Faculty & Staff

Orlando Lobaina, Ed.D.

Executive Director
Assistant Professor

Dr. Orlando Lobaina

Professional

  • B.S., Appalachian Bible College; M.A.R., Liberty University; Ed.S., Liberty University; Ed.D., Liberty University
  • 16 years of combined experience in Higher Education Administration, Director of Recruitment, Director of Academic Advising, Director of Study Abroad and Director of LU Español Programs
  • Teaches CLST 105, APOL 105, and BIBL 105
  • At LU since 2001

DeMoss Hall 1045
 Dr. Lobaina
 (434) 592-4203


Success Services

David Bellows

Assistant Director for Success Services
Assistant Professor

Dave Bellows

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • 2 years total at Liberty as an Academic Advisor in Liberty University Online.  One and a half years Admissions Counselor in Resident Admissions before joining CASAS as an Academic Success Coordinator in 2006.
  • Teaches CLST 101 and CLST 105
  • At LU since 2003

DeMoss Hall 1045
 David Bellows
 (434) 592-4356


 

Michell Brandon

Supervisor of Testing Services

Michell Brandon

Professional:

  • A.A., National Business College; Secretarial of Science Diploma, National Business College
  • Worked as the Administrative Assistant for the Bruckner Learning Center before moving to Testing Services in 2016
  • At LU since 2015

DeMoss Hall 1080
 Michell Brandon
 (434) 582-8725


 

Caleb Suddreth

Assistant Supervisor of Testing Services

Caleb Suddreth

Professional:

  • B.S. Liberty University
  • At LU since 2017

 

DeMoss Hall 1080
Caleb Suddreth
(434) 592-4357

 

 


Success Studies

Denise Green

Assistant Director for Success Studies
Assistant Professor

Denise Green

Professional:

  • B.S., University of Tennessee; M.A., Liberty University
  • Teaches CLST 101, CLST 103, and MENT 101
  • At LU since 1999

DeMoss Hall 1045
 Denise Green
(434) 582-2830


 

Ralph W. Jernigan, Jr., D. Min.

Associate Professor

Dr. Jernigan

Professional:

  • A.A., Emmanuel College; B.A. Holmes College of the Bible; B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, M.A., Liberty University; M.R.E., Liberty University; D.Min., Liberty University
  • 21 years of experience in church-related ministry including youth ministry, children’s ministry, and music ministry prior to coming to Liberty University
  • Teaches CLST 100, CLST 101, CLST 103, CLST 105, FRSM 101, INFT 101, and MENT 101; Subject Matter Expert for CLST 101 (LUO)
  • At LU since 2004

DeMoss Hall 1045
 Dr. Jernigan
 (434) 582-2434


 

Dan Berkenkemper

Instructor

Dan Berkenkemper

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty University; Ed. S. Candidate, Liberty University
  • Teaches CLST 101, CLST 105, MENT 101, and NSSR 101
  • At LU since 2011

DeMoss Hall 1045
 Dan Berkenkemper
 (434) 582-7201

 


 

Lori Roach

Instructor

Lori Roach

Professional:

  • B.A. English, Nyack College; M.A. TESL, Bowling Green State University
  • 20+ years of experience teaching overseas, in intensive English programs, higher education, and community ESL programs
  • Teaches Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, and electives
  • At LU since 2008

DeMoss Hall 1034 C
Lori Roach
 (434) 582-2494


Tutoring Services

Tess Stockslager, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Writing and Languages and the Graduate Writing Center
Assistant Professor

 

Tess Stockslager

Professional:

  • B.A., Liberty University; M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • At Liberty since 2003 and with the Center for Writing and Languages since 2008, serving previously as Graduate Writing Tutor and Introduction to Graduate Writing Instructor
  • Teaches ENGL 310, HONR 495, and ENGL 503

DeMoss Hall 1045
Dr. Stockslager
 (434) 592-4913


 

Shelah Simpson, Ph.D.

Director of the Online Writing Center
Assistant Professor

Shelah Simpson

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty University; MA in English Literature, Longwood University; Ph.D. in Composition & TESOL, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • 20 years of combined experience in online teaching, residential teaching, ENGL 100 instructor training, English Dept. Assessment Coordinator, Online Writing Center Director, Online Chair of GRST 500/501
  • Has taught ENGL 100, 101, 102, 350, and 307
  • At Liberty University since 1997

DeMoss Hall 1045
Dr. Simpson
 (434) 582-2436


 

Clifford Stumme

Director of the Undergraduate Writing Center

Clifford Stumme

Professional:

  • B.A. Thomas Edison State University, M.A. Liberty University

  • Teaches ENGL 100, ENGL 101, ENGL 102, UNIV 101, INQR 101, RSCH 201

  • At LU since 2013

DeMoss Hall 1059
Clifford Stumme
 (434) 592-3176



Alisha Castañeda

Director of the Foreign Language Lab, Online Foreign Language Lab, and the Spanish Writing Center

Alisha Castañeda

Professional:

  • B.A.S., Dallas Baptist University; M.A., Liberty University; Ed.S., Liberty University
  • More than nine years of experience in teaching at the university level and over seven years in Higher Education Administration as the Foreign Language Lab, Online Foreign Language Lab, and Spanish Writing Center director
  • Teaches ENGL 101, ENGL 102, SPAN 101, CSPA 101, and CSPA 102
  • At LU since 2008

DeMoss Hall 1045
Alisha Castañeda
 (434) 592-3175



Lindsay Burgess

Tutoring Coordinator

 Lindsay Burgess

Professional:

  • B.M., Liberty University
  • 4 years in Operations and the Student Advocate Office before joining CASAS in 2016
  • At LU since 2012

DeMoss Hall 1045
 Lindsay Burgess
 (434) 582-2130

 


 

Caitlin Elliott

Instructor
Into to Graduate Writing

Caitlin Elliott

Professional:

  • B.A., Liberty University; M.A. Liberty University

  • Teaches GRST 500

  • At LU since 2012

DeMoss Hall 1045
Caitlin Elliott
 (434) 592-5585


Administrative Support

Nicole Kramer

Administrative Assistant

Nicole Kowalczyk

Professional:

  • B.S. Liberty University; M.P.H. Liberty University
  • 3 years in the Student Accounts Office before joining CASAS in 2016
  • At LU since 2012

DeMoss Hall 1045
Nicole Kramer
 (434) 592-6457


 

Rebeca León

Administrative Assistant

Rebeca Leon

Professional:

  • B.S. Liberty University
  • At LU since 2016

DeMoss Hall 1045
Rebeca León
 (434) 592-6514



Madeline Negrón

Administrative Assistant

Madeline Negron

Professional:

  • B.S. Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
  • At LU since 2014

DeMoss Hall 1045
Madeline Negrón
 (434) 592-4727