MEET THE FACULTY – Mark Manry
Assistant Professor of History
Director of Assessment and Institutional Research
Doctoral Candidate, Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
M.A., Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
M.Div., Lipscomb University
M.A., Lipscomb University
B.A., Lipscomb University
School: School of Humanities
Office: Muirhead 127
Phone: (248) 218.2120
PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
- Faculty Sponsor, Global Educational Opportunities (GEO) East Africa Program for Rochester College and Pepperdine University (2012, 2016).
- Team Administrator, Jinja Mission Team in Jinja, Uganda, East Africa (2005-2009).
Mark is married to Lori Manry (who blogs at environmentsofgrace.com) and father to five children: Luke, Connor, Lydia Jane, Tessa, and Myles. Mark lived in Jinja, Uganda, from 2005-2009, where he served as a missionary. He maintains an active connection to Uganda through research and preservation of historical documents from the colonial period. When not engaged in theoretical conversations about the intersection of Christianity, cultures, and the global economy, Mark enjoys living locally by working the land on his 10-acre homestead-in-the-making.
- “Africanizing Development: The Case of Jinja, Uganda: 1947-1966.” Presentation delivered at Africa in World Politics Conference, University of Texas, March 2011.