Nimi Wariboko

 Nimi Wariboko
AddressAndover Newton Theological School
210 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA 2459

Katherine B. Stuart Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Andover Newton Theological School

B.Sc., University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria,
M.B.A., Columbia University, New York,
M.Div., Oral Roberts University, Tulsa,
Ph.D, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton,

Nimi Wariboko came to Andover Newton in July 2007 as the inaugural Katherine B. Stuart Associate Professor of Christian Ethics. His work focuses on economic ethics, the intersection of business and religion, ethics of monetary systems, economic development, and social theory. He was a strategy consultant to top investment banks when he worked on Wall Street. Nimi has excellent understanding of the working of financial systems, expertise in corporate financial analysis, and hands-on leadership and management experience.

He was an adjunct assistant professor of social sciences at New York University from 2000-2002 where he taught the multidisciplinary course, “African Civilization” for five semesters. In 2000-2001, he also served as an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance, a leader in the financial training marketplace. Here he taught two courses, “Security Analysis,” and “Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions.” At the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University where he served as an adjunct assistant professor of international business from 2004-2006, he taught two courses, “African Business” and “Introduction to International Business.”

He served as a parish pastor in Brooklyn, New York City for over nine years (1998-2007) and planted six churches during this period. Nimi brings to his classroom the practical experience of a parish pastor and a denominational regional leader twice cited for excellence in ministry.

He has written extensively on social ethics, theology of culture, accounting, finance, management, economic history, anthropology, sociology, and political science. His books include God and Money: A Theology of Money in Globalizing World (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2008); The Depth and Destiny of Work: An African Theological Interpretation (Trenton: African World Press, 2008); Pattern of Institutions in the Niger Delta: Economic and Ethological Interpretations of History and Culture (Port Harcourt: Onyoma Research Publications, 2007); The New Rules of Bank Strategy in Nigeria: A Paradigm Shift (Lagos: DER Ltd., 2001); The Mind of African Strategists: A Study of Kalabari Management Practice (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1997); Principles and Practice of Bank Analysis and Valuation (Ibadan: Spectrum Books Limited, 1994), and Financial Statement Analysis: A Workbook (Ibadan: Spectrum Limited, 1993).

Courses: ETHI 602S: Introduction to Christian Social Ethics, ETHI 706F: The Theological and Economic Ethics of Globalization, ETHI 711W: The Crisis on Wall Street and the Church on Main Street, ETHI 744/844F: Economics and Ethics, PSYC 753/853S: Clergy Professional Ethics, WCHR 691W: The Social Teaching of the African Churches,

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