Sep 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Studies 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Studies 2023-2024


Board of Trustees

Dr. William E. Brown  
Mars Hill, North Carolina
Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture, Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Dr. Dorothy Chappell
West Chicago, Illinois
Dean of Natural and Social Sciences, Wheaton College (Ret.)

Foster Chase, Jr.
Colbert, Washington
Principal, CLQ Solutions

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

Charley George
Weston, Florida
VP, Corporate Controller and Treasurer, ChenMed

Gordon Hall
Houston, Texas
Chairman, Archrock, Inc. 

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

Reid Maclellan
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Founder and CEO, Cortiana Health Inc. 

Alexis Rapo 
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts 
Founder, JACKSPOT, Inc. 

Dr. Ravi Ravicandran 
Winchester, Massachusetts
VP and CTO, BAE Systems

Barry Rowan
Denver, Colorado
EVP, CFO, Gogo, Inc.

Dr. Dante Rutstrom
Blountville, Tennessee
Former Chemical Industry Executive, Eastman Chemical

John K. Sargent, Jr.
Hingham, Massachusetts
President and Managing Director, Middleton & Company, Inc.

Rev. Samuel A. Schreiner III
Derry, New Hampshire
Executive Director and Board Member, Friends of Forman Christian College

Santiago Sedaca 
McLean, Virginia
CIO and Economic Growth Practice Lead, DT Global

Mary Shahian 
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Partner, Daintree Advisors

Madelyn M. Shields
Manchester, Massachusetts
Founding Member, Alpha New England 

Herman J. Smith, Jr.
Medford, Massachusetts
Associate Justice, Middlesex Superior Court, Boston (Ret.)

Dr. Carrie D. Tibbles (Chair)
Lexington, Massachusetts
Director of Graduate Medical Education and Vice Chair of Clinical Innovations, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Karon Williamson
Topsfield, Massachusetts
Writer and Public Speaker

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


Trustees Emeriti


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

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


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

Peter Bennett
Hingham, Massachusetts
Founder, Boston Private Financial Holdings, Investor

Peter Blackwell
West Kingston, Rhode Island
Principal (Ret.)

Seppo Rapo
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts

John Zvara
Lexington, Massachusetts
President, Park Street Kids, Inc.


Harold L. Myra
Carol Stream, Illinois
CEO of Christianity Today (Ret.)

President’s Cabinet

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

Michael D. Hammond, Ph.D.
President, 2021
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Britt Carlson Easton, B.A.
Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Gordon College 

Sandra M. Doneski, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; 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

Stephen Lacorazza,  M.S.
Vice President for Finance and CFO
B.S., North Park University; M.S., Suffolk University 

Jennifer Skaggs,  Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Life, 2022
B.A., Taylor University; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

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 for Enrollment, 2005
B.S.E.E., Tufts University


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

Sung Ho Ahn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Global Christianity and Theology, 2019. B.S., M.S., Sung Kyun Kwan University; M.A., M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh.

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

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

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

Susan C. Bobb, Ph.D., 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.

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.

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

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, Sociology, and Social Work, 1978. B.A., Georgia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

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

Evangeline Cornwell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, 2014. B.A., San Jose State University; B.L.S., Mary Washington College; M.A., State University of New York at New Paltz; Ph.D., Boston University.

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

Ryan Daley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2022. B.A., Gordon College; Ph.D., Boston College.

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

Gregory Deddo, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Art, 2021. B.A., Judson University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design.

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

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., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; 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.

Julia D’Onofrio, M.Ed., Instructor Teaching Professor, 2018. B.A., M.Ed., Gordon College.

Kelly Foster, M.A., Associate Professor of Art, 2022. B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Harvard 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.

Christine J. Gardner, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Arts; Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Theatre Arts, and Art, 2017. B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Mark D. Gedney, Ph.D., Professor 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.

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

Stephanie Hadden, M.S., Associate Professor in the Practice of Accounting, 2021. B.A., Northeastern University; M.S., Gordon College.

Kerilyn Harkaway-Krieger, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2015. B.A., Hope College; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Jennifer Hevelone-Harper, Ph.D., Professor of History; Chair, Department of Political Science, Philosophy, and History, 1998. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Ya Lin Huang, Ph.D., Assistant Teaching Professor of Music, 2019. B.M., Taipei University of Education; M.M., New England Conservatory; D.M.A., Boston University.

Amy Brown Hughes, Ph.D., Associate 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.

Norman M. Jones, M.A., Professor 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 Life, Health, and Physical Sciences, 2007. B.S., Alma College; M.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

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

Minji Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Music, 2022. B.A., Yeungnam University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Joanna Kline, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, 2020. B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Mary Montgomery Koppel, Assistant Teaching Professor of Music, 2014. B.A., Middlebury College; Diplome in Composition, l’Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris; D.M.A., Boston University.

Sarita Kwok, D.M.A., 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.

Mina Lim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering, 2022. B.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Mengqi Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Business and Economics, 2021. B.A., Communication University of China; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Samuel D. Mason, M.S., Instructor of Chemistry and Biology, 2020. B.A., Gordon College; M.S., The College of William and Mary.

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

Jessica Modaff, D.M.A., Assistant Professor of Music, 2011. B.M., Wheaton College; M.M., D.M.A. Boston University.

Andy Moore, Professor in the Practice of Economics and Business, 2011. B.S., California State University; M.S., Philadelphia Bible University; M.S., Troy State University.

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

Timothy Morgan, M.S., Teaching Professor in Communication Arts and The Great Conversation, 2020. B.A., Gordon College; M.S., Boston University.

Marnie Nair, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 2023. B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Teacher’s College at Columbia University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Priscilla S. Nelson, Ed.D., Professor of Education; Graduate Education Program Director, 2001. B.S., Gordon College; M.Ed., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Daniel Norton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2019. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University.

Erica Oldaker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2021. B.S., Lee University; M.S., Ph.D., Baylor University.

Jon Welty Peachey, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs; Professor of Sport Management and Leadership, 2022. B.S., Goshen College; M.Ed., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Luke Redington, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English; Director of the Tupper Writing Center, 2020. B.A., M.A., Kansas State University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

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

Kristen E. Siaw, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Chemistry, 2018. B.S., Biola University; Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara. 

Greg Smith, M.B.A., Associate Professor in the Practice of Business and Marketing, 2021. B.S., California State University Long Beach; M.S., Northeastern University; M.B.A., Endicott College.

Robert G. Southard, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music, 2022. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; D.M.A., Michigan State University.

Jeffrey Stevenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish; Senior Adviser to the Graduate Leadership program, 2020. B.A., Central Washington University; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington. 

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

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

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

Yi Sun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, 2021. B.Ed., Beijing Sport University; Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Oleksiy Svitelskiy, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 2014. B.S., Kyiv State Taras Shevchenko University; Ph.D., Lehigh 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.

Chris Underation, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Arts, 2020. B.A., Mount Union College; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Regent University. 

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

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

Rachel Jong-in Chang Yoo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, 2018. B.A., Ewha Womans University; M.A., Seoul National University; Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

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

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.

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.

Russell C. Bjork, MSEE, MDiv., Professor of Computer Science, 1980-2020. BSEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MSEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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

Paul C. Borgman, Ph.D., Professor of English, 1981-2015. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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.

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.

Roger J. Green, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, 1985-2016. (Barrington College, 1970-78; 1981-85.) B.A., Temple University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.Th., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston College.

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.

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.

Margaret A. Hothem, Ed.D., Professor of Leisure Studies, 1979-2013. B.S., Malone College; M.A., Morehead State University; Ed.D., Boston University.

Peter W. Iltis, Ph.D., Professor of Kinesiology, 1983-2021. B.S., M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

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.

Irvin J. Levy, M.S., Professor of Chemistry, 1985-2020. B.S., University of Bridgeport; M.A., Wesleyan University; M.S., 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.

Dale J. Pleticha, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1984-2017. B.S., Saint Procopius College; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

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.

Donna J. Robinson, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 1999-2013. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., C.A.G.S., Salem State College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Timothy Sherratt, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, 1989-2021. B.A., M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky. 

Richard Stout, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, 1980-2021. B.S., Wheaton College; M.A., Oakland University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State 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.

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

Marvin R. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Biblical Studies, 1971-2018 (Barrington College, 1963-1971). B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis 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.