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: Campus Center (CC) 211
Phone: (248) 218.2120
Email: mmanry@rc.edu

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • Christianity and Culture
  • Survey of Biblical Literature
  • Old Testament Prophets
  • World Regional Geography
  • Introduction to Geography
  • Globalization and the Developing World
  • Michigan History
  • Systematic Theology
  • American Citizenship in Global Perspective

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

 

PERSONAL:

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 He maintains an active connection to Uganda through research and preservation of historical documents from the colonial period.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.

 

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Africanizing Development: The Case of Jinja, Uganda: 1947-1966.” Presentation delivered at Africa in World Politics Conference, University of Texas, March 2011.