T. Wayne Dye, Ph.D.

Senior Scripture Engagement Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary School of Intercultural Studies, Pasadena, California, 1983
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1969
  • B.S.E., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1957

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Scripture Engagement Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Assistant Professor, Scripture Engagement, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), 2009–

Other professional experience and service

  • Linguist/Bible Translator, Bahinemo language program, SIL Papua New Guinea Branch, 1964–1989, 2007–2008
  • Scripture Use Consultant, SIL International, 1983–2007
  • Course Designer/Teacher (8 courses), Cross Cultural Communication, Indian Institute of Cross Cultural Communication, 1996–2005
  • SIL International Anthropology Consultant, 1973–1995
  • Academic Services Coordinator, SIL Eastern Africa Group, 1989–1994
  • Adjunct Instructor, Applied Anthropology, Biola University, 1981–1982
  • Chair, Anthropology Department, SIL Papua New Guinea Branch, 1968–1979

Professional memberships

  • Evangelical Missiological Society, 2009
  • International Orality Network, 2005
  • American Society of Missiology, 1998
  • American Anthropological Association, 1984

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Tok Pisin: ILR 3
  • Bahinemo: ILR 2

Research interests

  • Long term empirical results of Christian teaching
  • Variations in Christianity around the world
  • Understanding and working with churches in a large variety of countries and Christian traditions
  • Documentation of endangered languages and cultures
Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL)
7500 West Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas,  Texas  75236
United States