Carol Hutchinson

Carol Hutchinson, DMin

Assistant Professor of Adult Degree Programs


I was born, raised and traveled extensively in the Pacific Northwest (Walla Walla, Washington; Milton-Freewater, Baker City, Ontario and Portland, Oregon; Seattle). My teaching career began in 1979 when I went to Argentina, South America. I spent 20 years there, learned Spanish, and traveled to many Latin American countries. I then returned to the United States in 1999.

I have traveled extensively in the U.S. and received my Doctor of Ministry degree from Portland Seminary. I spent five years working with support groups in a 12-step program. I’ve also done in-home tutoring with the No Child Left Behind initiative. Prior to joining George Fox full time, I served as an adjunct professor.

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Ministry in Leadership and Spiritual Formation, Portland Seminary
  • Master’s of Religious Education (cum laude), Canadian Theological Seminary, Regina, Saskatchewan (now known as Ambrose University College, Calgary, Alberta)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Child Development), Western Washington State University, Bellingham, Wash.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Professor in Bible Institute of Buenos Aires and various satellite locations
  • Courses taught in Argentina: Church History, Preaching, Life of Christ, Pastoral Counseling, Christian Education
  • Designed a new degree program (Innovative Leadership for Social Change) that was approved by the Department of Professional Studies (DPS) faculty and the College of Education
  • In Argentina: established a new church working with Argentine lay leaders; instituted yearly youth camps working with Argentine and Chilean youth leaders
  • Experienced public speaker; 20 years preaching and speaking to groups in Latin America and throughout the United States

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • LACC
  • MGOL

Outside the Classroom

I love road trips, coffee with friends, reading, and discovering the delights of Oregon.

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