The Paideia Centre is associated with several fellows who are experts in their respective areas. These individuals contribute to Paideia in various forms such as participating in consultations, doing research projects, giving lectures, etc.

Dr. Bob Goudzwaard

Fellow in Economics
Born in Delft, March 4, 1934, Dr. Goudzwaard studied economics at the Dutch Economy High School in Rotterdam from 1951 to 1957, completing his studies with a dissertation entitled 'Unpriced Scarcity "(1970). A Member of Dutch Parliament for the ARP from 1967 ... Read More ›

Dr. Eric L. Johnson

Fellow in Psychology
Eric L. Johnson is Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Pastoral Care at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received an M.A. in Christian Studies at Calvin College and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Michigan State University (1992). H ... Read More ›

Dr. Bruce Ashford

Fellow in Theology
Bruce Riley Ashford (PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Provost/ Dean of the Faculty at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also serves as Associate Professor of Theology and Culture, and Senior Fellow at the Bush Center for Fa ... Read More ›

Dr. Heath Thomas

Fellow in Old Testament Studies
Heath Thomas is Associate Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew and the Director of PhD Studies at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is married to Jill, who is a nurse, and has four beautiful children called Harrison, Isabelle, Simon, ... Read More ›

Dr. Michael Goheen

Fellow in Mission and Worldview Studies
Mike Goheen is Director of Theological Education and Scholar-in-residence (Missional Theology) at the Missional Training Center—Phoenix, AZ. He also holds the Jake and Betsy Tuls chair as Professor of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rap ... Read More ›

Rev. Dr. Aubrey Spears

Fellow in Practical Theology
I am pastor of the Church of the Incarnation in Harrisonburg, VA (www.theincarnation.org), and have been in pastoral ministry at the local church level since 1991. My family has been in the ministry for three generations, with grandfather, father, mother ... Read More ›

Dr. Calvin Seerveld

Fellow in Philosophical Aesthetics
Dr. Calvin Seerveld is an internationally known authority in the arts and his books A Christian Critique of Art and Literature, Rainbows for a Fallen World, and Bearing Fresh Olive Leaves, among others, have inspired many in their endeavors to ... Read More ›

Dr. Elaine Botha

Fellow in Philosophy
M. Elaine Botha is professor of Philosophy (emerita) from Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada and the North Western University, Potchefstroom campus, in South Africa. She graduated from Potchesfstroom University and acquired a second PhD ... Read More ›

Dr. James Rusthoven

Fellow in Health Sciences
Jim attended Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois. Receiving his medical training at the University of Illinois, he completed subspecialty training in infectious diseases and medical oncology in the US and Canada. He taught, practiced, and did ... Read More ›

Dr. Arnold Sikkema

Fellow in Physics
Arnold E. Sikkema earned his Ph.D. in theoretical physics at the University of British Columbia, and after a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute for Fundamental Theory at the University of Florida has been involved in Christian higher education since 199 ... Read More ›