Judith Lingenfelter

  • Professor Emerita of Intercultural Studies
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.L.S., State University of New York at Geneseo
  • B.A., Wheaton College

Judith Lingenfelter has spent a lifetime learning and teaching cross culturally. She and her husband have worked with several different mission organizations to help them focus on issues of concern in today's changing world. They also co-authored the book Teaching Cross- Culturally, and she has written many other articles and chapters on cross-cultural education.


  • Council on Anthropology and Education
  • American Anthropologial Association
  • Comparative and International Education Association
  • Evangelical Missiological Society



  • 2005 “Teaching Theology: Methodological Plurality and Theological Integrity.” Swedish Missiological Themes 93,3: 401-415
  • 2003 “Teaching Cross Culturally” (co-authored with Sherwood Lingenfelter). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.
  • 2003 “In the Line of Fire.” (co-authored with Steve Hoke). Frontline Women. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Press, pp. 209-219.
  • 2001 “Training Future Leaders in our Classrooms.” Missiology XXIX,4 (October): 449-459.
  • 1998 “Why Do We Argue over how to Help the Poor?” Missiology XXXVI,2 (April): 154-166.
  • 1992 “Getting to know your New City.” Discipling the City, 2d ed, edited by Roger Greenway, pp. 183-194. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.
  • 1991 “The Use of Ethnographic Mapping in Urban Research”. Urban Mission 8,4: 32-42.
  • 1990 “The Relationship between Cognitive Style and Schooling Success.” Christian Education Journal (Hong Kong) 2: 32-36.
  • 1988 “Instructional Research and the Christian Teacher.”” Christian Education Journal (Hong Kong): 1: 47-52.
  • 1988 “Public Transportation and Urban Witness.” Urban Mission 5,4: 5-10.
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