Ben Norquist

Researcher. Grant Writer. Teacher.


Meet Ben

After serving as an innovative leader in higher education for fifteen years, Ben earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education at Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA), focussing his research on higher education in active conflict zones and in other contested regions. He also studies access and sustainability innovations in higher education. For his dissertation, he focussed on higher education in the occupied Palestinian town of Bethlehem, in the West Bank.


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Read More about Ben's Work in Innovation in Higher Education

How the iLab at Wheaton’s Center for Faith and Innovation uses Christian Community and Diversity of Critical Thought to Solve Real-World Business Problems

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Read More About Ben's Research in Palestine

Palestinian faculty, administrators, and students in the West Bank go about their work in an unparalleled context, experiencing obstacles and challenges that are singularly unique in the world. In the context of these conditions, participants in the academy approach the work of producing and sharing knowledge with creativity, innovation, and dedication.