Jenny McGill

A Fulbright recipient, Jenny McGill has worked in international education and intercultural consulting with clients and students from over sixty nations, having directed the International Office at Dallas Seminary for ten years. She served as a regional dean for Indiana Wesleyan University and is an adjunct faculty member at both institutions. With interdisciplinary lenses (sociology, psychology, and theology), she researches the intersection of religion, culture, and identity with a focus on ethnic minorities. Travel for community service, study, and research has taken her to thirty countries on six continents. Connect with her at and @drjennymcgill.

Jenny McGill’s Publication Articles

  • “Visualising Folk Religion and Ancestor Worship at A-Ma Temple in Macau.” Visual Studies 2020.
  • “Social Activism amid Multiple Identities: Christians in Hong Kong.” International Bulletin of Mission Research 2020.
  • “Addressing the Neglect of Students of Color: The Strategy of Life Coaching.” Journal of Sociology and Christianity (8:1). 2018. 23–42.
  • “The Migration of International Graduates: Intentions, Outcomes, and Implications.” Journal of Studies in International Education (22). 2018.
  • “Surveying the Landscape: Contemporary Challenges in Adult Higher Education.” Access: The Journal of the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators (3:1). 2017. 16-31.
  • “Using Art to Explore Plagiarism.” Teaching Theology & Religion (18:1). 2015. 99.
  • “Furthering Christ’s Mission: International Theological Education.” Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies (32). 2015. 225–39.
  • “God’s Work: DTS Around the World.” Kindred Spirit (38:3). 2014.
  • “International Student Migration: Outcomes and Implications.” Journal of International Students (3:2). 2013. 167-181.
  • “Leadership in Small Talk.” Outcomes 2013. 42.
  • “An Interview with Alister McGrath.” Kindred Spirit 2012.
  • Review of “Local Theology for the Global Church.” Bibliotheca Sacra (169). 2012. 504-506.
  • Review of “Working with Words: On Learning to Speak Christian.” Leaven (20). 2012. 212-13.
  • “Out of the Office and Into the World: A Personal Perspective on the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program.” Institute for International Education (IIE) Networker 2010. 35.
  • Review of “Subverting Global Myths: Theology and the Public Issues.” Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 372-74.
  • “The Laborer.” International Educator (1). 2009. 60.
  • “Caring for Earth’s People: The Call to Care.” Kindred Spirit (32:3). 2008. 8-9.
  • “From Behind the Desk to Crossing Borders.” The Fulbright Funnel (2). 2008.
  • “WorldLink for NAFSA Toolkit.” (Published Online). 2003.

Jenny McGill’s Contributions

Dr. Bock and guest recording The Table podcast

Multiculturalism and Personal Identity

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Jenny McGill discuss multiculturalism, focusing on the effects…
April 18, 2017

God’s Work: DTS around the World

With the expansion of DTS’s extensions and programs abroad, the reach of God’s Word continues to…
September 1, 2014

An Uncommon Hero

Jenny McGill, Adjunct Professor in World Missions and Intercultural Studies and International Student Advisor, proclaims true…
June 11, 2014
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Practical Ways to Culturally Engage

Dr. Bailey, Dr. Bingham, Ms. McGill, and Dr. Bock provide ways to interact and serve those…
February 19, 2013
Guest speaker recording The Table podcast

Importance of Tone in Cultural Confrontations

Dr. Bailey, Dr. Bingham, Ms. McGill, and Dr. Bock explore the importance, challenge, and history of…
February 12, 2013
Dr. Bock, Dr. Bailey, and guests recording The Table podcast

Defining Culture with a Worldwide Perspective

Dr. Bailey, Dr. Bingham, Ms. McGill, and Dr. Bock discuss the definition of culture from a…
February 5, 2013

An Interview with Alister McGrath

DTS grad and adviser to internationals, Jenny McGill, talks with the British theologian about the existence…
December 1, 2012
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