

African History
African American History
World History
Modern European History
History on Film
Identity-Based Conflict

Research Fields:

History and Memory
Memory and Post-Conflict Resolution
Racial and Ethnic Identity Formation in the Atlantic World

Selected Publications:

Nicholas Rowe (2018). “Worshipping While Black: A Peace Studies Analysis of Black Church Origins and The Implications for Gospel Theology”. In Gospel Theology: A Constructive Theology and Critical Reflection on African American Christianity, forthcoming.

Nicholas Rowe and Safwat Marzouk (2014).  “Christian Disciplines and God’s Shalom in the Postcolonial Community”. In Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations: Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis, Katherine Smith and Daniel Hawk, eds.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

Nicholas Rowe and Ray Aldred (2014).  “Healthy Leadership and Power Differences in the Postcolonial Community: A Reflection”. In Evangelical Postcolonial Conversations: Global Awakenings in Theology and Praxis, Katherine Smith and Daniel Hawk, eds.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

Nicholas Rowe (2009). “Catholic Social Thought Expressed in the Humanities: A Context for Social Theory.” In Re-imagining the social: critique, theory and post-apartheid society, edited by Heather Jacklin and Peter Vale. Durban: UKZN Press.