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    Gordon College
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directory



Board of Trustees

* Denotes Executive Committee member

Class of 2015


John M. Gurley ‘78
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
Ophthalmologist

*Thomas L. Phillips
Weston, Massachusetts
Chairman and CEO (Ret.), Raytheon Company

*Herman J. Smith Jr. ‘70 Vice-Chair
Medford, Massachusetts
Associate Justice, Middlesex Superior Court, Boston (Ret.)

Suannah Young
Oxford, England and Washington, D.C.
Board of Directors, Oxford Analytica Ltd.

Class of 2016


*David L. Beatty
Auburndale, Massachusetts
Founder and Managing Partner, Daintree Advisors

Laura Fastie-Grapshi
Dorset, Vermont
Director, Supplier Management and Procurement, American Express

Gordon T. Hall
Sugar Land, Texas
Vice Chairman of Exterran Holdings and Chair of Theatrics.com

Cherie S. Harder
Alexandria, Virginia
President, Trinity Forum

Roberto Miranda
Somerville, Massachusetts
Senior Pastor, Congregación León de Judá

Kirk Ware
Acton, Massachusetts
President, Nagog Real Estate Consulting Corporation

Class of 2017


*Tim Breene
Weston, Massachusetts
Corporate leader (Ret.)

David H. Cameron
South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Asset Management Consultant, BNY Mellon

Daniel S. Cho
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Executive Director, The Veritas Forum

Marla Frederick
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Professor of African and African-American Studies and of the Study of Religion, Harvard University

Peter F. Herschend
Branson, Missouri
Co-founder, Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation

*Kurt Keilhacker Chair
Claremont, California
Managing Partner, TechFund Capital

Raymond C. Lee
Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
Chairman, Oasis Development Enterprises Inc.

Samuel A. Schreiner III ‘77
Darien, Connecticut
Pastor and Head of Staff, Noroton Presbyterian Church

Santiago D. Sedaca ‘94
McLean, Virginia
President, CARANA Corporation

Aaron W. Shin
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Senior Director, Raytheon

*Carrie D. Tibbles ‘93
Lexington, Massachusetts
Director of Graduate Medical Education and Vice Chair of Clinical Innovations, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Myron (Mike) Ullman III
Dallas, Texas and Montrose, Colorado
CEO, J. C. Penney

*Bradford H. Warner
Hingham, Massachusetts
Financial Services Executive, Bank of America (Ret.)

Class of 2018


Judith M. Dean ‘78
Medford, Massachusetts
Professor of Economics, Brandeis University

*Lisa B. Forkner
Hingham, Massachusetts
Member, Board of Directors, Christian Camps and Conferences Inc.

Stuart Knechtle
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Surgeon

*Bronwyn E. Loring ‘87
Prides Crossing, Massachusetts
Founder, North Shore Christian Network Inc.

Mary M. Shahian
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Partner, Daintree Advisors

Trustees Emeriti


CLASS OF 2012

James H. Roberts ‘66B
Coventry, Rhode Island
President, Armbrust International

David R. Young
Oxford, England
Founder and Managing Director, Oxford Analytica Ltd.

CLASS OF 2013

Donald P. Chase
Fort Myers, Florida
Corporate Executive (Ret.), Investor

 

 

President’s Cabinet

D. Michael Lindsay, Ph.D.
President, 2011
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; O.D.M.T.G., Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Michael J. Ahearn, M.B.A.
Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, 2009
B.A., Colgate University; M.B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., University of
Rochester.

Janel M. Curry, Ph.D.
Provost, 2012
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Jennifer M. Jukanovich, M.A.
Vice President for Student Life, 2013
B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Richard D. Sweeney Jr., M.S.
Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communications, 2010
B.A., Gordon College; M.S., Boston University.

Daniel B. Tymann, B.S.E.E.
Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, 2005
B.S.E.E., Tufts University.

Administrative Staff

Academic


Gregory W. Carmer, Ph.D.
Dean of Christian Life and Theologian-in-Residence

Martha D. Crain, M.M., M.L.S.
Bibliographic Instruction/Librarian/Archivist

Carter Crockett, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Alice J. Falcone, M. Ed.
Registrar

Randall M. Gowman, M.S.L., M.R.E.
Public Services Librarian

Shui-Keung Alec Li, M.L.S.
Technical Services Librarian

Alyson R. Longacre, M.A.
Assistant Director, Academic Support Center

Virginia Mayne, B.A.
Associate Registrar

Peter Morse, B.A.
Manager, Barrington Center for the Arts

Myron Schirer-Suter, Ed.D.
Director of Library Services

Ann C. Seavey, M.Ed.
Director, Academic Support Center

Liesl R. Smith, Ph.D.
Director, Administration and Management, Global Education

Admissions


Amy France, B.A.
Director of Admissions

Athletics


Marc Whitehouse, B.S.
Associate Athletic Director

Jonathan R. Tymann, M.A.T.S.
Director of Athletics

Chapel


Thomas Haugen, M.Div.
Chaplain

William Mooney-McCoy, M.Mus.
Director of Christian Life and Worship

Lauren Becker, B.A.
Director of Discipleship Ministries

College Communications


Linda R. Colleran, M.S.
Director of Administrative Services

Patricia C. Hanlon, M.A.
Director of College Publications

Cyndi A. McMahon, B.A.
Director of Internal Communications

Design Center


Neal Ericsson
Director of Operations

Timothy Ferguson-Sauder
Creative Director

Development


Richard M. Houston, B.S.
Director of Development and System Information

Bradford W. Lestage, M.A.
Senior Major Gifts Officer

Robert C. MacDonald, M.S.
Athletics Development Officer

James V. Pocock, M.Div.
Counselor to the President

Kathleen M. Walker, B.S.
Major Gifts Officer

Daniel S. White, M.B.A.
Director of Development

Student Financial Services


Melissa M. Bull, B.A.
Student Employment Coordinator

Daniel O’Connell, B.A.
Director of Student Financial Services

Financial Affairs


Nancy G. Anderson, M.L.S.
Director of Human Resources

David R. Andrade, B.A.
Director of Information Services

Nancy J. Cassidy, B.S.
Assistant Controller

Glenn W. Deckert, B.A.
Chief of Police

Christopher J. Jones, B.A.
Executive Director of Technology and Administration

Paul A Helgesen, M.R.E.
Director of Plant Operations and Sustainability

Ronald E. Hilton, M.A.
Director of Auxiliary Services

Christopher Imming
Director of Media Services

Russell S. Leathe, B.S.
Information Security Officer

John R. Lawrence, A.A.
Director of Dining Services

Kimberlie J. Mather, B.S.
Controller

John C. Soucy, M.A.R.
Environmental Health and Safety Officer

Mark J. Stowell
Director of Facilities

Robert F. Van Cleef, M.A.T.H.
Senior Director of Institutional Research

Jonathan W. Williams, B.A.
Software Architect and Strategist

Student Development


Scott Barnett, Ed.D.
Director of the W.I.L.D. Semester

Marta Peralta, B.S.W.
Director of Housing; Director, Bromley Hall

Gail Borgman, M.S.W.
Senior Counselor, Counseling Center

Kathleen Breitigan, M.S.
Director, Road Halls

Jake Brooks, B.A.
Director, Nyand and Tavilla Halls

Hannah Schundler, M.A.
Office of Community Engagement

Christopher W. Carlson, M.S.
Dean of Student Engagement

Terry L. Charek, M.A.T.S.
Dean of Student Life

Michael B. Curtis, M.Div.
Director of Residence Life

Rita Smith Dove, M.T.S.
Associate Director of Career Services

Heidi Forget, M.S.W.
Counselor, Counseling Center

Susan L. Forsythe, B.S.
Director of Health Center, Head Nurse

Austin Hanlin, M.A.
Director, Chase Hall

Nathan J. Hausman, M.A.
Director of La Vida, Adirondack Expectations

Jennifer M. Jukanovich, M.A.
Vice President for Student Life

Katie Knudsen, M.A.
Associate Director, Office of Community Engagement

Pamela B. Lazarakis, B.A.
Director of Career Services

Elizabeth Lyon, M.A.
Director, Wilson and Lewis Halls

Miguel Martinez, M.D.
College Physician

Yicaury Melo, B.A.
Multicultural Student Service Coordinator

Paulea Mooney-McCoy, B.A.
Director of Clarendon Program and Advisor to ALANA

Lacy B. Tannous, B.A.
Director, Ferrin and Drew Halls

Richard Obenschain, M.Div.
Executive Director of La Vida Center for Outdoor Education

Klamesha Richards, M.A.
Director, Fulton Hall

Gregory B. Scruton, M.A.
Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness and Wellness

Abigail Stroven, B.A.
Director of La Vida G.O.R.P.

Reid Swetland, M.A.
Counselor, Counseling Center

Pollyanna Woods, B.A.
Director, Evans Hall
 

Faculty

* Date following title indicates beginning of full-time continuous faculty appointment of Gordon.

D. Michael Lindsay, Ph.D., President, Professor of Sociology, 2011. B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; O.D.M.T.G., Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

David W. Aiken, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, 1990. B.A., University of Maine Orono; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston College.

Stephen G. Alter, Ph.D., Professor of History; Chair, Department of History, 2000. B.M., Southern Methodist University; M.M., University of Texas Austin; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Janet S. Arndt, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education; Director of Graduate Education, 2001. B.A., Gordon College; Ed.M., Boston University; Ed.D., C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Bryan C. Auday, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, 1986. B.A., Biola University; M.A., California State University Los Angeles; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Ellen Ballock, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, 2013. B.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

Lauren Swayne Barthold, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2005. B.A., George Washington University; M.C.S., Regent College; M.A., Simon Fraser University; Ph.D., The Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research.

Graeme D. Bird, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Linguistics and Classics, 2001. B.A., M.A., Auckland University; B.M., Berklee College of Music; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Russell C. Bjork, M.S., Professor of Computer Science; Coordinator, Computer Science, 1980. B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Susan C. Bobb, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015. B.S., Sweet Briar College; M.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Dorothy F. Boorse, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1999. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison.

Otonye Braide, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2014. B.S., Lincoln University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Paul A. Brink, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, 2006. B.A., Redeemer University College; M.A., Dalhousie University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Mark W. Cannister, Ed.D., Professor of Christian Ministries, 1992. B.S., California University of Pennsylvania; M.A., West Virginia University; Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Gregory Carmer, Ph.D., Dean of Christian Life; Theologian-in-Residence, 2002. B.A., Spring Arbor College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College.

Sean Clark, Ph.D., Professor of Kinesiology; Chair, Department of Kinesiology, 2000. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Catherine M. Cobbey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Arts; Chair, Department of Communication Arts, 2001. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Sybil W. Coleman, M.S.W., Professor of Social Work, 1989. B.A., Gordon College; M.Ed., Salem State College; M.S.W., University of Minnesota Duluth.

Kaye V. Cook, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Psychology, 1978. B.A., Georgia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Kristen Cooper, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, 2013. B.A., Gordon College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Karl-Dieter Crisman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2005. B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Janel M. Curry, Ph.D., Provost, 2012. B.A., Bethel College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Daniel Darko, Ph.D., Associate Professor of New Testament, 2011. B.Th., M.Th., Evangelical Theological Seminary (Osijek); M.A., University of Leeds; Ph.D., King’s College London.

Ian DeWeese-Boyd, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Education, 2002. B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Covenant Theological Seminary; Ph.D., St. Louis University.

Margaret A. DeWeese-Boyd, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work, 1999. B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Covenant Theological Seminary; M.S.W., Washington University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri St. Louis.

Damon DiMauro, Ph.D., Professor of French, 2001. B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison.

Mathew Doll, M.F.A., Director, Gordon in Orvieto, 2011. B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Sandra M. Doneski, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty; Associate Professor of Music; Director, Graduate Program in Music Education, 1999. B.M., Gordon College; M.M.Ed., Ph.D., Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford.

Melinda Eichhorn, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education, 2014. B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Janis D. Flint-Ferguson, D.A., Professor of Education and English; Chair, Middle-Secondary Education, 1990. B.A., North Central College; M.S., D.A., Illinois State University.

Andrea K. Frankwitz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2006. B.A., Evangel College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

Stan D. Gaede, Ph.D., Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Christian Studies; President, Christian College Consortium; Professor of Sociology, 2006 (1974-1996). B.A., Westmont College; M.A., California State University Northridge; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Mark D. Gedney, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy; Chair, Department of Philosophy, 1998. B.A., Gordon College; M.Litt., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., Boston University.

Ivy George, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, 1983. B.A., M.S.W., Stella Maris College; Ph.D., Brandeis University; M.T.S., Harvard University.

Jonathan Gerber, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, 2010. B.Psych., University of Sydney; Ph.D., Macquarie University.

Valerie J. Gin, Ed.D., Professor of Recreation, Sport and Wellness; Chair, Department of Recreation, Sport and Wellness, 1997. B.S., Greenville College; M.S., Eastern Illinois University; Ed.D., Boston University.

Brian Glenney, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2007. B.A., University of Washington; M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

K. David Goss, M.A., Professor in the Practice of History, 1999. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Tufts University.

Roger J. Green, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Terrelle B. Crum Chair of Humanities, 1985. (Barrington College, 1970-78; 1981-85.) B.A., Temple University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.Th., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston College.

Bruce W. Herman, M.F.A., Professor of Art; Lothlórien Distinguished Chair in Fine Arts; Chair, Department of Art, 1988. B.F.A., M.F.A., Boston University.

Clifford Hersey, Ed.D., Senior Associate, Global Education, 2000. B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.Ed., Ed.D., Boston University.

Jennifer Hevelone-Harper, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1998. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Theodore A. Hildebrandt, Th.D., Professor of Biblical Studies, 1999. B.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York; M.Div., S.T.M., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.A., Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary.

Jamie Hillman, D.M.A., Assistant Professor of Music, 2012. B.M., University of Western Ontario; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., Boston University.

Bert H. Hodges, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, 1972. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Agnes Howard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and History, 1999. B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Thomas A. Howard, Ph.D., Professor of History; Director, Center for Faith and Inquiry; Director, Jerusalem and Athens Forum; Stephen Phillips Chair of History, 1999. B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Amy Brown Hughes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Theology, 2015. B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.A., Ph.D., Wheaton College.

Steven A. Hunt, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament, 2001. B.A., Northwestern College; M.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., University of Sheffield.

Peter W. Iltis, Ph.D., Professor of Kinesiology, 1983. B.S., M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Michael Jacobs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2013. B.A., Presbyterian College; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno.

Daniel C. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Sociology and Social Work, 1998. B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Norman M. Jones, M.A., Professor of Theatre Arts; Chair, Department of Theatre Arts, 1985. B.S., Houghton College; M.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Gregory Keller, Ph.D., Professor of Biology; Chair, Department of Biology, 2007. B.S., Alma College; M.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Sharon Ketcham, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries, 2004. B.A., Gordon College; M.Th., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston College.

Susan Kim, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Music, 2010. B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School; Ed.D., Columbia University.

Sarita Kwok, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music; Artist in Residence; Chair, Department of Music, 2014. B.A., University of Sydney; M.M., Michigan State University; M.M., D.M.A., Yale University.

David Soong-hua Lee, Ph.D., Professor of Physics; Chair, Department of Physics, 2006. B.S.E., Princeton University; M.S.E., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

Irvin J. Levy, M.S., Professor of Chemistry and Computer Science; Chair, Department of Chemistry, 1985. B.S., University of Bridgeport; M.A., Wesleyan University; M.S., Boston University.

Andrew Logemann, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department of English Language and Literature, 2008. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Leasa Y. Lutes, D.M.L., Professor of Spanish and German, 1993. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., D.M.L., Middlebury College.

Lynn M. Marcotte, M.A., Assistant Professor of English; Writing Center Coordinator, 1998. B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., Salem State College.

Jewerl T. Maxwell, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Initiatives; Associate Professor of Political Science, 2014. B.A., Muskingum College; M.A., Ph.D., Miami University.

Ruth Melkonian-Hoover, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science; Chair, Department of Political Science, 2005. B.A., Biola University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University.

Jeffrey S. Miller, M.A., Professor of Theatre Arts, 2002. B.A., Bethel College; M.A., University of Minnesota.

Andrew P. Moore, M.S., Associate Professor of Economics and Business, 2011. B.S., California State University Los Angeles; M.S., Troy State University; M.S., Philadelphia Biblical University.

Todd A. Morano, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 2013. B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; Ed.D., Alliant International University.

Priscilla S. Nelson, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education; Chair, Elementary Education, 2001. B.S., Gordon College; M.Ed., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Richard L. Obenschain, M.Div., Director of Outdoor Education, 1995. B.A., Lenoir Rhyne College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Judith Oleson, D.Min., Associate Professor of Social Work, 2005. B.S.D., M.S.W., University of Minnesota Duluth; M.P.A., Harvard University; D.Min., Episcopal Divinity School.

Moisés Park, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish, 2010. B.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California Davis.

Michael Paul, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2013. B.Sc., University of Bath; M.Sc., Cardiff University; M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Bristol; Ph.D., University of London.

Pilar Peréz Serrano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish, 2002. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., Boston College.

Elaine A. Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical Studies; Chair, Department of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries, 1993. B.A., Cornell University; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.A., Institute of Holy Land Studies; Ph.D., The Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning.

Dale J. Pleticha, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1984. B.S., Saint Procopius College; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Douglas J. Puffert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics and Business, 2013. B.A., University of Washington; Dipl.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Stanley L. Reczek, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Physics; Natural Science Technical Associate, 2003. B.S., Villanova University; M.Ed., Gordon College.

David W. Rox, Ed.D., Professor of Music, 1982. B.S., Gordon College; M.M., Ed.D., Boston University.

Myron Schirer-Suter, Ed.D., Director of Jenks Library Services, 2004. B.A., David Lipscomb University; M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; M.A.R., David Lipscomb University; Ed.D., Pepperdine University.

Kent Seibert, D.B.A., Professor of Economics and Business; Chair, Department of Economics and Business, 2008. A.B., Kenyon College; M.A.I.R., M.A., University of Minnesota; D.B.A., Boston University.

Jonathan R. Senning, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1993. B.S., Gordon College; M.A.M., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Timothy R. A. Sherratt, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, 1988. B.A., M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

John E. Skillen, Ph.D., Associate Dean of European Programs; Professor of English, 1983. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Stephen L. S. Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Business, 1987. A.B., Williams College; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Mark Stevick, M.A., Associate Professor of English, 1998. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Boston University.

Craig M. Story, Ph.D., Professor of Biology; Director, Health Professions, 2002. B.S., Gordon College; Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Richard H. Stout, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, 1980. B.S., Wheaton College; M.A., Oakland University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Andrew Stuart, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, 2011. B.A., Gordon College; M.B.A., University of New Hampshire.

Chad Stutz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2011. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., University of Nevada Las Vegas; Ph.D., Boston College.

Ying Tang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014. B.S., Wuhan University; Ph.D., Boston University.

Scott Thurman, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, 2014. B.F.A., Texas Tech University; M.F.A., University of North Texas.

Gregor Thuswaldner, Ph.D., Professor of German and Linguistics; Fellow, Center for Faith and Inquiry, 2003. B.A., University of Salzburg; M.A., University of Vienna; Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

James Trent, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work; Director, Social Work Program, 2003. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.Div., Duke University; M.S.W., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Alice Tsang, M.B.A., Professor in the Practice of Economics and Business; Director of Asian Initiatives, 2011. B.A., University of Hong Kong; M.B.A., New York University.

Russ Tuck, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science, 2015. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Duke University.

Emmanuelle Vanborre, Ph.D., Associate Professor of French; Chair, Department of Languages and Linguistics, 2007. B.A., M.A., University of Montpellier; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College.

Michael H. Veatch, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1987. B.A., Whitman College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jessica Ventura, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2010. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas Austin.

Robert J. Whittet, M.Div., Associate Professor of Christian Ministries; Director of Church Relations, 1998. B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

David P. Wick, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1995. B.A., Crown College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Marvin R. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Harold John Ockenga Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, 1971. (Barrington College, 1963-1971.) B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Yuanming Zheng, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2002. B.S., M.S., Southwest Agricultural University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

James J. Zingarelli, M.A., Professor of Art, 1996. B.F.A., Pratt Institute; M.A., Trinity College.

Applied Music Staff


Travis Alford, M.M.
Instructor of Composition

Teresa Blume
Instructor of Voice

Heidi Clark, M.M.
Instructor of Voice

Steve Correia, M.Ed.
Instructor of Woodwinds

William Gray, M.Ed.
Instructor of Brass and Tuba

Susan Hagan, M.M.
Instructor of Double Bass

Courtney Huffman, M.M
Instructor of Voice

Peter Iltis, Ph.D.
Instructor of French Horn

William Kirkley, M.M.
Instructor of Clarinet

Angela Limoncelli
Instructor of Oboe

Doug Marshall
Instructor of Organ

Amy McGlothlin, M.M.
Instructor of Saxophone

Jessica Modaff, M.M.
Coach/Accompanist, Instructor of Piano

David Patterson, M.M.
Instructor of Classical Guitar

Walter Pavasaris, M.Ed.
Instructor of Strings

Alina Polyakov, Ph.D.
Instructor of Piano

Rafael Popper-Keizer
Instructor of Cello

Piper Runion-Bareford, B.M., M.Div.
Instructor of Harp

Wren Saunders, M.M.
Instructor of Bassoon

Frederick Sienkiewicz, M.M.
Instructor of Trumpet

Aaron Trant, M.M.
Instructor of Percussion

Martin Wittenburg
Instructor of Trombone

Eileen Yarrison, D.M.A.
Instructor of Flute

Todd Young, M.M.
Instructor of Percussion

Professor Emeriti


Jane B. Andrus, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1985-1995. (Barrington College, 1979-1985.) B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Thomas A. Askew Jr., Ph.D., Professor of History, Stephen Phillips Chair of History, 1972-2000. B.A., M.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Kay Bannon, Ed.D., Professor of Education, 1982-2002. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., Lesley College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts.

Marion T. Bean, Ed.D., Director of Media, Professor of Education, 1985-1991. (Barrington College 1956-1985.) B.A., Barrington College; M.Ed., Ed.D., Boston University.

John Beauregard, M.L.S., Director of Jenks Learning Resource Center, 1969-2003. B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.L.S., University of Maine.

Russell K. Bishop, Ph.D., Professor of History, Stephen Phillips Chair of History, 1965-1998. A.B., M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., McGill University.

Diane E. Blake, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for External Education, 1987-2001. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University.

John A. Burgess, Ed.D., Professor of Education, 1966-1989. B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Gordon Divinity School; M.Ed., Boston University; Ed.D., Harvard University.

Alton C. Bynum, Ed.D., Professor of Music, 1964-1999. A.B., Toccoa Falls Institute; B.S., Nyack Missionary College; M.M., Boston Conservatory of Music; Ed.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Russell Camp, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1970-2007. B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Miami University, Ohio; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

G. Lloyd Carr, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, 1969-1993. B.Th., Central Baptist Seminary; B.A., Gordon College; B.D., Gordon Divinity School; Th.M., Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston University.

Ann D. Ferguson, Ph.D., Professor of English, 1955-2010. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University.

Muriel Radtke Franz, Ed.D., Professor of Education, 1985-2001. (Barrington College, 1967-1985.) B.S., Minot State College; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., Boston University.

Michael W. Givens, Ph.D., Professor of Kinesiology, 1979-2007. B.A., LeTourneau College; M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

John W. Haas Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, 1961-1995. B.S., The King’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware.

William A. Harper, Ph.D., Professor of Political Studies, 1968-2006. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts University.

Harold Heie, Ph.D., Director, Center for Christian Studies, 1994-2003; Professor of Mathematics, 1975-1980. B.M.E., Polytechnic Institute of New York; M.S.M.E., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Robert H. Joss, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, 1974-2012. B.S., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Arno W. F. Kolz, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1959-1999. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Boston University; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Boston University.

Jerrold L. McNatt, Ph.D., Professor of Physics; Chair, Department of Physics, 1971-2006. B.S., Wheaton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

R. Rice Nutting, D.M.A., Professor of Music, 1952-1991. B.M., Wheaton College Conservatory of Music; M.M., Eastman School of Music; D.M.A., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; A.A.G.O.

Tony R. Pitkin, Ed.D., Professor of Education, 1971-1997. B.A., Westmar College; M.A., Ed.D., University of South Dakota.

Malcolm A. Reid, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, 1968-2007. B.A., Central Bible College; M.Div., Gordon Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh.

T. Grady Spires, S.T.M., Professor of Philosophy, 1956-1998. A.B., Davidson College; B.D., Westminster Theological Seminary; S.T.M., Harvard University.

Ronald O. Waite, M.B.A., Professor of Business, 1987-2005. B.S., Houghton College; M.S., Stevens Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Pace University.

Bruce G. Webb, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Business, 1977-2011. B.A., M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., Clark University.

M. Jane Wells, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 1987-2001. B.A., DePauw University; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Boston University.

Florence M. J. Winsor, Ed.M., Assistant Dean of the Faculty and Registrar, 1956-1989. B.S., Gordon College; Ed.M., Boston University.

Theodore N. Wood, M.B.A., Professor of Economics and Business, 1981-2011. B.A., Taylor University; M.B.A., Clark University.

Richard T. Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1965-1998. A.B., Rutgers; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.