Our Faculty

FACULTY EMERITI

The designation of Professor Emeritus, granted by the Board of Directors of Grace Christian University, is an honor given to a retired faculty member who has demonstrated particularly meritorious service to the institution, its students, and the cause of scholarship in Christian higher education.

Evlyne Beyer (1963 – 1990)

Dale S. De Witt (1961 – 2003)

Gunvor K. Olson (1979 – 1995)

Marlin L. Olson (1977 – 1995)

FACULTY, ADJUNCT FACULTY, INSTRUCTORS

GEORGE ACKERMAN Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Nova Southeastern University M.B.A. Nova Southeastern University J.D. Nova Southeastern University Ph.D. Capella University

THOMAS ALDRICH Online Adjunct Faculty M.Ed. Grand Valley State University

ANDREW ALEXSON Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. University of Maine M.Div. Columbia International University Ed.D. Liberty University

MARK AMERMAN Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Capella University Ph.D. Capella University

LILIA ANAND Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. University of Oregon

DANA ARLEDGE Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University M.T.S. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

VALISSA ARMSTEAD Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. University of Phoenix

DEBRA BALDWIN Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Webster University Ed.D. Barry University

JORDAN BALLARD Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Liberty University M.A.R. Liberty University M.R.E. Liberty University S.T.M. Dallas Theological Seminary

ADAM BARTON Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Malone University

KYLE BOHL On Campus Adjunct Faculty, Associate Vice President M.A. Cornerstone University

MARK CARROLL On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.R.E. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Ed.D. Trinity Theological Seminary

SCOTT CHEATHAM Online Adjunct Faculty M.R.E. Liberty University

KURT CLASSEN On Campus Adjunct Faculty, Dual Enrollment Coordinator M.A. Walden University

JOHN COIN Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Ed.D. Min. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

MARK CONGROVE On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.A. Faith Baptist Theological Seminary Th.M. Calvin Theological Seminary D.Min. Dallas Theological Seminary

VICTORIA CUMINGS University Registrar M.C.M., Western Seminary

RICHARD DEVRIES Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Western Michigan University

MATTHEW DEYOUNG Faculty, Professor and Dean of the School of Business M.B.A. Cornerstone University Ph.D. Capella University

STEVEN DOBO Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Malone University

DEAN DYKSTRA Faculty, Assistant Professor of History and Education M.Ed. Grand Valley State University

REBA EZELL Online Adjunct Faculty M.Ed. Calvin College

ANDREW FERRIS On Campus Adjunct Faculty B.M. Cornerstone University

JOHN FISCHLE Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Luther Rice Seminary and University D.Min. Luther Rice Seminary and University

JIMMIE FLORES Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Fielding Graduate University M.S. Regis University M.S. DeVry University M.B.A. The University of St. Thomas M.Ed. Regis University D.M. University of Phoenix Ph.D. Fielding Graduate University

GARY FORTNEY Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Wheaton College

ERIC FREEMAN Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. The University of Portland

JAMES GAMBLE On Campus Adjunct Faculty, Dean of Students M.A. Grace College and Seminary B.A. Grand Valley State University

MICHAEL GOHN Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Th.M. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

DAVID GREYDANUS Faculty, Associate Professor and Chair of Criminal Justice J.D. The University of Toledo

PAMELA GRISSOM Faculty, Graduate Program Champion – Organizational Leadership M.A. Indiana Wesleyan University M.S. Indiana Wesleyan University Ed.D. Indiana Wesleyan University

CHASTITY HARPER Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. North Carolina Central University

RICHARD HARRELL Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary M.A. National University

SUSAN HARRELL Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Shenandoah University M.A. National University

CASSIDY HAWF Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Capella University M.S. Kaplan University

KELLY HAYES Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University Th.M. Liberty University Ed.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

ANGIE HENSON Online Adjunct Faculty M.S.W. Indiana University

JEREMY HERR Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University

MADISON HETZLER Online Adjunct Faculty, Senior Enrollment Advisor M.A. Liberty University

EBONI HILL-MATHIS Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Siena Heights University M.S. Central Michigan University D.M. University of Maryland University College

PHILLIP HOLMES On Campus Adjunct Faculty, Vocal Instructor M.M. University of South Carolina M.A. University of Michigan

WILLIAM HORTON Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Regent University

ERINN HUEBNER University Librarian and Adjunct Faculty M.L.I.S, Wayne State University

SHERITA JAHAZIEL Faculty, Associate Professor of Human Services M.A. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary M.S.W. Norfolk State University

SHANE JOHNSON Online and Graduate Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Ashland Theological Seminary D.Min. Ashland Theological Seminary

MICHAEL KAGER, JR. Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Malone University

KIZOMBO KALUMBULA, JR. On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University Ph.D. Northcentral University

KENNETH KEMPER Graduate Online Adjunct Faculty, President M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Ph.D. Lancaster Bible College

SARAH KOOIENGA Faculty, Assistant Professor of English M.A. Grand Valley State University

SHEREA LACY Online Adjunct Faculty, Associate Vice President of Talent Management M.B.A. University of Phoenix D.B.A. Northcentral University

JOHN LINGELBACH Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University M.Div. Liberty University M.S. Joint Military Intelligence College Ph.D. Liberty University

PHILLIP LONG On Campus and Graduate Faculty, Professor of Biblical Studies M.A. Talbot Theological Seminary M.A. Talbot Theological Seminary Ph.D. Andrews University

MATTHEW LOVERIN Faculty, Professor and Dean of the School of Biblical Studies M.T.S. University of Notre Dame Ph.D. University of Notre Dame

ALLISON LOYD Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University

TESS MARTINUS Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

BETSY MARVIN On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.A. Indiana Wesleyan University

BRIAN MATTSON Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary Th.M. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

GARY MAY Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Ph.D. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

PATRICK MCGILLICUDDY Faculty, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary

MICHAEL MCGORMAN Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Tennessee Temple University

BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Th.M. Calvin Theological Seminary

FALLON MCMURRAY Faculty, Assistant Professor of Business M.B.A. Cornerstone University

ROBERT MILLER Online Adjunct Faculty M.Ed. Lynchburg College D.Min. Covington Theological Seminary Ph.D. Andersonville Theological Seminary

CONNIE MITCHELL Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Liberty University Ph.D. Tennessee Temple University

SCOTT MYERS Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Corban University M.Div. Liberty University

JOSHUA NELSON On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.Ed. Grand Valley State University M.A. Western Michigan University

OLIVIA NOLAND Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Trinity International University

JOHN O’BRADOVICH Graduate Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Amberton University Ph.D. Capella University

ATTAH OBANDE On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Cornerstone University

TIMOTHY PETERSON On Campus Adjunct Faculty, Vocal Instructor M.M. Southern Oregon University

KIMBERLY PILIECI Graduate Adjunct Faculty, Provost and Chief Academic Officer M.A. State University of New York Ph.D. Western Michigan University

RICK PILIECI On Campus and Online Adjunct Faculty, Campus Pastor M.A. Grace Christian University

RENA POLING On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.M. Seattle Film Institute

DAVID PRICE On Campus Adjunct Faculty B.A. Police Academy

ROBERT RENBERG, JR. Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Trinity Theological Seminary Ph.D. Trinity Theological Seminary

JOSE RIVERON On Campus and Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Buxton University

DAWN RODGERS-DEFOUW Faculty, Assistant Professor of Psychology M.A. Liberty University

JACOB RODGERS Faculty, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary

DARLENE RUHL Online Adjunct Faculty, Community Outreach Coordinator M.S. Cornerstone University

TIMOTHY RUMLEY Graduate Adjunct Faculty, Associate Provost, Accreditation Liaison Officer M.A. Bob Jones University M.Ed. Covenant College Ph.D. Trinity International University JANICE SCHREGARDUS Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Michigan State University Ph.D. Walden University

BARRI SEIF Faculty, Associate Professor and Director of Online Teaching Effectiveness M.B.A. Amberton University Ph.D. Trinity Theological Seminary

LUANNE SHAW On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.A. Trinity Theological Seminary M.S. Indiana State University D.N.P. Grand Valley State University

SCOTT SHAW Faculty, Professor and Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Human Services M.A. Cornerstone University M.T.S. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary M.A. Arizona State University M.S.W. Grand Valley State University Ed.S. University of Michigan D.Min. Trinity Theological Seminary Ph.D. Northcentral University

JAMES SHEMARIA, JR. On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.A. Grace Christian University

JAMES SHEMARIA, SR. Online Adjunct Faculty M.C.M. Seattle Pacific University

PAMELA SHERSTAD Faculty, Professor of Communication and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences M.A. Western Michigan University Ph.D. Regent University

JENNIFER SIDEBOTTOM Online Adjunct Faculty M.Ed. Whitworth College Ph.D. Trinity Theological Seminary

MARK SOOY Faculty, Director of Online Studies and Associate Professor of Leadership and Ministry M.A. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

JANICE SPANGENBURG Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Troy State University M.A. Fielding Graduate Institute Ph.D. Regent University

ROBERT STAUFFER Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. University of Maryland D.B.A. University of Phoenix

LAWRENCE STEELE Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University Th.M. Liberty University

JOYCE STORMS Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Grace Christian University

JOSEPH STRANO Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Trinity International University

PAUL SWEET Faculty, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies M.A. Moody Graduate School Ph.D. Columbia International University

ROBERT TALLEY Online Adjunct Faculty, Director of Assessment M.Min. Tennessee Temple University M.Div. Tennessee Temple University Ph.D. Liberty University

ELOISE THOMAS Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Evangel University M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

CHERYL TOROK OWEN Online Adjunct Faculty M.S. Indiana University Ph.D. Andrews University

MARIA TERESA TRASCRITTI Online Adjunct Faculty M.P.A. University of Central Florida M.A. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Ed.D. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

RAYMOND VAN DER VEER Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Baker College

KEVIN VAN WYNSBERG Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University

KEITH VANDE VREDE Online Adjunct Faculty M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

KYLE VEGH Faculty, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies M.A. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

SAMUEL VINTON On Campus Adjunct Faculty M.R.E. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary D.Miss. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

CHRISTINA WALKER Online Adjunct Faculty M.R.E. Liberty University

TRACY WALKER Online Adjunct Faculty M.B.A. Tiffin University D.M. University of Phoenix

JASON WERKEMA Faculty, Professor and Dean of the School of Music, Worship, and Technology M.M. Bowling Green State University Ph.D. Western Michigan University

JONATHAN WHITMER Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Grand Valley State University M.A. Baptist Bible Translator Institute

MARK WHYTE Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Dallas Theological Seminary M.A. Dallas Theological Seminary

SHALIE WILLIAMS Online Adjunct Faculty M.A. Liberty University