Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2014-2015 PDF

Faculty

Emeriti Faculty

   
Clinton J. Anderson, M.A. Librarian
B.A., Andrews University, 1963; M.A.T., Andrews University, 1976.
   
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, 1952; M.S., University of Southern California, 1966.
   
Laurice Durrant, Ed.D. Nursing
B.S.N., Union College, 1951; M.S., Stanford University, 1965; Ed.D., Stanford University, 1971.
   
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, 1939; M.A., Texas Christian University, 1951; M.A., Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, 1954. 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; 1958; M.S., Northern Illinois University, 1971; Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, 1980.
   
Carol Sample, Ph.D. English
B.A., Union College, 1947; M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1962; Ph.D., Texas Christian University, 1975. Additional graduate study at University of Maryland.
   
Erwin Sicher, Ph.D. Education and Social Sciences
B.A., Atlantic Union College, 1958; M.A., Pacific Union College, 1959; Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1970; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University.
   
Charles M. Underhill, Ed.D. Education/Religion
B.A., Union College, 1949; M.A., Colorado State College of Education, 1956; Ed.D., Texas A&M University, 1968.
   
Arthur L. White, M.B.A. Business Administration
B.S., Walla Walla College, 1956; M.B.A., University of Washington, 1957. 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
   
Michael Agee, M.A. Associate Professor of Communication, 2010
B.S., Southwestern Adventist College, 1981; M.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
   
Jean Alway, M.S.N. Associate Professor of Nursing, 1995
B.S., Loma Linda University, 1975; M.S.N., University of New Mexico, 1992
   
Joaquim Azevedo, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religion, 2014
B.A., SDA Theological Seminary, Brazil, 1988; M.A., Andrew University, 1994; Ph.D., Andrews University, 1999
   
Paulos Berhane, M.S. Associate Professor of Math/Physical Sciences, 2007
B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 1994; M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2000; M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2013
   
Donna Berkner, Ed.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
   
Jayne Doneskey, M.A. Assistant Professor Education, 2013
B.S., La Sierra University, 1981; M.A., La Sierra University, 1989
   
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
   
Jonathan Duarte, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2014
B.S., Cagayan de Oro College, Philippines, 1999; M.S., Illinois State University, 2003; Ph.D., Illinois State University, 2010
   
Marc Elysee, D.M.A. Assistant Professor of Music, 2012
B.Mus., McGill University, Canada, 2003; M.Mus., Andrews University, 2006; D.M.A., James Madison University, 2010
   
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
B.S., Montemorelos University, Mexico; 1991, 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
   
Lauren Francois, M.A. Instructor of Psychology, 2013
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University; 2011, M.A., Southwestern Adventist University, 2013
   
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 at 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 University, 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
   
Kerrie Kimbrow, M.S. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2010
B.S.N., Union College, 1988; M.S., Loma Linda University, 1993
   
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
B.S., University of Zimbabwe, 1999; 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. Associate 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 Professor of Kinesiology, 2010
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1999; M.S., University of North Texas, 2001
   
Ana Patterson, M.B.A. Assistant Professor of Business, 2012
B.B.A., Southwestern Adventist University; 1995, M.B.A., Southwestern Adventist University, 2012
   
Marsha Rasmussen, A.M.L.S. Associate 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.A., 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. 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. Professor of Math/Physical Sciences, 2007
B.S., Oakwood College, 1993; M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 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, 1983; M.A., Kansas State University, 2010
   
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
   
John Williams, M.A. Associate Professor of Communication, 1987-2002, 2007
B.A., Mansfield State College, 1976; M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1980
   
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
   

 

Adjunct Faculty

   
Business Administration
Heath Beaty, M.B.A.  
James Winegardner, J.D.  
   
Communication  
Milton Siems, Ed.D.  
   
Education/Psychology  
Jeremy Carter, Ph.D. Psychology
Ruth DePaiva, Ph.D. Psychology  
Mary Jacobs, M.Ed. Education
Kenneth Jones, M.S. Psychology
 
English as a Second Language  
Jayne Doneskey, M.A.  
Alison Hill, M.A.  
Melanie Padon, B.S.  
   
Music and Art
John Boyd, D.A. Music
Joy Chadwick, B.F.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
Brent Batla, M.S.  
Tyler Bray, M.S.  
Bev Mendenhall, B.S.  
Francis Nichols, B.S.  
Embedzayi Tsanzi, M.A.  
Kim Vanhoose, B.A.  
   
Math/Physical Sciences  
George Parry, Ed.D.  
Richard DeLong, M.A.  
   
Religion
Theodore Stewart, M. Div.  
Lloyd Willis, Ph.D.  
   

 

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