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Undergraduate Bulletin 2014-2015 PDF

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
   

 

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