Professor of Leadership Studies
Areas of Specialization: leadership studies, spirituality, and practical theology.
Education: B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., New York University.
Professor Heuser teaches a variety of religion courses in graduate and undergraduate programs. He is a consultant and retreat facilitator for congregations, nonprofits, and mission agencies as well as an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Northwest University, and other programs in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Before beginning his teaching career, Roger served as a pastor for twelve years in the Chicago area.
Roger co-authored with Norman Shawchuck the newly revised edition of Leading the Congregation: Caring for Yourself While Serving the People (2010, 1993), and Managing the Congregation: Building Effective Systems to Serve the People (1996), both published by Abingdon Press. Other publications include Leadership and Team Building, and Caregiving Leadership, both published by CMR Resources. Roger also serves as a consultant editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Transformation: An International Dialogue on Mission and Ethics.