Feb 06, 2023  
2014-2015 
    
2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts & Sciences


Emeriti

Sallie J. Alger, MS - Associate Professor of Library Science, Emerita
Luanne J. Bauer, PhD - Professor of Communication, Emerita
William Chobotar, PhD - Professor of Biology, Emeritus
Wilma S. Darby, MSW - Associate Professor of Social Work, Emerita
Delmer I. Davis, PhD - Professor of English, Emeritus
Dwain L. Ford, PhD - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Kenneth L. Franz, MA - Associate Professor of Developmental and General Mathematics, Emeritus
F. Estella Greig, PhD - Professor of English, Emerita
A. Josef Greig, PhD - Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus
Paul E. Hamel, DMusEd - Professor of Music, Emeritus
Theodore R. Hatcher, PhD - Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
Harold E. Heidtke, MA - Professor of Biology, Emeritus
Glenn E. Johnson, MEngSc - Associate Professor of Engineering Technology, Emeritus
Ronald L. Johnson, MSEE - Associate Professor of Engineering & Computer Science, Emeritus
Robert E. Kingman, PhD - Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Robert C. Kistler, PhD - Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
Wolfgang F. P. Kunze, PhD - Professor of German, Emeritus
Gary G. Land, PhD - Professor of History, Emeritus
Harold H. Lang, PhD - Professor of Engineering, Emeritus
Robert R. Ludeman, PhD - Professor of Engineering Technology, Emeritus
Linda Mack - Associate Professor of Library Science, Emerita
Susan E. Murray - Professor of Psychology, Emerita
G. William Mutch, PhD - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Eduardo Ocampo, PhD - Professor of Spanish, Emeritus
Merlene A. Ogden, PhD - Dean & Professor of English, Emerita
Shelly Perry, MSW - Associate Professor of Social Work, Emerita
Derrick Proctor, PhD - Professor of Psychology, Emeritus
Donald H. Rhoads, PhD - Associate Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
William E. Richardson - Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, and Professor of Religion, Emeritus
S. Clark Rowland, PhD - Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Richard W. Schwarz, PhD - Professor of History, Emeritus
Reger C. Smith, PhD - Professor of Social Work, Emeritus
David A. Steen, PhD - Professor of Biology, Emeritus
John F. Stout, PhD Research - Professor of Biology, Emeritus
Morris L. Taylor, DMusA - Professor of Music, Emeritus
S. Douglas Waterhouse, PhD - Professor of Religion, Emeritus
Woodrow Whidden, PhD - Professor of Religion, Emeritus
Robert A. Wilkins, PhD - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Peter Wong, PhD - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Dennis W. Woodland, PhD - Professor of Botany, Emeritus


Figures at the right margin below indicate beginning date of employment.

Regular Faculty

George S. Agoki, Professor of Engineering - 2001

BscEng, MA, PhD, University of Nairobi

Lisa A. Ahlberg, Associate Professor of Chemistry - 2011

BS, Andrews University;
PhD, University of California, Davis

Sonia R. Badenas, Assistant Professor of French - 2008

BA, MA, University of Geneva, Switzerland;
MA, University of Grenoble, France

Karl G. D. Bailey, Associate Professor of Psychology - 2004

BSc, Andrews University;
MA, PhD, Michigan State University

Alina Baltazar, Assistant Professor of Social Work - 2013

 BA, Andrews University; MA, University of Michigan

Janet Blackwood, Assistant Professor of English - 2012

BA, Walla Walla University; MS, Indiana University;
MA, Portland State University

Jeanette W. Bryson, Assistant Professor of English - 2001

BS, Pacific Union College; MA, San Diego State University;
PhD, Andrews University

Gary W. Burdick, Research Professor of Physics - 1999

BS, Southern Adventist University;
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Harvey Burnett, Assistant Professor of Psychology - 2010

BA, University of Michigan;
MDiv, PhD, Andrews University

Romulus Chelbegean, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences - 2011

BA, SDA Theological Institute, Bucharest, Romania;
MA, Hyperion University, Bucharest;
MA, La Sierra University;
MS, PhD, Loma Linda University

Bruce A. Closser, Associate Professor of English - 1978

BA, Southern Adventist University;
MA, Andrews University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Krista Cooper, Assistant Professor of Social Work - 2012

BA, Oakwood College;
MSW, University of Michigan

Vanessa Corredera, Assistant Professor of English - 2012

BA, Andrews University; MA, Northwestern University;
PhD, Northwestern University

G. Brendan Cross, Assistant Professor of Physics - 2010

BS, Andrews University; MS, University of Notre Dame

Desiree E. Davis, Associate Professor of Social Work - 2011

BSW, Oakwood University; MSW, Ohio State University

D. Ivan Davis, Associate Professor of English - 1997

BA, BS, Atlantic Union College; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, Ball State University

Donald C. De Groot, Associate Professor of Engineering and Computer Science - 2006

AS, BS, Andrews University;
MS, PhD, Northwestern University

Kathleen M. Demsky, Associate Professor of Library Science - 1995

BA, MLS, Indiana University at Bloomington
(Holds joint appointment in School of Architecture)

Lilianne U. Doukhan, Associate Professor of Music and French - 1992

MA, University of Strasbourg; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, Michigan State University

Daniel J. Drazen, Assistant Professor of Library Science - 1992

BA, MA, Andrews University; MLS, Rosary College

Dawn I. Dulhunty, Assistant Professor of International Development - 2001

BN, Monash University, Melbourne; MSA, Andrews University

Carlos A. Flores, Professor of Music - 1998

BM, MM, Andrews University;
PhD, University of North Texas

James B. Ford, Associate Professor of Library Science - 1991

BA, Andrews University;
MLS, MA, University of Maryland 

Erhard Gallos, Assistant Professor of Religion - 2008

BA, Schulzentrum Marienhoehe, Darmstadt, Germany;
MA, Newbold College

John T. Gavin, Associate Professor of Social Work - 2004

Associate Director of Social Work Program for our Washington Adventist University Off-Campus Site
BSW, Walla Walla University;
MSW, Catholic University of America

Brent G. T. Geraty, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies - 2001

BA, Atlantic Union College; MA, Andrews University;
JD, Yale University

Claudio M. Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Music - 2004

DMA, MMP, Michigan State University;
ARCM, The Royal College of Music, London

Daniel Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Biology - 2013

BS, Andrews University; MS Loma Linda University;
PhD, Duke University

H. Thomas Goodwin, Professor of Paleobiology - 1994

BA, Southern Adventist University;
MA, Loma Linda University; PhD, University of Kansas

Gary R. Gray, Assistant Professor of English - 1990

BA, Atlantic Union College; MDiv, Andrews University;
MA, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Norma Greenidge, Assistant Professor of Library Science - 2012

PhD, Andrews University

Ryan Hayes, Associate Professor of Chemistry - 2009

BS, Andrews University;
MS, PhD, Northwestern University

James L. Hayward, Research Professor of Biology - 1986

BS, Walla Walla University; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, Washington State University

Herbert W. Helm, Jr., Professor of Psychology - 1987

BS, BA, MA, MAT, Andrews University;
PhD, University of Southern Mississippi

Bernard Helms, Assistant Professor of Library Science - 2006

BS, Walla Walla University; MIS, Andrews University;
MLS, Indiana University

Cynthia M. Helms, Associate Professor of Library Science - 1987

BS, Philippine Union College;
MLS, University of the Philippines

Shandelle M. Henson, Professor of Mathematics - 2001

BS, Southern Adventist University;
MA, Duke University; PhD, University of Tennessee

Margaret Howell, Assistant Professor of Social Work - 2012

BA, Northern Carribean University;
MSW, University of Connecticut

Ante Jeroncic, Associate Professor of Theology - 2006

BA, Andrews University;
MA, Stellenbosch University, South Africa;
PhD, University of Chicago

Douglas A. Jones, Professor of English - 1980–1995, 2002

BA, Walla Walla University; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, Michigan State University

Patrice Jones, Assistant Professor of Communication - 2010

BA, MS, Andrews University

Meredith Jones Gray, Professor of English - 1982

BA, MA, Andrews University;
PhD, University of Michigan

Joon Hyuk Kang, Professor of Mathematics - 2000

BA, Sung Kyun Kwan University;
PhD, Michigan State University

Eun-Young Kim, Associate Professor of English - 2010

BA, Union College; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, Northern Illinois University

Marianne Kordas, Instructor of Library Science - 2012

BA, Andrews University

Mickey D. Kutzner, Research Professor of Physics - 1989

BS, Loma Linda University;
MS, University of California at Los Angeles;
PhD, University of Virginia

Hyun J. Kwon, Professor of Engineering - 2005

BS, MS, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology;
PhD, University of Louisville

Asta LaBianca, Assistant Professor of English - 2010

BA, Walla Walla University; MA, Andrews University

Øystein S. LaBianca, Professor of Anthropology - 1980

BA, Andrews University;
MA, Loma Linda University; PhD, Brandeis University

Pamela S. Coburn-Litvak, Assistant Professor of Biology - 2012

BS, MS Andrews University;
PhD, SUNY Stony Brook

Kenneth D. Logan, Professor of Music - 1996

BMus, MMus, Andrews University;
AMusD, University of Michigan

Kanya C. Long, Assistant Professor of Biology - 2012

BA, BS, Atlantic Union College;
MHS, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health;
PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch

Gunnar Lovhoiden, Associate Professor of Engineering - 2007

BS, Walla Walla University;
MS, PhD, University of Tennessee

Andrea Luxton, Professor of English - 2010

BA, Newbold College; MA Andrews University
PhD, Catholic University of America

Peter J. Lyons, Assistant Professor of Biology - 2012

BS, Atlantic Union College;
PhD, Dalhousie University

Linda J. Mack, Associate Professor of Library Science - 1987

BMus, MMus, Andrews University;
MLS, Brigham Young University

John J. Markovic, Professor of History - 1990

BA, Andrews University;
MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University

Lauren R. Matacio, Associate Professor of Instructional Library Science - 1991

BA, MA, Andrews University;
MLS, Western Michigan University

Beverly J. Matiko, Associate Professor of Communication and English - 1992

BA, MA, Andrews University;
PhD, University of Alberta

Lionel N. A. Matthews, Professor of Sociology - 1996

BSocSc, University of Guyana;
MSc, Indiana State University;
PhD, Wayne State University

Keith E. K. Mattingly, Professor of Old Testament - 1984

BA, MDiv, PhD, Andrews University

Margarita C. K. Mattingly, Professor of Physics - 1979

BA, Andrews University; MA, University of Arkansas;
PhD, University of Notre Dame

David N. Mbungu, Associate Professor of Biology - 2001

BS, Andrews University (UEAB campus);
MS, Andrews University;
PhD, University of California, Riverside

Duane C. McBride, Research Professor of Sociology - 1986

BA, Andrews University; MA, University of Maryland;
PhD, University of Kentucky

Getahun P. Merga, Professor of Chemistry - 2002

BSc, Addis Ababa University
MSc, PhD, University of Pune, India

Debbie Michel, Associate Professor of Communication - 2008

BS, Brooklyn College at the City University of New York;
MS, Columbia University

Alan F. Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Music - 1987

BA, MA, California State University

Scott E. Moncrieff, Professor of English - 1988

BA, Pacific Union College; MA, Andrews University;
PhD, University of California (Riverside)

Robert C. Moore, Professor of Mathematics - 2006

BA, Southern Adventist University;
MS, University of North Carolina;
EdD, University of Georgia

Rubén Muñoz-Larrondo, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies - 2006

BT, Universidad Adventista de las Antillas, Mayaguez;
MA, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary;
MDiv, Andrews University; PhD, Vanderbilt University

Desmond H. Murray, Associate Professor of Chemistry - 1994

BS, Andrews University;
PhD, Wayne State University

Marlene N. Murray-Nseula, Associate Professor of Biology - 2001

BS, Oakwood University;
MS, PhD, Wayne State University

Marcella Myers, Associate Professor of Political Science - 2009

BA, MA, PhD, Western Michigan University

Benjamin A. Navia, Associate Professor of Biology - 2013

BS, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico;
MS, Andrews University; PhD, Loma Linda University

Elaine Navia, Instructor of Portuguese/Spanish - 2009

BA, Andrews University;
MA, Western Michigan University

Pedro A. Navia, Professor of Spanish - 1996

BA, Antillian College; MA, Andrews University;
MA, University of Notre Dame;
PhD, University of Puerto Rico

Boon-Chai Ng, Professor of Engineering and Computer Sciences - 2002

BS, Western Michigan University;
MS, PhD, Michigan State University

D. David Nowack, Professor of Biochemistry - 1979–84, 1998

BA, Union College;
MS, PhD, Purdue University

Yun Myung Oh, Associate Professor of Mathematics - 2006

BS, MS, Ewha Women’s University;
PhD, Michigan State University

Silas Oliveira, Professor of Library Science - 2010

BA, Instituto Adventista de Ensino;
BA, FundaÇão Escola de Sociologia e Política de São Paulo;
MS, Universidade Federal de Mias Gerais;PhD, University of Illinois

Lawrence W. Onsager, Associate Professor of Library Science - 2001

BS, University of Wisconsin;
MLS, University of Washington;
MA, Loma Linda University

Ruben A. Perez-Schulz, Assistant Professor of Spanish - 2006

BA, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile;
MEd, University of Lethbridge, Canada

Paul Petersen, Professor of Hebrew Bible - 2009

BA, University of Copenhagen;
PhD, Andrews University

L. Monique Pittman, Professor of English - 1999

BA, Andrews University;
MA, College of William and Mary;
PhD, Purdue University

Melissa Ponce-Rodas, Assistant Professor of Psychology - 2010

BA, Yale University;
MA, PhD, University of Illinois—Chicago

Melchizedek M. Ponniah, Associate Professor of Communication - 2003

BLA, Spicer Memorial College;
MA, PhD, Andrews University

David W. Randall, Associate Professor of Chemistry - 2009

BS, Andrews University;
PhD, University of California, Davis

Joel L. Raveloharimisy, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences - 2011

BA, MBA, Eastern Washington University;
MDiv, Andrews University;
PhD, Western Michigan University

Charles Reid - 2012

BM, Houston Baptist University;
MM, University of Maryland at College Park

Terry D. Robertson, Professor of Library Science; Seminary Librarian - 1999

BA, MA, Andrews University; MLS, Indiana University
(Holds joint appointment in the SDA Theological Seminary)

Glenn E. Russell, Assistant Professor of Religion - 1985, 2000

BA, Columbia Union College;
MDiv, Andrews University;
DMin, Trinity international University - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Rahel Schafer, Assistant Professor of Religion & Biblical Languages - 2012

BS, MA, MS, Andrews University

Kathryn M. Silva, Assistant Professor of History - 2010

BA, University of Massachusetts;
MA, PhD, University of South Carolina

Twyla Smith, Assistant Professor of Social Work - 2013

BA, MSW, Andrews University

Erling B. Snorrason, Assistant Professor of Religious Education - 1996

BA, Newbold College;
MA, PhD, Andrews University

Steve Sowder, Assistant Professor of Library Science - 1998

BS, Southern Adventist University;
MS, University of North Texas
(Holds joint appointment in the School of Business Administration)

Dianne L. Staples, Associate Professor of English - 1976–81, 1997

BA, MAT, Andrews University;
MA, University of Arizona

Delyse E. Steyn, Professor of Communication - 2001

BA, DTE, MEd, DEd, University of South Africa

Brian E. Strayer, Professor of History - 1983

BA, Southern Adventist University;
MA, Andrews University; PhD, University of Iowa

Rodney Summerscales, Assistant Professor of Computer Science - 2013

BS, Andrews University; MS Pennsylvania State University;
PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology

Tiffany Z. K. Summerscales, Associate Professor of Physics - 2006

BS, Andrews University;
PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Felipe E. Tan, Assistant Professor of Library Science - 2006

AB, Adventist University of the Philippines
MDiv, MA, SDA Theological Seminary, Far East
MLS, University of the Philippines

Trina Thompson, Associate Professor of Music Theory - 2009

BA, Walla Walla University;
MMus, Northern Illinois University

Wendy E. Thompson, Assistant Professor of Social Work - 2011

BSW, MSW, DPH, Jackson State University

Stephen C. Thorman, Professor of Computer Science and Physics - 1999–2002, 2003

BS, Pacific Union College;
MS, California State University;
MSECE, PhD, University of Massachusetts

Alayne Thorpe, Professor of English - 2011

 BA, MA, PhD, University of Maryland

Carla L. Trynchuk, Professor of Music - 1991

BMus, MMus, The Julliard School of Music

Larry S. Ulery, Assistant Professor of Community Services Programming - 1991

BS, Western Michigan University; MA, Andrews University;
MSA, University of Notre Dame

Amanda R. Umlauf, Instructor of Mathematics - 2011

BA, MAT, Andrews University

Curtis J. VanderWaal, Research Professor of Social Work - 1990

BS, Andrews University; MSW, University of Michigan;
PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Abdias Vence, Assistant Professor of Mathematics - 2011

BA, Southern Adventist University;
MS, Georgia Institute of Technology

Desrene L. Vernon, Assistant Professor of Communication - 2011

BA, Brooklyn College; MA, Andews University;
PhD, Howard University

Roy Villafane, Associate Professor of Computer Science - 2004

BS, MS, PhD, University of Central Florida

Lynelle M. Weldon, Associate Professor of Mathematics - 1997

BS, Pacific Union College;
MA, PhD, University of California, Davis

Rachel Williams-Smith, Associate Professor of Communication - 2013

BS, Oakwood University; MA, University of Cincinnati;
PhD, Regent University

William D. Wolfer, Assistant Professor of Computer Science - 1990, 1995, 1999

BBA, MS, Andrews University

Gary V. Wood, Associate Professor of Political Science - 2006

BA, Newbold College;
MA, California State University, San Bernardino;
PhD, Claremont Graduate University

Janice F. Wrenn, Professor of Social Work - 1996

BS, Andrews University; MSW, University of Michigan

Xiaoming Xu, Instructor of Library Science - 2008

BA, Shanghai Foreign Language Institute;
MBA, Andrews University; MLS, Indiana University

Chi Yong Yun, Assistant Professor of Piano - 2008

BM, MM, Indiana University, Bloomington

Robert E. Zdor, Professor of Biology - 1991

BS, Pacific Union College; MS, Walla Walla University;
PhD, University of Missouri

Stephen P. Zork, Associate Professor of Music - 1991

BMus, Atlantic Union College;
MMus, Pacific Lutheran University

Susan P. Zork, Assistant Professor of Religion - 2001

BA, Atlantic Union College; MA, Andrews University

Adjunct Professors

Terry W. Anderson, MS - Engineering
Gordon Atkins, PhD - Biology
Alina Baltazar, MSW - Behavioral Sciences, Social Work
Robert Bates, PhD - Behavioral Sciences, History/Political Science
Daniel Bidwell, PhD - Computer Science
Phillip Brantley, JD - History/Political Science
Frank Brenda, MSA - Behavioral Sciences, IDP
Lisa Bubar, BM - Music
Karla Bucklew, MMus - Music
Lael O. Caesar, PhD - Religion
Becky De Oliveira, MA - English
Lilianne U. Doukhan, PhD - International Languages
Jonathan Duncan, PhD - Mathematics
Francy Duran, PhD - Religion
Adam Fenner, PhD - History
Joan Francis, DA - History
Joe Francisco, MSW - Social Work
Eric Funaski, Ph.D.- Mathematics
Trisha Gallimore-Broy, MA - Religion
John Gavin, MSW - Behavioral Sciences
Christina Gibson, MA - Music
Jackie Gonzalez-Feezer, MA - History
Helena Gregor, PhD - Religion
Jason Gresl, MMus - Music
Gladstone Gurubatham, PhD - Behavioral Sciences
Lloyd Hamilton, MSW - Social Work
James Hammond, PhD - Religion
Edwin I. Hernandez, PhD - Behavioral Sciences
Gary L. Hopkins, MD, MPH, DrPH, CHES - Behavioral Sciences
Jeffrey Hudon - Behavioral Sciences
Ronald Hull, BS, MusEd - Music
Debra Inglefield, MMus - Music
Harold James, PhD - Behavioral Sciences
Richard James, Sr., PhD - Behavioral Sciences
Karen Johnson-McWilliams, MA - English
Ethan E. Jones, JD - English
Gary Land, PhD - Religion and History
Grant Leitma, PhD - Behavioral Sciences
Sherry Manison, MDiv - Religion
Kendra Manuel Smith - English
Paul Matychuk, PhD - English
Ray McAllister, PhD - Religion
Daniel McCarthy, MA - Music
Bertram Melbourne, PhD - Religion
Lilia Moncrieff, MA - English
Douglas Morgan, PhD - Religion
Lezlie Moriniere, MPH, PhD - Behavioral Sciences, IDP
Alexej Muran, MMus - Music
John Nay, MA - History/Political Science
Silvia Nestares, MA - International Languages
Jane Nesbit, MA - Mathematics
Earnan Norman, DMin - Religion
Gerhard Pfandl, PhD - Religion
Emely Poloche, MA - International Languages
Duane Potter, MA - Religion
Marian Prince, PhD - Mathematics
Ed Randles, MA - Music
John A. Rorabeck, MS - Chemistry
David Sedlacek, PhD - Social Work
Janalee Shaw, PhD - English
Jan Aage Sigvartsen, MA - Religion
Gregory P. Smith, BSET, BSME, CRE, PE - Engineering
Gale Sylvester-White, MSW - Social Work
Cheryl L. Trine, PhD - Biology
Lara Tuner, MMus - Music
Jill Walker-Gonzalez, MA - English
Marsha Wiinamaki, PhD - Social Work
Kristen Witzel, MA - Behavioral Sciences
Laurie Wood, MA - English
Rebecca Wright, MA - English

Adventist University of France

Daniela Gelbrich (Director)
Pierre de Luca
Claire Millet
Stephanie Monet
Gosia Monnard
Perrine Ouang

Colegio Adventista de Sagunto

Juan Antonio López (Director)
José Aniorte
Patricia Berhardt
Alvaro Calvo
Chelo Castro
Ana Fernández
José Alvaro Martín
José Lopez

Universidad Adventista del Plata

Haroldo Brouchy (Director)
Sandra Cayrus
Carla Fernández
Karina Fernández
Jorge Iourno
Alicia Leiss
Celia Morales
Raúl Pérez
Romina Rivarola
Elisa Tabuenca
Susana Rostán
Esther Sánchez

Curricula Coordinators

Pre-Professional Curricula

Dental Assistant - James L. Hayward
Dental Hygiene - James L. Hayward
Dentistry - James L. Hayward
Law - Brent Geraty
Medicine & Osteopathy - Lisa Ahlberg, H. Thomas Goodwin, Ryan Hayes, Aileen Hyde, Marcia A. Kilsby, Pamela Litvak, Kanya Long, Peter Lyons, David N. Mbungu, Marlene N. Murray, Timothy Newkirk, D. David Nowack, David Randall, Karen Reiner, Robert Zdor
Occupational Therapy - Bill Chobotar
Optometry - James L. Hayward
Pharmacy - D. David Nowack
Physician Assistant - Bill Chobotar, H. Thomas Goodwin, David N. Mbungu, Marlene N. Murray, D. David Nowack
Public History - John J. Markovic
Respiratory Care - Bill Chobotar