Brett Scott Provance, Ph.D.

Brett Scott Provance, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Humanities

Department: History & Government
Office Phone: (951) 343-5561
Email Address:
Office Location: 10370 Hemet St., Riverside, CA 92503
Office Hours: By Appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ph.D. Religion Claremont Graduate University 2006
M.A. Religion Claremont Graduate University 2001
B.S. Communication Arts California State Polytechnic University at Pomona 1987

Classes Taught

HUM 213 Integrated Humanities I

HUM 223 Integrated Humanities II

HIS 213 History of the United States I

HIS 325 Non-Western Culture and History

HIS 360 Enlightenment Europe

HIS 393 History of California

HIS 423 Medieval Civilization

ICS 430 Intercultural Communication

ICS 375 Current Events and Movements

ICS 415 Special Topics in Intercultural Studies (January 2015) 

POL 415 World Geography

ENG 123 Intermediate Composition

ENG 113 Composition

ENG 103 Writing for University Success

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

  • Humanities
  • Christian Origins
  • Ancient and Medieval History
  • Colonial American History
  • New Testament Studies
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Cultural Criticism
  • Economic History
  • Education

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

The Academy at Christ Reformed Church, Anaheim: 

The Life and Letters of Paul

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Author: Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (InterVarsity Press, 2009)

Author: various entries in the New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon)

Church Membership / Activities

Current: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Riverside (The Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)

Previous: A founding elder of Christ Reformed Church, Anaheim

Community Service / Involvement

School Smarts Parent Academy (sponsored by the California PTA and the Hewlett Foundation)

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Life with my children, and all the great stuff that entails


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