About MTSO

Timothy L. Van Meter

Assistant Professor in the Alford Chair of Christian Education and Youth Ministry

Coordinator of Cross-Cultural Program
740-362-3437
tvanmeter@mtso.edu
Gault Hall 246

Education

Ph.D., Emory University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Division of Religion, 2003
M.Div., Emory University, Candler School of Theology, 1996
B.S., Tennessee Technological University, 1985

Areas of expertise

Teaching and research related to the spiritual and vocational aspirations of youth and young adults including youth cultures, popular culture, spiritual practices, ecology, justice and peace movements, communal movements, alternative forms of church and educational theory.

Selected published works

No Longer Guests, written with Katherine Turpin.

Created in Delight: Youth Ministry and the Mending of the World, Wipf and Stock 2013.

“Travel with Youth in an Age of Empire” (presentation at Cambridge conference, International Association of Youth Ministry, January 2007).

Syllabi

ED 220: Connections in Ecology and Religious Education

ED 277: Curriculum and the Life Concerns of People

ED 298: Intergenerational Ministries