Faculty

Dr. Bob B., Graduate Non-degree Student“The online learning experience was new to me. Instructors, professors and administrative staff were all responsive to help whenever I felt unclear about something. This ease of access and clarity of communication, all contributed to make my online experience rewarding.” — Dr. Bob B., Graduate Non-degree Student

Administrative and Fulltime Faculty

John Buckingham

John Buckingham, Dean Undergraduate Studies

B.A. in English Literature, University of Chicago
B.A. in Biology with minor in Chemistry, California State University Northridge
D.O. in Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine
M.Div., The King’s University

Lars Kierspel

Lars Kierspel, Professor

M.Div., Freie Theologische Akademie, Giessen (Germany)
Th.M., Covenant Theological Seminary
Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ana Isabel Wood

Ana Isabel Wood, Dean Graduate Studies

B.A. in Management, Our Lady of the Lake University
M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University

Julie McPhail

Julie McPhail, Library Manager

B.A. in Art Education, California State University, Fullerton
M.S. in Library Science, California State University, Fullerton
Ed.D. (ABD) in Curriculum and Teaching, Boston University

Stephanie Penniman

Stephanie Penniman, Assistant Dean of General Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

B.A. in English, California State University, Northridge
M.A. in Mathematics Education, California State University, Northridge

Wesley M. Pinkham

Wesley M. Pinkham, V.P. of Academics, Dean Graduate Studies

B.A. in Philosophy and Biblical Literature, Seattle Pacific University
M.A. in Educational Ministries, Wheaton College
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Th.M., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.Ed., University of British Columbia
D.Min., McCormick Theological Seminary

Daniel Salvador

Daniel Salvador, V.P. of Instructional Services, Dean of General Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

B.S. in Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Uberlandia in Brazil
M.S. in Animal Production, Federal University of Minas Gerais State in Brazil
Sc.D. in Animal Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais State in Brazil

Adjunct Faculty

Anna Addleman

Anna Addleman

B.S in Business Administration, University of Portland
Certified Public Accountant
Divorce Financial Analyst
Financial Forensics Professional
Fraud Examiner

Chris Arnesen

Chris Arnesen

B.A. in Psychology, Northwest Nazarene University
M.S. in Counseling Psychology, Central Washington University

William Beran

William Beran

B.A. in Psychology, University of Minnesota
M.S. in Software Engineering, University of St. Thomas

Dale Buffington

Dale Buffington

M.Div., Oral Roberts University
D.Min., The King’s University

Robert Ebeling

Robert Ebeling

B.S. in Business, University of Colorado
M.B.A. in Marketing, University of Colorado

David Edery

David Edery

Rabbinical Credentials, Liphsitz Rabbinical Seminary, Jerusalem, Israel
B.S. in Liberal Arts and Computer-Education, University of the State of New York
M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University

Marty Folsom

Marty Folsom

B.A. in Youth Ministry, Northwest University
Th.B. in Theology, Northwest University
M.A. in Biblical Literature, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D. in Theology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Postdoctorate studies, Regent College, Vancouver, B.C.

Shiloh Francis

Shiloh Francis

B.A. in American History, University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.Ed., University of Hawaii at Manoa

James Patrick Girdlestone

James Patrick Girdlestone

B.A. in Christian Studies, Master’s College
M.Div, The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University

Mark H. Glenn

Mark H. Glenn

B.A. in Theology and Bible, Southeastern Univeristy, Lakeland, FL
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.Ed., Northwest Nazarene University
M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University
Ph.D. (ABD) in Conflict Management, Trinity Seminary

William Graafsma

William Graafsma

M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University

Craig Gruenberg

Craig Gruenberg

B.M. in Music Education, University of Michigan
Master of Music Composition, California State University, Northridge

Lee Haskell

Lee Haskell

B.A in Political Science and History, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Mary Ann Haskell

Mary Ann Haskell

B.A. in Biology, California State University
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Michele Marzoni

Michele Marzoni

B.A. in Psychology, Purdue University
M.S. in Sociology, Purdue University
Ph.D. in Sociology, Purdue University

John McMullen

John McMullen

B.A. in English, University of California, Irvine
M.A. in English, California State University, Northridge

Vania Mullen

Vania Mullen

B.A. in Biology, University of California, San Diego
M.S. in Genetics, San Diego State University

Havilah Peters

Havilah Peters

B.A. in Theater Arts and English, University of Iowa
M.E., University of Maryland

John Poole

John Poole

B.A. in Criminal Justice, California State University, San Bernardino
Masters of Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Air University

Frank Pottorff

Frank Pottorff

B.A. in Psychology, Butler University
M.S. in Psychology, Purdue University

Jennifer Richardson

Jennifer Richardson

B.A. in Psychology, Social Justice, and Peace Studies, King’s University College, Ontario, Canada
M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Special Education, Western University, Ontario, Canada

Nancy Roselund

Nancy Roselund

B.M.E., Drake University
M.E. in Curriculum and Instruction Technology, Grand Canyon University

Lisa A. Runquist

Lisa A. Runquist

B.A. in Philosophy, Hamline University
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School

Eric Schwartzbaum

Eric Schwartzbaum

B.A. in Molecular Biology, California State University, Northridge
M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Communication Systems), California State University, Northridge
M.A. in Biblical Studies, The King’s University

Marsha Smith

Marsha Smith

B.A. in Sociology, Baldwin-Wallace College
M.S. in Sociology, Purdue University
Ph.D. in Sociology, Purdue University

Antonio Tomaz

Antonio Tomaz

B.A. in Portuguese and English Language/Literature Education, Federal University of Filosofia in Brazil
Graduate Certificate in English, Catholic University, De Minas Gerais, Brazil
Graduate Certificate in Applied Portugese Linguistics, Federal University of Campinas in Brazil

Terry L. Tuinder

Terry L. Tuinder

B.A. in Bible, New Hope Christian College
M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University

Fredric Von Seggern

Fredric Von Seggern

B.Ed. in History and Secondary Social Studies, University of Hawaii
M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership, National University (San Diego)

Elanie Welch

Elanie Welch

B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science, Coe College
M.S in Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa

Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood

B.S. in Christian Ministry, Southwestern Assemblies of God University
M.A. in Biblical Literature, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary<
M.Div., The King’s University
D.Min., The King’s University