Welcome

Dr. Self is an academic researcher and instructor who explores the integration of faith, epistemology, higher education, leadership, and the public discourse.  He is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership Abilene Christian University Dallas.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders at Abilene Christian University, his Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology at the University of Texas Dallas, and his Ph.D. in Higher Education Research at Texas Tech University.

Dr. Self has also worked in Christian ministry, both in part-time and full-time capacities, in West Texas, Dallas, and Honolulu.  He believes that his identity as a disciple of Christ supersedes the other facets of his work and relationships, and strives to understand and practice the virtue of agapé in every part of his life.

This website serves as a portfolio of Dr. Self’s scholarly, academic, and non-academic interests.  Here you’ll find some of the current projects he’s working on, some of the scholarship published elsewhere, and his own writing as he works out his own thoughts and musings.