Viggo Søgaard is professor emeritus of communication, and taught at Fuller part-time from 1981 through 2011. Though he is now retired, he still mentors doctoral students in the SIS program and travels around the world, serving as a communication and media consultant for the various organizations and teaching special courses.
Prior to Fuller, Dr. Søgaard served as a missionary in Thailand where he founded Voice of Peace, a media ministry of radio, cassettes, and television. He served with the United Bible Society, consulting, teaching, and developing non-print based translation procedures. He also served as senior associate for the communications track of the Lausanne Movement, and is director of the Asian Institute of Christian Communication.
Søgaard’s publications include Communicating Scriptures (2002), Research in Church and Mission (1996), Media in Church and Mission: Communicating the Gospel (1993), Audio Scriptures Handbook (1991), and Everything you Need to Know for a Cassette Ministry (1975). He was the recipient of the Roy Munsey McGlathery Award from Wheaton College and the School of World Mission Communication Award from Fuller. Ordained in the Danish Covenant Church, Søgaard makes his residence in his homeland, Denmark.
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
Communication strategy and research