BRS, Tyndale University College & Seminary, 1989
BA, University of Waterloo, 1991
MA, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1994
PhD, University of Toronto, 2004
Areas of Specialization: Research Methods, Religion in North America, Sociology of Religion, and Canadian Evangelicalism
Dr. Chapman is Assistant Professor of Research Methods and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. He has wide experience in social science research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His current research examines networks among Canadians who are starting new churches, the relationship between evangelical churches and visual art and artists and interaction between churches. Dr. Chapman serves as a research consultant for the Tyndale Intercultural Ministry Centre.
Dr. Chapman has worked as Director of Extension Education and Assistant Professor of Christianity & Culture at Ambrose University College and as a sessional lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University, McMaster University and the University of Toronto. Other related experience includes involvement in the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (membership secretary 2003-2009), membership in the Religious Research Association, membership in the Association of Doctor of Ministry Educators and serving as a consultant for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (2009-2011).
Dr. Chapman plays an active role as a lay leader at Hazelglen Alliance Church in Kitchener-Waterloo where he has attended since 1990.