Institutes

Canadian Poverty Institute

The Canadian Poverty Institute is an interdisciplinary Institute housed within Ambrose University that seeks to overcome poverty through research and teaching. Established in 2014, it is the only national academic institute dedicated to the elimination of poverty in Canada.

Leadership Team

Derek Cook
Director

Contact: povertyinstitute@ambrose.edu  
Website:
www.povertyinstitute.ca


Flourishing Congregations Institute

Together we set out to define and understand what flourishing congregations look like in a uniquely Canadian context and how local congregations from various traditions may move towards and maintain a flourishing ethos. The Flourishing Congregations Institute was established in 2015.

Leadership Team

Joel Thiessen, PhD
Principal Investigator
Professor of Sociology

Contact: flourishingcongregations@ambrose.edu  
Website: 
www.flourishingcongregations.org 


Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives

The Jaffray Centre is a collaborative project development, training and research centre at Ambrose University that seeks to develop new initiatives that support the mission and purpose of Ambrose as it seeks to make a difference in the lives of its students, its community, the church and its partners around the world.

Leadership Team

Charles Cook, PhD
Executive Director of the Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives
Professor of Global Studies and Mission at Ambrose University

Charles' Faculty Bio

Contact: jaffray@ambrose.edu
Website: http://jaffrayglobal.com/