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Dr. Michael Tapper

TITLE:Chair of Religion Division, Associate Professor of Religion, and Director of Quest
DEPARTMENT:Division of Religion
LOCATION:Nicholson-Mitchell 104
EMAIL:
PHONE:864-644-5692
SWU P.O. BOX:1877
PROFILE:

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.

Tapper has a Ph.D. and M.A. in theology from Saint Paul University and a master of divinity from Tyndale Seminary, as well as a B.A. in religion from Kingswood University.