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Elizabeth L. Glanville

Senior Assistant Professor of Leadership

BA, Wellesley Collage
Certificate in Advanced Studies, Gordon College
MA (Marriage and Family Counseling), Fuller Theological Seminary
MA (Cross Cultural Studies), Fuller Theological Seminary
PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Areas of Expertise

Leadership development for lay leaders in the church, women in leadership, theological issues for women as leaders


Elizabeth Glanville has been a member of the School of Intercultural Studies faculty since 2001. From 2001 to 2009 she was director of the doctoral studies department for SIS. From 2009 through 2014 she served as core faculty for the Doctor of Intercultural Studies (Doctor of Missiology) cohort-based program. After she retired in December 2014, she has continued to teach regularly in the DIS program.

Glanville has presented papers on women in leadership and biblical leadership for a number of conferences, including the conference of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the International Association of Mission Studies (IAMS), and the American Society of Missiology (ASM) and American Professors of Mission (APM

Currently she continues to teach modules for the Doctor of Intercultural Studies/Doctor of Missiology program on leadership, research design, qualitative methodology, and dissertation writing, as well as mentoring doctoral students.