Omega Mu, Cedarville University's chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (The National Political Science Honor Society) has established a new lecture series; "The Dr. J. Murray Murdoch Legacy Lecture Series." Omega Mu wishes to honor Dr. Murdoch through this series as a way to thank him for his nearly 50 years of service at Cedarville. Since 1965, Dr. Murdoch has been integral in the University's commitment to biblical integration and has truly lived out the University's motto, "For the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ." This lecture series will invite one faculty member each semester who has served at Cedarville University for more than twenty years to reflect on their faith journey while at Cedarville.
October 21, 2014
Dr. Baker taught at Cedarville from 1977-2017, teaching courses in media law, media ethics, news writing and reporting, Christian approaches to the media, survey research, Web analytics, and data-driven journalism. His research interests are in the intellectual history of freedom of expression, the “image/word” conflict, and the effect of new communication technologies on society and particularly on media and journalism. Dr. Baker has twice received the Faculty Scholar Award at Cedarville, an Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology Award at the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, and the Dr. Allen Monroe Integration of Faith and Learning Award. He is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Radio Television Data News Association (RTDNA), and the Web Analytics Association (WAA).
Lecture title: My Own Story
March 24, 2014
Dr. Dolph is a counseling psychologist who practices in the areas of individual and marriage counseling, human sexuality, geriatrics, chronic illness, and religious issues. He teaches courses focusing on relationships including Intimate Relationships, Human Sexuality, Social Psychology and Personhood. He is a Fellow in the Center for Bioethics at Cedarville.
Lecture title: All I Need Is Love...and Accountability
October 10, 2013
Dr. Anderson serves as coordinator of choral studies and conducts the Concert Chorale and Men's Glee Club. He is an authority on choral conducting and theory pedagogy and is active as a choral clinician and guest conductor throughout the Midwest. He earned his Ph.D. in music theory from The Ohio State University in 1977 and has been at Cedarville since 1970.
Lecture title: Faith-Music-Ministry
March 19, 2013
Dr. Murdoch serves as Senior Professor of History. He was the men's tennis coach at Cedarville College from 1965 to 1994 and still enjoys participating in the sport. He is the Chairman of the Men's National Tournament Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Dr. Murdoch is the Senior Pastor of Westerville Grace Baptist Church. Professor Murdoch received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1971 and has been at Cedarville since 1965.
Lecture title: My Time at Cedarville