The Intercultural Studies major in the School of Theology and Ministry at IWU is designed to give students real-life experience working in a cross-cultural setting. The faculty consists of highly trained professionals, each with many years of cross-cultural experience. Students have direct access to the faculty and are encouraged to work closely with them on academic studies, research projects, and mission trips.

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Rev Norman G Wilson; MDiv, STM, PhD Prof. Intercultural Studies | Coordinator; Intercultural Studies norman.wilson@indwes.edu Department - Intercultural Studies Division - *Theology & Ministry


Dr. Wilson served as a pastor in Indianapolis from 1974 to 1980, as a Wesleyan missionary in Latin America from 1980 to 1995, as an administrator with Houghton College from 1995 to 1998, and as Director of International Ministries from 1998 to 2004 and Director of Church Development from 2004 to 2005 at The Wesleyan Church International Headquarters. He is currently an associate professor of Intercultural Studies and partnering faculty in the LAIS program at Indiana Wesleyan University.

After graduating from IWU with an A.B. degree in 1974, Dr. Wilson completed a M.Div. in 1978 and S.T.M. magna cum laude in 1985 at Christian Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in 1993 at Trinity International University.


Dr. Wilson has written on missions theory and practice and compassionate evangelism, with articles published in the Christian Education Journal, The Preacher’s Magazine, the Journal of the American Society for Church Growth, and the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education.

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