Cross-Cultural Program

Faculty

Andrew Miller
Director

Andrew Miller, MS, MDiv, has an interest in encouraging students and leaders to better self-understand to facilitate the development of community minded organizations and engagement with the broader world. He draws upon his studies of economics (MS, Iowa State University, 2003) and theology (MDiv, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, 2008) as a grounding for this process. Before beginning at EMU in the fall of 2012, he had served as Southeast Asia Representative for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) supervising and facilitating strategic development in the Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam country programs and advising local partners on strategic development as requested. He also served as Agricultural Program Coordinator for MCC in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia for two years. He is captivated by the Angkorean era temples and cuisine of Cambodia and Southeast Asia.

Byron Peachey
Assistant Professor

Byron Peachey, of Harrisonburg, has served as a Campus Pastor at EMU since 2002. He previously served four years as co-director of Mennonite Central Committee’s work in El Salvador. For 10 years, Peachey was involved in an inner-city mission congregation, Community of Hope in Washington, D.C., where he was a social worker and development director. He manages a small farm and attends Shalom Mennonite Church.

Cross Cultural Asstn. Leader
Assistant Leader

Staff

Linda Burkholder
Asst to Cross Cultural Program

Linda brings a passion for international study as part of a complete liberal arts education to her work with Cross-Cultural Programs. Her experiences prior to coming to EMU include social work practice, community development, grant writing, teaching and team building as well as other recreational programming. She and her husband have two children and two dogs.

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