By |Published On: November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Alumni, Fielding News, Fielding University Press, Special Events|

The Fielding community is invited to “A Publishing Workshop with Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt.: Print and E-Book Publishers in the U.S.” on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. PST | 12:30 -2:30 p.m. EST. This presentation is hosted by the Fielding Alumni Association.

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Dr. Isbouts is a long-term faculty member, director of Fielding University PressNational Geographic best-selling author, historian, and award-winning film director. In November 2021, he was named Faculty Emeritus in the School of Leadership Studies.

This workshop is part of a quarterly series of seminars specifically devoted to the art of argumentation in preparation for alumni and students publishing their research, including their dissertation. The workshops are designed for a general audience of scholar-practitioners.

The common thread of all seminars is the art of argumentation. The series is supported by the Jean-Pierre Isbouts Endowed Fund for Lifelong Learning. After two Fielding experiential learning trips with Dr. Isbouts, Rome to Jerusalem (2019) and Egypt (2021), Fielding alum Pauline Albert, Ph.D. (’09), pledged a gift to establish the Jean-Pierre Isbouts Endowed Fund for Lifelong Learning. The Fund’s purpose is to foster and strengthen lifelong learning for the Fielding alumni and donor community.

From Sept. 16-23, 2023, The Endowed Fund for Lifelong Learning will host its Six Perfect Days in Vienna. The trip includes a stay at Vienna’s famed Bristol Hotel; visits to the Belvedere Palace Museum, the Spanish Riding School, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Baroque Schönbrunn Palace, the House of Music; a day trip to Klosterneuburg; meals with local specialties; and more sights and opportunities. For more package costs and more information about what’s included, please contact Director of Development and Community Relations Elena Nicklasson at Please note: This tour is limited to 20 people, so be sure to book early.

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About Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt.

Jean Pierre Isbouts

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt.

Dr. Isbouts is a humanities scholar, bestselling author, and award-winning filmmaker, specializing in European history, the culture of the Near East, and Renaissance art. He is Faculty Emeritus at Fielding Graduate University. Dr. Isbouts gained worldwide renown with his 2006 book The Biblical World, which became an international bestseller and is now in its fourth print. This success led to a series of National Geographic books, including the bestsellers In the Footsteps of Jesus (2011) and The Story of Christianity (2014). He has been featured on a number of radio and television shows, including, most recently, the December 2015 BBC TV special on Leonardo da Vinci, and the upcoming documentary The Mona Lisa Code for PBS.

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About the Author: Kaylin Staten

Kaylin R. Staten, APR, MPRCA, is a writer and accredited public relations practitioner based in West Virginia with two decades of professional communications experience. She serves as Fielding’s Associate Director of Communications.

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