College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Forrest Inslee

Global Studies

  • M.C.S. Regent College, 1998
  • Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1992
  • M.A. Northwestern University, 1988
  • B.A. Northwestern University, 1984

Chair of International Community Development


Forrest Inslee earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University in communication/ethnography, and an M.C.S. in cross cultural theological education from Regent College. He spent six years working among the urban poor in Chicago, and later lived for four years in Istanbul supporting community development and leadership training for the emerging churches there. He currently lives in Kirkland, Washington with his young daughter, and there teaches and directs a graduate program at Northwest University called International Community Development. His primary teaching interests lie in intercultural studies, Native American issues, environmental justice, and social entrepreneurship.

Recommended Reading

The Lexus and the Olive Tree; Thomas Friedman
One Hundred Years of Solitude; Gabriel Garcia Marquez