Michael Cox, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology at LCC International University in Lithuania. He previously served as the Research Analyst at The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity from 2015–2018. In August 2017 he became the inaugural recipient of the Robert D. Orr Endowed Fellowship. He has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in Bible, theology, and worldview courses and, since 2013, has served as Lecturer in Biblical and Religious Studies at Trinity International University. He also enjoys speaking to college student groups.
Michael Graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a degree in Biblical Studies and received a MA from Wheaton College in Biblical Exegesis.
Michael completed his PhD in Theological Studies with an emphasis in Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His doctoral research explores Old Testament Law and ethics in personal and communal formation. He is interested in developing a robust biblical hermeneutic toward ethical and bioethical issues. Michael's bioethical interests are in theological and ethical hermeneutics, cognition studies, human flourishing, theological engagement with the practice of medicine, and technology.
At CBHD, Michael served as Managing Editor of Dignitas and Intersections forum. In addition, he facilitated the Theological Bioethics Roundtables for CBHD, and served as the staff liaison for the Bioethics Roundtable Society, an official student group at Trinity Graduate School and TEDS, which is an initiative of CBHD facilitating the work of the Center among future church leaders.
Prior to attending TEDS, Michael served as Director of Residence Life at Ouachita Baptist University and within the Student Development division of Wheaton College.
Michael, his wife Terese, and their three boys moved to serve at LCC International University in 2019.
Updated January 2019