Matt Bonzo, PH.D.

Professor of Philosophy

Staff Positions

  • Traditional Undergrad Academics / Humanities
  • Traditional Undergrad Academics / Interdisciplinary Studies


Ph.D., Free University, Amsterdam

M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

B.S., Liberty University



Phone: 616-254-1650 ext. 1200

About Matt

Professional Interests:

The intersection between philosophy, theology, and political theory; globalization, faith and culture

Awards or recognitions:

  • Distinguished Dissertations in Theology
  • Professor of the Year
  • Teaching Excellence Award
  • Englewood Review of Books – Book of the Year


  • Wendell Berry and the Cultivation of Life with Michael Stevens
  • Indwelling the Forsaken Other, After Worldview edited with Michael Stevens
  • Numerous articles and chapters of books



With his family, Bonzo owns a community supported agriculture farm called Small Wonders Farm.

Fun Facts:


  • Rumored to have been the 4th member of DC Talk
  • Once flooded a colleague’s house
  • Has never been to Winnipeg