Faculty

2017-2018 FULL-TIME FACULTY

Angle, Kimberly G. (2007)
Associate Professor of English, Writing Program Director, English Department Chair
B.A., Mercer University
M.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Armstrong, Noréal (2017)
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.S., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., University of Texas – San Antonio

Auman, Kevin C. (2008)
Assistant Professor of Music, Music Department Chair
B.A., Montreat College
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Blanton, P. Gregory (1997)
Professor of Psychology and Human Services
B.S., Evangel College
M.Ed., Converse College
M.Ed., Clemson University
Ed.D., East Texas State University

Brandenburg, Benjamin B. (2014)
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Northwestern College
Ph.D. candidate, Temple University

Burgin, Kelli J. (2016)
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S. Bellevue University

Burnham, Bill R. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., The University of Alabama
M.B.A., The University of Alabama

Dukas, Stephen P. (2009)
Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance
B.S., Florida State University
Ph. D., Florida State University

Faircloth, William Bradley (2011)
Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Services, Psychology Department Chair
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Forstchen, William R. (1993)
Professor of History, Faculty Fellow
B.A., Rider College
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Gratton, Paul C. (2017)
Associate Professor of Business
Director of Business Program
B.S., Iowa State University
M.P.A., Drake University
D.B.A., George Fox University

Hamblin, Penny (2016)
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
B.A., East Carolina University
M.A., Argosy University
Ed.D., Argosy University

Holbrook, Joshua D. (2017)
Instructor of Environmental Science
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.S., Florida Atlantic University

Howell, Cynthia M. (2005)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Joyce, Brian J. (1996)
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, Environmental Science Department Chair
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Kamer, Michael Shane (2014)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Shawnee State University
B.S., Logan University
D.C., Logan University

King, Don W. (1974)
Professor of English
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
M.A., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

King, Nathan A. (2013)
Information Technology Service Librarian
B.A., Montreat College
M.L.S., North Carolina Central University

Lassiter, Mark T. (1992)
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science
B.S., M.A., College of William and Mary
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Maa, Phoebe H. (2017)
Assistant Professor
Reference and Instruction Librarian

Mullert, Mark B. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Outdoor Education
B.S. Houghton College
MS. State University of New York at Cortland

Neuzil, Linda M. (2016)
Associate Professor of Education, Director of Teacher Education Program
B.A., Judson University
M.Ed., National-Louis University
Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Owen, Paul L. (2001)
Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies
B.A., Life Pacific College
M.A., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Owolabi, Isaac B. (1994)
Professor of Business
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Pearson, Elizabeth R. (1978)
Professor/Director of the Library
B.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pope, John Nelson (2016)
Associate Professor of Counselor Education, Director Clinical Mental Health Counseling
B.A., Stetson University
M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Powell, John N. (2005)
Associate Professor of Business, Business and Cybersecurity Department Chair
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.B.A., Western Carolina University
D.B.A., Argosy University

Shepson, Donald R. (2005)
Associate Professor of Bible and Religion, Bible and Religion Department Chair
B.A., Wheaton College
M.Div., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

Shuman, Dorothea K. (1996)
Professor of Outdoor and Environmental Education
B.S.Ed., State University College at Cortland
M.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Idaho

Smith, Benjamin S. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Music Business
B.A., B.S., Florida State University
M.M. University of Miami
J.D. University of Memphis

Spencer, Jared N. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Campbell University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Tippey, Jim E. (2017)
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
B.A., Greenville College
M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary
M.S., Norwich University

Toland, Lisa. (2016)
Associate Professor of History, Director of Honors College, History Department Chair
B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.A., Miami University of Ohio
M. St., University of Oxford, Jesus College
D. Phil., University of Oxford, Jesus College

Webb, George “Robby” Jr. (2015)
Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., University of North Carolina, Asheville
M.A., Western Carolina University

Wells, Mark A. (2006)
Professor of Ethics/Philosophy
B.A., Friends University
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Baylor University

White-Hinman, Callan E. (2007)
Professor of Theatre Arts, Communication and The Arts Department Chair
B.A., DeSales University
M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach

Wisner, Marie D. (2017)
Associate Dean for Calling and Career
B.A., Bethel College
M.A., Bethel College
Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University

2016-2017 PART-TIME PRO RATA FACULTY

Kalisch, Kenneth R. (2008)
Associate Professor of Outdoor Education
B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha
M.S., Minnesota State University

Southerland, James D. (1987)
Artist in Residence, Faculty Emeritus, Professor of Art
B.F.A., East Carolina University
M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University