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. He is currently pursuing an Education Specialist degree in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability from Walden University.
Mr. Traphagen resides in Lynchburg, VA with his family.