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    Southern Adventist University
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty Directory


 

The Registry

Board of Trustees

*Gordon Retzer, Chair Ruth Liu
Tim Bainum Todd McFarland
*Gordon Bietz Bill McGhinnis
John Boskind *Ellsworth McKee
Michael Cauley Vanard Mendinghall
Donald Chase Hubert Morel
Joan Coggin *John Nixon
Jim Davidson Frank B. Potts
Ken DeFoor *Randy Robinson
Helen Durichek Mark Schiefer
Faith Durkin Terry Shaw
Dana Edmond *Ron Smith, Vice Chair
Mel Eisele *Jeanette Stepanske
Conrad Gill Christine Waldrop
*Burton Hall Izak Wessels
Steve Haley Jeff White
Heather Hilliard Greg Willett
Scott Hodges *Ed Wright
Danny Houghton Doug Zinke
Lars Houmann  
   
* Members of the Executive Board
   

Administrators

Gordon Bietz, D.Min. (1997) President
Tom Verrill, M.B.A. (2008) Senior Vice President, Financial Administration
Christopher Carey, B.S. (2005) Vice President, Advancement
Martin Hamilton, B.A., (1998) Associate Vice President, Financial Administration
Volker Henning, Ph.D. (1989) Associate Vice President, Academic Administration
Vinita Sauder, Ph.D. (1983) Vice President, Marketing and Enrollment Services
Carleton Swafford, Ph.D. (1992) Dean, Graduate Studies
William Wohlers, Ph.D. (1973) Vice President, Student Services
Robert Young, Ph.D. (2007) Senior Vice President, Academic Administration
   

Other Officials

Kevin Penrod, B.S. (2007) Director, Campus Safety
Jeffrey Erhard, M.A.T. (1997) Director, On-Campus Housing
Pegi Flynt, M.A. (2007) Director, Online Campus
Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1996) Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services
Henry Hicks, M.B.A. (1998) Executive Director, Information Systems
John Nixon, D.Min. (2006) Senior Pastor, University Church
Joni Zier, M.S.Ed. (1993) Director, Records and Advisement
   
(Dates in parentheses indicate the beginning year of employment at Southern Adventist University.)
   

Graduate Council

Carleton Swafford Dean, Graduate Studies
Renè Drumm Dean, School of Social Work
Holly Gadd Graduate Program Coordinator
Marc Grundy Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services
Barbara James Dean, School of Nursing
Greg King Dean, School of Religion
Josip Mocnik Director, Library
Elaine Plemons Dean, Academic Technology
John Wesley Taylor V Dean, School of Education and Psychology
Don Van Ornam Dean, School of Business and Management
Robert Young Senior Vice President, Academic Administration
Joni Zier Director, Records and Advisement

Graduate Instructional Faculty

(Dates in parentheses indicate the beginning year of employment at Southern Adventist University.)

Risper Awuor—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2010)

Evie Nogales Baker—M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A. and B.S.W., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2005)

Desiree Batson—Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1997)

Stephen Bauer—Ph.D., Professor of Religion
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (1999)

Krystal Bishop—Ed.D., Professor of Education
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of South Florida-Tampa; Ed.D., University of South Florida, Tampa. (1996)

Charles D. Burks—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Evangel College; M.S., University of Nebraska—Omaha; Ph.D., Florida State University. (1998)

Michael Cafferky—D.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; D.B.A., Anderson University. (2003)

Samson Chama—Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Zambia; M.S.W., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. (2009)

Myrna Colón—Ph.D., Professor of Education
B.A. and M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ed.S. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2001)

Robert Coombs—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2004)

René Drumm—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Social Work
B.S., Andrews University; M.S.W., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (2003)

Ileana Freeman-Gutierrez—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Ball State University. (2005)

H. Robert Gadd—Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington. (2000)

Holly Gadd—Ph.D., F.N.P., Professor of Nursing
B.S., Andrews University; M.S.N., Loma Linda University; F.N.P., Midwestern State University, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (2000)

Norman Gulley—Ph.D., Research Professor of Systematic Theology
Diploma in Theology, Newbold College; B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. And M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh. (1978)

Jan Haluska—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of English
B.S., Pacific Union College, M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1981)

Michael G. Hasel—Ph.D., Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Arizona. (1998)

J. Douglas Jacobs—D.Min., Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div. and D.Min., Andrews University. (2002)

Barbara James—D.S.N., Dean and Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham. (1991)

Frances Johnson—D.N.P., N.N.P., Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Texas at Arlington; M.S., Andrews University; D.N.P., Rush University. (2008)

Greg A. King—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary. (2004)

Judson Lake—D.Min., Th.D., Professor of Pastoral Theology
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; D.Min., Reformed Theological Seminary. Th.D., University of South Africa. (1997)

Donn W. Leatherman—Ph.D., Professor of Old Testament Studies
B.Th., Canadian Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., McGill University. (1992)

Carlos G. Martin—Ph.D., Professor of Missions and Evangelism
B.Div., River Plate College; M.A., Andrews University; M.Div. and Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Seminary. (2001)

Colleen Mitchell—Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Oakwood College; School Psychology certification, Loma Linda University; M.A. And Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2008)

Robert Montague—Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management
B.S., Loma Linda University; M.B.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Iowa. (1999)

Cliff Olson—Ph.D., Professor of Business and Management
B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1989)

Alan Parker—Th.D., Associate Professor of Missiology and Evangelism
B.A., Andrews University; M.Th. and Th.D., Stellenbosch University. (2007)

Sharon Pittman—Ph.D., C.S.W.M., Associate Dean and Graduate Program Director of Social Work
B.S.W and M.S.W., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Illinois. (2010)

Edwin Reynolds—Ph.D., Professor of New Testament Studies
B.A., B.S., and M.A., Pacific Union College; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2004)

Cornel Rusu—M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Babes-Bolyai University, Romania; M.A., Newbold College; M.S.W., Andrews University. (2009)

Philip G. Samaan—D.Min., Professor of Applied Theology and Evangelism
B.A., Walla Walla College; M.Div., Andrews University; M.S.P.H., Loma Linda University; D.Min., Andrews University. (1998)

Dennis Steele—Ph.D., C.P.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., Kennesaw State University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University. (1999)

Stanley Stevenson—M.S.W., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.A., and M.S.W., Andrews University. (2003)

Carleton L. Swafford—Ph.D., Graduate Dean and Professor of Education
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1992)

John Wesley Taylor, V—Ph.D., Ed.D., Professor of Education and Psychology
B.A. and B.S., Weimar College; M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University; Ed.D., University of Virginia. (2003)

Douglas Tilstra—Ph.D., Professor of Church Leadership
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Capella University. (2000)

Don Van Ornam—Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean and Professor of Business and Management
B.A., La Sierra College; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University. (1997)

Jon Wentworth—M.Tx., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.A., B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., University of Tennessee, Nashville; M.Tx., Georgia State University. (1996)

Ruth WilliamsMorris—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Oakwood College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2000)

Adjunct Faculty

Gordon Bietz—D.Min., President, Southern Adventist University
B.A., Loma Linda University-La Sierra; M.Div. and D.Min, Andrews University; Merrill Fellow at Harvard University Divinity School.

Jack J. Blanco—Th.D., Professor of Theology, Southern Adventist University
B.A., Union College; M.A. and M.Div., Andrews University; M.Th., Princeton Theological Seminary; Th.D., University of South Africa.

Ron E. M. Clouzet—D.Min., Director of NADEI and NAD Ministerial Secretary
B.A., Loma Linda University—-La Sierra; M.Div., Andrews University; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary. Th.D. Candidate, University of South Africa. (1993)

Ganoune Diop—Ph.D., Professor of Religion, Oakwood College
B.A. and M.A., Saleve University; Diploma, Maitrise en Philologie et Histoire de L’Orient Ancien, Institut Catholique De Paris; Ph.D., Andrews University.

Mark Finley—D.D., General Vice-President, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.A., Andrews University; D.D., Southwestern Adventist University.

John Hunnicutt—M.D., Pathologist, Transfusion Medicine, and Apheresis Consultant, Brook Army Medical Center.
B.S., Southern Nazarene University; M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center.

Harry W. Miller III—J.D., Attorney at Law, Law Office of W. Thomas Bible, Jr.
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., University of Tennessee—Knoxville; J.D., Nashville School of Law.

Derek Morris—D.Min., Pastor, Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church
B.A., Columbia Union College; M.Div. and D. Min., Andrews University; D. Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

John S. Nixon—D.Min., Pastor, Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventist
B.A., Oakwood College; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; D.Min., Andrews University.

Neville Webster—D.Comm., Professor of Business and Management, Southern Adventist University
B.Comm., M.Comm., and D.Comm., University of South Africa.

Ben Wygal—Ph.D., Assistant to the President, Southern Adventist University
B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.