Mr. Traphagen joined Liberty University’s staff in 2008. Since that time he has served as an Academic Advisor, Academic Progress Analyst, and Faculty Support Coordinator. Mr. Traphagen currently works as a residential faculty member for the College of General Studies, primarily focusing on assessment and reporting.
Mr. Traphagen spent 12 years in the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a Communications Specialist, Close Combat Instructor, and Recruiter. Upon medical retirement from the Marines in 2005, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies and a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning, both from Liberty University.
Mr. Traphagen resides in Lynchburg, VA with his family.