Henrique G. Alvim

Interim Program Chair and Assistant Professor

Bachelor in Juridical Sciences, Law School, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, Brazil; M.S.Ed., Youngstown State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Dr. Alvim serves as Interim Program Chair. He earned his Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education with an emphasis in Philosophy of Education from Kent State University. He has also earned a Master’s in Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs from Youngstown State University and a Law degree (Bachelor of Juridical Sciences) from the Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, in his native country of Brazil.

His past experience as a student affairs educator and a higher education administrator at private and public institutions of higher learning includes working with college students in multicultural development, academic support services (advising and peer mentoring), leadership development, residence life, and judicial affairs. Prior to joining the Walsh faculty, he also worked with graduate and undergraduate students for several years in the classroom as an adjunct instructor and a teaching fellow.

Dr. Alvim’s research interests include diversity and multiculturalism with a focus on the intersection of religion and higher education; Christian scholarship, particularly as it pertains to the integration of faith and learning; moral dialogues and respectful conversations as a pedagogy for student development and formation; and the internationalization of higher education.

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