W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture

W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture

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February 8, 2022 | 11:00am Paul Powell Chapel | Truett Seminary

The Dobbs Lecture is free and open to the public. Masks are currently required in the Powell Chapel, and the lecture will also be livestreamed on the Truett Seminary Facebook page.

Featuring Dr. David W. Miller Dr. David W. Miller
Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative

The 2022 Dobbs Lecture will feature Dr. David L. Miller. Dr. Miller is the Director of the Faith & Work Initiative, a Senior Professional Specialist in Ethics, and a Lecturer at Princeton University. In addition to his research, teaching, and programs, he also serves as an advisor to corporate CEOs and senior executives on ethics, values-based leadership, culture, and the role of faith at work.

Prior to academia, Dr. Miller lived and worked in London, England for eight years, where he was a partner in a private equity firm that specialized in international investment management, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Before that he was a senior executive and director of the securities services and global custody division of HSBC Group, having held the same position at Midland Bank plc before its acquisition by HSBC. He moved to London as the managing director of the European operations of State Street Bank & Trust, a leading US securities services bank. He started his management career in the U.S., working for IBM for eight years in a variety of sales and marketing management positions. He is a graduate of Bucknell University.

After his corporate experience, Dr. Miller entered academia, receiving his M.Div. and a Ph.D. in ethics from Princeton Theological Seminary. Before joining the faculty at Princeton University in 2008 and launching the Faith & Work Initiative, he taught for five years at Yale Divinity School and Yale School of Management, and was the executive director of the Center for Faith & Culture.

About The W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship was established in 1995 by Dr. W.C. Dobbs of Mobile, Alabama, retired professor of Christian ethics at Mobile College of Mobile, Alabama.
Previous lecture presenters include:
  • David Lyle Jeffrey (2021-2022)
  • William Bellinger (2019-2020)
  • Craig Blomberg (2018-2019)
  • Richard Burridge(2016-2017)
  • Alan Jacobs (2015-16)
  • Greg Garrett (2014-15)
  • Bruce Longenecker (2013-14)
  • Peter Ludwig Berger (2012-13)
  • Thomas Kidd (2011-12)
  • Henry Mitchell (2010-11)
  • Danny Carroll Rodas (2009-10)
  • Greg Boyd (2008-09)
  • Eileen W. Lindner (2004-05)
  • C. Stephen Evans (2003-04)
  • William J. Abraham (2002-03)
  • Leonora Tubbs Tisdale (2000-01)
  • Lawrence A Uzzell (1999-00)
Media You can watch or listen to our previous guests at the Dobbs Lecture media page.

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