Sheryl Takagi Silzer, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Intercultural Studies, Fuller School of Intercultural Studies, 2001
  • M.A. Diversified Theology, Talbot School of Theology, 1998.
  • M.A. Intercultural Studies, Biola University, 1993.
  • B.A. Spanish, University of California Los Angeles, 1966.

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2015–>
  • Multicultural Consultant, SIL Pacific Area, 2011 - >
  • Adjunct Associate Professor; Talbot School of Theology (La Mirada, CA), 1998 - >

Other professional experience and service

  • Adjunct Associate Professor; Handong Global University (Pohang, South Korea),    2007- 2013
  • Leadership Development Team, Wycliffe Bible Translators International, Americas Area, 2009-2010
  • Multicultural Community Facilitator, SIL International, 2009-2010
  • International Intercultural Consultant, Wycliffe Bible Translators International, Americas Area, 2005-2009
  • SIL teacher, various locations, 1966 – 2005
  • Associate Professor; Talbot School of Theology (La Mirada, CA), 2004 – 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Intercultural Studies, Biola University, 1994 – 2003
  • Linguist/translator, SIL International, various locations, 1967 - 1992

Professional memberships

  • American Missiological Society
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Intercultural Education, Training and Research
  • Evangelical Missiological Society

Language proficiencies

  • English: 4+
  • Spanish: 2+
  • Indonesian: 2

Research interests

  • Cultural self-discovery for Multicultural teams
  • Asian culture and religion
  • Cultural information of participants 
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