Mark R. McMinn, PhD, ABPP

Scholar in Residence

Specialties & Research Areas:

  • Integration
  • Positive Psychology
  • Technology
Mark R. McMinn

Mark McMinn received his undergraduate degree from Lewis and Clark College and a PhD in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University. McMinn taught at George Fox from 1984 to 1993 before leaving to help start the PsyD program at Wheaton College, where he later assumed an endowed chair position in the integration of psychology and Christianity.

He returned to George Fox in 2006 and served as professor and director of faith integration in the Graduate School of Clinical Psychology until 2020. McMinn is a licensed psychologist in Oregon, a fellow and former president of APA's Division 36, Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, and author of various trade books, professional books, journal articles and book chapters.

His research interests include the integration of psychology and Christianity, positive psychology, and technology in psychology practice. Mark writes software, including apps for mobile devices.

He is married to Lisa Graham McMinn, a sociologist, spiritual director, speaker, and writer. Mark and Lisa run a small farm where they use sustainable farming practices to grow fruit and vegetables, and tend chickens and goats.