Category: Faculty

Haleh Samimi

Haleh Samimi has a masters degree in Counselling from the University of Saskatchewan. She is also certified in Motivational Psychology, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Trust Technique, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Focus on Integrated Treatment (from Hazelden), and Suicide Prevention. She has

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Jenny Lockwood

Jenny Lockwood was born and brought up in the UK, though she has also lived in Nigeria, Germany and Switzerland. After graduating in German and Linguistics with Arabic, she spent the next twenty-five years raising four sons with her husband

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Guy Emerson Mount

Guy Emerson Mount is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago and an instructor in the Department of History. His dissertation, “The Last Reconstruction: Slavery, Emancipation, and Empire in the Black Pacific” was also written at the University of

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Chelsea Lee Smith

Chelsea Lee Smith serves as the Parenting Section Coordinator for the Relationships Department and as Parenting faculty. She is passionate about promoting personal growth for both children and parents, and empowering parents with tools to walk a spiritual path with practical feet. Chelsea holds

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Our Children and Sustainable Development

by Christine Muller Christine Muller wrote the following article to draw attention to the upcoming Wilmette Institute course Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind, which begins on September 10 and runs through October 28, 2017. It was edited by

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Gary Reusche

Gary Reusche is an agricultural and rural-development expert who left the United States in 1975 to pioneer and work in social-and-economic-development projects abroad. He received a PhD in crop science from Mississippi State University and executive MBA training from the

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Raymond Switzer

Raymond is a Canadian psychologist, therapist, workshop leader, lecturer, writer and part-time musician living with his wife, Furugh, in Gödöllő, Hungary. He joined the Wilmette Institute Relationship and Marriage team in 2015. He is a Certified Imago Relationship therapist and

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Furugh Switzer

Furugh Switzer serves on the relationships and marriage faculty team. She is a Sociologist and an Inter-Cultural Educator who is also trained in Imago Relationship Therapy and Inner Peace Therapy. Furugh works with individuals with a variety of life issues

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Marabeth Lum

Marabeth Lum serves on the relationship and marriage faculty team. She is a coach, educator, mentor, and blogger who is passionate about the empowerment of singles as they navigate dating, courtship, and marriage to build strong relationships and families. Teaching

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JoAnn Borovicka

JoAnn Borovicka began a Bahá’í/Bible research project in 1999 with a threefold purpose: (1) to collect questions related to the Bible that were of great interest to Bahá’ís as well as to Christians, Jews, and members of other religions, (2)

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