Dr. Ted Song

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Dr. Ted Song

Dr. Ted Song

Chief Diversity Officer
Department Chair, Engineering, Computer Science, and Cybersecurity
Associate Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., M.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.T.S., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Hanyang University


Dr. Ted Song started serving as Chief Diversity Officer in 2021. He seeks to help the institution equip students to make disciples of all nations (Matt 28:18-20). He joined JBU in 2012 as an engineering professor and has served as Coordinator of Diversity and Innovation and Chair of Faculty Affairs Committee. He also serves as Chair of the Engineering, Computer Science, and Cybersecurity Departments.

Dr. Song grew up both in the U.S. and Korea and is a CQ® (cultural intelligence) certified facilitator. He was an ROTC cadet during his undergraduate studies and served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer in the Republic of Korea Army. He received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and is a recipient of the 2012 Texas Exes Teaching Award and 2018 JBU Faculty Excellence Award. Outside JBU, he serves as Vice President of Christian Engineering Society and as a member of the CCCU Diversity and Inclusion Commission.

Dr. Song and his wife, Michelle, live in Siloam Springs and have three daughters. They are members at Siloam Springs Bible Church (an Evangelical Free Church), where Dr. Song leads the College Ministry and serves as an elder. He received his Master of Theological Studies degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing an M.Div. degree.