Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Faculty Roster

A-F · G-M · N-R · S-Z

College/School:

Saez, Megen E., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Phoenix. At LU since 2009.

Sailer, Donathan P., B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Grace College; M.Div., Trinity International University; D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Samms, Daniel C., B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Religion
B.A., Grace College; M.Div., Trinity International University; D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Samms, Deana T., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., West Virginia University; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Samson, Steven Alan, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Government
B.A., M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Oregon. At LU since 1998.

Samuel, Kimberly L., B.S., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Sanders, Johnny L., B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; J.D., Louisiana State University. At LU since 2011.

Sanders, Lynne, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Liberty University; M.S.N., University of Virginia; Ed.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 1993.

Sandlin, Judy R., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Professions
B.S., Louisiana Tech University; M.S., Baylor University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. At LU since 2000.

Sansom, Rockford A., B.A., M.F.A.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of West Florida; M.F.A., University of Central Florida. At LU since 2010.

Satterlee, Anita G., B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Associate Professor of Business

B.S., Florida Southern College; M.A. Webster University; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2004.

Satterlee, Brian, B.S., M.S., Ed.D., D.B.A.
DBA Program Director
Professor of Business

B.S., Southwest University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern; D.B.A., University of Sarasota. At LU since 2001.

Sattler, Abigail R., B.S., M.S.
Archivist, The Jerry Falwell Library
B.S., Liberty University; M.S., University of Tennessee. At LU since 2005.

Sattler, Eugene, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Toledo; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. At LU since 1996.

Sattler, Paul W., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Toledo; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. At LU since 1985.

Saunders, Wallace S., B.A., B.B.A., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Washington Bible College; B.B.A., Northwood University; M.B.A., Liberty University; D.B.A., University of Sarasota. At LU since 2008.

Saxon, Timothy, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Averett College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2003.

Scarlett, J. Tyler, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Leadership
B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Div., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2012.

Schlabra, Lisa W., B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S., North Georgia College; Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2009.

Schlomann, Nathanael T., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Schmal, David, B.S., B.A.Ed., M.A., M.A.Ed., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Commercial Music
B.S., University of Colorado; B.A.Ed., Metropolitan State College; M.A., University of Colorado (Denver); M.A.Ed., University of Colorado (Boulder); D.M.A., Boston University. At LU since 2013.

Schmidt, Cynthia, B.S., M.S.
Head, Communication and Customer Services
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.S., M.S., Longwood College. At LU since 2010.

Schmidt, Mark R., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.S., Dallas Bible College; M.A., University of Texas, Dallas; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington. At LU since 2003.

Schoffstall, Heather, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Executive Director for Academics, Center for Academic Support and Advising Services
Associate Professor of the Bruckner Learning Center

B.S., M.S., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., Argosy University. At LU since 2003.

Schoffstall, James, B.S., M.S.Ed., Ed.D., C.S.C.S., H.F.S., C.I.F.T., R.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M.
Chair, Department of Health Professions
Director, Human Performance Laboratory
Professor of Health Professions

B.S., M.S.Ed., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., Liberty University; additional studies at the University of Virginia. At LU since 2001.

Schreiner, Aaron, B.S., M.S., ATC
Approved Clinical Preceptor
Senior Associate Athletic Trainer

B.S., Taylor University; M.S., University of Toledo. At LU since 2006.

Schultz, Roger, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of History

B.A., Bemidji State University; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Arkansas. Additional studies at Bethel Theological Seminary. At LU since 2002.

Schultze, Stephan, B.A., M.A.
Executive Director, Center for Cinematic Arts
B.A., Appalachian State University; M.A., Northern Arizona University. At LU since 2011.

Schwartz, Stuart, B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
 Professor of Digital Media and Communication Arts
B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Temple University. At LU since 2005.

Schwedt, Rachel E., B.A., M.L.S.
Associate Dean, Research and Customer Services
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.L.S., University of New York. At LU since 1997.

Schweitzer, David, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Liberty University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. At LU since 2012.

Scott, Jeffrey R., B.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Scott, William, B.A., M.R.E., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., East Texas Baptist University; M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 1992.

Seipp, Lynn, B.F.A, M.M., D.M.
Assistant Professor of Humanities
B.F.A, University of South Dakota; M.M., West Virginia University; D.M., Florida State University. At LU since 2010.

Selitto, George, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Iona College; M.S., State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., Columbia University. At LU since 2006.

Sette-Roach, Zara C., B.A., M.P.S., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., State University of New York, Potsdam; M.P.S., State University of New York, Stony Brook; J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law. At LU since 2007.

Shaneck, Mark, B.S., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota. At LU since 2007.

Sharp, David E., A.B., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
A.B., M.D., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At LU since 2011.

Sheldon, Martin E., B.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Departmenr Chair, School of Religion
Assistant Professor of Religion

B.A., Free Will Baptist Bible College; M.Div., Th.M., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Doctoral studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2003.

Shelton, James B., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., C.P.A.
Professor of Accounting
B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. At LU since 1995.

Shelton, Patricia A., B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Business
B.S., Walsh University; M.S., Liberty University. At LU since 2009.

Sheridan, Earll C., B.A., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.A., Averett University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Sherman, Barbara, A.A., B.A., M.Ed., M.A.
Director, Individualized Programs of Study
Associate Professor of Education

A.A., Potomac State College; B.A., Fairmont State Teacher’s College; M.Ed., Lynchburg College; M.A., Liberty University; additional work at Appalachian State  University. At LU since 1982.

Shimel, Amber M., B.S., M.S.W.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Pennsylvaniva State University; M.S.W., Barry University. At LU since 2008.

Shultz, Gary L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Baptist Bible College; M.A., Baptist Bible Graduate School of Theology; Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Siegel, Timothy, B.S., M.A.
Systems Librarian
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.S., M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2013.

Simpson, Shelah, B.S., M.A.R., M.A.
Director, Online Writing Center
Assistant Professor of English

B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Longwood University. At LU since 2002.

Simpson-Alford, Mary, B.S., M.B.A.
Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

B.S., M.B.A., Liberty University; doctoral studies at Walden University. At LU since 2006.

Sipantzi, Terri, B.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Computational Sciences
B.S., M.S., California Polytechnic University. At LU since 2013.

Sisk, Shane M., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Sites, Elizabeth, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Simmons College; M.A., Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 1999.

Skiver, David M., B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Communication Studies
B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.S., University of Colorado. At LU since 2009.

Skoumbourdis, Evangelos, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. At LU since 1986.

Slayton, Sandra Day, B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Studio and Digital Arts
B.F.A., M.A., Central Michigan University; M.F.A., Radford University. At LU since 1999.

Sloan, Carla, B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Communication Studies
B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Towson State University; additional graduate studies at the University of Virginia and Lynchburg College. At LU from 1984-1996; 2011 to present.

Smith, A. Todd, B.S., M.F.A.
Chair, Department of Studio and Digital Arts
Professor of Studio and Digital Arts

B.S., M.F.A., Radford University. At LU since 2002.

Smith, Andrea, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Grove City College; M.S., Clemson University. At LU since 2013.

Smith, Andrea, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Grove City College; M.S., Clemson University. At LU since 2013.

Smith, Andrew L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., University of Missouri. At LU since 2008.

Smith, Christopher, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Houston. At LU since 2012.

Smith, Earl, B.S., M.B.A.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Assistant Professor of Business

B.S., North Carolina State; M.B.A., University of North Carolina. At LU since 2013.

Smith, Ethan, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Grove City College; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University. At LU since 2012.

Smith, Gigi, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., National University; D.B.A., Colorado Technical University. At LU since 2010.

Smith, Gregory A., B.A., M.L.S.
Director, Finance and Assessment
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.A., Baptist Bible College; M.L.S., University of Missouri. At LU since 2009.

Smith, Kevin S., B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Philosophy
B.A., Roanoke College; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2006.

Smith, Michael J., B.S., Th.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
B.S., Western Michigan University; Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2005.

Smith, Nathaniel J., B.S., M.B.A.
Instructor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Smith, Samuel C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Chair, Department of History
Director, Graduate Program in History
Professor of History

B.A., M.A., Bob Jones University; Ph.D. University of South Carolina. At LU since 2004.

Smith, Samuel James, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Director, Administration Program in the School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Mid-America Christian University; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University. At LU since 2006.

Smylie, Scott, B.H.S., M.S., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.H.S., M.S., J.D., University of Florida. At LU since 2007.

Snead, David, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2004.

Snyder, Lori Beth, B.A., M.S.L.S.
E-Resource Cataloging Librarian
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.A., Wilson College; M.S., Clarion University. At LU since 2010.

Soden, Ellen M., B.M.E., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.M.E., Fort Wayne Bible College; M.S. Indiana University; additional studies at the University of Virginia. At LU since 1975.

Solovskoy Pratt, Cindy Suzanne, B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Arizona State University; M.A., Regent University. At LU since 2006.

Sones, Ronald, B.S., M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business Management Information Systems
B.S., M.B.A., Baylor University; M.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. At LU since 2004.

Sosin, David, B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., University of Michigan; M.A., Michigan School of Professional Counseling. At LU since 2008.

Soto, Edward L., B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Christopher Newport University; J.D., Regent University School of Law. At LU since 2006.

Sova, Harry W., B.A., M.A,. Ph.D.
Professor of Advertising, Public Relations and Journalism
B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Ohio University. At LU from 2004-2006; 2013-present.

Spangenburg, Janice, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., St. Leo University; M.S., Troy University; Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2010.

Spaulding, Lucinda S., B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Houghton College; M.Ed., Roberts Wesleyan College; Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2009.

Spencer, Dwight D., B.M., M.M.
Assistant Professor of Worship and Guitar
B.M., M.M., University of South Carolina. At LU since 2011.

Spohn, R. Terry, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Director, Center for Creation Studies
Professor of Biology

B.A., M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. At LU since 1987.

Spotts, Thomas G., B.M., M.Ed., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.M., M.Ed., University of South Carolina; M.Div., Southeastern Theological Seminary; D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  . At LU since 2010.

Spotts, Thomas Greer, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., University of South Carolina; M.B.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Walden University. At LU since 2010.

Spradlin, Kathy, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Coordinator, Developmental Mathematics
Coordinator, Math Emporium
Associate Professor of Developmental Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2000.

Sprano, Timothy, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of Idaho. At LU from 1988-1993; 1995-2000; 2009-present.

Starnes, Kristi M., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2009.

Stephens, Richard, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Georgia Southern State University; M.S., Northern Arizona University; Ed.D., Georgia Southern State University. At LU since 2010.

Sterling, Brian M., B.A., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.A., Liberty University; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Sterrett, David S., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Southern Evangelical Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Stockslager, Tess Rebecca, B.A., M.A.
Director, Center for Writing and Languages
Director, Graduate Writing Center

Assistant Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2011.

Stone, Joshua, B.S. M.Div., Th.M.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Stonestreet, John B., B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Religion
B.A., Bryan College; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. At LU since 2009.

Stowe, Jamie, B.S., M.S.A.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.S.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2013.

Straub, Joshua D., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Shippensburg University; M.A., Alliance Graduate School of Counseling; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2011.

Sullivan, Adam C., B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., Walden University. At LU since 2005.

Sullivan, Daniel, B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Atlantic Christian College; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Sullivan, Gene, B.S., M.S., M.R.E., Ph.D., C.P.A.
Co-Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics
Professor of Accounting

B.S., M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.R.E., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 1987.

Sullivan, William, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Business
B.S., University of Richmond; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University. At LU since 2007.

Sumner, Ronald L., B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.
Professor of Studio and Digital Arts
B.A., Cedarville University; B.F.A., Indiana University; M.F.A., Miami (OH) University; M.A., University of Chicago. At LU since 2008.

Super, Kevin, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Percussion
B.M., University of Oregon; M.M., New England Conservatory; D.M.A., University of Oregon. At LU since 2003.

Suttles, Daniel M., B.R.E., B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music and Worship
B.R.E., Piedmont Bible College; B.M., M.M. University of North Carolina at Greensboro; D.M.A., Southwestern Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Sutton, Ashli Arbo S., B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice  
B.A., Union University; J.D., Liberty University School of Law. At LU since 2007.

Suzano, Armenio, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music and Worship
B.M., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.M., Northwestern University; D.M.A., University of Michigan. At LU since 2009.

Swezey, James, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Simpson University; M.Ed., Columbia International University; Ed.D., George Fox University. At LU since 2011.

Swinson, L. Timothy, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., University of Kansas; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. At LU since 2010.

Swygart, Glenn L., B.A., M.A.T., M.A.B.S.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.A.T., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; M.A.B.S., Temple Baptist Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Taber, Winnie P., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S.
Instructor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Tabor, Chuck D., B.S., Th.M.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Ohio State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Tanner, Vera, B.A., M.A.
Instructor of Business
B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Texas - Dallas. At LU since 2012.

Tapken, Jennifer, B.S., M.S., ATC
Approved Clinical Preceptor
Assistant Athletic Trainer

B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Florida State University. At LU since 2012.

Taylor, Lisa, B.S.Ed., M.A.
Instructor of Education
B.S.Ed., Delta State University; M.A., The George Washington University. At LU since 2009.

Temple, Troy, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, School of Religion
Professor of Religion

B.S., M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU 1993-1999; 2013-present.

Teng, Wenyuan, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., M.S., Liberty University; Ph.D., University of Memphis. At LU since 2009.

Thorn, Nicole, B.A., M.A., M.A., C.I., C.T.
Coordinator, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Assistant Professor of American Sign Language
and Interpreting

B.A., Hartwick College; M.A., New York University; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2011.

Thornhill, Caroline, B.S, M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S, M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2004.

Tinsley, Mark A., B.S., M.S., M.A.R., M.Div.
Instructor of Biology
B.S., James Madison University; M.S., Emporia State University; M.A.R., M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Titcomb, David, B.S., M.S.P.T., D.P.T., HFS
Director, Exercise Science Program
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences 

B.S., M.S.P.T., Old Dominion University; D.P.T., University of St. Augustine. At LU since 2008.

Todd, Timothy, B.S., M.S., J.D., CPA
Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies
B.S., M.S., Liberty University; J.D., Liberty University School of Law. At LU since 2012.

Tomkins, Randolph, B.A., M.S., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Naval Post-Graduate School, M.A., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2012.

Toney, Jarred D., B.A., M.A.
Instructor of History
B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., Texas A & M University. At LU since 2006.

Towles, Carolyn, B.S., M.Ed.
Chair, College of General Studies
Assistant Professor of English

B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College. Additional graduate work at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At LU since 1992.

Towles, David E., B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Tarleton State College; M.A., California State University; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. At LU since 1976.

Towles, Matthew D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages
Associate Professor of English

B.A., Liberty University; M.A., Longwood College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. At LU since 2007.

Traphagen, Aaron, B.S., M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of General Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Tripp, Wayne E., B.S., M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Aviation
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College. At LU since 2013.

Trombetta, Adelaide (Muir), B.M., M.M., A.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., University of Illinois; M.M., A.D., Yale University. At LU since 2009.

Tryon, Howard, B.A., M.L.S., M.Div.
Head, Collection Management
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.A., Indiana State University; M.L.S., Indiana University; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2012.

Tucker, Robert, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., George Mason University. At LU since 2006.

Turchin, Sean A., B.S., M.A., M.A.R., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.S., M.A., Liberty University; M.A.R., M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (UK). At LU since 2007.

Turner, Tracey, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Virginia. At LU since 2008.

Tweedy, Jean M., B.A., M.Ed.
Lecturer in English
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College. At LU since 2002.

Tyson, Ariel C., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2010.

Underwood, Stephen A., B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Physical Science
B.S., M.S., Radford University. At LU since 2013.

Vadnal, John, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa. At LU since 2006.

Van Eaton, Hien, B.S., M.Ed.
Instructor of Developmental Mathematics
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College. At LU since 2006. At LU since 2006.

Van Engen, Robert, B.S., M.A.
Assistant Director of Christian/Community Service
Assistant Professor of Biblical Worldview

B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary-Cornerstone University; graduate studies at Regent University. At LU since 2006.

Van Heemst, David, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., Dordt College; M.A., The American University; M.A., Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., Olivet Nazarene University; Ph.D., The University of Virginia. At LU since 2012.

Van Voorhis, Timothy, B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics
Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Covenant College; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Tech. At LU since 2003.

Vandegriff, Stephen R., B.S., M.A., D. Min.
Professor of Youth Ministries 
B.S., Liberty University; M.A., D.Min., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2000.

Varland, James, B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Minnesota State University; M.A., Trinity International University. At LU since 2007.

Veak, Tyler J., B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Humanities
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of North Texas; M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. At LU since 2007.

Vena, Christopher J., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Marquette University. At LU since 2006.

Venturo, Linda, B.S., M.P.A.
Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., M.P.A., Western Carolina University. At LU since 2006.

Vess, June, B.A., M.A.
Coordinator of Psychology, Liberty University Online
Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., Belhaven College; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 1991.

Voelker, Kathryn, B.M., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music Education
B.M., Bethel University; M.A., Eastman School of Music; doctoral studies, University of Northern Colorado (Greeley). At LU since 2013.

Wade, Christina, B.A.
Director, English Language Institute
Instructor, English Language Institute

B.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2005.

Wagner, Sr., James D., B.A., M.A.
Assistant Director of the Bruckner Learning Center for Testing and Tutoring
Director, Academic Opportunity Program
Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., The King’s College; M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 1985.

Walker, Kendall L., B.S., M.A.R.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Philadelphia College of Bible; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Walter, Jenny M., B.S., M.A.T.
Instructor of English
B.S., M.A.T., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Walters, Lowell, B.S., M.S.L.S.
Associate Dean, Library Technologies and Collection Services
Jerry Falwell Library

B.S., Liberty University, M.S.L.S., Clarion University. At LU since 2001.

Walz, James, B.M., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Cinematic Arts
B.M., Liberty University; M.B.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Wang, Feng, B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
B.E., Zhejiang University; M.Sc., Yan Shan University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts – Amherst. At LU since 2007.

Wang, Zhongxiao (David), B.S., M.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Jiangixi University; M.E., Huazhong University of Science and Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University. At LU since 2005.

Wargo, Keith, C.P.A., B.S., M.B.A., Ed.S.
Instructor of Accounting  
B.S., University of Delaware; M.B.A., Temple University; Ed.S., Liberty University. At LU since 2010.

Warren, Ester, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S.
Chair, Department of Psychology
Instructor of Psychology

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Liberty University; doctoral studies at Liberty University. At LU since 2008.

Warren, Jennifer L., B.A., M.S.
Instructor of Business
B.A., Texas Woman's University; M.S., Liberty University. At LU since 2009.

Warren, Steve E., B.S., M.A., M.A.
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.S., M.A., Liberty University; M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Washburn, Donna, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Liberty University. At LU since 2011.

Watson, Scott, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Advanced Programs, School of Education
Professor of Education

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida. At LU since 2004.

Weathers, Robert, B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.S., Wingate College; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Weaver, Robert, B.A., M.L.S.
Collection Management Librarian
The Jerry Falwell Library

B.A., Lebanon Valley College, M.L.S., North Carolina Central University. At LU since 2002.

Weeks, Sonia, B.Sc., M.R., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physical Science and Creation Studies
B.Sc., College of New Rochelle; M.R., Ph.D., North Carolina State University. At LU since 2007.

Weems, Reginald, B.R.E., M.A., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.R.E., Graham Bible College, M.A., M.Div., Liberty University. At LU since 2008.

Weider, Lew, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Director of Christian/Community Service
Professor of Biblical Worldview

B.S., M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., Argosy University. At LU since 1985.

Weller, Windle S., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Wellman, Samuel E., B.A., M.M., D.M.
Professor of Music
B.A., Lenoir Rhyne College; M.M., D.M., Florida State University. At LU since 1992.

Westfall, Jerry, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Computational Sciences
Associate Professor of Computational Sciences

B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., Webster University; Ph.D., Touro University International. At LU since 2007.

Whaley, Vernon, B.A., M.A., M.C.M., D. Min., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Music
Professor of Music and Worship

B.A., Free Will Baptist Bible College; M.A., Middle Tennessee State University; M.C.M., D.Min., Luther Rice Seminary; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. At LU since 2005.

Wheeler, David, B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Ministry Training
Professor of Evangelism and Student Ministries

B.S., Tennessee Tech University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Wheeler, H. William, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Professor of Counseling

B.A. Eastern Nazarene College; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; post-doctoral studies at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, University of Southern Mississippi, and Mississippi College. At LU from 1977-1988; 2008 to present.

Wheeler, Sharon L., B.A., M.A., M.F.A., M.Ed.
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Associate Professor of Education and Theatre Arts

B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., M.F.A., University of Virginia; M.Ed., Mississippi College. At LU from 1982-1988; 2008 to present.

White, Albert (Nate), B.S., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University, M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

White, William, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., M.A., Ball State University; Ph.D., Walden University. At LU since 2009.

Whitehurst, Frank, B.S., M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Bluefield College; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.B.A., Northcentral University; Ph.D., Northcentral University. At LU since 2012.

Whitfield, Keith S., B.S., Th.M., M.Div.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Clemson University; Th.M., M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Whittle, Mary, B.S., M.P.H.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.P.H.S., University of North Carolina; M.S., Creigton University. At LU since 2012.

Whyte, Mark K., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Religion
B.S., Emporia State University; M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Wicks, Marshall W., B.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Instructor of Religion
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.Div., Th.M., Grace Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Widgeon, Angela M. Adema, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Digital Media and Communication Arts
B.A., University of Alabama-Birmingham; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., University of Alabama. At LU since 2008.

Wiedman, Erik A., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Messiah College; M.A., Geneva College; additional graduate studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Messiah College; doctoral studies at Regent University. At LU since 2008.

Wiegand, Joseph M., B.A., M.A., J.D., LL.M.
Associate Dean for Internal Affairs and Online Programs, School of Law
Director, Master of Arts in Public Policy Program
Director, Paralegal Studies Program
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Regent University School of Government; J.D., Regent University School of Law; LL.M., University of London, King’s College. At LU since 2007.

Williams, Phillip, B.S., M.A.C.E.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Clemson University; M.A.C.E., Dallas Theological Seminary; graduate studies at Liberty University. At LU since 2010.

Williams, Timothy, B.S., M.S.Ed.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Liberty University; M.S.Ed., Missouri Baptist University. At LU since 2007.

Willmington, Harold L., B.A., D.Min.
Professor of Bible
B.A., Culver-Stockton College; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; additional graduate work at Dallas Theological Seminary and Ashland Theological Seminary. At LU since 1972.

Willmington, Matthew L., B.S., M.R.E., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.S., Liberty University; M.R.E., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of Sarasota. At LU since 2009.

Wilmouth, Carrie, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Bridgewater College; M.S., Ph.D., Binghamton University. At LU since 2013.

Wilsey, John D., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Furman University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Wilson, Rhonda L., B.S., M.Ed.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College. At LU since 2008.

Windsor, Carl D., A.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Digital Media and Communication Arts
A.A., North Central Michigan College; B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University. At LU since 1979.

Wine, Larry E., B.A., M.S.F.E.
Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Adrian College; M.S.F.E., Troy State University. At LU since 2012.

Winn, Jesse M., B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., M.A., Liberty University; doctoral studies at John F. Kennedy University. At LU since 2010.

Witham, Stephen P., B.A., M.A.
Associate Professor of Government
B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Maranatha Baptist Bible College; additional graduate work at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Virginia. At LU since 1977.

Witt, Angela, B.S., ATC
Approved Clinical Preceptor
B.S., Liberty University. At LU since 2011.

Wolfe, Col. Jon, B.S., M.S., M.A.
Commander, Air Force R.O.T.C. Detachment 890
Adjunct Instructor 

B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; M.A., Air University. At LU since 2011.

Wolfe, Kevin D., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.S., Wofford College; M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. At LU since 2012.

Woodard, Branson, B.A., B.S., M.A., D.A.
Professor of English
B.A., Free Will Baptist College; B.S., East Carolina University; M.A., Tennessee State University; D.A., Middle Tennessee State University. At LU from 1985 to 2003; 2005 to present.

Woody, Dana, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Lynchburg College. At LU since 2013.

Wright, Jay E., B.A., M.B.A.
Instructor of Business
B.A., Radford University; M.B.A., Old Dominion University. At LU since 2007.

Wu, Darren C., B.S.M.E., M.A.R.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Worldview
B.S.M.E., United States Naval Academy; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Xie, Amy, M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
M.A., Xi’an Foreign Languages University; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Yates, Brian C., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dean, Center for Academic Support and Advising Services
Associate Professor of Education

B.S., Grove City College; M.Ed., Westminster College; Ed.D. University of Pittsburgh. At LU since 2007.

Yocum, Russell, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., University of West Florida. At LU since 2011.

Young, David L., B.S., M.A., FAA COMM, INST, CFI, CFII, ME, MEI, ATP
Dean, School of Aeronautics
Associate Professor of Aeronautics

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.A., Central Michigan University. At LU since 1997.

Young, George A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. At LU 2004-2007; 2009 to present.

Young, Paul E., B.A., M.Ad., D.B.A.
Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Houghton College; M. Ad., Lynchburg College; D.B.A., Argosy University. At LU since 2000.

Young, Jr., Robert B., B.S., M.S.
Chair, Department of Mathematics
Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Liberty University; M.S., North Carolina State University. At LU since 2007.

Zaffke, Virginia, B.A., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Business Management Information Systems
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., College of St. Thomas, additional graduate work at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Liberty University. At LU since 1995.

Zealand, Clark, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Programs in Sport Management
Associate Professor of Sport Management

B.S., M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., University of Waterloo – Ontario. At LU since 2008.

Zuidema, Brandon, B.S., M.S.
Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., State University of New York; M.S., Longwood University. At LU since 2007.

Zuidema, Ryan, B.S., M.B.A.
Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., State University of New York; M.B.A., Averett University. At LU since 2012.

Zuidema, Spring I., B.A., M.A.
 Instructor of English
B.A., Lynchburg College; M.A., Longwood University. At LU since 2006.

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