Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Roland C. Weisbrot, BA

Email: rolandweisbrot@gmail.com

Education

Master of Divinity (Doctrinal Theology), Institute of Lutheran Theology, 2018 – current

Bachelor of Arts (History) and (Christian Studies: Biblical Interpretation), Ambrose University, Magna Cum Laude,  2014 – 2018

French Immersion Program, University of Saint Anne, Summer 2012

Calgary Christian High School, Honor Student, 2014

Work Experience

Tutor Doctor, Tutor, 2018 – present

Evangelical Office of the Public Square, Part-Time Columnist, 2016 – present

Ambrose University History Department, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016 – 2018

Museum of the Highwood, Collections Assistant, 2017

Canadian Poverty Institute at Ambrose University, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016

Tim Hortons, Supervisor, 2014 – 2016

Academic Work

Publications

“In the Shadow of the Poor Law: Alberta Provincial Responses to Child Poverty,” Paper published by the Canadian Poverty Institute, Ambrose University, Calgary, AB, (Forthcoming)

Projects

Refugee Stories: The Immigration and Resettlement of Germans in Western Canada, 1947 to 1960, Ambrose University, 2015 – present

Placing Memory in High River’s Built Environment, Ambrose University,  2015

Conference Papers

“Chaos, Challenge, and Cooperation: An Inquiry into Post-War Ethnic German Migration and Resettlement in Canada,” Paper presented at the Ambrose Research Conference, Calgary, AB, April 2018.

‘“How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?’ An Examination of Martin Luther’s Views on the Virgin Mary,” Paper presented at the Ambrose Research Conference, Ambrose University, Calgary, AB, April 2018.

“In the Shadow of the Poor Law: Alberta Provincial Responses to Child Poverty,” Paper presented at the Ambrose Research Conference, Ambrose University, Calgary, AB, March 2017.

“History, Memory, and Community-Based Participatory Research in an Undergraduate History Program – A Roundtable Discussion,” Paper presented at the Conference on Faith and History, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, October 2016.

“In the Shadow of the Poor Law: A History of State Responses to Child Poverty in Alberta,” Paper presented at the Conference on Faith and History: Undergraduate Student Conference, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, October 2016.

Non-Academic Activity

Publications

“Let Toys-R-Us Die with Dignity,” Article published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), April 2018.

“Ideas So Great They are Above Questioning,” Opinion Editorial published by The Post Millennial, March 2018.

“You’ll Never Guess What Canada Has Decided to Tax,” Article published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), October 2017.

Presentations

“Luther on Prayer,”

  • Presented at Faith Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, February/March 2018.

“Martin Luther and the German Reformation,”

  • Presented at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Calgary, Alberta, December 2017.
  • Presented at Faith Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, October 2017.

Awards & Honours & Scholarships

Awards

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Gold Award, 2013

Scholarships (Including Declined)

University of Calgary Policy School Entrance Scholarship, 2018 (Value: $7500, Declined)

Jason Lang Scholarship, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (Value: $1000)

William Draper Memorial Scholarship, 2015 and 2017 (Value: $1200)

Christian High School Scholarship, 2014 (Value: $12 000)

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, 2014 (Value: $3500)

Volunteer Experience

Students for Liberty, Regional Director of the Prairies, 2017 – present

Foundation for Economic Education, Campus Ambassador, 2017 – 2018

Lutheran Hospital Ministries of Southern Alberta, Visitor, 2012 – 2017

Westview Seniors’ Lodge, Visitor/Activity Involvement, 2010 – 2013; 2015  – 2016

Youth Volunteer Corps, Various Positions, 2009

Heritage Park, Various Positions, 2008 – 2009

Languages

English – Native

French – Elementary

Masoretic Hebrew – 2 Semesters

Koine Greek – 2 Semesters

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