Faculty at Cornerstone University

Matt Bonzo

Professor of Philosophy



Ph.D., Free University, Amsterdam
M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.S., Liberty University 

616-254-1650 ext. 1200

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

Hobbies/Interests outside of work:

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