Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty & Staff

See all Program Directors listed by school and program name.

Clifford Stumme

DeMoss Hall 1100

Education: B.A., Thomas Edison State University; M.A., Liberty University, 4 years experience teaching at the university level

Teaches: ESOL 100, ENGL 100, ENGL 101, ENGL 102, UNIV 101, INQR 101, RSCH 201, INDS 400

Lauren Daly

Assistant Director
DeMoss Hall 1100

Education: B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Liberty University

Former primary instructor in the Department of Biology/Chemistry, Admissions Consultant for Liberty University Online, and Professional Advisor for the residential Department of Biology/Chemistry

Chris Ruiz

INDS Advisor
DeMoss Hall 4072

Education: B.S., Liberty University

Fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language

Dan Berkenkemper

(434) 582-7201
DeMoss Hall 1045 B

Education: B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty University; Ed.S. Candidate, Liberty University

Teaches: CLST 101, CLST 105, MENT 101, and NSSR 101

Karen J. Berkenkemper

Adjunct Instructor

Education: B.S., Grace University; M.A. in Teaching, Liberty University; Ed.S. Candidate, Liberty University; 3 years of teaching experience in K-12; 2 years teaching internationally

Teaches: INDS 400, CLST 100, CLST 101, CLST 105, and MENT 101

Jim Blunk

Assistant Director of Advising
Adjunct Instructor
(434) 592-4092
DeMoss Hall 1100

Education: B.A., Mercer University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; 4 Years in Education, prior to joining CASAS in 2007

Teaches: CLST 105, INDS 400, and UNIV 101

Heather Burgess

Instructor and Instructional Mentor
Adjunct Instructor

Education: B.S., Multidisciplinary Studies, Liberty University; M.S., Professional Studies in Education, Capella University


Dina Jones

Adjunct Instructor

Education: B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Liberty University

Director of Professional and Public Relations for the American Association of Christian Counselors