Fall 2015 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2022  
Fall 2015 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty



President

Bob Brower, Ph.D., 1998-present

President Emeritus

Jim L. Bond, D.Min., L.H.D., 1997

Professors Emeriti

(Including date of election to emeritus status)

Laura L. Amstead, Ed.D., 2015
Professor Emerita of Education

Kenneth B. Aring, Ph.D., 2006
Professor Emeritus of Physics

Paul R. Bassett, M.F.A., J.D., 2015
Professor Emeritus of Communication and Theatre

Frank Gould Carver, Ph.D., 1996
Professor Emeritus of Religion

Val J. Christensen, Ph.D., 1994
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

James G. Crakes, Ph.D., 1994
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education

Dorothy E. Crummy, Ph.D., 2006
Professor Emerita of Nursing

William James DeSaegher, Ph.D., 2004
Professor Emeritus of Literature

Beryl R. Dillman, Ed.D., 1990
Professor Emeritus of Education

Darrel R. Falk, Ph.D., 2014
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Clifford S. Fisher, D.Min., 1992
Professor Emeritus of Religion

Ben E. Foster, M.A., 2013
Associate Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology

Sandra B. Foster, M.S., 2008
Associate Professor Emerita of Family and Consumer Sciences

Ruth N. Grendell, D.N.Sc., 2000
Professor Emerita of Nursing

Nancy M. Hardison, Ph.D., 1998
Professor Emerita of Business

Victor L. Heasley, Ph.D., 2012
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Billy F. Hobbs, Ph.D., 1996
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Keith A. Holly, Ed.D., 2001
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Sheila L. Holly, M.A., 2001
Assistant Professor Emerita of Education

James H. Jackson Sr., Ph.D., 1990
Professor Emeritus of Speech

David K. Kerk, Ph.D., 2010
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Ronald B. Kirkemo, Ph.D., 2009
Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Carroll B. Land, Ph.D., 2009
Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology

Gerald E. Lashley, Ed.D., 2000
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science

Dwayne L. Little, Ph.D., 2010
Professor Emeritus of History

Patsy M. Livingston, M.A., 2005
Associate Professor Emerita of Kinesiology

Dean A. Marsh, D.A., 2004
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Business

Kathryn G. McConnell, Ph.D., 2015
Professor Emerita of Spanish

Michael R. McConnell, Ph.D., 2014
Professor Emeritus of Biology and Chemistry

James H. McEliece, Ph.D., 2010
Professor Emeritus of Economics

Jeanie S. Milliken, Ph.D., 2003
Professor Emerita of Education

Robert G. Morwood, Ed.D., 2013
Professor Emeritus of Education

James D. Newburg, M.S.L.S., 2006
Librarian Emeritus

Deana R. Noble, M.S.N., 2013
Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing

Keith A. Pagan, D.Mus.Ed., 1998
Professor Emeritus of Music

John W. Pearson, C.P.A., M.A., 2003
Associate Professor Emeritus of Business

Herbert L. Prince, M.Div., D.D., 2005
Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion

Dee G. Puntenney, Ph.D., 2012
Professor Emeritus of Physics

Reuben E. Rodeheaver, D.Mus.Ed., 2001
Professor Emeritus of Music

Ann T. Ruppert, M.L.S., 2004
Librarian Emerita

Esther O. Saxon, D.M.A., 1996
Professor Emerita of Music

Arthur F. Seamans, Ph.D., 2000
Professor Emeritus of Literature

Gene A. Shea, C.P.A., M.A., 2004
Associate Professor Emeritus of Accounting

Dale F. Shellhamer, Ph.D., 2012
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Norman V. Shoemaker, D. Min., 2014
Professor Emeritus of Christian Ministry

Sheldon O. Sickler, Ph.D., 2009
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science

Margaret R. Stevenson, Ed.D., 1999
Professor Emerita of Nursing

David L. Strawn, Ph.D., 2008
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Keith G. Walker, Ph.D. 2007
Professor Emeritus of Physics

Maxine E. Walker, Ph.D., 2008
Professor Emerita of Literature

Reuben R. Welch, B.D., D.D., 1990
Associate Professor Emeritus of Religion

David P. Whitelaw, D.Th., 2000
Professor Emeritus of Religion

Kay M. Wilder, Ed.D., 2013
Professor Emerita of Family and Consumer Sciences

Hadley Wood, Ph.D., 2013
Professor Emerita of French and Literature

Full-Time Faculty

With the exception of the President, the names of the faculty are arranged alphabetically. The year of the first appointment appears after each name. The appointments and academic rank indicated are for the current academic year.

Bob Brower, Ph.D. (1998)
President
Professor of Communication

B.A., Trevecca Nazarene College;
M.A., University of Cincinnati;
Ph.D., University of Kansas.


Micki Abercrombie-Donahue, Ed.D. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., The Master’s College;
M.A., Montana State University;
Ed.D., Montana State University.

David A. Adey, M.F.A. (2003)
Professor of Art and Design
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Senyo Adjibolosoo, Ph.D. (2000)
Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Ghana;
M.A., York University;
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University;
Ed.S., Point Loma Nazarene University.

Michelle Alloway, M.S.N. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University;
M.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Angelica L. C. Almonte, Ph.D. (2012)
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Maryland;
M.S.N., University of San Diego;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Dianne L. Anderson, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of Biology
Director, Biology Graduate Program

B.S., Northwest Nazarene College;
M.S., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.

Theodore J. Anderson, Ph.D. (1986)
Professor of Kinesiology
A.B., Point Loma College;
M.Ed., College of Idaho;
Ph.D., Texas A & M University.

Jerry L. Arvin, M.S. (1994)
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Greenville College;
M.S., Butler University.

Margaret T. Bailey, Ph.D. (2000)
Vice Provost for Program Development and Accreditation
Associate Professor of Business

B.A., California State University, Fresno;
M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley;
Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Linda M. Beail, Ph.D. (1994)
Professor of Political Science
Director, Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies

B.A., Wheaton College;
Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Laurance G. Beauvais, Ph.D. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Houston;
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Ronald P. Benefiel, Ph.D. (1996-2000, 2011)
Lead Consultant for Mission Resources and Pastoral Relations
Professor of Sociology and Theology

B.A., Pasadena/Point Loma College;
M.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Scott M. Bennett, Ph.D. (2007)
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., San Diego State University;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Carol A. Blessing, Ph.D. (1993)
Professor of Literature
B.A., Messiah College;
M.A., California State University, Los Angeles;
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Daniel S. Bothe, M.B.A.(2009)
Dean, Fermanian School of Business
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., San Diego State University;
M.B.A., University of Southern California.

Ryan T. Botts, Ph.D. (2010)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Cal Poly Sate University, San Luis Obispo;
M.S., Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Ph.D., Ohio University, Athens.

Philip D. Bowles, Ph.D. (1980)
Professor of English
A.B., Trevecca Nazarene College;
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University;
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School and San Diego State University.

Max Butterfield, Ph.D. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Calvin College;
M.S., Eastern Michigan University;
M.S., Texas Christian University;
Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

Conni E. Campbell, Ed.D. (2007)
Professor of Education
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Teacher Performance Assessment, and M.A.T.

B.A., University of San Diego;
M.Ed., University of San Diego;
Ed.D., University of La Verne.

Lorinda J. Carter, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.S., California State University, Northridge;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Michelle H. Chen, Ph.D. (2010)
Associate Professor of Physics
B.S., B.A., University of Chicago;
M.A., University of Chicago;
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Walter W. Cho, Ph.D. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Harvard University;
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Sara Yu Choung, Ph.D. (2004)
Professor of Chemistry
Co-Chair, Department of Chemistry
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Mary Jo Clemmons, Ed.D. (2011)
Associate Professor of Faculty Development
B.M., University of Louisville;
M.A., Queens College;
Ed.D., Columbia University.

William P. Clemmons, Ph.D. (1996)
Professor of Music
Co-Chair, Department of Music
B.M., University of Louisville;
M.A., Queens College;
Ph.D., City University of New York.

Diana Reynolds Cordileone, Ph.D. (1998)
Professor of History
B.A. San Diego State University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Nicole L. Cosby, Ph.D. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., San Jose State University;
Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Steven C. Cosentino, M.B.A. (2004)
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.A., Point Loma College;
M.B.A., San Diego State University.

Catherine L. Crockett, Ph.D. (2008)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., California State Polytechnic University
M.S., California State Polytechnic University
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Paula T. Cronovich, Ph.D. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of Southern California;
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles;
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Gregory D. Crow, Ph.D. (1992)
Professor of Mathematics
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene College;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Daniel A. Croy, Ed.D. (2002)
Professor of Business
B.S., MidAmerica Nazarene University;
M.A., University of Northern Colorado;
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University.

David E. Cummings, Ph.D. (2004)
Professor of Biology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Kathleen C. Czech, Ed.D. (2001)
Professor of Communication
B.S., Northern Arizona University;
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno;
Ed.D., University of San Diego.

James G. Daichendt, Ed.D. (2008)
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
B.A., Azusa Pacific University;
M.F.A., Boston University;
Ed.M., Harvard University;
Ed.D., Columbia University.

John W. Dally, Jr., M.M. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.M., Sam Houston State University.

Ann E. Davis, M.Ed. (2004)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Washington State University;
M.Ed., National University.

Michael I. Dorrell, Ph.D. (2009)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Simpson College;
Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute.

Robert C. Elson, Ph.D. (2003)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Cambridge, England.

Deborah E. Erickson, Ed.D. (2013)
Dean, School of Education
B.A.E, M.A., Pacific Lutheran University;
M.A., California State University, San Bernardino;
Ed.D., University of the Pacific.

Rebecca J. Flietstra, Ph.D. (1997)
Professor of Biology
B.A., Calvin College;
Ph.D., University of Kansas Medical Center.

Gordon L. Forward, Ph.D. (1995)
Professor of Communication
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
M.A., Emerson College;
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Phyllis E. Fox, M.L.S. (1997)
Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.L.S., University of California, Los Angeles.

Douglas L. Fruehling, M.L.S. (1992)
Associate Professor of Library Science
B.S., Olivet Nazarene University;
M.L.S., Kent State University.

Kerry D. Fulcher, Ph.D. (1993)
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Professor of Biology

A.B., Northwest Nazarene College;
Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Christopher T. Gabler, M.S.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Cal Poly Pomona;
M.S., UC Santa Barbara;
M.S., San Diego State University.

Robert C. Gailey, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of Business
Director, Center for International Development

B.A., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Susan E. Ganz, Ph.D. (1997)
Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Azusa Pacific University;
M.S., Austin Peay State University;
Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

James F. Gates, Ph.D., (2001)
Professor of Sociology
Director, Center for Justice and Reconciliation

B.A., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Florida.

Shirlee M. Gibbs, Ed.D. (2005)
Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Toledo;
Ed.Spec., Point Loma College;
Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.

Stephen H. Goforth, M.A. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Journalism
B.A., University of South Alabama (2);
M.A., The American University.

Timothy M. Hall, Ed.D. (2008)
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., Point Loma Nazarene University
Ed.D., Alliant International University.

Jill Hamilton-Bunch, Ph.D. (2002)
Associate Professor of Education
Associate Dean of Teacher Education and Bakersfield Branch Campus

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., Fresno Pacific University
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Carl T. Hammond, M.B.A. (2003)
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Denver;
M.B.A., San Diego State University.

Eugene E. Harris, M.A. (1981)
Assistant Professor of Art
A.B., Fresno Pacific College;
M.A., San Diego State University.

Rebecca A. Havens, Ph.D. (1990)
Professor of Economics
B.A., Point Loma College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Linda K. Hensley, D.N.P. (2010)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., San Jose State University
M.S.N., Point Loma Nazarene University;
D.N.P., Brandman University.

Richard A. Hill, Ph.D. (2000)
Professor of Writing
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz;
M.F.A., University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop;
Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Richard M. Hills, M.A. (1985)
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
A.B., Point Loma College;
M.A., San Diego State University.

Kimberly S. Hogelucht, Ph.D. (2006)
Professor of Business
B.A., Iowa State University;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Alan C. Hueth, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Communication
B.A., California State University, Chico;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of Dayton.

Holly M. Irwin, Ph.D. (1998)
Dean, College of Natural and Social Sciences
Professor of Psychology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville.

Daniel S. Jackson, D.W.S. (2002)
Professor of Music
Co-Chair, Department of Music
B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno;
D.W.S., Institute for Worship Studies.

Ariane L. Jansma, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., B.S.,  Pepperdine University;
M.S., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Daniel L. Jenkins, Ph.D. (2004)
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Pacific Christian College;
Ph.D., Brigham Young University.

Jesús Jiménez, Ph.D. (1992)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., National Autonomous University of Mexico;
Ph.D., University of Utah.

Brittany Johnson, M.S. (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., Loma Linda University;
M.S., Loma Linda University.

John Craig Johnson, D.M.A. (2005)
Associate Professor of Music
B.S. Southern Nazarene University;
M.M., University of Oklahoma;
D.M.A., University of Southern California.

James E. Johnson, Ed.D. (1991)
Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Pasadena College;
Ed.D., University of Southern California.

Brad E. Kelle, Ph.D. (2004)
Professor of Biblical Literature
Director, M.A. in Religion

B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University;
M.T.S., Emory University Candler School of Theology;
Ph.D., Emory University.

Rick A. Kennedy, Ph.D. (1995)
Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Jaeyoon Kim, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of History
B.A., Chonnam National University, Korea;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Jennifer L. Kritsch, M.A. (2012)
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College;
M.A., Point Loma Nazarene University.

Leon M. Kugler, Ph.D. (1978)
Professor of Kinesiology
Director, Athletic Training Program

A.B., Point Loma College;
M.A., California State University, Los Angeles;
Ph.D., University of Toledo.

Victor K. Labenske, D.M.A. (1987)
Professor of Music
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.M., University of Missouri, Kansas City;
D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Rebecca J. Laird, D. Min. (2011)
Associate Professor of Christian Ministry
B.A., Point Loma College;
M.A., Pacific School of Religion;
D. Min., Drew University.

Kristen D. Lambert, Ph.D. (2010)
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., Antioch University;
M.S.N., University of San Diego;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

G. Michael Leffel, Ph.D. (1992)
Professor of Psychology
B.A. Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.A., California State University, Long Beach;
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana.

Alain M. Lescart, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of French
M.A., University of Connecticut;
M.S., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.A., Faculté Universitaire de Théologie Protestante de Bruxelles;
Th.M., Académie de Versailles;
Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Patricia M. Leslie, Ph.D. (1999)
Professor of Sociology and Social Work
Director, Social Work Program

B.A., M.A., University of Chicago;
Ph.D., Loma Linda University.

Jennifer E. Lineback, Ph.D. (2012)
Associate Professor of Biology/Education
B.A., Miami University;
B.S., Miami University;
M.S., Miami University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.

Andrea G. Liston, Ed.D. (2006)
Professor of Education
Director of Accreditation, Assessment

B.S., Western Illinois University;
M.S., University of San Diego;
Resource Specialist Certificate, San Diego State University;
Ed.D., Argosy University.

Michael E. Lodahl, Ph.D. (1999)
Professor of Religion
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Emory University.

Lindsey J. H. Lupo, Ph.D. (2007)
Professor of Political Science
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara;
M.A., University of California, Irvine;
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Kara J. Lyons-Pardue, Ph.D. (2014)
Assistant Professor of New Testament
B.A., Northwestern Nazarene University;
M. Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary.

Jeanne M. Maiden, Ph.D. (2006)
Professor of Nursing
Director/Associate Dean, M.S.N
.
B.S., National University;
M.S., C.N.S., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Katherine N. Maloney, Ph.D. (2012)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Pacific Lutheran University
Ph.D., Cornell University.

Mark H. Mann, Ph.D. (2008)
Associate Professor
Director, Wesleyan Center for 21st Century Studies

B.A., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.Div., Boston University, School of Theology;
Ph.D., Boston University Graduate School.

Katie D. Manning, Ph.D. (2012)
Assistant Professor of Writing
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City;
Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Karl E. Martin, Ph.D. (1998)
Professor of Literature
Chair, Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Kenneth A. Martin, Ph.D. (1990)
Professor of Chemistry
C0-Chair, Department of Chemistry

A.B., Point Loma College;
M.S., University of California, Davis;
Ph.D., University of Kansas/Wichita State University.

Enedina Martinez, Ed.D. (1994)
Professor of Education
B.A., National University;
M.S., United States International University;
Ed.S., Point Loma Nazarene College;
Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.

April L. Maskiewicz, Ph.D. (2007)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California, San Diego;
M.A., University of California, San Diego;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.

Courtney R. Mayer, M.F.A. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
B.F.A., Washington State University;
M.F.A., Washington State University.

Kelli McCoy, Ph.D. (2010)
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., University of California, San Diego;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

David Michael McKinney, Ph.D., J.D. (1970)
Professor of German and Literature
A.B., California State College, Fullerton;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California;
J.D., University of San Diego.

Jacqueline Mitchell, M.A. (1996)
Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Kevin F. Modesto, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Social Work
Chair, Department of Sociology and Social Work
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College;
M.A., Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary;
M.S.W., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Michael S. Mooring, Ph.D. (1997)
Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder;
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

José E. Muñoz, Jr., M.B.A. (2007)
Associate Professor of Business
Director, M.B.A. Program

B.S., Florida State University;
M.B.A., Florida State University.

Nancy K. Murray, Ph.D. (2004)
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University;
M.S, Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

Alan G. Nakamura, M.A. (2004)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., San Diego State University;
M.A., Azusa Pacific University.

Bulaporn (Bee) Natipagon-Shah, Ph.D. (2005)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Buddhajinaraj Nursing College;
M.S.N., Duquesne University;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Dean E. Nelson, Ph.D. (1984)
Professor of Journalism and Writing
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene College;
M.A., University of Missouri;
Ph.D., Ohio University.

Denise D. Nelson, M.S. (2004)
Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.S., College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University;
Ph.D., Higher Education, Azusa Pacific University

Kendra L. Oakes Mueller, Ph.D. (2007)
Professor of Psychology
B.S., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology.

Ross A. Oakes Mueller, Ph.D. (2007)
Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Psychology
B.A., Brown University;
M.A, Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology.

Melissa Newman, Ph.D., (2013)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Theatre
B.A., Colorado State University;
M.A., University of Colorado;
Ph.D., Regent University.

Beryl K. Pagan, M.L.S. (1994)
Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.L.S., University of California, Los Angeles.

Dawne M. Page, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology

B.S., Penn State University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco.

Charlene K. Pate, M.A. (1989)
Associate Professor of Writing
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.A., California State University, San Marcos;
M.A., San Diego State University.

Bettina Tate Pedersen, Ph.D. (2000)
Professor of Literature
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College;
M.A., Temple University;
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Keith E. Pedersen, D.M.A. (1998)
Professor of Music
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College;
M.M., Temple University;
D.M.A., University of Illinois.

Marc C. Perry, Ph.D. (2010)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., New Mexico State University;
Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Shane H. Peterson, M.A. (2004)
Instructor in Kinesiology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., Azusa Pacific University.

David M. Phillips, D. Min. (2013)
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., Azusa Pacific University;
D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Mark E. Pitts, Ph.D. (2010)
Vice Provost of Academic Administration
Professor of Education

B.A., Indiana State University, Terre Haute;
M.A., Indiana University;
Ph.D., Indiana State University, Terre Haute.

Ray O. Posey, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of Education
B.A., Westmont College;
M.S., California State University, Hayward;
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Anne Elizabeth Powell, M.L.S. (1994)
Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College;
M.L.S., University of California, Los Angeles.

Samuel M. Powell, Ph.D. (1986)
Profesor of Philosophy and Religion
A.B., Point Loma College;s
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.

J. Frank Quinn, Ph.D. (2006)
Librarian, Professor
Director, Ryan Library

B.A., M.S. L.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill;
Ph.D., Indiana University.

Larry B. Rankin, Ph.D., (2002)
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Eastern Michigan University;
M.S., Webster University;
Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Jamie M. Ressler, D.B.A. (2013)
Assocate Dean of Graduate Business Education
B.S., Florida State University;
M.B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.

Michelle F. Riingen, D.N.P. (1999)
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of San Diego;
D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University.

Susan DeCristofaro Rogers, M.A. (1990-1996, 2006)
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Chair, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Academic Director, Early Childhood Learning Center

B.A., M.A., Point Loma Nazarene College.

Heather K. Ross, M.A. (1998-99; 2004)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University;
M.A., DePaul University.

Matthieu Rouffet, Ph.D. (2011)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Reims, France;
M.S., University of Reims, France;
Ph.D., School of Pharmacy, Reims, France.

Suzanne Roy, Ed.D., (2001)
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Eastern Illinois University;
M.A., U.S. International University;
Ed.D., U.S. International University.

Lewis E. Rutledge, Ph.D. (1991)
Professor of Communication and Forensics
Chair, Department of Communication and Theatre
B.A., Claremont McKenna College;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., Regent University.

Karen J. Sangren, Ph.D. (1973)
Professor of Art
Chair, Department of Art and Design

A.B., Pasadena College;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Brandon J. Sawyer, Ph.D., (2013)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Biology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.Ed., University of Virginia;
Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Monique C. Sawyer, D.N.P. (2013)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Point Loma Nazarene University;
D.N.P., Arizona State University.

Kim W. Schaeffer, Ph.D. (1989)
Professor of Psychology
B.S., Bethany Nazarene College;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Paul D. Schmelzenbach, Ph.D. (2006)
Professor of Physics
Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering
B.S., Northwest Nazarene University;
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Bruce A. Schooling, Ph.D. (1998)
Professor of Business
B.S., M.N.A., University of San Francisco;
Ph.D., New Mexico State University.

Lorina T. Schrauger, M.A. (2009)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Theatre
B.A., Biola University;
M.A., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Judith H. Scott, M.S.N. (2009)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of New Hampshire;
M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

James S. Skalman, M.F.A. (1993)
Professor of Art
A.B., San Diego State University;
M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Christine A. Sloan, M.S.N. (2007)
Assi Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arizona;
M.S.N., Point Loma Nazarene University.

Robert W. Smith, D.Min. (1988)
Professor of Scripture and Preaching
B.A., M.A., Bethany Nazarene College;
M.Div., Illif School of Theology;
D. Min., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Jeff A. Sullivan, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Kinesiology
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University;
M.A., San Jose State University;
Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Cynthia L. Swann, M.S., R.D. (2005)
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Director, Dietetics Program

B.S., State University College, Buffalo, New York;
M.S., San Diego State University;
R.D., American Dietetic Association.

Barbara J. Taylor, Ph.D. (1999)
Dean, School of Nursing
Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., MidAmerica Nazarene University;
M.S.N., Lewis University;
Ph.D., University of San Diego.

Dione Brooks Taylor, Ed.D. (1999)
Professor of Education
B.S., William Woods College;
M.A., Ed.S., Point Loma Nazarene University;
Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.

Robert J. Thompson, Ph.D. (2006)
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Philip W. Tyler, D.Mus. (2001)
Professor of Music
B.M., University of Central Oklahoma;
M.A., Florida Atlantic University;
M.M., D.Mus., Florida State University.

Harry S. Watkins, Ph.D. (2001)
Professor of Marketing
B.A., Willamette University;
M.B.A., University of Arizona;
Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Joseph E. Watkins, III, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of Management
B.A., Point Loma College;
M. Min., Point Loma Nazarene University;
Ph.D., University of Arizona.

William B. Westphal, M.Ed. (1997)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
B.A., University of Southern California;
M.Ed., Occidental College.

James A. Wicks, Ph.D. (2009)
Associate Professor of Literature
B.A., Oregon State University;
M.A., Oregon State University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Walter O. Williams, Ph.D. (2000)
Professor of Communication and Theatre
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles;
M.A., Ph.D., Regent University.

Rosco B. Williamson, Ph.D. (2006)
Professor of Political Science
Chair, Department of History and Political Science

B.S., Northwest Nazarene University;
M.A., San Diego State University;
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Carl A. Winderl, Ph.D. (2002)
Professor of Writing
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene College;
M.A., University of Chicago;
Ph.D., New York University.

Ronda R. Winderl, Ph.D. (2003)
Professor of Communication and Theatre
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University;
M.A., Emerson College;
Ph.D., New York University.

William A. Wood, Ph.D. (1996)
Professor of History
B.A., Colorado State University;
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

John W. Wright, Ph.D. (1994)
Professor of Religion
B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene College;
M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

John T. Wu, Ed.D. (2001)
Professor of Psychology
B.S., B.A., University of California, Irvine;
Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University, Graduate School of Education.

Galen B. Yorba-Gray, Ph.D. (2005)
Professor of Spanish
B.A., Southern California College;
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino;
M.A., University of California, Riverside;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

Maria R. Zack, Ph.D. (1994)
Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematical, Information, and Computer Sciences
B.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.