Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2013-2014 PDF

Faculty

Emeriti Faculty

     
Clinton J. Anderson, M.A. Librarian
B.A., Andrews University; M.A.T., Andrews University.
   
Watson L. Chin, Ph.D. Mathematics
B.A., Andrews University, 1963; M.A., Ohio State University, 1966; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1973.
   
R. Edwin Connell, M.A. Computer Science
B.A., Union College, 1964; M.A., Andrews University, 1972.
   
Robert Cooper, M.S. Librarian
B.S., Union College; M.S., in Library Science, University of Southern California.
   
Laurice Durrant, Ed.D. Nursing
B.S., Nursing Union College; Masters, Health Ed., Stanford University; Ed.D., Stanford University.
   
Barbara Harsany, M.S. PE/Wellness
B.S., Walla Walla College, 1959; M.S., University of Southern California, 1962.
   
Karl Konrad, Ph.D. Chemistry
B.A., Andrews University, 1963; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1966; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1969.
   
Morris Lowry, M.A. History
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. Additional graduate study at University of Colorado, Texas Christian University.
   
Richard L. McCluskey, Ph.D. Biology
B.A., Andrews University, 1961; M.A., Walla Walla College, 1966; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 1972.
   
Marie Redwine, Ph.D. Academic Vice President
B.S., Union College; M.S., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Texas Woman's University.
   
Carol Sample, Ph.D. English
B.A., Union College; M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. Additional graduate study at University of Maryland.
   

     
Erwin Sicher, Ph.D., Ph.D. Education and Social Sciences
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.A., Pacific Union College; Ph.D., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University.
   
Charles M. Underhill, Ed.D. Education/Religion
B.A., Union College; M.A., Colorado State College of Education; Ed.D., Texas A&M University.
   
Arthur L. White, M.B.A. Business Administration
B.S., Walla Walla College; M.B.A., University of Washington. Additional graduate study at University of Washington.
   
Lloyd A. Willis, Ph.D. Religion
B.A., Pacific Union College, Avondale Campus, 1961; M.A., Andrews University, 1970; Ph.D., Andrews University, 1982.

 

Teaching Faculty

     
R. Mark Aldridge, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, 2002
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1992; M.A., Andrews University, 1995; Ph.D., Andrews University, 2005.
   
Jean Alway, M.S.N. Associate Professor of Nursing, 1995
B.S., Loma Linda University, 1975; M.S.N., University of New Mexico, 1992.
   
Eric D. Anderson, Ph.D. Professor of History, 2005
B.A., Andrews University, 1970; M.A., University of Chicago, 1972; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1978.
   
Paulos Berhane, M.S. Associate Professor of Math/Physical Sciences, 2007
B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 1994; B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 1994; M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2000.
   
Donna Berkner, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Education, 2012
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1992; M.Ed., Tarleton State University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Phoenix, 2012
   
Elizabeth Bowser, M.A. Assistant Professor of History, 2006
B.A., Pacific Union College, 1994; M.A., University of California at Riverside, 2000.
   
Thomas G. Bunch, Ed.D. Professor of PE/Wellness, 1977
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1966; M.A., California State, 1968; Ed.D., Brigham Young University, 1977.
   
Arthur V. Chadwick, Ph.D. Professor of Biology and Geology, 1984
B.A., La Sierra College, 1965; Ph.D., University of Miami, 1969. Additional graduate study at the University of California.
   

     
Beverly Dabney, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Nursing, 2013
B.S.N., Eastern Michigan University, 1996; M.S. University of Michigan, 2008; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2013.
   
Rudyard Dennis, D.M.A. Professor of Music, 2007
B.A./B.S., Pacific Union College, 1986; M.Mus., University of Washington, 2001; D.M.A., University of Washington, 2003.
   
Renard K. Doneskey, Ph.D. Professor of English, 1999
B.A., Southwestern Adventist College, 1981; M.A., Andrews University, 1983; Ph.D., University of California, 1987.
   
Michael G. England, Ed.D. Professor of Education, 1996
B.S., Andrews University, 1977; M.A., Western Carolina University, 1980; M.Ed., Walla Walla College, 1986; Ed.D., Andrews University, 1997.
   
Miguel Espinosa, M.Ed. Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2006
M.Ed., Southwestern Adventist University, 2003.
   
Lenora Follett, Ph.D. Professor of Nursing, 2011
B.S.N., Loma Linda University, 1966; M.S.N., Andrews University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2006.
   
Robert Gardner, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, 2009
B.A., Pacific Union College, 1969; M.A., Loma Linda University, 1971; Ph.D., University of Utah, 1977.
   
Susan Gardner, Ph.D. Professor of English, 2007
B.A., Walla Walla College, 1970; M.A., University of Utah, 1975; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1985.
   
Fred Harder, Ph.D. Professor of Business, 1997
B.S., Andrews University, 1959; M.A., Andrews University, 1963; Ph.D., University of California @ Los Angeles, 1980
   
Dena Howerton, M.S.N. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2012
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1996; UTSW Parkland School of Nurse-Midwifery.  Advanced Practice Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery, 2000; M.S. N., Texas Women's University, 2001
 
Chad Hutchinson, M.S.Ed. Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2005
B.S., Southern Adventist University, 1998 ; M.S.Ed., Southern Adventist, 2004.
   
R. Steven Jones, Ph.D. Professor of History, 1997
B.A., Northern Oklahoma State University, 1988; M.A., Oklahoma State University, 1990; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1997.
   

     
William L. Kilgore, D.Min. Professor of Religion, 1989
B.A., Columbia Union College, 1976; M.Div., Andrews University, 1980; D. Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003.
   
Monica Kowarsch, M.A. ESL, Director, 2004
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 2001; M.A., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2007
   
Judy Myers Laue, Ph.D. Professor of English, 2000
B.A., Andrews University, 1976; M.A., Andrews University,1977; Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1988.
   
Nicholas Madhiri, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2011
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2006.
   
Amy McHenry, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology, 2011
B.S., Union College, 2004; Ph.D., Notre Dame, 2009.
   
Peter McHenry, Ph.D.                     Assistant Professor of Biology, 2011
B.S., Union College, 2003; Ph.D., Notre Dame, 2009
   
Robert R. Mendenhall, Ph.D. Professor of Communication, 1970
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1967; M.A., Texas Christian University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1994.
   
Judith Foll Miles, M.A. Associate Professor of Business Administration/Computer Science, 1979
B.S., Andrews University, 1969; M.A., Loma Linda University, 1978.
   
Ronald Mitchell, Ph.D. Professor of Nursing, 2010
B.S., Walla Walla College, 1972; M.S., California State University, 1976; Ph.D., The University of Utah, 1988.
   
Aaron Moses, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Business, 2011
B.B.A., Northwood University, 2000; M.S., University of Texas at Arlington, 2008; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington, 2012
   
Vesa T. Naukkarinen, M.S. Associate Profesor of Kinesiology, 2010
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1999; M.S., University of North Texas, 2001.
   
Suzanne Phillips, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, 2005
B.S., Union College, 1998; Ph.D., Loma Linda University, 2003.
   
Marsha Rasmussen, A.M.L.S. Assistant Librarian, 1976
B.A., Andrews University, 1971; A.M.L.S., The University of Michigan, 1975.
   
Chanda Reins, M.B.A. Instructor of Business, 2012
B.B.A., Southwestern Adventist University, 2009; M.B.A., Southwestern Adventist University, 2012
   
Jorge Rico, D.Min., Ph.D. Professor of Religion, 2006
B.A., Columbia Union College, 1986; M.Div., Andrews University, 1989; D.Min., Andrews University, 1997; Ph.D., Andrews University, 2006.
   
Glendal P. Robinson, Ph.D. Professor of Communication, 1998
B.A., Pacific Union College, 1975; M.A., California State University, 1988; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2004.
   
Amy Rebok Rosenthal, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History, 2012
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1999; M.S., Indiana University, 2001; Ph.D., Indiana University, 2010
   
Marcel Sargeant, Ph.D. Professor of Education, 2002
B.S., University of Guyana, 1987; M.A., Andrews University, 1995; Ph.D., Andrews University, 2003.
   
Arthur Schwarz, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology, 2011
B.S., Walla Walla College, 1978; M.S., Walla Walla College, 1984; Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan, 1988.
   
Ingo Sorke, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religion, 2000
B.A., Southwestern Adventist College, 1993; M.Div., Andrews University, 1996; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009.
   
Gerald Springer, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Math/Physical Sciences, 2007
B.S., Oakwood College, 1993; M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxcille, 1996; Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2001.
   
Janice Steyn, M.S.N. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2011
B.S.N., Loma Linda University, 1978; M.S.N., University of Pittsburgh, 1989
   
Cheryl The, M.A. Assistant Professor of Education, 2010
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1983; M.A., Pacific Union College, 1987.
   
Daryl D. Thomas, Ph.D. Professor of Computer Science, 1995
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1976; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1994.
   
Cristina Thomsen, M.S. Associate Librarian, 2004
B.A., Southwestern Adventist College, 1978; M.A., Loma Linda University, 1981; M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2004
   
Lawrence E. Turner, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics/Physics, 1996
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1968; M.A., Pacific Union College, 1968; M.S., Michigan State University, 1970; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1971.
   
Lolita Valdez, M.S. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 1991
B.S.N., Mountain View College, 1975; M.S., University of Philippines, 2002.
   

     
Roberto Valencia, M.A. Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, 2006
B.S., National Autonomous University of Mexico; M.A., Kansas State University.
   
Alfredo Vergel, M.L.S. Assistant Librarian, 2009
B.S., Corporacion Universitaria, Medellin Colombia, 1993; M.L.S., Queens College, 2010
   
Jonathan Wall, M.Mus. Instructor in Music, 2009
B.Mus., Andrews University, 2005; M.Mus., Andrews University, 2013.
   
Karl G. Wilcox, Ph.D. Professor of English, 2006
B.A., Newbold College, England, 1986; M.Phil, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 1990; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2005.
   
Andrew P. Woolley III, Ph.D. Professor of English, 1978
B.A., Southern Missionary College, 1973; M.A., Andrews University, 1974; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1978.
   
Daniel Worku, M.B.A. Instructor of Business, 2012
B.S., Pacific Union College, 2007; M.B.A., La Sierra University, 2011.
 
Randy Yates, M.Ed. Assistant Professor Communication, 2004
B.S., Southwestern Adventist College, 1985; M.S., Sul Ross State University, 1988. Additional graduate study Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminar.

 

Adjunct Faculty

     
Business Administration
Radhames Lizardo, Ph.D.  
James Winegardner, J.D.  
   
Communication  
Michael Agee, B.S.  
Milton Siems, Ed.D.  
Trent Truman, B.F.A.  
John Williams,  M.A.  
   
Education/Psychology  
Kenneth Jones, M.S. Psychology
   
English as a Second Language  
Melanie Padon, B.S.  
   
Music and Art
John Boyd, D.A. Music
Joy Chadwick, B.A. Art
Margaret Griffith, D.M.A. Music
Ana Scarone, M. Mus. Music
Marcela Wall, M.S.A. Art
   
History, Social Science, including Modern Languages
Cristina Thomsen, M.A., M.S. Geography
   
Kinesiology
Embedzayi Tsanzi, M.A. Nutrition
Ann Valdez, M.A. P.E.
Kim Vanhoose, B.A. P.E.
   
Math/Physical Sciences  
George Parry, Ph.D.  
Richard DeLong, M.A.  
   
Religion
Theodore Stewart, M. Div.  
   

 

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