Nadeana Reece <nreece2[at]uwo.ca> is a Christian Reformed campus minister (chaplain) at Western and a member of the team at Western Campus Ministry primarily overseeing the undergrad ministry. She was born and raised in the island of Barbados. There she completed her BSc and MPhil in Mathematics at the University of The West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. She immigrated to Canada in 2015 to pursue a MSc in Mathematics from Western University. As a student, she was always a part of a Christian community, so she was naturally drawn to Western Campus Ministry and it's unique program for graduate students. It is through that ministry that she continues to grow as a leader, develop as a Christian and serve the campus community.
Dr. Michael R. Wagenman <mwagenman[at]uwo.ca> is a Christian Reformed campus minister (chaplain) at Western who leads the Western Campus Ministry community and oversees the grad/faculty ministry. He is a member of the faculty of Western's School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (theology). He completed his PhD at the University of Bristol (UK) on the philosophy and theology of power of civic institutions. He maintains ongoing research and publishing, writes regularly in academic and popular journals and newspapers, and is a member of a number of learned societies. He is the chair of the international network of practical theology scholars, the Scripture and Church Seminar, which is part of the Tyndale House Scripture Collective, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society for Biblical Literature. His academic research addresses the philosophy and theology of power in the Modern and Postmodern periods (Max Weber to Michel Foucault), religious propaganda, the history and theology of Calvinism and Neo-Calvinism, the theological justifications of racism in North America and South Africa, and the theological roots of European democratic pluralism. He participates in Western's Alternative Spring Break, teaches New Testament at Redeemer University College, is available to supervise grad students and serve on examination committees, chairs the Christian Reformed Church's church-planting team for southwestern Ontario, and is happy to serve the university, church, and community as a teacher, speaker, and mentor/coach.
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