Online Faculty

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Online & Distance Learning

Janean Barnes (Graduate Programs Coordinator; Dual Enrollment Advisor)

  • Graduate Certificate in English (in progress; Western New Mexico State University)
  • MEd in Teaching & Learning (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in English Education (Bob Jones University)

Dana Davis (Director of Online Instruction)

  • MS in Reading Education (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Southern Illinois University)

Phillip Olt (Director of Online & Distance Learning)

  • EdD in Educational Administration - Adult & Postsecondary (candidate; University of Wyoming)
  • MEd in Educational Leadership (University of West Florida)
  • Master of Ministry (Piedmont International University)
  • BA in History (University of West Florida)
  • AA in General Studies (University of Alaska-Anchorage)

College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Applied Science

Melvin Cacayorin | Mathematics

  • MAT in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)
  • MA in Theology (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

Daniel Devine | Biology, Chemistry

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences (University of South Alabama)
  • BS in Pre-Medicine (Pensacola Christian College)

Marcos Garza-Madrid | Biology

  • PhD in Biotechnology (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiories de Monterrey)
  • BMed in Medicine (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiories de Monterrey)

Jodi Herbert | Mathematics

  • PhD in Mathematics (Kansas State University)
  • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Robert Hill | Astronomy

  • EdD in Physics & Astronomy (Ball State University)
  • MS in Physics (Ball State University)
  • BS in Geophysics (San Diego Christian College)

Marsha Jackson | Mathematics

  • MSE in Mathematics Education (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
  • BS (Illinois State University)

Ruth Kilburn | Biology

  • MS in Molecular Biology (Lehigh University)
  • BA in Biology (Mount Holyoke College)
  • AA in General Studies (Springfield Technical Community College
  • AA in Nursing (Des Moines Community College)

Jennifer Olt | Biology, Science Education

  • MEd in Curriculum & Instruction - Science Education (University of West Florida)
  • BA in Biological Sciences (University of Alaska Anchorage)

Philip Price | Mathematics

  • MAT in Teaching Mathematics (University of Idaho)
  • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Jesse Sherburn | Physics

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • BS in General Studies Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

Susan Turcotte | Biology, Science Education

  • MS in Science Education (Pensacola Christian College)
  • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Humanities

Michael Adkins | Digital Media Communication

  • MA in Commercial Art (Pensacola Christian College)
  • BS in Graphic Design (Pensacola Christian College)

Rhonda Autrey | Speech

  • MS in Storytelling & Reading Arts (East Tennessee State University)
  • MS in Speech Education (Pensacola Christian College)
  • BA in Speech Communication (Pensacola Christian College)

Janean Barnes | English

  • Graduate Certificate in English (in progress; Western New Mexico State University)
  • MEd in Teaching & Learning (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in English Education (Bob Jones University)

Lauren Brady | Sociology

  • MS in Sociology (Valdosta State University)
  • BA in Sociology (Valdosta State University)

Rebecca Brock | English

  • MEd in English Education (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Communication Arts (Maranatha Baptist University)

Nikki Chodan | English

  • MA in English Literature (Mercy College)
  • BS in English Education (Northland International University)

Leslie Collier | English

  • MEd in English (Tennessee Temple University)
  • BS in English Education (Pensacola Christian College)
  • BS in History Education (Pensacola Christian College)

Tracy Gearhart | English

  • MA in English (Bob Jones University)
  • BA in Ministry Support (Maranatha Baptist University)

Fred Heppding | History

  • MS in Adult & Continuing Education (Kansas State University)
  • MA in History (James Madison University)
  • BA in History (Mars Hill College)

Joshua Horneck | Digital Media Marketing

  • MS in Marketing (in progress; Liberty University)
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Liberty University)

Nathan Huffstutler | English

  • MA in English (Bob Jones University)
  • BA in English (Bob Jones University)

Bruce Jackson | Psychology

  • EdD in School Administration (University of Denver)
  • MS in Educational Psychology (University of Wisconsin)
  • MA in School Administration (University of Denver)
  • BA in History (Bob Jones University)

Jerry Kolwinska | English

  • MS in English Education (University of Wisconsin - Whitewater)
  • MS in Educational Administration (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Christian Education (Faith Baptist Bible College)
  • AA in Liberal Arts (North Iowa Area Community College)

Mary Ann Lumm | Digital Media Communication

  • MA in Art (Bob Jones University)
  • BSEd in Elementary and Secondary Art (Northwest Missouri State University)

Jennifer Meinhardt | History

  • MA in History (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in History & English Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Luke Mielke | Videography

  • MFA in Motion Pictures & Television (Academy of Art University)
  • BBA in New Media Marketing (Maranatha Baptist University)

Timothy Mielke | Photography

  • MFA in Photography (Academy of Art University)
  • MA in Multimedia Communications (Academy of Art University)
  • BS in Bible (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

Jeffrey Miller (Chair) | Speech, Theater Arts

  • PhD in Communication (in progress; Regent University)
  • MA in Theater (University of Akron)
  • BS in English Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Muse | History

  • MS in Curriculum & Instruction (Concordia University)
  • MA in History (Marquette University)
  • BA in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Amanda Warren | Digital Media Communication

  • MA in Strategic Communications (Liberty University)
  • BA in Humanities Letters (Maranatha Baptist University)

Claudene Wooten | Speech

  • MS in Storytelling & Reading Arts (East Tennessee State University)
  • MA in Interpretive Speech (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in English Education (Bob Jones University)

B. Mark Zockoll | English

  • EdD in Educational Leadership (in progress; University of Maryland - Eastern Shore)
  • MA in English (Salisbury University)
  • BA in English (Maranatha Baptist University)

Michael Zwolanek | History

  • PhD in Humanities (in progress; Faulkner University)
  • MA in History (Clemson University)
  • BS in Social Studies Education (Bob Jones University)

College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Music

Anne Binkley | Music Appreciation, Voice

  • MM in Voice Performance (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Music (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Brown | Brass, Choral, Music Appreciation

  • DMA in Choral Conducting (University of Missouri - Kansas City)
  • MM in Trombone Performance (Bob Jones University)
  • BA in Trombone Performance (Bob Jones University)

Ruth Brown | Music Education, Piano

  • MM in Piano Performance (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

David Ledgerwood (Chair) | Music, Piano

  • DMA in Music Education (Boston University)
  • MA in Music Theory & Composition (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
  • MA in Sacred Music (Pensacola Christian College)
  • BS in Music Education (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Luke Mielke | Music Technology

  • MFA in Motion Pictures & Television (Academy of Art University)
  • BBA in New Media Marketing (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Townsend | Music Education

  • MM in Music Education (Michigan State University)
  • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

Rick Townsend | Brass, Music Education

  • PhD in Music Education (Michigan State University)
  • MEd in Music Education (Central Michigan University)
  • BA in Music (Alma College)

College of Bible & Church Ministries

Bryan Brock | Apologetics, Biblical Philosophy

  • DMin in Expository Preaching (The Master's Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mark Hanson | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MLIS in Library and Information Science (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  • BA in Pastoral Studies (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

John Herbert | Bible, Church History

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Timothy Johns | Biblical Counseling

  • MA in Biblical Counseling (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Christopher Koehn | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Ministry (International Baptist College & Seminary)
  • BA in Bible & Christian Service (International Baptist College & Seminary)

Isaiah Lewis | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (in progress; Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Bob Jones University)
  • BA in Bible (Bob Jones University)

Steven K. Love | Bible, Cross-Cultural Studies

  • Doctor of Ministry (Luther Rice University)
  • Master of Ministry (Bible Baptist Seminary)
  • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Steven L. Love | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Marriott | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Humanities Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

Bruce Meyer | Bible, Biblical Counseling

  • Doctor of Ministry (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MA (Bob Jones University)
  • BA (Bob Jones University)

Larry Oats (Dean) | Bible, Systematic Theology

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
  • Master of Theology (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

Jonathan Rehfeldt | Greek

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Saxon | Bible, Church History

  • PhD in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • MA in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

Jesse Sherburn | Creation Science

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • BS in General Studies Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

Matthew Walker | Bible

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Piedmont International University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Apologetics (Biola University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Practical Christian Training (Bob Jones University)

Paul Weir | Bible

  • MA in Bible (Bob Jones University)
  • BBA in Computer End-User Technology (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)

School of Business

Jeffrey Adams | Business Management, Criminal Justice

  • JD (North Carolina Central University)
  • MBA in Public Administration (DeVry University)
  • MS in Rehabilitation Counseling (University of North Carolina)
  • BA in Sociology & Psychology (University of North Carolina)

Matthew Davis | Business Law, Criminal Justice

  • JD (Southern Illinois University)
  • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Jeffrey Drost | Economics, Management

  • PhD in Organizational Leadership (candidate; Regent University)
  • Master of Banking (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
  • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
  • BS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)

Suzanne Fell | Business Technology

  • MS in Business Education (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
  • BS (Bob Jones University)

Tracy Foster (Dean) | Accounting

  • DBA in Accounting (Walden University)
  • MBA in Organization & Management (Syracuse University)
  • BSBA in Accounting (Montana State University - Billings)

Ryan Hawley | Accounting

  • MBA in Accounting (Southeast Missouri State University)
  • BSBA in Accounting (University of West Florida)

Jude Leary | Criminal Justice

  • PhD in Higher Education Administration (Bowling Green State University)
  • MS in Criminal Justice (Bowling Green State University)
  • Master of Ministry (Piedmont International University)
  • BS in Radio & Television Broadcasting (Bob Jones University)

Kevin Montney | Business Law, Criminal Justice

  • JD (Thomas M. Cooley Law School)
  • BS in Recreation Management (Arizona State University)

Corey Pfaffe | Accounting

  • PhD in Management Science (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)
  • MBA in Management (University of Wisconsin - Whitewater)
  • BBA in Accounting (University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire)

Keith Salscheider | Sport Management

  • MS in Athletic Administration (Edgewood College)
  • BA in Sport Management (St. Cloud State University)

Raymond Steinbart | Business Technology

  • MS in Administration (Central Michigan University)
  • BS in Computer Science (University of Missouri - Rolla)

Aaron Wery | Criminal Justice

  • MS in Criminal Justice (Tiffin University)
  • BS in Criminal Justice (Bob Jones University)

Jeremy Zajicek | Management

  • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
  • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

School of Education

Ann Bolton | Health Education

  • MS in Curriculum & Instruction - Health, PE, & Coaching (University of Wisconsin - Whitewater)
  • BS in Elementary Education & Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

Ruth Brown | Music Education

  • MM in Piano Performance (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

Dana Davis | Elementary Education, Instructional Technology, Reading Education

  • MS in Reading Education (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Southern Illinois University)

Gary Garrison | Physical & Health Education

  • MS in Physical Education (University of West Florida)
  • BS in Physical Education (Olivet Nazarene University)

David Handyside (Director) | Teaching Methods

  • MEd in Educational Leadership (University of Illinois)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Cedarville University)

Christine Lincoln | Assessment, Elementary Education

  • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Bob Jones University)
  • MEd in Elementary Education (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Muse | Social Studies Education

  • MS in Curriculum & Instruction (Concordia University)
  • MA in History (Marquette University)
  • BA in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Jennifer Olt | Science Education

  • MEd in Curriculum & Instruction - Science Education (University of West Florida)
  • BA in Biological Sciences (University of Alaska Anchorage)

Phillip Olt | Assessment, Educational Leadership, Instructional Technology

  • EdD in Educational Administration - Adult & Postsecondary (candidate; University of Wyoming)
  • MEd in Educational Leadership (University of West Florida)
  • Master of Ministry (Piedmont International University)
  • BA in History (University of West Florida)
  • AA in General Studies (University of Alaska-Anchorage)

Philip Price | Mathematics Education

  • MAT in Teaching Mathematics (University of Idaho)
  • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Valerie Riley | Special Education

  • PhD in Educational Psychology - Special Education (University of Minnesota)
  • MA in Educational Psychology - Communication Disorders (University of Minnesota)
  • BA in Biblical Studies & Jewish Studies (Moody Bible Institute)

David Townsend | Music Education

  • MM in Music Education (Michigan State University)
  • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

Rick Townsend | Music Education

  • PhD in Music Education (Michigan State University)
  • MEd in Music Education (Central Michigan University)
  • BA in Music (Alma College)

Master of Education

Donna Bergman | Educational Leadership, Special Education

  • EdD in Educational Leadership (University of Arizona)
  • MEd in Educational Leadership (Northern Arizona University)
  • BS in Business Management (Bob Jones University)

Daniel Brokke | Educational Leadership, Instructional Technology

  • EdD in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
  • EdS in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
  • MEd in Music Education (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

Dana Davis | Instructional Technology

  • MS in Reading Education (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Southern Illinois University)

Mary Draper | Educational Leadership, Teaching Methods

  • PhD in Curriculum & Instruction - Elementary Education (University of South Florida)
  • MS in Educational Administration & Supervision (Tennessee Temple University)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Tennessee Temple University)

Lane Hansel | Educational Leadership

  • EdD in Educational Leadership (Bob Jones University)
  • MS in Microbiology (Clemson University)
  • MS in Counseling (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Biology (Bob Jones University)

Bruce Jackson | Educational Psychology, History of Education

  • EdD in School Administration (University of Denver)
  • MS in Educational Psychology (University of Wisconsin)
  • MA in School Administration (University of Denver)
  • BA in History (Bob Jones University)

William Licht (Program Director) | Educational Research

  • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Liberty University)
  • MA in History (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
  • MS (Bob Jones University)
  • BS (Bob Jones University)

Christine Lincoln | Assessment, Elementary Education

  • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Bob Jones University)
  • MEd in Elementary Education (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Elementary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Valerie Riley | Educational Psychology, Special Education

  • PhD in Educational Psychology - Special Education (University of Minnesota)
  • MA in Educational Psychology - Communication Disorders (University of Minnesota)
  • BA in Biblical Studies & Jewish Studies (Moody Bible Institute)

Darryl Sturgill | Character Education

  • EdD in Educational Leadership (Bob Jones University)
  • MS in School Administration (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Math Education (Illinois State University)

Master of Organizational Leadership

Jeffrey Adams | Management

  • JD (North Carolina Central University)
  • MBA in Public Administration (DeVry University)
  • MS in Rehabilitation Counseling (University of North Carolina)
  • BA in Sociology & Psychology (University of North Carolina)

Leo Carlson | Management

  • PhD in Business Administration & Business Intelligence (Capella University)
  • MS in Information Security (Capella University)
  • BS in Information Technology (Kaplan University)

Jeffrey Drost (Program Director) | Organizational Leadership

  • PhD in Organizational Leadership (candidate; Regent University)
  • Master of Banking (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
  • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
  • BS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)

Tracy Foster (Dean) | Finance

  • DBA in Accounting (Walden University)
  • MBA in Organization & Management (Syracuse University)
  • BSBA in Accounting (Montana State University - Billings)

Eric Mainu | Human Resources, Management

  • DBA in Human Resources Management (Northcentral University)
  • MBA in Human Resources Management (Upper Iowa University)
  • BS in Accounting (University of Maryland)

Kevin Montney | Human Resources

  • JD (Thomas M. Cooley Law School)
  • BS in Recreation Management (Arizona State University)

Corey Pfaffe | Finance, Management

  • PhD in Management Science (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)
  • MBA in Management (University of Wisconsin - Whitewater)
  • BBA in Accounting (University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire)

Maranatha Baptist Seminary

Bryan Brock | Apologetics, Homiletics

  • DMin in Expository Preaching (The Master's Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

Matthew Davis | Church & the Law

  • JD (Southern Illinois University)
  • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Andrew Hudson | Ethics, Greek, New Testament

  • PhD in New Testament (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Theology (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • BA (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

Steven K. Love | Cross-Cultural Studies

  • Doctor of Ministry (Luther Rice University)
  • Master of Ministry (Bible Baptist Seminary)
  • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Marty Marriott | Pastoral Theology

  • Doctor of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

Preston Mayes | Hebrew, Old Testament

  • PhD in Old Testament (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
  • Master of Theology (Calvary Baptist Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Seminary)
  • MA (Bob Jones University) BA (Bob Jones University)

Fred Moritz | Bible, Cross-Cultural Studies, Systematic Theology

  • Doctor of Ministry (Bob Jones University)
  • Master of Theology (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • BA (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

Bruce Meyer | Biblical Counseling

  • Doctor of Ministry (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MA (Bob Jones University)
  • BA (Bob Jones University)

Larry Oats (Dean) | Systematic Theology

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
  • Master of Theology (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

David Saxon | Church History

  • PhD in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • MA in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

Matthew Walker | Biblical Counseling

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Piedmont International University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Apologetics (Biola University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Practical Christian Training (Bob Jones University)