About Our People

Tricia Hornback (Intercultural Studies, Center for Peace & Justice) authored an article, “The Shifting Sands of American Indian Education in the Northwestern United States,” in the International Journal of Diversity in Education. The article provides an overview of significant historical influences affecting American Indian education and identifies encouraging emerging trends in American Indian education in the Northwest. Specific examples of encouraging trends in increased tribal involvement observed in federal Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and Northwest public school districts are provided. Examples include educational partnerships with the Navajo Nation as well as Northwest tribes such as the Lummi Nation, Spokane Indian Tribe, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

George Fox employee Paul Fodge (Mathematics) is featured in an article, “A Custom Adaptive Tandem Trike,” that appears in Recumbent & Tandem Rider magazine (#64). The piece, written by engineering adjunct professor Nick Gilbert, details how the university’s servant engineering program undertook a project to build a custom wheelchair tandem bicycle to allow Fodge and his granddaughter to go for rides together.

An article in the fall issue of Advance, the magazine of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, highlights what George Fox is doing to address food insecurity on campus. In the piece, titled “More Than Just a Meal,” the university’s Bruin Community Pantry is featured, along with insight on the subject from Jere Witherspoon (Student Life). You can read it here.

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