Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF

Faculty


President Emeritus

   
Eric D. Anderson, Ph.D.  
B.A., Andrews University, 1970; M.A., University of Chicago, 1972; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1978.

Emeriti Faculty

   
Clinton J. Anderson, M.A. Librarian
B.A., Andrews University, 1963; M.A.T., Andrews University, 1976.
   
John W. Boyd, D.A. Music
B.A., Walla Walla College, 1969; M. M., Lewis & Clark College, 1974; D.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1998.
 
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.
   
Bonnie Gnadt, Ph.D. Nursing
B.S., Union College, 1964; M.S.N., Washington University, 1969; Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2004.
 
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.
   
Robert R. Mendenhall, Ph.D. Communication
B.S., Pacific Union College, 1967; M.A., Texas Christian University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1994
   
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.
   
Catherine K. Turner, Ph.D. Nursing
B.S., Columbia Union College, 1963; M.S.N., University of Tennessee, 1980; Ph.D., Andrews University, 1995.
   
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

   
Michael, Agee, M.A. Associate Professor of Communication, 2010
B.S., Southwestern Adventist College, 1981; M.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
   
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
   
Joaquim Azevedo, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Religion, 2014
B.A., SDA Theological Seminary, Brazil, 1988; M.A., Andrews University, 1994; Ph.D., Andrews University, 1999
   
Marcia Azevedo, M.S.N. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2017
B.S.N., Adventist College of Nursing, Brazil, 1989; M.S.N., Andrews University, 1994
   
Donna Berkner, Ed.D.  Professor of Education, 2012
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 1992; M.Ed., Tarleton State University, 1996; Ed.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
   
Kristin Denslow, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, 2016
B.A., Andrews University, 2006; M.A., Western Michigan University, 2009; Ph.D., University of Florida, 2014
   
Jayne Doneskey, M.A. Assistant Professor of English, 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
   
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
   
Fay Foreman, M.S.N. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2016
B.S.N, Southwestern Adventist University,1997; M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2003
   
Lakicia Foster, M.P.H. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 2017
B.S., Oakwood University, 2007; B.S.N., Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, 2013; M.P.H., Nova Southwestern University, 2011
   
Lynette Frantzen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015
B.A., Walla Walla University, 1997; M.A., Western New Mexico University; Ph.D., Capella University, 2012
   
Terri Gibson, D.N.P. Associate Professor of Nursing, 2015
B.S., Angelo State University, 2005; M.S., University of New Mexico, 2008; D.N.P., Loma Linda University, 2016
   
Monica K. Gonzalez, M.A. ESL, Director, 2004
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University, 2001; M.A., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2007
   
Devon Howard, D.M.A. Assistant Professor of Music, 2016
B.S., Southern Adventist University, 2003; D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2012
   
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, D.N.P. Associate Professor of Nursing, 2012
B.S.N., Union College, 1988; M.S., Loma Linda University, 1993; D.N.P., Southern Adventist University, 2017
   
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
   

Ryan Loga, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2016
B.S., Southern Adventist University, 2010; M.S., University of Tennessee, 2014; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2016
   
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. Associate 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
   
Joshua Michalski, M.F.M. Assistant Professor of Business, 2016
B.B.A., Southern Adventist University, 2009; M.F.M., Southern Adventist University, 2010
   
Judith Foll Miles, M.A. Associate Professor of Business/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. 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
   
Kyle Portbury, M.A. Associate Professor of Communication, 2015
B.A./BTch., Avondale College, 2002; M.A., Univeristy of Arts London, 2007
   
Alison Torres Ramos, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, 2017
B.A., University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla, 2009; M.A., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, 2012; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, 2017
   
Chanda Reins, M.B.A. Assistant Professor 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
   
Paulino Santos, M.A. Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2015
B.A., American University of Puerto Rico, 2007; M.A., Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico, 2009.
   
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
   
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. Professor - Library, 2004
B.A., Southwestern Adventist College, 1978; M.A., Loma Linda University, 1981; M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2004
   
Lolita Valdez, M.S. Assistant Professor of Nursing, 1991
B.S.N., Mountain View College, 1975; M.S., University of Philippines, 2002
   
Alfredo Vergel, M.L.S. Associate Professor - Library, 2009
B.S., Corporacion Universitaria, Medellin Colombia, 1993; M.L.S., Queens College, 2010
   
Jonathan Wall, M.Mus. Assistant Professor of Music, 2009
B.Mus., Andrews University, 2005; M.Mus., Andrews University, 2013
   
Jared Wood, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015
B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2010; Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2016
   
Tony Zbaraschuk, M.L.S., M.A. Assistant Professor - Library, 2016
B.A., Walla Walla College, 1989; M.L.S., Indiana University of Library and Information Science, 1993; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1994
   

 

Adjunct Faculty

 
Business Administration
Scott Cain, J.D.
Alex Falcon, M.B.A.
Judy Miles, M.A.
 
Communication
Christopher Combest, M.L.A.
David Pollock, M.A.
Landi Whitehead, B.A.
 
Education/Psychology
Carol Campbell, Ph.D.
Jeremy Carter, Psy.D.
Carlos Estrada, M.Ed.
Mary Jacobs, Ed.D.
Ken Jones, Psy.D.
Jimmy Kijai, Ph.D.
Lillianne Lopez, M.S.
James The, M.Ed.
 
English as a Second Language/Modern Language
Ruth DePaiva, Ph.D.
Jayne Doneskey, M.A.
Junyu Zhang, M.S.
 
Music and Art
Dorla Aparicio, M.M.
Joy Chadwick, B.F.A.
Margaret Griffith, D.M.A.
Donna Hall
Jeff Hall
Marcin Parys, M.A.
Dan Totan, M.Mus.
Brigitte Reinke, M.Mus.
Marcela Wall, M.S.A.
 
History, Social Science
Randall Butler, Ph.D.
Karen Kaiser, Ph.D.
Chloe Northrop, Ph.D.
Monroe Solomon, III, J.D.
Cristina Thomsen, M.A., M.S.
 
Kinesiology
Wayne Baker, B.S.
Brent Batla, M.S.
Emerson DePaiva, M.D.
Francis Nicholas, B.S.
Embedzayi Tsanzi, M.A.
Kim Vanhoose, B.A.
 
Math/Physical Sciences
George Parry, Ed.D.
 
Religion
Russ Laughlin, M.Div.
Theodore Stewart, M.Div.
Lloyd Willis, Ph.D.
 

 

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