JAMES R. BLANKENSHIP, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, 2002.

B.A., Indiana University

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law

M.A., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


MAXIE B. BURCH, Director, Graduate Ministry Program and Link Year Programs; Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, 2011.

B.A., The Citadel

M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Baylor University

DOYLE M. BUTTS, Professor of Economics and Business, 1971.

B.Mus.Ed., Henderson State University

M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas

JOHN V. CARMACK, Graduate Counseling Program Director; Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy, 1998.

B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Ph.D., Texas Woman's University

GRACE Y. DAVIS, Associate Professor of Education and Language Studies, 1998.

B.A., University of the Redlands

M.A., Oral Roberts University

J. RICHARD ELLIS, Dean of The Graduate School; Director of Title III; Professor of Adult Education, 1993.

B.R.Ed., William Tyndale College

M.Div., Biola University

Ph.D., University of Michigan


EDWARD E. ERICSON III, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of History 1994.

B.A., Calvin College

M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

RICHARD L. FROMAN, Professor of Psychology, 1994.

B.A., M.A., California State University, Sacramento

Ph.D., University of Wyoming

GLORIA J. GALE, Associate Dean, College of Education, Graduate Education Program Director; Professor of Education, 2000.

B.S., M.M.E., Western Michigan University

M.L.S., Central Michigan University

Ph.D., Walden University


MELISSA E. HALL, Instructor of Family and Human Services, 2011.

B.S. Southwestern Assemblies of God University

M.Ed., University of Oklahoma


MICHAEL D. KENNELLEY, Associate Professor of Business, 2000.

B.A., University of Arkansas

M.B.A., Pittsburg State University

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

THOMAS R. LAMBORN, Assistant Professor of Education, 2003.

B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University

M.R.E., Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary

Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

C. CAREY LAMPTON, Associate Professor of Graduate Counseling, 2001.

B.A., University of Arkansas

M.A., Ph.D. Texas Tech University

JASON M. LANKER, Assistant Professor of Graduate Youth Ministries, 2007.

B.A., The Master's College

M.A., Ph.D., Talbot School of Theology


CAROLE A. MAINES, Professor of Graduate Counseling, 1995.

B.S., John Brown University

M.S., University of the Redlands

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

RYAN A. MARTIN, Executive Director of CARE Clinics; Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, 2008.

B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University

M.A., M.A., Ph.D., Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary


NICK T. OGLE, Assistant Professor of Family and Human Services, 2007.

B.S., John Brown University

M.A., Denver Seminary

Ph.D., Webster University

GARY J. OLIVER, Executive Director of The Center for Relationship Enrichment; Professor of Marriage and Family Counseling, 1998.

B.A., Biola University

M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary

Th.M., Fuller Theological Seminary

M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska

CHARLES A. ROMIG, Professor of Counselor Education, 2008.

B.S., University of Illinois

M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Ph.D., Purdue University

WILLIAM A. STEVENSON III, Director of International Programs; Instructor of Intercultural Studies, 1988.

B.S., M.A., John Brown University


ROBERT E. TIMMONS, Associate Professor of Business, 2004.

B.S., Pittsburg State University

M.B.A., John Brown University

DBA, Anderson University


TOM VERDERY, Executive in Residence, The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics, and Professor of Business, 2010.

MBA, The University of Dallas

BBA, Texas Tech University

JOE F. WALENCIAK, Associate Dean of the College of Business; Professor of Business, 1982.

B.S., John Brown University

M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas


Note: All faculty and administration listings are as of Fall 2011.