Professor of Urban Studies
Dr. Randy White: Executive Director of the Center for Community Transformation based at Fresno Pacific University and Seminary. Dr. White was the founder of the Fresno Institute for Urban leadership, now in its 24th year. He formerly directed the National Urban Project program for InterVarsity. For many years he led Bakke Graduate University’s global doctoral degree focused on urban transformation, working on five continents with leaders from 39 countries. He is the author of many books on urban transformation, including Encounter God in the City (IVP) and The Work of Our Hands (condeopress.com) as well as a host of articles. For over two decades he and his wife Tina have lived and served in their city’s poorest neighborhood, committed to a host of civic, non-profit, faith-based efforts to seek it’s peace. Dr. White holds a doctorate in Global Urban Leadership from Bakke Graduate University.