Michèle Sigg

  • Education Ph.D in Church History and World Christianity, September 2018
    Boston University, Boston, MA
    Dissertation title: “’L’influence des femmes’: Women, Evangelical Protestantism, and Mission in Nineteenth Century France”
    Dissertation advisor: Dr. Dana Robert

    M.Th in World Christianity, Honors
    Africa International University/Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology
    Nairobi, Kenya, 2012
    Thesis title: “A Theology of Carrying Water: Women as Radical Disciples and Subversive
    Apostles in the Fifohazana Revival Movement and the Reformed Church (FJKM) in Madagascar”
    Thesis advisor: Dr. Diane Stinton

    M.A. in French Literature
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 1990

    B.A. in French and Hispanic Language and Literature, Summa cum laude
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 1989

Michèle Sigg is a PhD candidate (graduating September 2018) in Church History and World Christianity at Boston University. The BU School of Theology’s Center for Global Christianity & Mission is now home to the U.S. offices of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography (DACB). Now DACB Associate Director, she has worked closely with Executive Director Jonathan Bonk since 2000. She grew up in France as the daughter of missionaries. She holds a Master’s degree in French Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MTh from Africa International University (formerly Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, Kenya). Her research interests include African Christian history, the French Protestant missionary movement, women in world Christianity, revival movements, and transnationalism.

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