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Mike Tapper

TITLE:Chair of the School of Religion and Humanities and Professor of Religion
DEPARTMENT:Department of Humanities, Department of Religion
LOCATION:Nicholson-Mitchell 104
SWU P.O. BOX:1927

Dr. Michael Tapper joined the faculty of Southern Wesleyan University in 2017 as chair of the Division of Religion. 

Tapper has served as connection pastor at Moncton Wesleyan Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Kingswood University, Sussex, New Brunswick, and has also served at Crandall University in Moncton. He previously served as pastor of Pathway Wesleyan Church in Bangor, Me., and also was a program coordinator supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Tapper is an author, speaker, community volunteer and leader who has produced numerous publications and professional presentations.


  • Ph.D., Theology; Saint Paul University
  •  M.A., Theology; Saint Paul University
  • M.Div.; Tyndale Seminary
  • B.A., Religion; Kingswood University.