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Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

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Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • B.A., Michigan State University

Campus Involvement

  • Faculty Senate
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Faculty Scholarship Coordinator

Michael VanDyke, Ph.D.

  • Professor of English

  • Traditional Undergraduate Humanities Division

Education

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • B.A., Michigan State University

Campus Involvement

  • Faculty Senate
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Faculty Scholarship Coordinator

Dr. Michael VanDyke is a professor of English. He is originally from the noble burg of Bath, Mich., and he received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from Michigan State University, where he was mentored by the historian David T. Bailey. Dr. Van Dyke teaches courses in American literature, writing and philosophy. He was awarded a Thayer Fellowship at UCLA in 2012.

Dr. VanDyke is an elder at Mars Hill Bible Church and he and his wife Beth have two grown children, Caleb and Emma.

Contact Info

Hobbies

  • PAINTING
  • LIFTING WEIGHTS
  • WATCHING MICHIGAN STATE BASKETBALL

Research Interests

  • AMERICAN LITERATURE AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY
  • AUTHORS KENNETH REXROTH, DAVID FOSTER WALLACE, PAUL AUSTER, NATHANAEL WEST AND ANNE CARSON

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below or explore campus with a virtual tour.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.