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Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

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Gable, Linda, B.S., M.A., M.Ed., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Florida State University; M.A., M.Ed., University of Central Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University. At LU since 2010.

Gadomski, Marilyn L., A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
A.B., Marshall University; M.A., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. At LU since 1991.

Garcia, Reuben G., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., M.A., Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2010.

Garner, Rick D., B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry
B.A., The Criswell College; M.Div., D.Min., Beeson Divinity School. At LU since 2009.

Garzon, Fernando L., B.A., Psy.D.
Professor of Counseling
B.A., Wake Forest University; Psy. D., Fuller Seminary. At LU since 2005.

Garzon, Mary, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., Jacksonville Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007 .

Gates, George N., B.A., M.Div., M.A., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.A., Marshall University; D.Min., Boston University. At LU since 2009.

George, John, B.S., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business
B.S., U.S. Military Academy, West Point; M.A., Liberty University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama. At LU since 1990.

Gho, Jaesook, B.S., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Sanymyung University; M.A., Liberty University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University. At LU since 2004.

Giammatteo, Leonard, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Florida Southern College; M.S., Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. At LU since 2007.

Gianopulos, John, B.Ed., M.A.T.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor of Religion
B.Ed., Chicago State University; M.A.T.S., North Park Seminary; M.Ed., Ed.D., Loyola University; additional graduate work at Oxford University, Princeton University and Howard University. At LU since 1995.

Giese, Karla, B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Wisconson; M.S.N., F.N.P., Old Dominion University; doctoral studies at the University of Colorado. At LU since 2007.

Gilliland, Neil R., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., Tennessee State University. At LU since 2010.

Ginn, Jeffrey B., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.Div., Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Goodgame, Thomasina, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Morris Brown College; M.A., Clark/Atlanta University; Ed.D., Morris Brown College. At LU since 2007.

Goodrich, Cynthia, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
R.N., Hudson River Psychiatric Center; B.S.N., Russell Sage College; M.S.N., University of Virginia; Ed.D., Sarasota University, Gerontology Graduate Certificate; Lynchburg College. At LU since 1996.

Goodwin, Michelle, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, Licensure Programs, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2001.

Gorbett, Kelly L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Tri-State Univeristy; M.A., Ph.D., Ball State University. At LU since 2009.

Gossett, Kenneth D., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Oklahoma  Christian College; M.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Oklahoma Christian College. At LU since 2008.

Gowins, Robert A., B.A., M.P.A., M.Div., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Ministries
B.A., M.P.A., Western Kentucky University; M.Div., Ed.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Goza, David L., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Church History
B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Graves, Garry D., B.A., B.B.A., M.Div., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., B.B.A., University of Louisiana-Monroe; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Graves, Michael P., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Studies
B.A., M.A., California State University at Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Southern California. At LU since 2004.

Gray, Lavon, B.S., M.C.M., Ph.D
Associate Dean, Center for Music and Worship
Chair, Department of Music and Worship Studies
Associate Professor of Worship Studies

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.C.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2012.

Greenawalt, Mark , B.M., B.M.E., M.M., D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Worship and Voice
B.M., B.M.E., Baldwin-Wallace College-Conservatory; M.M., University of Illinois at Champaign; D.M.A., Shenandoah University Conservatory of Music. At Lu since 2009.

Greer, Paul B., B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry
B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Div., Emmanuel Theological Seminary; D.Min., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Greiner, Connie, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Texas A&M University; Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At LU since 2010.

Gribbin, William G., B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.S., M.Ed., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. At LU since 1980.

Grice, Robert, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., M.S., Troy State University; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2004.

Grogan, Gina, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Tennessee; M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University; Ed.D., Tennessee State University. At LU since 2012.

Guest, Steven W., B.S.E.E., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.S.E.E., Michigan Technological University; M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Gulley, Leona, B.S., M.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Columbia Union College; M.S., Andrews University; M.A., Adventist University of the Philippines; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University. At LU since 2006.

Gutierrez, IV, Ben, A.A., B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., Ph.D.
Administrative Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Professor of Religion

A.A., B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2001.

Haas, Joe, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Alabama; M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University; Ed.D., University of Alabama. At LU since 2007.

Habermas, Gary R., B.R.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Philosophy and Theology
Distinguished Professor of Apologetics and Philosophy

B.R.E., William Tyndale College; M.A., University of Detroit; Ph.D., Michigan State University. At LU since 1981.

Halcombe, Rich, B.S., M.A.R.E., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Christian Leadership
B.S., Berea College; M.A.R.E., M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. At LU since 2007.

Hall, Kimberly B., B.S.N., M.S.N. D.N.P.
Associate Professor of Nursing  
B.S.N., Jefferson College of Health Sciences; M.S.N., Jefferson College of Health Sciences; D.N.P., Case Western University. At LU since 2012.

Hammond, Geoffrey A., B.A., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
B.A., Spurgeon's College (UK); D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Harp, Caren, B.S., M.S., J.D
Associate Professor of Law
 B.S., M.S, University of Arkansas; J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law. At LU since 2012.

Harris, Mark R., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in English
Associate Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Lehigh University. At LU since 2003.

Harrison, Rebecca, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Emmanuel College; M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ed.D., Emmanuel College. At LU since 2009.

Hartman, Harvey D., B.A., M.Div., Th.M., Th.D.
Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Calvary Bible College; M.Div., Th.M., Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary; additional study at the Hebrew Union College-Nelson Glueck School of Archaeology (Israel). At LU since 1977.

Hawkins, Ronald E., B.A., M.Div., Ed.S., D.Min., Ed.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice Provost
Professor of Counseling and Practical Theology

B.A., Barrington College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ed.S., Lynchburg College; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; additional graduate work at Tweksbury State Hospital and Worcester State Hospital. Licensed Professional Counselor. At LU from 1978–1995; 2000 to present.

Hawkins, Scott, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Liberty University. Additional graduate work at the United States Sports Academy. At LU since 2001.

Heady, Emily, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of General Studies
Associate Professor of English

B.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. At LU since 2005.

Heck, Timothy A., B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., M.A., Cincinnati Christian University; M.A., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2008.

Hedrick, Marc, B.S., M.S.Ed., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Southern Illinois University; J.D., Regent University School of Law. At LU since 2006. . At LU since 2006.

Heiser, Mike, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Bob Jones University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. At LU since 2006.

Heisey, Kevin, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sport Management
B.A., Franklin and Marshall; M.A., University of Central Missouri; Ph.D., German Sport University. At LU since 2011.

Henderson, C. Anna, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., R.D., C.H.E.S.
  Associate Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., Albright College; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. At LU since 2012.

Hervey, Joy, B.A., Ed.M., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Harvard College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University Graduate School of Education. At LU since 2010.

Hesch, Joel D., B.S., J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Minnesota State University; J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. At LU since 2006.

Hester, Malcolm O., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Additional studies at University of Kentucky-Lexington and Oxford University (UK). At LU since 2006.

Hibbert, Tamika, B.S., M.S. Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., York College; M.S. Ed, Brooklyn College; Ed.S., Argosy University; Ed.D., York College. At LU since 2010.

Hickman, Scott O., B.B.S., M.A., Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.B.S., Hardin Simmons University; M.S., Psy.D., Biola University. At LU since 2009.

Hicks, Don Q., B.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Homiletics
B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.  Additional studies at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and The Southern Baptist Seminary  . At LU since 2011.

Hicks, Melanie A., B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Chair, Graduate Business Programs
Professor of Accounting

B.S., Liberty University; M.B.A., Brenau University; D.B.A., Argosy University. At LU since 2005.

Higley, Bill, B.S., M.A.C.E., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Christan Leadership
B.S., Baptist Bible College; M.A.C.E., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ed.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Hill, Abby R., B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., St. Joseph's College; M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., Argosy University.  Special Certificate in School Psychology - Capella University. At LU since 2007.

Hill, Carol, B.A., M.C.M., D.M.M.
Professor of Voice and Worship Studies
B.A., Lynchburg College; M.C.M., D.M.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2003.

Hindson, Edward E., B.A., M.A., Th.M., Th.D., D.Min., D. Phil, F.I.B.A.
Distinguished Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies 
B.A., William Tyndale College; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Grace Theological Seminary; Th.D., Trinity Graduate School of Theology; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary; D. Phil., University of South Africa; Fellow of the International Biographical Association; additional graduate study at Acadia University. At LU from 1974–1986, 1996 to present.

Hinkley, Patricia A., B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Chair, Center for Counseling and Family Studies
Associate Professor of Counseling

B.S., M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., University of Sarasota; additional graduate work at Lynchburg College and University of Virginia. At LU since 1986.

Hinkson, Craig, B.S., M.A.T.S., M.A.Div., Ph.D.
Professor of Theology and Philosophy
B.S., Kansas State University; M.A.T.S., Bethel Seminary; M.A. Div., Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School. At LU since 1997.

Hinson, Victor, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ed.D.
Chair, Center for Counseling and Family Studies
Associate Professor of Counseling

B.A., Gardner-Webb University; M.Div., Southeastern Theological Seminary; M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., Argosy University. At LU since 1994.

Hinton, Jimmy C., B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.B.A., Georgia State University; D.B.A., Argosy University. At LU since 2009.

Hirschman, David, Th.B., M.A.R., M.Div.
Associate Dean, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
Assistant Professor of Religion

Th.B., Baptist International Bible College; M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Hobbs, John P., B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Thoelogical Seminary; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Hobbs, Russell J., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Baylor University. At LU since 2007.

Holcomb, Linda, B.A., M.A. Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Stetson University; M.A. Ed., Ed.S ., Western Carolina University; Ed.D., Stetson University. At LU since 2009.

Holder, David, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Texas. At LU since 2008.

Holland, Clarence, B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., Northeastern State College; M.S., Northeastern Oklahoma State University; M.Ed., Northeaster State University; Ed.D., Northeastern State College. At LU since 2001.

Holland, Rich A., B.S.M.E., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.S.M.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Holland, William Mark M., B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Southeastern Bible College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2006.

Hollis, David R., B.A., M.R.E., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Ontario Bible College; M.R.E., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of Sarasota. At LU since 2006.

Holman, Grania G., B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.Ed., Auburn University; Ed.S., University of Alabama; Ed.D., Auburn University. At LU since 2008.

Holubz, Billie Jean, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Bryan College; M.Ed., University of  Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Bryan College. At LU since 2010.

Hull, Kevin B., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2010.

Huson, Donna J., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., San Diego Christian College; M.A., Ph.D., Biola University. At LU since 2010.

Hutter, Sarah, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Houghton College; M.S., Regent University; Ed.D., Houghton College. At LU since 2008.

Jackson, Deidra R., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Dillard University; M.A., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. At LU since 2006.

Jacobs, Paul D., B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Ouchita Baptist University; M.A., Criswell College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of North Texas. At LU since 2009.

Jeffries, Gene L., B.A., M.Div., Th.D.
Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
B.A., Pittsburg State University; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.D., Luther Rice University. At LU since 2006.

Jenkins, Chalice C. , B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Rowan University; M.A., Argosy University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2009.

Jenkins, David, A.S., B.A., M.A., Psy.D.
Coordinator of Ph.D Clinical Training
Associate Professor of Counseling

A.S., Montreat-Anderson College; B.A., Covenant College; M.A., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; M.A., Appalachian State University; Psy.D., George Fox College. At LU since 2003.

Jennings, Dennis L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Butler University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University. At LU since 2004.

Johnson, David L., B.S., M.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., University of Illinois; M.M., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. At LU since 2008.

Johnson, Steve G., B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., William Jennings Bryan University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Texas Women's University. At LU since 2006.

Johnson, Suzie A., B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.Ed., Whitworth College; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2009.

Jones, Marvin D., B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., D.Th.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Criswell College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; S.T.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; D.Th., University of South Africa. At LU since 2009.

Jones, Vivian, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Troy University; Ph.D., University of Florida. At LU since 2009.

Jordan-White, Barbara, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida. At LU since 2010.

Joseph, James B., B.A., M.T.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., University of North Carolina; M.T.S., Hood Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Joy, Donna, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Towson University; M.S., Johns Hopkins  University; Ph.D., Towson University. At LU since 2007.

Joyce, Jill, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., West Chester University; M.Ed., University of Miami; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. At LU since 2009.

Jupin, Richard M, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Worship and Music
B.A., SUNY–Pottsdam, Crane School of Music; M.M., Boston Conservatory; D.M.A. Louisiana State University. At Lu since 2008.

Kaleli, Jones, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Global Studies
B.A., Columbia International University; M.A., Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., M.Div. (equiv.), Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary. At LU since 2005.

Katz, Lawrence, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., University of Illinois; M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Loyola University. At LU since 2007.

Keith, Deanna, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Director, Special Education
Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., M.Ed., Lynchburg College; Ed.S., Ed.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2008.

Kelly, Clifford W., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Studies
B.A., M.A., California State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University. At LU since 2006.

Kendall, Robert, B.S., Th.M., Th.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.S., Centre College of Kentucky; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Kilian, Marcus K., B.A., M.A., M.Div., Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Fachhochschule Rheinland; M.A., Regent University; M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary; Psy.D., Regent University. At LU since 2008.

Kim, C. Daniel, B.A., B.D., S.T.M., Th.D.
Director of Korean Student Enrollment
Distinguished Professor of Church History and Global Studies

B.A., Young Nam University of Taegu, Korea; B.D., Presbyterian Theological Seminary; S.T.M., New York Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 1978.

Kim, Jae Duk, B.A., B.A., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Chongshin University; B.A., Yonsei University; M.Div., Chongshin University; Th.M., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2006.

Kim, Jaeshil A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Chungnam University and Taejon, S. Korea; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of California-Irvine. At LU since 2007.

Kim, Jintae, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Seoul National University; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Kimball, Gary L., B.S., M.Ed.., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Greenville College; M.Ed.., University of South Florida; Ed.S., Nova University; Ed.D., Greenville College. At LU since 2009.

Kimball, Reginald, M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Maine; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

King, Kevin, B.S., M.Div., D.Min., Ph.D.
Director, Master of Divinity Program
Associate Professor of Historical Theology  

B.S., Georgia State University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Praetoria, South Africa. At LU since 2009.

Kinniburgh, Leah, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Montevallo; Ed.S., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Montevallo. At LU since 2010.

Kitchen III, John D., B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Dean, Center for Music and the Performing Arts
Assistant Professor of Worship Studies

B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Florida State University; D.M.A., Boston University. At LU since 2006.

Kitchens, Lester D. , B.A., M.Div., Th.D.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
B.A., Georgia Southwestern University; M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Kitzmiller, Elizabeth A., B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Georgia State University; M.Div., M.A., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Thelogical Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Klauber, Martin I., B.A., M.A., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Church History
B.A., State University of New York - Buffalo; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. At LU since 2010.

Kline, Phillip, B.S., J.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
B.S., Central Missouri State University; J.D., University of Kansas. At LU since 2009.

Knight, Anita, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.A., Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2010.

Kopis, Sharon, R.N., B.S.N., M.S., Ed.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., Liberty University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; F.N.P., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., Argosy University.  Parish Nurse Certificate, Medical College of South Carolina; Pabrish Nurse Educator Certificate, International Parish Nurse Resource Center. At LU since 1996.

Kramer, Jr., Cecil V., B.S., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Associate Dean, School of Communication
Professor of Communication Studies

B.S., North Dakota State University; M.A., University of North Dakota; M. Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, D. Min., Bethel Seminary. At LU since 1981.

Kuhne, Gary, B.S., Prof. Cert., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; Prof. Cert, The Institute for Biblical Studies; Ed.D., Pennsylvania State University. At LU since 2008.

Laatsch, Joel M., B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., M.A., Concordia University; Ed.S., Ed.D., Argosy University. At LU since 2009.

Ladd, Steven W., B.A., M.F.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., M.F.A., Georgia State University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2010.

Lamport, Mark A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Wheaton College; M.A., Wheaton Graduate School; Ph.D., Wheaton College. At LU since 2006.

Landers, John M., B.A., B.D., Ph.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Church History
B.A., Baylor University; B.D., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. At LU since 2007.

Lane, Donna E., B.S., Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Emory University; Ph.D., Walden University. At LU since 2006.

Lane, Richard, B.S., M.P.H., M.D.
Director, Master of Public Health Program
Professor of Health Sciences

B.S., University of Maryland; M.P.H., Tulane University; M.D. University of Maryland. At LU from 1989-2010; 2011 to present.

Lannom, Melissa, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Averett College; M.S., Radford University; Ed.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2012.

Larimore, Kenneth M., B.A., B.Th, M.A./M.Div., M.S.W., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., B.Th, Kentucky Christian University; M.A./M.Div., Lincoln Christian Seminary; M.S.W., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2010.

Lennon, Jeffrey, B.A., M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
B.A., The King’s College; M.D., Cetec University; M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham. At LU since 2008.

Lester, Brian K., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D., Bob Jones University. At LU since 2007.

Lester, Kimberly, B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Tennessee State; M.S., Fort Valley State University; Ed.S., Argosy University Ed.D., Tennessee State. At LU since 2007.

Leverett, Gaylen P., Th.G., B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Theology
Th.G., B.A., Baptist Bible College; M.A., Liberty University; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 1984.

Lewis, Stephany R., B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., Columbus State University; M.S., Troy University; Ed.D., Argosy University. At LU since 2009.

Light, Andrew, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business
B.A., National Cheng Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University. At LU since 1985.

Lindevaldsen, Rena M., B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Law
Associate Director, Liberty Center for Law and Policy
Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Michigan State University; J.D., Brooklyn Law School. At LU since 2005.

Linstra, Ralph F., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., C.H.E.S.
Interim Dean, School of Health Professions
Professor of Health Professions

B.S., The King’s College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst. At LU since 1994.

Little, Kimberly, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Lenoir-Rhyne College; M.S.N., Gardner Webb University; Ph.D., University of Nevada – Las Vegas. At LU since 2010.

Lopez, Rene A, B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Trinity International University; Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2012.

Lovik, Eric, M.Div., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.A., Bob Jones University; M.Div., Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Ed., Temple University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. . At LU since 2012.

Lowman, Buddy R., Th.B., B.R.E., Th.M., D.Min.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
Th.B., B.R.E., Piedmont Baptist College; Th.M., D.Min., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Lucas, Roy, B.A., M.Div., M.A.R.E., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.Div., M.A.R.E., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Lucas, Tory, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Culver-Stockton College; J.D., Creighton University School of Law; LL.M., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. At LU since 2011.

Luter, A. B., B.S., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.S., Mississippi State University; Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

Maas, David, B.A., M.Div., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Covenant Seminary; M.Phil., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College. At LU since 2009.

Mackey, Roger W., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Ed.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2012.

Maddox, Johnny E., B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.B.A., Southern Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2009.

Mahoney, Beverly S., R.N., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.C.H.E.S., F.A.S.H.A., F.A.A.H.E.
Associate Dean, Department of Health Professions
Acting Chair, Department of Health Profesions
Professor of Health Promotion

R.N., Millard Fillmore Hospital; B.S. Johnson State College; M.S., Ph.D., Penn State University. At LU since 2004.

Mann, Douglas F., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate School
Associate Professor of History

B.A., Bryan College; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Georgia. At LU since 2006.

Mann, James, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

Manns, Jr., F. Phillip, B.S., J.D.
Professor of Law
B.S., University of Virginia; J.D., University of Maryland School of Law. At LU since 2006.

Mappes, David, B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Ottawa University; Th.M., Western Seminary; Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Marin, Maria S., B.S., M.S.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Central Michigan University; M.S.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2009.

Marino, Ralph, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., College of Saint Rose; M.S., State University of New York – Albany; Ed.D., The College of Saint Rose. At LU since 2008.

Martin, Carey, B.S., M.F.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
B.S., Northwestern University; M.F.A., Ph.D., Florida State University; additional graduate studies at Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Martin, Corey, M.Div., J.D
Assistant Professor of Government
B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Southeatern Baptist Theological Seminary; J.D., Liberty University School of Law. At LU since 2011.

Martin, Edward N., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Department of Philosophy and Theology
Professor of Philosophy and Theology

B.A., Hillsdale College; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University. At LU since 2002.

Martin, Vicky-Lynn, B.S., M.S., D.S.M.
Chair, Sport Management
Associate Professor of Sport Management

B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.S., University of Tulsa; D.S.M., United States Sports Academy. At LU since 2005.

Martins, Joseph J., B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law. At LU since 2011.

Marx, Michael, B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.B.A., Louisiana State University; Ed.D., Regent University. At LU since 2010.

Matthews, Alan L., B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Southern Nazarene University; M.B.A., Oklahoma University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. At LU since 2006.

McAlhaney, Timothy M., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Church History
B.A., Furman University; M.A., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2009.

McCarty, Jim D., B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Indiana University; M.B.A., Eastern University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2008.

McCastle, Yvonne, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Southern University and A&M College. At LU since 2007.

McChesney, Christopher S., B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., M.B.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Northcentral University. At LU since 2009.

McClelland, Clive W., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington. At LU since 2003.

McClendon, Cristie, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Texas Tech University; M.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. At LU since 2009.

McCreary, Stanley, B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., St. Louis Christian College; M.Div., Lincoln Christian Seminary; S.T.M., Yale University; Ph.D., Alliant International University. At LU since 2006.

McCreight, Carolyn, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.Ed., Texas A&M; Ed.D., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. At LU since 2007.

McDonald, Connie L., A.A., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D.
Director, Program Specialist, School of Education
Assistant Professor of Education

A.S. Southwest Community College; B.S., M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi; Ed.S. Mississippi State University; Ph.D. University of Mississippi. At LU since 2006.

McDonald, Dennis R., B.B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.B.A., University of Texas; Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

McDonald, Larry S., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Mississippi College; M.Div., International School of Theology; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2006.

McFaul, Janis L., B.A., M.S.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Walsh College; M.S.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., The Union Institute and University. At LU since 2006.

McIvor, Debra L., B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Liberty University; M.Ed., Lynchburg College; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University. At LU since 2007.

McLaughlin, Colleen, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., University of Central Texas; M.S. Tarlton State University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2005.

McLean, John, B.R.E., Th.M., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
B.R.E., William Tyndale College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. At LU since 2009.

McLemore, Amy J., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed., Central Michigan University; Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi. At LU since 2010.

McMillan, Homer, B.A., M.Min., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Trinity Baptist College; M.Min., Trinity Baptist College; J.D., Florida Costal School of Law. At LU since 2011.

Melton, Brian, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Christian University. At LU since 2003.

Merat, Carl, B.S., M.S.L.S.
Dean, Integrated Learning Resource Center
B.S., Liberty University; M.S.L.S., Clarion University. At LU since 1991.

Metallo, Thomas J., A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Government
A.B., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A., Regent University; Ph.D., University of Miami. At LU since 2004. .

Meyer, Allen D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Center for Counseling and Family Studies
Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.A., M.A., Bob Jones University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. At LU since 2011.

Michael, Kurt, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.S., East Carolina University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. At LU since 2012.

Michael-Chadwell, Sharon, B.S., M.A., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., University of Texas; M.A., M.B.A., Webster University; Ed.D., University of Texas. At LU since 2009.

Milacci, Fred, B.R.E., M.Ed., D.Ed.
Associate Professor of Research
B.R.E., Baptist Bible College; M.Ed., D.Ed., Penn State University. At LU since 2003.

Miller, Dave, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., M.Ed., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. At LU since 2006.

Miller, Linda, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of South Carolina; M.S.N., Ed.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 2008.

Miller, Randy L., B.S., M.S.
Graduate Research Assistance Coordinator, ILRC
B.S., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College; M.S., Minnesota State University. At LU since 2004.

Mills, Max G., B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Catawba College; M.A., M.Div., Grace College and Seminary; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2007.

Mintle, Norman C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Communication
Associate Professor

B.A., Evangel University; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2012.

Mitchell, Daniel R., B.A., Th.M., S.T.M., Th.D.
Director, Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Professor of Theological Studies

B.A., Washington Bible College; Th.M., Capital Bible Seminary; S.T.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary. At LU 1976-1993, 1999-present.

Mitchell, Michael R., B.A., M.A.C.E., Ed.D.
Director, Master of Religious Education 
Associate Professor of Christian Leadership

B.A., Biola College; M.A.C.E., Talbot Seminary; Ed.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; additional study at Denver Seminary. At LU since 2005.

Moitinho, Elias S. L., B.S., M.R.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Master of Arts Counseling Licensure Programs
Associate Professor of Counseling

B.S., South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary; M.R.E., M.A., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2011.

Montoya, Araceli, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ed.D., Arizona State University. At LU since 2009.

Moody, Christopher B., B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Texas A&M University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2007.

Mooney, Amy N., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.S., University of West Florida; M.S., Troy State University; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2008.

Moore, Ed, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Business 
B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Ph.D., Capella University. At LU since 2007.

Moore, Robert L., B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.A., Middle Tennessee State University; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University. At LU since 2005.

Moosbrugger, Dan P., B.Th., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Ministries
B.Th., Florida Baptist University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2007.

Morgan, Kathie, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Virginia, additional graduate work at Oxford University. At LU since 1995.

Morrison, John, B.A., M.A., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Theology
B.A., University of Montana; M.Div., Th.M., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. At LU since 1983.

Mosholder, Eleanor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Saint Leo's College; M.A., Ph.D., Regent University. At LU since 2006.

Mouly, Barbara, A.B., M.M., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law
A.B., College of William and Mary; M.M., University of Maryland; J.D., George Mason University. At LU since 2007.

Mullen, Faith, A.D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Master of Arts in Communication Studies
Professor of Communication Studies

A.D., Grace College; B.A., Grace Bible College, M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. At LU since 2003.

Mullen, William, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Communication Studies
Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., Grace College of the Bible; M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Nebraska–Lincoln. At LU since 2002.

Muller, Paul, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English and Linguistics
B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., University of Texas at Arlington; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. At LU since 1991.

Mullinex, Erik, B.S., M.A.T., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A.T, Marygrove College; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University. At LU since 2009.

Munton, Douglas W., B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At LU since 2008.

Murphy, Charles, B.A., B.R.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Government
B.A., Oklahoma State University; B.R.E., Temple Baptist Seminary; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. At LU since 2005.

Myers, Jimmy K., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Howard Payne University; M.A.,; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2006.

Myers, Mark, B.S., M.A.R., M.R.E., Ph.D.
Chair, Center for Counseling and Family Studies
Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., M.R.E., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Liberty University. At LU since 2009.

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