2016-2017 Graduate Catalog

The Faculty

Jacob Amundson (2007)

Associate Professor Art and Digital Media and Director of Campus Film Series; B.A., Greenville College; M.A., Webster University; M.F.A., Azusa Pacific University

Lisa Amundson (2010)

Assistant Professor in Education; B.S., Greenville College; M.A.E., University of Missouri, Saint Louis; Ph.D., University of Missouri, Saint Louis

 

Courtney Bailey Parker (2016)

Assistant Professor of English

George D. Barber (1999)

Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and Head Men’s Basketball Coach; B.A., Asbury College; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

 

Martha Beans (1997)

Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., Greenville College

Richard O. Beans (1987)

Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., Greenville College; M.A., Eastern Illinois University, Ph.D., Kansas State University

Jane Bell (2014)

Instructor of Business Management; B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; M.S., Ohio University

 

Matthew Bernico (2016)

Instructor of Communication and Media Studies; B.A., Greenville College

John Brittingham (2014)

Instructor of Philosophy; B.A., Greenville College

Lynn A. Carlson (1997)

Instructor in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and Head Baseball Coach; B.A., Greenville College; M.S., University of Kentucky


Hyung
Choi (2013)

Department Chair and Associate Professor in Physics; B.S., Kyung Hee University; M.A., Seoul National University; M.A., Graduate Center of CUNY; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Graduate Center of CUNY

K. Deloy Cole (1999)

Assistant Professor in the Department of Digital Media and Chair of the Digital Media Department; B.S., Greenville College; M.S.CMIS, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Ronald G. Cook (2010)

Director of Graduate Programs in Management and Assistant Professor in Business Management; B.S., Greenville College; M.S. Capella University; Ph.D., Capella University

Daryl Cox (1981-1998, 2013)

Department Chair and Professor of Biology and Chemistry; B.A., Greenville College; Ph.D., University of Iowa


Eugene A. Dunkley Jr.
(2001)

Associate Professor of Biology and Dean of Diversity; B.S., Fordham University; M.Phil, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; M.A., Greenville College; D.Phil, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Kent Dunnington (2007)

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion; B.S., Southern Nazarene University; M.A., Texas A & M University; M.Th., Duke University; Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Gary Erickson (2007)

Associate Professor of Music; B.S., Mankato State University, M.M., Mankato State University; M.F.A., Minnesota State University Mankato.

William Z. Fairbanks III (2010)*

Director of the Bands; B.M.Ed., West Texas State University; M.Div., Boston University; M.M., Stephen F. Austin State University; D.M.A., Boston University.

Douglas C. Faulkner (1990)

Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; B.A., Greenville College; M.Div., Bethel College; M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Lori A. Gaffner (1993)

Dean of Chapel and Director of Spiritual Formation and Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., Greenville College; B.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.A., Northwest Nazarene University


Brian T. Hartley
(1993)

Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Professor of Philosophy and Religion; B.A., Greenville College; M. Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Gail Heideman (2011)

Assistant Librarian in Public Services for the Ruby E. Dare Library; B.A., Trinity International University; M.A., Trinity International University; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois


Dave Holden
(1995)*

Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning, Innovation, and Compliance and Assistant Professor in Education; B.S., University of Southern California; M.A., University of Southern California; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Teresa B. Holden (2004)

Assistant Professor of History and Political Science and Director of COR 101; B.A., Asbury College; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Saint Louis University


Richard P. Huston
(1994)

Department Chair and Professor of History and Political Science; B.A., Greenville College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

H. Darrell Iler (2003)

Professor of Chemistry and Director of STEM Programs; B.A., Greenville College; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Mark Jenner (2016)

Instructor of Business Management

Karlene E. Johnson (2001)

Associate Professor of Math/Science Education; B.A., Greenville College; M.S., Curtin University of Technology; Ph.D., Curtin University of Technology.


Bwarenaba
Kautu (2013)

Assistant Professor in Biology; B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Alabama


Georgann
Kurtz-Shaw (1991)

Head of Public Services for the Ruby E. Dare Library and Librarian; B.A., Greenville College; M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Alexandria LaFaye (2011)

Associate Professor of Language Literature and Culture; B.A., University of Minnesota; MA., Minnesota State University at Mankato; M.A., Hollins University; M.F.A., University of Memphis

Mark Lamb (2011)

Dean of the School of Education and Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Northeast Missouri State University; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Ed.D., Maryville University

Larissa Malone (1996)

Assistant Professor of Education;


Danara
Moore (2011)

Assistant Professor of Music Business; B.A., Taylor University; M.A., New York University

Roy S. Mulholland (1999)

Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Coordinator of Physical Education Program, and Head Women’s Basketball Coach; B.S., Greenville College; M.A., United States Sports Academy, Alabama

Mauricio Nava (2014)

Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., Concordia College, M.A., Minnesota State University, Ed.D., Bethel University


Andrea Nord
(2014)

Assistant Professor in Biology; B.A., Goshen College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univeristy

Eric Nord (2014)

Assistant Professor in Biology; B.A., Goshen College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univeristy

R. Brian Patton (1998)

Head Track and Cross Country Coach and Instructor; B.A., Greenville College

Gregory E. Pennington (2005)

Associate Professor of Social Work in the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice; B.A., Greenville College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Regent University

George R. Peters (2003)

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., Greenville College, M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Miriam Porter (2016)

Instructor of Music

Brian K. Reinhard (2000)

Associate Dean of the School of Education and Associate Professor of Education and Spanish; B.S., Greenville College; M.A., Saint Louis University; Ph.D., Saint Louis University


Melanie
Schaafsma (2014)

Assistant Professor Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice; B.A, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, M.S.W., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Ph.D., Saint Louis University


Lisa Sharpe
(2016)
Assistant Professor of Digital Media

Christina M.
Smerick (2005)

Chair of the Philosophy and Religion Department, and Associate Professor and Chair of Jewish-Christian Studies; B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., DePaul University


Paul Sunderland
(2012)

Instructor of Music: B.A., University of Akron; M.A., University of Akron

Kathryn R. Taylor (1998)

Associate Professor of Education and Certification Officer; B.S., Greenville College; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Mark Thomas (2011)

Assistant Professor in Organizational Leadership; B.A., Davidson College; ; M.S. Capella University; M.Div., Union Theological Seminary; D.Min., McCormick Theological Seminary

Sarah E. Todd (2014)

Visiting Instructor of Music; B.M., Taylor University; M.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.M., University of Oklahoma


Vanda Underwood
(2006)

Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., Greenville College; B.S., Greenville College; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, M.A., Greenville College; Ed.D., Lindenwood University

Eric Watterson (2010)

Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Coordinator of Assessment and Institutional Research; B.A., Greenville College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington; M.S., Saint Louis University; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Benjamin Wayman (2013)

Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Religion; B.A., Greenville College; M.Div., Duke University; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Louise A. Weiss (1995)

Departmental Chair and Associate Professor of Music; B.M.E., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; M.M.E., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville


Jeffrey S. Wilson
(1996)

Professor of Music; B.Mu.., Augustana College at Rock Island, IL; M.M., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Dongxue Zhao (2015)
Assistant Professor of Physics