Faculty

Faculty Administrators

Mark A. Smith

President of the University (2006)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; M.S., Northeastern State University; Ed.D., West Virginia University; Mgmt. Cert., Harvard University

Ricky Christman

Assistant Provost and Vice President for Academics and Student Services (2009)

B.R.E., God’s Bible School; M.A., Ed.D., Indiana Wesleyan University

Michael P. Egenreider

Vice President for Enrollment (2006)

A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.A., Ohio Christian University; M.S., Franklin University

Hank Kelly

Provost (2006)

B.S., US Air Force Academy; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ed.D., Regent University

Silvia Lucaschi-Decker

Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing, College of Adult and Graduate Studies (2006)

B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University.; M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University; Ph.D. Studies, University of Toledo

Barbara Meister

Library Director (2009)

B.A., Ohio Dominican University; M.L.I.S., Kent State University

David Pennington

Director of Regulatory Affairs (2010)

B.A., University of Indianapolis; M.B.A., Franklin University; D.B.A. Studies, Liberty University

Bradford Sample

Assistant Provost and Vice President of Academics, College of Adult and Graduate Studies (2014)

B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Rodney Sones

University Registrar, Associate Professor of Music (2009)

B.S.M., God’s Bible School and College; M.M., Miami University; D.M.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Cynthia Tweedell

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness (2014)

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Walden University

Rebecca Wakeman

Assistant Vice President of Student Services (2012)

B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Ball State University; Ed.D. Studies, Liberty University

Ryan Whisler

Vice President for Information Technology (2010)

B.A., Judson University; M.S.M., M.B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University; D.B.A., Anderson University

Full-time Instructional Faculty

John B. Anthony

Professor of Music (2007)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; M.M., Penn State University; D.M.A., University of Georgia

David A. Brown

Associate Professor of Bible and Theology (2008)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical School of Divinity; Ph.D. Studies, University of Dayton

Joe C. Brown

Professor of Religion (2000)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; B.A., University of Evansville; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati; M.Div., Cincinnati Christian Seminary; D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary

Michael Burchett

Assistant Professor of History (2010)

B.S., Ohio University; M.S.S., Ohio University

David A. Case

Professor of Religion (1970)

B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; D.Min., Trinity Lutheran Seminary

Matthew Decker

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2012)

B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A., Ball State; Ph.D., Western Michigan University

David H. Garrison

Associate Professor of Business (2008)

B.A., University of Pittsburg; J.D., South Texas College of Law

Jamey Gremillion

Assistant Professor of Intercultural Ministries (2012)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; Th.M., Calvin Theological Seminary; M.A., Wesley Biblical Seminary

Dale Lear

Associate Professor of Business (2005)

B.A., Rio Grande University; M.B.A., Franklin University; Ph.D. Studies, Capella University

Monty Lobb

Associate Professor of Government (2012)

B.A., Olivet Nazarene University; J.D., University of Dayton

Sean Lovell

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Disaster Management (2013)

A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., American Military University

Sylvia E. McDonald

Associate Professor of Psychology (2007)

B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., Walden University

Gerald D. Mershimer

Assistant Professor of Bible (2007)

B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary; D.Min. Studies, Anderson University (SC)

Larry Olson

Professor of Psychology and Counseling (1990)

B.A., Ohio Christian University; M.P.C., Olivet Nazarene University; Ph.D., Capella University

James L. Smith

Professor of Substance Abuse Counseling (2003)

B.G.S., Ohio University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; D. Min., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Krista H. Stonerock

Professor of English (1992)

B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Ben Williamson

Associate Professor of Bible and Church History (2008)

B.S., Asbury College; M.Div., Wesley Biblical Seminary; Ph.D. Studies, University of Dayton

Valerie Wilson

Professor of Teacher Education (2006)

B.A., Miami University; M.A. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Affiliate Faculty

Scott Barr

General Education (2013)

B.A. and M.A., The Ohio State University

Elaine R. Brisker

Science (2007)

M.S., The Ohio State University; D.V.M., The Ohio State University

Anita Conkel

General Education (2002)

B.S., Ohio University; M.A., Mount Saint Joseph College

Rebecca Johnson

Professor of Music (2008)

B.M., Capital University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Josh Murton

Sports Management (2012)

A.A. and B.B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.S. Studies, Liberty University

Lonnie R. Potts

Christian Ministries (1993)

B.S., Ohio University; M.C.M., Olivet Nazarene University

Melissa Schmeltzer

Mathematics (2014)

B.S., Ohio University; M.S., Walden University

Jayne Stevenson

Teacher Education (2014)

B.S., Ohio University; M.Ed., University of Dayton