2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Feb 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

Faculty



Teaching Faculty

The first date is the year of appointment to the faculty, followed by rank and department.

Adams, Mitzi, 2010, Instructor of Teacher Education, BS, ACU, 1981; MA, Western Governor’s University, 2010.
Abston, Shealynn,
2020, College Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, BS, ACU, 2009; MS, ACU, 2013.
Allison, Stephen H., 1984, Professor of Psychology, Robert and Mary Ann Hall Endowed Chair of Psychology and Intercultural Studies; BS, ACU, 1976; MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1978; MS, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, 1980; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1982.
Aquino, Frederick D., 1998, Professor of Theology; BA, ACU, 1989; MDiv, ACU, 1993; MA, ACU, 1994; PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2000.
Archer, Carolina, 2014, Instructor of Language and Literature; BAS, ACU, 2008; MA, New Mexico State University, 2013.
Ashlock, Rodney, 1998, Assistant Professor and Chair of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Harding University, 1987; MDiv, ACU, 1991; PhD, Baylor University, 2002.
Atkinson, Melissa D., 2000, Associate Professor of Library Science and E-Collections and Web Services Librarian; BS, ACU, 1994; MLS, University of North Texas, 2000.
Austin, Lynette, 2008, Professor and Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BS, ACU, 1985; MA, ACU, 1987; PhD, University of Houston, 2007.
Baggs, Terry, 2007, Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BA, Freed-Hardeman University, 1977; MS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1981; PhD, University of Memphis, 1992.
Bailey, Garry, 2007, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution; BBA, ACU, 1985; MA, ACU, 1987; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1994.
Baker, Laura, 1995, Associate Professor of Library Science; BBA, ACU, 1987; MLIS, University of Texas, 1993.
Bane, Annie, 2015, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BS, ACU, 2007; MS, Baylor University, 2010; PhD, Baylor University, 2020.
Barbarick, Clifford, 2011, Associate Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Pepperdine University, 2001; MDIV, Pepperdine University, 2005; PhD, Baylor University, 2011.
Barnett, Denise, 1991, Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BS, ACU, 1980; MA, ACU, 1982; PhD, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, 2010.
Baumgardner, Catherine, 2018, Assistant Professor of Theatre; BA, ACU, 2000; MFA, California State University Long Beach, 2013.
Beck, Richard, 1998, Professor and Chair of Psychology; BS, ACU, 1989; MS, ACU, 1994; PhD, Southern Methodist University, 1997.
Bender, Brenda, 2001, Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BSEd, ACU, 1990; MS, University of North Texas, 1994; PhD, University of Memphis, 2001.
Bennett, B. Cole, 2000, Professor of Language and Literature and Director of the ACU Writing Center; BBA, Harding University, 1989; MA, University of Arkansas, 1996; PhD, University of Southern Mississippi, 2002.
Berryhill, Carisse Mickey, 2004, Professor of Library Science; BA, Harding College, 1973; MA, Harding University, 2001; MS, University of North Texas, 1990; PhD, Florida State University of Tallahassee, 1982.
Binkley, Jennifer, 2017, Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; AA, Weatherford College, 2000; BAS, ACU, 2012; MS, ACU, 2014.
Bolin, Phyllis, 2005, Associate Professor of Mathematics; BSEd, ACU, 1970; MAT, University of Texas at Dallas, 1991; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2003.
Boyles, John H., 2016, Assistant Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry, BS, BA, BM University of Florida, 2007; MDiv, Yale Divinity School, 2010.
Brady, Bethany, 2019, Assistant Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition and Director of Didactic Programs in Nutrition; BS, ACU, 2012; MIPH, University of Texas, Houston, 2015.
Broderick, Geoffrey, 1999, Associate Professor of Art and Design; BFA, ACU, 1982; MFA, Southern Illinois University, 1985.
Brokaw, Joshua M., 2009, Professor of Biology; BS, ACU, 2001; MS, Oklahoma State University, 2004; PhD, Washington State University, 2009.
Brooks, D. Greg, 2014, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Studies; BA, Harding University, 1997; MS, Harding University, 2000; PhD, University of Missouri, 2014.
Brown, Robert, 2016, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics, BS, Texas A&M, 2009; PhD, Texas A&M 2009.
Bryant, Cyndi, 2018, Instructor of Nursing, AN, Hardin Simmons University, 1996; BSN, Angelo State University, 2010; MSNL, Grand Canyon University, 2015.
Burton, Brian, 2007, Associate Professor of Information Technology; BS, ACU, 1992; MS, Southwest Missouri State University, 1999; EdD, University of Missouri, 2008.
Burton, Orneita, 2006, Professor of Management Sciences and Information Systems; BS, University of Arkansas, 1979; MS, American Technological University, 1986; PhD, Arizona State University, 2006.
Butcher, Jennifer, 2018, College Professor of Organizational Leadership; BA, Sam Houston State University, 1985; MEd, Prairie View A&M University, 2003; PhD, Prairie View A&M University, 2009.
Camp, Jonathan W., 2007, Associate Professor of Communication and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; BA, Harding University, 1995; MDiv, Harding University Graduate School of Religion, 1999; DMin, ACU, 2007; PhD, The University of Memphis, 2008.
Candler, Catherine, 2015, Professor, Chair, and Program Director of Occupational Therapy; BS, University of Kansas, 1979; MA, Texas Woman’s University, 1991; PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2000.
Cardot, Joseph James, III, 1980, Professor of Communication and Sociology; BA, Harding University, 1976; MA, Western Kentucky University, 1980; EdD, Texas Tech University, 1990.
Carpenter, James, 2016, Associate Professor and Chair of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, BS, Kent State University, 1981; MS, ACU, 1987; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1993.
Carroll, Laura Bolin, 2001, Professor of Language and Literatureand Executive Director of the Adams Center for Teaching and Learning; BA, ACU, 1996; MA, Marquette University, 1998; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2002.
Carroll, William M., 2001, Associate Professor of Language and Literature; BA, Lipscomb University, 1993; MA, ACU, 1995; PhD, Marquette University, 2005.
Casada, John H., 2008, Associate Professor of Psychology and University Psychiatrist; BS, ACU,1984; MS, ACU, 1985; PhD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center - Houston, 1992; MD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center - Houston, 1992.
Cha, Kilnam, 2011, Assistant Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Columbia Christian College, 1991; MDiv, ACU, 1995; PhD, Baylor University, 2006.
Childers, Jeff, 1996, Professor of Church History and Carmichael-Walling Chair for New Testament and Early Christianity; BA, ACU, 1989; MA, ACU, 1992; MDiv, ACU, 1992; MST, Oxford University, 1993; DPhil, Oxford University, 1996.
Churchill, Craig, 1992, Associate Professor of Library Science and Theological Librarian; BS, Texas A&M University, 1987; BBS, Institute for Christian Studies, 1989; MS, ACU, 1991; MDiv, ACU, 1992; MLS, University of Texas, 1994.
Clements, Curtis E., 2005, Professor of Accounting and Finance; BS, Harding University, 1985; MS, Harding University, 1986; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1999.
Coates, Neal E., 1999, Professor and Chair of Political Science; BA, ACU, 1987; JD, University of Kansas, 1990; MA, University of Connecticut, 1998; PhD, University of Connecticut, 2004.
Cole, Brian, 2016, Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership; BA, Anderson University-Indiana, 1994; MA, Ball State University, 1996; DPhil., Western Michigan University, 2013.
Cook, Samuel L., 2000, Associate Professor of Music; BM, Johns Hopkins University, 1979; MM, Indiana University School of Music, 1982.
Cope, Joe L., 1989, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Vice President for Academics, Dallas, and Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies; BA, Texas Tech University, 1977; JD, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1986.
Counts, Dena, 2008, College Assistant Professor and Program Director for the BS in Applied Communication and the BS in Organizational Leadership; BA, ACU, 1990; MA, ACU, 2003.
Crawford, Wes, 2019, Assistant Professor of Theology; BA, Lubbock Christian College, 1998; MDIV, ACU, 2002; MA, Vanderbilt, 2006; PhD, Vanderbilt, 2008.
Crisp, Brad, 2006, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Dean of the College of Business Administration; BBA, ACU, 1993; MBA, University of Texas, 1998; PhD, University of Texas, 2003.
Crumrine, Daiquirie, 2017, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BA, Wichita State University, 2003; MA Wichita State University, 2006; PhD, Wichita State University, 2012.
Cukrowski, Karen, 2019, College Associate Professor of Language and Literature, MS, Southern Connecticut State University, 1987; BS, ACU, 1984.
Cukrowski, Kenneth, 1999, Associate Professor of New Testament and Dean of the College of Biblical Studies, BA, ACU, 1984; MA, ACU, 1985; MDiv, Yale Divinity School, 1987; STM, Yale Divinity School, 1988; PhD, Yale University, 1994.
Cullum, Mark E., 2001, Associate Professor of History; BA, ACU, 1985; MLitt, University of St. Andrews, 1998; MS, University of Oxford, 1999; DPhil, University of Oxford, 2005.
Dare, Julia, 2020, Visiting Professor of Management; BBA, Southern Methodist University, 1992; MBA, University of Pennsylvania, 1996; PhD, University of Southern California, 2011.
Daugherity, Michael, 2009, Professor of Physics; BS, ACU 2002; BS, ACU, 2002; PhD, University of Texas, 2008.
DeBoer, Leila, 2020, Instructor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, York College, 2016.
Delony, Mikee, 2006, Professor and Chair of Language and Literature; BA, University of Houston, 1996; MA, University of Houston, 2000; PhD, University of Houston, 2007.
Delony, Robert, 2018, Instructor of Criminal Justice; BBA, University of Houston, 1973.
Dickson, Kyle, 1999, Professor of Language and Literature and Director of the Learning Studio; BA, ACU, 1993; MA, Baylor University, 1996; PhD, Baylor University, 2002.
Dillman, David L., 1984, Professor of Political Science; BS, ACU, 1970; MA, University of Houston, 1974; PhD, University of Massachusetts, 1982.
Douthit, Julie, 2006, Instructor of Teacher Education; BSEd, University of North Texas, 1991; MEd, University of North Texas, 1991.
Dowdy, Jess T., 2010, Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS, ACU; 1998, MS, Washington State University, 1990; EdD, Texas A&M - Commerce, 2005.
Drachenberg, Jim, 2018, Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS, ACU, 2004; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2012.
East, Brad, 2017, Assistant Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 2007; MDiv, Emory University, 2011; PhD, Yale University, 2017.
Easter, Sarah, 2016, Assistant Professor of Management Sciences; BBA, ACU, 2006; MBA, Rollins College, 2008; PhD, University of Victoria, 2016.
Ehrke, John, 2007, Associate Professor of Mathematics; BS, ACU , 2003; MS, Baylor University, 2005; PhD, Baylor University, 2007.
Elliott, Jeremy, 2010, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature; BA, Harding, 2005; MA, Florida State University, 2007; PhD, Florida State University, 2012.
Elliott, Kelly, 2010, Associate Professor and Chair of History, BA, Harding, 2005; MA, Florida State University, 2007; Ph.D., Florida State University, 2007.
Evans, Carol, 2003, Instructor of Language and Literature; BS, Lubbock Christian University, 1984; MA, ACU, 1991.
Feerer, Ryan, 2010, Associate Professor of Art and Design, AA, Art Institute of Dallas, 2002; BFA, ACU, 2005; MFA, School of Visual Arts, 2007.
Fish, Wade, 2016, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership; BBA, Baylor University, 1991; MA, University of Louisville, 1992; MEd, University of North Texas 2000; PhD, University of North Texas, 2004.
Flanagan, Cherisse Y., 2007, Associate Professor of Psychology; BA, Texas Tech University, 1988; MS, ACU, 1996, PhD, Fielding Graduate University, 2013.
Flanagan, Diana, 2009, Assistant Professor of Biology; BS, Hardin-Simmons University, 1993; PhD, University of Kentucky, 1999.
Flanders, Christopher, 2005, Associate Professor of Missions; BA, ACU, 1989; MS, ACU, 1991; MDiv, ACU, 1994; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005.
Fleming, Kipi, 2016, Assistant Professor and Program Director of Conflict Management; BSEd, ACU, 1985; MA ACU, 2010; PhD, Nova Southeastern University, 2015.
Fowler, William E., 1991, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance; BBA, Harding University, 1975; MS, Walsh College, 1983.
Garcia, Daniel, 2017, Instructor of Management Sciences; BBA, ACU, 2004; MA, ACU, 2009.
Garcia, Monica, 2019, Clinical Educator/Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; 2019; BS, ACU, 2009; MS, ACU, 2011.
Gibbs, Amy, 2020, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy; BS, Texas Woman’s University, 2008; MOT, Texas Woman’s University, 2010.
Gibbs, Nathaniel, 2013, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, BS, ACU, 2000; MFA, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, 2004.
Gibson, Kelli Bryant, 2015, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology; BA, ACU, 2004; MDiv, ACU, 2007; MPhil, University of Oxford.
Gibson, Linda, 2017, College Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program; BSN, Harding University, 1987; MN, University of Central Arkansas, 1992; DSN, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2010.
Golden, Jennifer, 2020, Assistant Professor of Marketing; BBA, ACU, 2001; MBA, The George Washington University, 2012.
Goolsby, Jeff, 2013, Assistant Professor of Music, BM, ACU, 2001; MM, Louisiana State University, 2006; DMA, Texas Tech University, 2018.
Green, Robert, 1985, Professor of Art and Design; BFA, ACU, 1979; MFA, University of Nebraska, 1983.
Hailey, Mel, 1979, Professor of Political Science; BA, ACU, 1970; MA, Texas Tech University, 1973; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1988.
Halbert, Joseph, 2017, College Assistant Professor of Conflict Management and Resolution and Assistant Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies; BA, ACU, 2006; JD, University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
Haley, Albert, 1997, Professor of Language and Literature, Writer-in-Residence; BA, Yale University, 1976; MFA, University of Houston, 1993.
Haley, Joyce, 2007, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication; BS, Pepperdine University, 1981; MS, ACU, 2004.
Halstead, Jackie, 2018, College Associate Professor and Associate Program Director of Marriage and Family Therapy; AA, York College, 1981; BS, Oklahoma Christian College, 1981; MMFT, ACU, 1987, PhD, Iowa State University, 2000.
Hamilton, Mark W., 2000, Professor of Old Testament; BA, Freed-Hardeman University, 1986; MDiv, ACU, 1990; MA, ACU, 1991; PhD, Harvard University, 2000.
Hamm, Stephanie, 2008, Associate Professor of Social Work and Chief Diversity Officer; BSW, ACU, 1990; MSW, West Virginia University, 1993; PhD, University of Texas-Arlington, 2008.
Harbour, Jake, 2017, Assistant Professor of Theatre; BA, ACU, 2007; MA, Northern Illinois, 2015.
Hardin, Kim, 2015; Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; BS, ACU, 2005; Med, Lubbock Christian University, 2008; PhD, Baylor University, 2016.
Hare, Steve, 2017, Instructor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 1972; MS, ACU, 1991.
Hartjes, Tonja, 2019, College Assistant Professor of Nursing;  BSN, University of Florida, 1988; MSN; University of Hawaii, 1993; FNP, University of Florida, 2008; DNP, University of Florida, 2011.
Hatfield, Kari, 2008, Associate Professor of Theatre; BA, Oklahoma Christian University, 2000; MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005.
Haugen, Andrea, 2019, College Assistant Professor and Program Director of Undergrad Psychology, Dallas; BS, ACU, 2009; MS, ACU, 2011; PhD, Texas A&M, 2018.
Head, Tim, 2007, Professor and Chair of Engineering and Physics; BS, Texas Tech University, 2000; MS, University of Illinois, 2002; PhD, University of Illinois, 2007.
Heflin, Houston, 2009, Associate Professor of Bible, Missions, and Ministry; BS, ACU, 1995; MS, ACU, 1997; EdD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004.
Hendricks, David, 1995, Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics; BS, ACU, 1987; MS, Texas A&M University, 1988; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1994.
Hennigan, Jennifer, 2020, Associate Professor of Biology; BS, Louisiana Tech University, 2006; PhD, University of Texas, 2013.
Hester, Adam, 1981, Professor of Theatre; BA, ACU, 1977; MFA, Trinity University, 1982.
Hewitt, J.Darby, 2013, Associate Professor of Engineering, BS, ACU, 2008; MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013.
Holley, Leigh, 2016, Instructor of Nursing; AA, Northeast Mississippi Community College, 2014; BA, University of Mississippi, 1991; MSN, Union University, 2015.
Homer, John, 2009, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the School of Information Technology and Computing; BS, Harding University, 2002; MS, Kansas State University, 2006; PhD, Kansas State University, 2009.
Horn, William, 2010, College Associate Professor of Language and Literature; BA, ACU, 1999; MA, ACU, 2005.
Houghtalen, Brandon, 2014, Associate Professor of Music; BM, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2002; MM, University of Colorado, 2009; DMA, Arizona State University, 2012.
Houghtalen, Lori, 2015, Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics and Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences; BS, University of Tennessee, 2002; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004; PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007.
Huddleston, Andrew, 2012, Associate Professor of Teacher Education; BA, ACU, 2000, MEd, Texas Tech University, 2002, PhD, University of Georgia, 2012.
Huddleston, Jennifer, 2011, Associate Professor and Chair of Biology; BS, Hardin-Simmons University, 2000; MS, Texas Tech University, 2003; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2008.
Hunt, Bill, 2019, College Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership and Director of Professional Learning Communities; BS, ACU, 1989; MS, ACU, 1993; EdD, Azusa Pacific University, 2005.
Hunter, Rebecca, 2009, Associate Professor of Biology; BS, ACU, 2001; MS, Texas A&M University, 2004; PhD, Auburn University, 2009.
Hutson, Christopher R., 2010, Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; Associate Dean for Academics, College of Biblical Studies; BA, Lipscomb University, 1983; MA; University of Cincinnati, 1987; MDiv, Yale Divinity School, 1989; MA, MPhil, Yale University, 1993; PhD, Yale University, 1998.
Ice, Mac, 2017, Assistant Professor of Library Science; BA, Lipscomb University, 1998; MA, Lipscomb University, 2001; MDiv, Lipscomb University, 2007; MLIS, University of North Texas, 2016.
Isbell, Linda, 2018; Assistant Professor of Library Science; BS, ACU, 1993; MLIS, University of North Texas, 2017.
Isenhower, Donald, 1986, Professor of Physics; BS, ACU, 1981; PhD, Iowa State University, 1986.
Isenhower, Julee, 2020, College Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; BS, Harding University, 2005; MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007; MA, Edgewood College, 2010.
Isenhower, Larry D., 2014, Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS, ACU, 2005; PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2010.
Jackson, Diane, 2014, Assistant Professor of Nursing; BAS, ACU, 2007; MSN, ACU, 2009; DNP, ACU, 2020.
Jamieson, Andrew, 2017, College Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy; BA, University of North Alabama, 1996; M.Div. Southern Seminary, School of Theology, 2002; Th.M. Southern Seminary, School of Theology, 2005; Ph.D. Ambridge University, 2010.
Jang, Kyeonghee (Kay), 2015; Associate Professor of Social Work; BSW, Yonsei University, 1990; MSW, University of South Carolina, 2003; PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2010.
Jernigan, Kendra, 2018, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; BS, ACU, 2010; BA, ACU, 2010; MS, Texas A&M University, 2012; PhD, Washington State University, 2015.
Jessup, Ryan K., 2011, Associate Professor of Management Sciences; BBA, ACU, 1997; MS, ACU, 2003; PhD, Indiana University, 2008.
Jinkerson, Richard, 2014, Senior College Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; BSEE, University of New Mexico, 1982; MSME, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991.
Johnson, Julie, 2018, Instructor and Assistant Director of the Online Writing Center; BA, ACU, 2017; MA, ACU, 2019.
Johnson, Stephen, 2001, Associate Professor of Ministry; BA, ACU, 1990; MS, ACU 1994; MDiv, ACU, 1996; DMin, ACU, 2000; PhD, University of Toronto, 2007.
Jones, Jody, 2019, Assistant Professor; BS, Oklahoma Wesleyan University, 2000; MBA, Oklahoma City University, 2001; Ed.D. Oklahoma State University, 2014.
Jones, Kenny, 2005, Professor of Art and Design; BFA, ACU 1982; MFA, University of Tennessee, 1986.
Jones, Sheila, 1997, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Chair of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BS, Texas A&M University, 1981; MS, Texas A&M University, 1988; RD, 1989; LD, 1989, PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2005.
Karabegov, Alexander, 2002, Professor of Mathematics; MS, Moscow State University, 1981; PhD, Moscow State University, 1988.
Kennamer, Dana L., 1994, Professor and Chair of Teacher Education and Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services; BA, ACU, 1981; MEd, ACU, 1988; PhD, University of Texas, 2001.
Kennedy, Tim, 2014, Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS, Texas Tech University, 2008. PhD, Texas Tech University, 2012.
Kneip, David, 2010, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Duke University, 1997; MDiv, ACU, 2003; PhD. University of Notre Dame, 2013.
Lee, Kathleen, 2016, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; BS, ACU, 2006, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2011.
Lee, Mason, 2020, Assistant Professor of Theology; BA, York College, 2010; MDiv, ACU, 2014; MST, Boston University, 2015.
Lee, Sarah, 2011, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Assistant Provost for Academic Initiatives and Innovation, and Executive Director of the Center for Online Development and Innovation; BS, ACU, 2005; PhD, Colorado State University, 2010.
Lee, Tom, 1994, Professor of Biology; BS, Texas A&M University, 1984; MS, Angelo State University, 1987; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1992.
Lemley, Lauren, 2010, Associate Professor of Communication; BA, ACU 2005; MA, ACU 2007; Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2010.
Lewis, Susan, 1998, Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication and Vice Provost; BS, ACU, 1992; MA, ACU, 1997; EdD, Pepperdine University, 2006.
Lipps, Alan J., 2007, Associate Professor of Social Work; BS, ACU, 1993; MMFT, ACU, 1996; MSSW, University of Texas-Arlington, 1999; PhD, University of Texas-Arlington, 2002.
Little, Andrew, 2010, Associate Professor of Management Sciences; and Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration; B.A., ACU, 1997; J.D., Texas Tech University, 2000. MA, West Texas A&M University, 2014.
Litton, Jim, 2010, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy; BBA, ACU, 2001; MBA, Vanderbilt University, 2005; JD, Vanderbilt University, 2005.
Long, Melissa, 2017, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BS, University of Tulsa, 2004; MEd, Texas Christian University, 2005; EdD, University of Wyoming, 2015.
Lumpe, Andrew, 2017, College Associate Professor and Associate Manager of Dissertations and Projects; BA, Washburn University, 1983; MS, Kansas State University, 1990; PhD, Kansas State University, 1992.
Luttrell, William Lynn, 1980, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BSEd, ACU, 1978; MSEd, Baylor University, 1980; PhD, Oregon State University, 1991.
Lynn, Monty L., 1985, Professor of Management Sciences; BA, Harding University, 1981; BSW, Harding University, 1981; MS, Cornell University, 1984; MOB, Brigham Young University, 1985; PhD, Brigham Young University, 1985.
Mabry, Gary, 2017, Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; AS, Lubbock Christian College, 1969; BS, ACU, 1971; MSEd, ACU, 1974.
Macaluso, Suzanne, 2011, Associate Professor of Sociology; BS, Cascade College, 2003; MS, Purdue University, 2004; PhD, Purdue University, 2010.
Mann, Kelly, 2017, Assistant Professor of Art and Design; BS, ACU 2009; MA, Academy of Art University, 2017; MFA, Academy of Art University, 2018.
Marquardt, Dennis, 2015; Assistant Professor of Management Sciences; BA, Lipscomb University, 1998; MS, Concordia University, 2006; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015.
Marquardt, Monique, 2019; College Assistant Professor of Practice in Engineering; BS, North Carolina A&T State University, 1996; MS, University of Maryland – College Park, 1998.
Marshall, Kervin Scott, 2018, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS ACU, 2008; MS, University of Texas at Austin, 2012.
Martinez, Shan L., 2009, Associate Professor of Library Science and Catalog and Government Documents Librarian; BS, ACU, 1986; MLS, Texas Woman’s University, 2009.
Maxwell, Karen, 2006, College Associate Professor and Associate Program Director of Organizational Leadership; BA, ACU, 1968; MS, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 1988; MS, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 1990; EdD, Nova Southeastern University, 2001.
Mayhall, Dana, 2012, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, BEd, Hardin-Simmons University, 1983; MEd, Tarleton State University, 1993; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2016.
McAnulty, David P., 2009, Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training; BA, Harding University 1981; MA, Louisiana State University, 1984; PhD, Louisiana State University, 1986.
McCallon, Mark L., 1991, Professor of Library Science and Associate Dean for Library Information Services; BA, LeTourneau College, 1989; MLS, Texas Woman’s University, 1991; EdD, Baylor University, 2002.
McCracken, Victor, 2008, Professor of Bible, Missions, and Ministry and Honors; BA, Harding University, 1995; MDiv, ACU, 1999; PhD, Emory University, 2008.
McCurley, Libby, 2016, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BS, Arkansas State University, 1998; PhD, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, 2008.
McGregor, Dan, 2000, Professor of Art and Design; BA, ACU, 1997; MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2000.
McMichael, Dana, 2000, College Associate Professor and Manager of Dissertations and Projects; BA, Oklahoma Christian College, 1983; MA, Wake Forest University, 1986; Ph.D, Oklahoma State University, 2002.
Meeks, Dawne, 2005, Associate Professor and Chair of Theatre, BA, ACU, 1995; MFA University of Arizona, 1997.
Mendenhall, Doug, 2008, Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications; BA, ACU, 1982; MS, Middle Tennessee State University, 2003; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2014.
Mendez-Pounds, Joanna, 2019, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Studies; BS, University of Texas, 2008; MS, Texas Tech University, 2012; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2016.
Merchant, Lisa, 2016, Assistant Professor and Chair of Marriage and Family Studies; BS, Sam Houston State University, 2001; M.MFT ACU 2004, PhD, Texas Tech University, 2015.
Money, Royce L., 1981, Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; Chancellor; BA, ACU, 1964; MDiv, ACU, 1967; PhD, Baylor University, 1975; MS, University of Nebraska, 1982.
Moore, Steven T., 2000, Professor of Language and Literature; BA, University of Wisconsin-Parkside,1994; MA, University of Nebraska, 1996; PhD, University of Nebraska, 2007.
Morgan, Janine, 2017, Instructor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 1977; MS, ACU, 1984; MA, Biola University, 2002; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2009.
Morgan, Ronald J., 2003, Professor of History; BA, ACU, 1981; MA, ACU, 1983; PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1998.
Morris, Heidi, 2017, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Studies; BA, ACU, 1998; MA, ACU, 2000; PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2008.
Morris, James, 2018, College Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program; BMEd, McMurry University, 1976; MS Texas Tech University 1978; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1987.
Morris, Jason, 1996, Professor and Director of the MEd Higher Education Program and Dean of the Honors College; BA, Pepperdine University, 1994; MS, ACU, 1996; EdD, Texas Tech University, 2002.
Morrison, Daniel, 2018, Assistant Professor of Sociology; BA, University of Missouri, 2004; MA, University of Missouri, 2004; MA, University of North Carolina, 2006; PHD, Vanderbilt, 2013.
Mosher, David, 2020, Assistant Professor of Psychology; BS, Harding University, 2013; Med, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2015.
Mullins, Rebekah, 2017,Professor of Nursing; BSN, Harding University, 1998; MSN, University of Texas at Arlington, 2016.
Naldoza, Theresa, 2019, Assistant Professor and Chair of Nursing; BSN, McMurry University, 2007; MSN, Hardin-Simmons University, 2010; PhD, University of Texas at Tyler, 2018.
Neill, John D. III, 2000, Professor and Chair of Accounting and Finance; BBA, ACU, 1980; MS, ACU, 1984; PhD, University of Florida, 1990.
Niccum, Curt, 2008, Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Lubbock Christian University, 1985; MDiv, ACU, 1992; PhD, University of Notre Dame, 2000.
O’Byrne, Kristin, 2017, College Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership; BA, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1994; MA, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002; PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2003.
Oglesby, Robert, Jr., 1998, Instructor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BS, ACU, 1981; MS, ACU, 1982.
Ortbals-Wiser, Candice, 2020, University Scholar and Professor of Political Science; BA, Harding University, 1997; MA, Indiana University – Bloomington, 2000; PhD, Political Science 2004.
Pamplin, Kim L., 1996, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; BS, ACU, 1991; PhD, Iowa State University, 1996.
Panzer, Marla, 2016, Instructor of Nursing, BSN, Angelo State University, 2010; MSN, Grand Canyon University, 2012.
Paris, Wayne, 2010, Professor of Social Work; BA, Northeastern Oklahoma State University, 1972; MSW, University of Oklahoma, 1979; PhD, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom, 2006.
Peek, Michelle, 2017, College Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BSE, Northeast Missouri State University, 1982; MA, Northeast Missouri State University, 1983; PhD, Arizona State University. 1997.
Pennington, Hannah, 2020, Instructor of Nursing; BSN, Tarleton State University, 2015; MSN, Texas Woman’s University, 2020.
Perkins, David, 1999, Professor of Accounting and Finance; BBA, Harding University, 1980; MBA, University of Memphis, 1982; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1991.
Perkins, T. Scott, 1988, Professor of Psychology; BS, Harding University, 1980; MS, Pennsylvania State University, 1984; PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1988.
Phillips, Laura, 2005, Associate Professor of Management Sciences; BS, ACU 1988; MS, Purdue University, 1989; PhD, Capella University, 2005.
Phillips, Mark, 2004, Professor and Chair of Management Sciences; BS, ACU, 1988; MS, Purdue University, 1989; PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2004.
Piersall, Rick, 2010, Professor and Chair of Music; BBA, ACU, 1990; BA, ACU, 1993; MM, Southern Methodist University, 1995; Professional Studies Certificate (Opera), Temple University, 2005; DMA, Rice University, 2012.
Pittman, Amanda Jo, 2016, Assistant Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 2009; MDiv, ACU, 2012; ThD, Duke University Divinity School, 2016.
Pope, Don N., 2000, Associate Professor of Management Sciences; BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 1975; MEngr, Texas A&M University, 1976; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1980.
Powell, Cynthia, 1993, Professor of Chemistry; BS, ACU, 1981; MS, Texas A&M University, 1984; PhD, University of North Texas, 2010.
Powell, Gregory, 1985, M.E. Pruitt Professor of Chemistry; BS, ACU, 1980; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1984.
Powell, Lisa, 2017, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Studies; BA, Hollins University, 1987; MA, Amridge University, 2008; PhD, Amridge University, 2013.
Prather, James R., 2013, Instructor of Computer Science, BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 2006; M.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 2009.
Pybus, Kenneth, 2003, Associate Professor and Chair of Journalism and Mass Communication; BA, ACU, 1989; JD, Baylor University, 1992.
Rademaker, Linnea, 2016, Professor of Organizational Leadership; BM, Bradley University, 1989; MM, Bradley University, 1992; PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.
Rama, Ronnie, 2002, Associate Professor of Art and Design; BArch, Texas Tech University, 1987; MS, ACU, 1996.
Randrianasolo, Arisoa, 2020, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; BS, ACU, 2008; MS, Texas Tech University, 2010; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2012.
Rankin, Sharon, 1997, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature; BA, Harding University, 1986; MS, Harding University, 1987; MA, University of California at Riverside, 1989.
Rasmussen, Heather, 2017, College Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership; BA, University of Iowa, 1996; MS, University of Kansas, 2000; PhD, University of Kansas, 2004.
Reed, Carson, 2012, Associate Professor of Theology, Vice President for Church Relations, Executive Director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry, and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program; BA, Oklahoma Christian University, 1980; MDiv, Harding School of Theology, 1988; DMin, ACU, 1995.
Reed, Leslie, 2016, Instructor of Language and Literature; BA, Pepperdine University, 2009; MA, Vanderbilt University, 2012.
Reeves, Brent N., 2001, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Management Sciences; BBA, ACU, 1980; MA, ACU, 1982; MS, University of Colorado, 1991; PhD, University of Colorado, 1993.
Rhodes, Robert, 2012, Professor of Psychology and Provost; BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 1990; PhD, University of Northern Colorado, 1994.
Ries, Benjamin, 2018, College Assistant Professor, Associate Dean for Vocational Formation and Executive Director of the Center for Vocational Formation; BA, Cascade College, 2001; MDiv, ACU, 2009; DMin, Lipscomb University, 2015.
Riggs, Mark, 1980-87, 2003, Professor of Mathematics; BS, ACU, 1975; MS, Texas A&M University, 1976; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1981.
Riley, Chris, 2004, Instructor of Political Science and Criminal Justice and Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness; BA, ACU, 2000; JD, Texas Tech University, 2003.
Riley, Rachel, 2017, College Associate Professor of Psychology; BS, ACU, 1998; MS, ACU, 2000.
Ritchie, Sheila, 2018, College Associate Professor of Communication and Director of Forensics; BA, ACU, 1987; MA, ACU, 1993.
Rix, Brad, 2015, Associate Professor of Chemistry; BS, ACU, 1993; MS, University of Akron, 1998; PhD, University of Akron, 1999.
Roberson, Matt, 2012, Associate Professor of Music; BA, Harding University, 1997; MM, Florida State University, 2000; PhD, Florida State University, 2006.
Robison, Aaron, 2017, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; BS, ACU, 2005; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2012.
Rogers, Jennifer, 2009, Instructor of Teacher Education; BS, ACU, 2004; MEd, Hardin Simmons University, 2009.
Rogers, Michael, 2015, Assistant Professor of Music; BME, Texas Christian University, 1988; MME, University of North Texas, 1992; PhD, University of North Texas, 2015.
Roggendorff, Paul, 2009, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature; BA, University of Texas, 1993; BS, Institute for Christian Studies, 1994; MA, University of Memphis, 1996; PhD, University of Kentucky - Lexington, 2012.
Roper, Cynthia, 1994, Professor of Communication; BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 1975; MA, ACU, 1986; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1996.
Salkil, Sara, 2016, College Associate Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Director for the BS in Child and Family Services Program; BS, Oklahoma State University, 1999; MMFT, ACU, 2006; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2010.
Sanders, Michelle, 2006, Professor of Language and Literature; BS, ACU, 1999; MA, Emerson College, 2001; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 2007.
Santana, Nil, 2000, Associate Professor of Art and Design; BS, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, 1993; MS, ACU, 2000; PhD, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, 2012.
Saucedo, Andrew, 2017, College Associate Professor of Biology; BA, ACU, 2014; BS, ACU, 2014; MS, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2017.
Scarbrough, Michael, 1982, Professor of Music; BMEd, McMurry University, 1980; MM, Scarritt College, 1982; DMA, Arizona State University, 1996.
Schwiethale, Cheryl, 2004, College Professor of Mathematics; BA, Harding University, 1991; MS, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2002.
Scott, Malcolm, 2018, Assistant Professor of Social Work; BS, Southern University, 1999; MSW, Colorado State University, 2001; PhD, Colorado State Universiry, 2005.
Scott, Ramonica, 2019, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training; BS, University of Tulsa, 2003; MS, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 2005; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2020.
Self, Scott, 2018, College Assistant Professor and Director of the Integrated Studies Program and General Education at ACU Dallas; BA, ACU, 1991; MS, University of Texas at Dallas, 1993; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2017.
Sensing, Timothy, 1998, Professor of Ministry and Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Theology; BS, Purdue University, 1980; MTh, Harding Graduate School of Religion, 1984; DMin, Harding Graduate School of Religion, 1992; ThM, Duke University, 1994; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1998.
Shake, Deonna, 2000, Instructor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BSEd, ACU, 1986; MEd, ACU, 1990.
Sharp Penya, Lynette, 1999, Professor and Chair of Communication; BA, ACU, 1991; MS, University of Illinois, 1993; PhD, University of Kansas, 1996.
Shepherd, Ian, 2003, Professor of Management Sciences; BB, University of Western Sidney, 1987; MBA, Belmont University, 1989; DA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1998.
Shewmaker, Jennifer W., 2002, Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Education and Human Services; BS, ACU, 1992; PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 1996.
Shilcutt, Tracy, 2002, Professor of History and Associate Dean of the Honors College; BS, ACU, 1980; MA, ACU, 1993; PhD, Texas Christian University, 2003.
Shirley, Adam Trey, 2013, College Associate Professor of Art and Design, BA, ACU, 2002; MDiv, ACU, 2008; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2012.
Shutt, Ellen, 2017, Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BS, ACU, 2006; MS, ACU, 2008.
Slaymaker, Rachel, 2007, Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of Field Education, BS, Angelo State University, 2001; MSSW, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
Smallwood, John, 1979-99, 2008, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; BS, Texas Tech University, 1962; MA, University of Texas, 1968.
Smallwood, Martha, 2012, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BS, ACU, 1970; MS, Texas Tech University, 1973, EdD, Texas Tech University, 2011.
Smith, Jessica, 2013, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication and Associate Provost for Curriculum and Assessment, BS, ACU, 2002; MA, University of South Florida, 2005; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010.
Smith, Raymond, 2018, College Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; BS, University of Houston – University Park, 1985; MEM, Lamar University, 1991.
Snider, Donnie,
2003, Associate Professor of Education and Assistant Provost for Graduate Programs; BS, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1974; MEd, University of Central Oklahoma, 1978; EdD, University of Oklahoma, 1997.
St. John, Karen, 2016. Instructor of Information Technology, BBA, University of North Texas, 1999; MS, University of North Texas, 2002.
Stephenson, Joseph F., 2005, Professor of Language and Literature; BA, Yale University, 1985; MS, Central Connecticut State University, 1995; MA, University of Connecticut, 2000; PhD, University of Connecticut, 2007.
Stewart, Hayley, 2018, Clinical Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BS, ACU, 1993; MS, ACU, 2012.
Stewart, Jonathan, 1996, Professor of Accounting and Finance; BS, Lubbock Christian University, 1990; MBA, Texas Tech University, 1991; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1996.
Stewart, Sam, 2008, Associate Professor of Teacher Education; BA, Harding University, 1997; MS, Arkansas State University, 1985; EdD, William Howard Taft University, 2007.
Stovall, Scott, 1998, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance; BBA, Harding University, 1985; MS, University of North Texas, 1988; CPA, 1989; PhD, University of North Texas, 2001.
Straughn, Gregory, 2000, Associate Professor of Music and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; BA, ACU, 1994; MM, University of North Texas, 1997; PhD, University of North Texas, 2004.
Straughn, Marcia, 2012, Assistant Professor and Dean of the School of Nursing; BM, ACU, 1993; BN, 1997, Texas Women’s University; RN, 1997, Texas Women’s University; MM, Hardin-Simmons University, 2004; MN, Texas Woman’s University, 2012; PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2017.
Sutherlin, Autumn, 2003, Professor and Chairof Biochemistry and Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; BS, Harding University, 1997; PhD, Purdue University, 2003.
Talley, Stephanie, 2008, Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Associate Chair for Elementary Programs and Curriculum Developmen; BS, ACU, 1993; MEd, ACU, 2006; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2014.
Tanner, Rich, 2017, Instructor of Information Technology and Computing; BS, ACU, 2010; MS, Iowa State University, 2013.
Tatum, Nick
, 2017,Instructor of Communication; BA, ACU, 2013; MA, ACU, 2015.
Taylor, Jerry, 2003, Associate Professor of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Southwestern Christian College, 1984; MDiv, Southern Methodist University, 1988; DMin, Southern Methodist University, 1995.
Team, Rachel M., 2009, Associate Professor of Psychology, BS. ACU, 2001; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2006.
Teel, Allen, 1985, Professor of Music; BMEd, West Texas A&M University, 1983; MM, Texas Tech University, 1985; DMA, University of Georgia, 1994.
Teel, Susan, 2006, Instructor of Music; BM, ACU, 1985; MM, University of Georgia, 1990.
Thomas, Lillie, 2018, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy; BS, ACU, 2003; MSOT, Texas Woman’s University, 2005.
Thompson, Melinda, 2011, Associate Professor of Old Testament; BA Minnesota Bible College, 1997; MAR. Emanuel School of Religion, 2000; PhD, Luther Seminary, 2005.
Tippens, T. Kyle, 2012, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance; BA, ACU, 1991; MIBS, University of South Carolina, 1997; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2012.
Towell, Rusty, 2001, Professor of Physics; BS, ACU, 1990; PhD, University of Texas, 1999.
Traber, Tamara, 2020, College Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy; BS, Texas Tech University, 2001; MOT, Texas Tech University, 2004.
Utley, David, 2020, Associate Professor of Theatre; BA, ACU, 1999; MFA, University of Texas, 2006.
Vardiman, Phillip D., 2002, Professor of Management Sciences; BS, ACU, 1976; MBA, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 1992; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2001.
Wadlington, Charles, 2013, Associate Professor of Psychology, BA, University of North Texas, 2005; MS, ACU, 2008, PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2012.
Walker, Beatriz, 1999, Professor of Language and Literature; BAS, ACU, 1996; MEd, ACU, 1999; MA, Texas Tech University, 2002; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2005.
Wallace, J.D., 2010, Professor of Communication; BA, Lipscomb, 1987; MA, ACU, 1989; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1999.
Walls, Donna, 2015, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy; BS, Texas Women’s University, 1986; Clinical Practice Management, Texas Tech University.
Ward, Kristin, 2006, College Associate Professor of Music: BM, ACU, 1993; MM, Michigan State, 1996.
Ward, Steven, 2006, Professor of Music; BM, ACU, 1992; MA, Austin State University, 1994; DMA, Michigan State University, 2002.
Weems, Avery, 2017, Assistant Professor of Library Science; BA, ACU, 2012; MLS, University of North Texas, 2017.
Werntz, Myles, 2020, Associate Professor of Theology and Director of the Center for Baptist Studies; BA, Ouachita Baptist University, 2000; MDiv, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, 2003; PhD, Baylor University, 2011.
Wertheim, Paul, 1986-90, 2000, Professor of Accounting and Finance; BBA, Texas A&M University, 1979; MBA, ACU, 1982; MS, University of Kansas, 1986; PhD, University of Kansas, 1987.
White, Cade, 1996, College Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication; BA, ACU, 1990; MS, ACU, 1998.
Whitley, Julie, 2020, Instructor of Nursing; BSN, University of Texas at Arlington, 2012; MSN, Grand Canyon University, 2016.
Wick, Katie, 2016, Associate Professor and Chair of Management Sciences; BA, University of Virginia, 2002; MA University of Pittsburgh, 2006; PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2008.
Wickersham-Fish, Leah, 2019, College Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership; AS, Central Texas College, 1992; BS, Sul Ross State University, 1993; MS, Tarleton State University, 1994; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2000.
Wiggins, Mike, 2003, Associate Professor and Chair of Art and Design; BA, ACU, 1993; MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, 2003.
Williams, Debbie, 1983-86, 1995, Associate Professor of Language and Literature; BA, ACU, 1980; MA, Texas Tech University, 1982; PhD, Purdue University, 1996.
Winter, Thomas L., 1984, Professor of Social Work and Director of the School of Social Work; BA, ACU, 1971; MSSW, University of Texas at Arlington, 1977; EdD, University of Arkansas, 1997.
Wiser, James, 2020, Associate Professor and Dean of Library Services and Educational Technology; BA, 2000; MLS, 2002; MBA, 2012.
Womble, Todd M., 2015, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature and Program Director for MA in English; BA, ACU, 2008; MA, ACU 2010; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015.
Wright, Odies L., Jr., 2000, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BSEd, ACU, 1973; MEd, University of Houston, 1982; PhD, University of New Mexico, 2002.
Wright, Richard, 2015, Professor of New Testament; BMus/AB, Oberlin College, 1994; MA, ACU, 1986; MTS, Southern Methodist University, 1988; PhD, Brown University, 1994.
Xu, Qiang, 2007, Professor of Biology; BS, Zhejiang University, 1996; MS, Zhejiang University, 2003; PhD, Auburn University, 2007.
Yandell, Traci, 2017, College Assistant Professor of Mathematics; BS, ACU, 1984; MEd, ACU, 1998; EdD, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2013.
Yarema, Allan, 1999, Associate Professor of History; BA, East Texas State University, 1988; MA, East Texas State University, 1992; MS, East Texas State University, 1993; EdD, Texas A&M University- Commerce, 1997; MAG, Texas State University, 2003.
Ybarra, Adam, 2017, Instructor of Athletic Training; BS, Kansas State University, 2007; MEd, University of Missouri Columbia, 2009.
Yeager, Katherine, 2017,College Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership; BBA, Texas A&M University, 1982; MA, Stephen F. Austin, 2007.
Young, Brandon, 2008, College Associate Professor of Art and Design; BS, ACU, 1997; MArch, University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

Emeriti Faculty

The first dates indicate years of service.

Altman, Donald M., 1969-90, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BS, Syracuse University, 1961; MBA, University of Texas, 1965.
Appleton, Linda, 1986-99, Instructor Emerita of English; BA, ACU, 1965; MA, ACU, 1984.
Ashby, Jon, 1972-04, Professor Emeritus of Communication Sciences and Disorders; AA, Ohio Valley College, 1962; BSEd, ACU, 1964; MA, Louisiana State University, 1966; PhD, Louisiana State University, 1972.
Bacon, Cheryl Mann, 1979-81, 1990-18, Professor and Chair Emerita of Journalism and Mass Communication; BA, ACU, 1976; MA, ACU, 1979; EdD, Texas Tech University, 1991.
Bailey, Fred A., 1984-12, Professor Emeritus of History; BA, Harding University, 1970; MA, University of Tennessee, 1972; PhD, University of Tennessee, 1979.
Bailey, Virginia, 1998-12; Assistant Professor Emerita of Library Science; BS, University of Oregon, 1992; MLIS, Louisiana State University, 1994.
Bartee, Jimmy N., 1991-04, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BS, ACU, 1951; BSEE, Texas Tech University, 1960; MSBA, Boston University, 1985; MA, University of Texas at Dallas, 1988.
Bell, Joe D., 1985-18, Associate Professor Emeritus; BSEd, ACU, 1977; MS, University of North Texas, 1983; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1997.
Boyd, Jack, 1968-96, Professor Emeritus of Music; BS, ACU, 1955; MM, University of North Texas, 1959; PhD, University of Iowa, 1971.
Brannan, Daniel K., 1988-18, Professor Emeritus of Biology; BS, University of New Mexico, 1975; MS, Ohio State University, 1977; PhD, University of New Mexico, 1981.
Brister, Jozell, 1979, Associate Professor Emerita of Management Sciences; BSEd, ACU, 1961; MEd, ACU, 1965; MS, University of North Texas, 1973.
Brokaw, Bryan E., 1975-18, Bray Cook Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; BS, ACU, 1971; PhD, Oregon State University, 1975.
Brown, Robert E., 1980-12, Associate Professor Emeritus of Foreign Languages; BA, ACU, 1967; MA, University of Illinois, 1970; MEd, University of Texas, 1973; PhD, University of Texas, 1986.
Coco, Malcolm P., 1990-2019, Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BS, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1968; MS, Central Michigan University, 1979; DPA, Nova Southeastern University, 1993.
Cox, Richard A., 1971-03, Professor Emeritus of English; BS, Lamar University, 1960; BA, University of Texas, 1963; MA, Duke University, 1964; PhD, University of Texas, 1976.
Curtis, Joyce Mae, 1959-04, Professor Emerita of Exercise Science and Health; BS, University of North Texas, 1959; MS, University of North Texas, 1960; PED, Indiana University, 1970.
Daniels, M.L., 1959-93, Professor Emeritus of Music; BS, ACU, 1955; MEd, ACU, 1956; EdD, University of North Texas, 1964.
Davis, Glenn G., 1985-03, Professor Emeritus of Agriculture and Environment; BS, Texas Tech University, 1959; MS, Texas Tech University, 1966; PhD, University of Tennessee, 1973.
Dodd, Carley H., 1981, Professor Emeritus of Communication; BA, ACU, 1970; MA, ACU, 1971; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1974.
Drennan, A. Don, 1960-90, Associate Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BS, ACU, 1958; MS, ACU, 1962.
Drennan, Jerry D., 1963-98, Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology; BSEd, ACU, 1959; MEd, University of North Texas, 1963; DEd, Texas A&M University, 1970.
Eichmann, W. Valdy, 1984-04, Professor Emeritus of Foreign Languages; BA, Harding University, 1961; MA, University of Arkansas, 1965; MA, University of Arkansas, 1970; PhD, University of Arkansas, 1973.
Fair, Ian A., 1978, Adjunct, New Testament, Graduate School of Theology; BA, ACU, 1968; BA Honors Degree, University of Natal (South Africa), 1972; PhD, University of Natal, 1974.
Faulkner, Paul, 1957-92, Professor Emeritus of Marriage and Family Institute; BS, ACU, 1952; MS, ACU, 1961; MRE, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1966; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1968.
Felts, Addie, 1974-93, Associate Professor Emerita of Health, Physical Education and Recreation; BS, ACU, 1955.
Ferguson, Everett, 1962-90, LeMoine G. Lewis Professor Emeritus of Church History, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence; BA, ACU, 1953; MA, ACU, 1954; STB, Harvard Divinity School, 1956; PhD, Harvard University, 1960.
Foster, Douglas Allen, 1991-18, Professor Emeritus of Church History, Graduate School of Theology; Director of Center for Restoration Studies; BA, David Lipscomb University, 1974; MA, Scarritt College, 1980; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1987.
Freeman, Sandy, 2005-18, Associate Professor Emerita of Theatre; BA, Hardin-Simmons University, 1971; MFA, University of Oklahoma, 1975.
George, Edwin, 1969-01, Professor Emeritus of Music; BSEd, ACU, 1961; MEd, ACU, 1963; PhD, University of North Texas, 1983.
Goebel, Klaus Dieter, 1984-98, Associate Professor Emeritus of Foreign Languages; BA, Wayne State University, 1957; MA, Harding University, 1958; PhD, University of Chicago, 1969.
Goldsmith, Lloyd M., 2001-19, Professor Emeritus of Education; BS, Texas A&M University, 1972; MS, Corpus Christi University, 1974; MS, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, 1985; EdD, Baylor University, 1990.
Gray, C.G., 1981-96, Professor Emeritus of Education; BSE, Texas Tech University, 1950; MEd, Texas Tech University, 1952; EdD, Texas Tech University, 1965.
Green, Bo, 1972-10, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; BA, ACU, 1964; MS, Purdue University, 1966; PhD, Purdue University, 1968.
Griggs, Jack A., 1991-08, Overton Faubus Professor Emeritus of Business; BS, ACU, 1964; CPA, 1966; MBA, University of Texas, 1967; PhD, University of Texas, 1971.
Hammack, Becky S., 2012-19, Associate Professor Emerita and Dean of the School of Nursing; BSN, Angelo State University, 1985; MSN, ACU, 1995; EdD, Baylor University, 2003.
Hardegree, Eric, 1985-2020, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; BS, ACU, 1980; MS, ACU, 1982; PhD, University of Texas, 1985.
Harper, Marsha, 1972-03, Professor Emerita of Library Science, Director of Brown Library; BSE, ACU, 1959; MLS, University of North Texas, 1971; Certificate, Advanced Study in Library and Information Science, University of Texas, 1983; LitD, ACU, 2004.
Harris, Randall, 1999-2020, Instructor Emeritus of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Harding University, 1979; MA and MTh, Harding University Graduate School of Religion, 1983; MPhil, Syracuse University, 1987.
Hatch, Lucy, 1985-04, Assistant Professor Emerita of Education; BAE, University of Mississippi, 1960; MEd, ACU, 1985.
Hendrick, Karen, 1986-18, Assistant Professor Emerita of Library Science; BA, ACU, 1965; MLS, Texas Woman’s University, 1966.
Hernández, Patricia, 1989-2020, Professor Emerita of Biology; BS, Texas A&I at Corpus Christi, 1975; MS, Corpus Christi State University, 1978; PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 1989.
Hill, Dickie L., 1977-17, Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BSEd, ACU, 1967; MPE, University of Florida, 1968; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1973.
Hughes, David, 1967-07, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; BA, ACU, 1962; MA, University of Oklahoma, 1964; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1967.
Humble, B.J., 1964-90, Professor Emeritus of Bible; BA, ACU, 1948; MA, University of Colorado, 1949; PhD, University of Iowa, 1964.
Hurley, Marian E., 1968-95, Associate Professor Emerita of English; BA, University of New Mexico, 1954; MA, University of New Mexico, 1964.
Jones, Billy Van, 1974-18, Professor Emeritus of Psychology; BS, ACU, 1970; MA, University of Houston, 1972; PhD, University of Houston, 1974.
Jones, Troy Mark, 1965-09, Associate Professor and Chair Emeritus of Foreign Languages; BA, ACU, 1963; MA, Texas Tech University, 1968.
Kirby, D’Lyla, 1980-11, Assistant Professor Emerita of Communication Sciences and Disorders; BSEd, ACU, 1973; MS, Texas Tech University, 1978.
Lakey, Paul, 1988-18, Professor Emeritus of Communication; BA, Oklahoma Christian University, 1970; MA, ACU, 1980; MA, ACU, 1985; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1988.
Lipford, Jeannette, 1968-92, Assistant Professor Emerita of Voice; BA, ACU, 1949; MA, ACU, 1987.
Marler, Charles, 1955-03, Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Communication; BA, ACU, 1955; MA, ACU, 1968; PhD, University of Missouri, 1974.
Marshall, Joseph J., 1955-90, Professor Emeritus of Education; BS, ACU, 1950; MA, Hardin-Simmons University, 1954; EdD, Baylor University, 1968.
Mathews, Edward F., 1980-08, Professor Emeritus of Missions, Graduate School of Theology; BA, ACU, 1962; MA, ACU, 1969; MMiss, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1970; STB, ACU, 1971; DMiss, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1980.
Mattis, Charles, 1995-12, Dean Emeritus and Associate Professor of Biology; BS, ACU 1981; DDS, University of Texas, 1985.
Maxwell, Jack, 1984-18, Professor Emeritus of Art and Design; BFA, ACU, 1978; BSEd, ACU, 1978; MFA, University of Tennessee, 1981.
McCann, Forrest M., 1968-96, Professor Emeritus of English; BA, University of Florida, 1952; MA, University of Florida, 1966; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1980.
McKelvain, William Robert, 1989, Professor Emeritus of Psychology; BA, ACU, 1971; MA, Texas A&M University, 1974; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1980.
McLeskey, Beth, 1967-85, Assistant Professor Emerita of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; BS, Baylor University, 1950; MEd, ACU, 1963.
McMillin, Keith, 1983-96, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Communication; BA, Texas Tech University, 1953.
McQueen, Julie, 2000-17, Instructor Emerita of Developmental Mathematics; BS, ACU, 1979; MEd, ACU, 1986.
Merrell, David B., 1966-12, Professor Emeritus of English; BA, ACU, 1964; MA, University of Arkansas, 1966; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1979.
Morris, Paul Edwin, 1975-18, Professor Emeritus of Physics; BS, ACU, 1966; PhD, Texas Christian University, 1971.
Morrison, Matthew, C., 1985-98, Professor Emeritus of Academic Advance; BA, David Lipscomb University, 1961; MA, Indiana State University, 1968; PhD, Indiana University, 1972.
Nichols, James, 1982, Professor Emeritus of Biology; BS, ACU, 1966; MS, University of Michigan, 1968; PhD, University of Missouri, 1973.
Norsworthy, Larry, 1999-18, Professor Emeritus of Psychology; BS, ACU, 1972; MS, ACU, 1976; PhD, Walden University, 1991.
Ogren, Albert J., 1993-04, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Education and History; BS, ACU, 1955; MEd, ACU, 1959; MA, Ohio State University, 1967; PhD, Ohio State University, 1974.
Osburn, Carroll D., 1987-04, Carmichael-Walling Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies, Graduate School of Theology; BA, Harding University, 1963; MTh, Harding University, 1968; MA, Harding University, 1969; DDiv, Vanderbilt University, 1970; PhD, University of St. Andrews (Scotland), 1974.
Pemberton, Glenn, 2005-17, Professor Emeritus of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 1985; MA, ACU, 1995; PhD, University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology, 1999.
Piersall, Paul,
1986-12, Professor Emeritus of Music; BA, Central Washington University, 1965; MA, Central Washington University, 1968; DMA, University of Oregon, 1971.
Pope, P. Terry, 1992, Professor Emeritus of Finance; BA, ACU, 1964; MA, University of Texas, 1966; PhD, Southern Methodist University, 1969.
Presley, Ted W., Jr., 1985-04, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Anthropology; BSE, ACU, 1968; EdM, Rutgers University, 1971; MA, ACU, 1978.
Pruett, Charlie D., 1992-18, Associate Professor Emeritus of Gerontology and Director of the Pruett Gerontology Center; BS, ACU, 1991; MS, ACU, 1992, PhD, University of North Texas, 2002.
Pruett, Julie, 1988-18, Associate Professor Emerita of Music; BMEd, Southwest Texas State University, 1979; MEd, Southwest Texas State University, 1981; DMA, University of Texas, 2002.
Rall, M. Harland, 1991-16, Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature; BSEd, ACU, 1974; MA, University of Cincinnati, 1990; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1996
Rasco, Marianna Y., 1965-03, Professor and Chair Emerita of Family and Consumer Sciences; AS, Tarleton State University, 1948; BS, ACU, 1953; MEd, ACU, 1955; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1982; CFCS, 1987; CFLE, 1987.
Rathbun, James Ronald, 1963-99, Professor Emeritus of Music; BS, Southwest Missouri State University, 1956; MME, Indiana University, 1957; DMA, University of Iowa, 1976.
Reese, Jack R., 1988-14, Professor of Ministry, Graduate School of Theology; BA, ACU, 1973; MA, University of Oklahoma, 1976; MA, ACU, 1978; PhD, University of Iowa, 1988.
Reese, Jeanene, 1991-18, Associate Professor Emerita and Assistant Chair of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BS, ACU, 1974; MS, ACU, 1995; MDiv, ACU, 1998; DMin, ACU, 2001.
Reeves, Perry, 1980-12, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry: BS, ACU, 1965; PhD, University of Texas, Austin, 1969.
Reid, Brad, 1975-10, Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BA, University of Oklahoma, 1969; JD, University of Texas, 1973.
Rippee, Nicki, 1998-11, Professor Emerita of Exercise Science and Health; BSE, ACU, 1968; MEd, Texas A&M University, 1969; PhD, Arizona State University, 1985.
Robinson, John L., 1965-00, Professor Emeritus of History; BA, ACU, 1960; MA, Pepperdine University, 1961; PhD, Texas Christian University, 1970.
Rudolph, Charles, 1975-04, Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology; BA, Harding University, 1967; MEd, Mississippi State University, 1970; PhD, Mississippi State University, 1973.
Sadler, Virginia, 1980-16, Professor Emeritus of Art and Design; BFA, University of Texas, 1970; MFA, Indiana University, 1974.
Schulze, Paul D., 1970-04, Professor Emeritus of Physics; BS, ACU, 1963; MS, University of Nebraska, 1966; PhD, University of Nebraska, 1970.
Scott, Bruce, 2010-18, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education and Associate Dean Emeritus of the College of Education and Human Services; BS, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, 1976, MS-Mid Management, Corpus Christi University, 1984, Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Texas A&M Kingsville, 1995.
Shake, Roy, 1958-00, Associate Professor Emeritus of Biology; BS, Eastern Illinois University, 1954; MS, University of Wisconsin, 1956.
Small, Charles D., 1977-04, Associate Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences; BS, ACU, 1954; MS, ACU, 1975; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1978.
Smallwood, John, 1979-99, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Computer Science; BS, Texas Tech University, 1962; MA, University of Texas, 1968.
Speck, Beatrice, 1959-88, Professor Emerita of History; BA, Southwest Texas State University, 1939; MA, Southwest Texas State University, 1948; PhD, Texas Christian University, 1974.
Tacker, R. Dale, 1977-04, Professor Emeritus of Education; BS, Northeastern State University, 1965; MA, University of Tulsa, 1969; EdD, University of Tulsa, 1974.
Thompson, James W., 1992, Professor Emeritus of New Testament; BA, ACU, 1964; MA, ACU, 1965; BD, Union Theological Seminary, 1970; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1974.
Tippens, Darryl, 2014-18, Professor Emeritus of English and University Distinguished Scholar of Faith, Learning, and Literature, and Senior Advisor for Academic Initiatives; BA, Oklahoma State University, 1968; MA, Louisiana State University, 1971; PhD, Louisiana State University, 1973.
Van Rheenen, Gailyn, 1986-04, Professor Emeritus of Missions, Graduate School of Theology and Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, Harding University, 1968; MS, ACU, 1974; DMiss, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1990.
Varner, Cleddy, 1966-00, Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science and Health; BS, ACU, 1958; MSEd, Baylor University, 1959; EdD, University of Northern Colorado, 1980.
Varner, Gary, 1996-18, Professor Emeritus of Theatre; BA, Central State University, 1978; MEd, Southeastern Oklahoma State, 1989; MFA, Tulane University, 1992.
Varner, Jeanine, 2007-18, Professor Emerita of Language and Literature; BA, Oklahoma Christian University, 1973; MA, University of Tennessee, 1975; PhD, University of Tennessee, 1981.
Varner, Patricia, 1969-00, Assistant Professor Emerita of Family and Consumer Sciences; BS, ACU, 1959; MA, University of Northern Colorado, 1978.
Walton, George W., 1964-11, Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature; BA, ACU, 1963; MA, University of Arkansas, 1964; PhD, Texas Tech University, 1976.
Wasemiller, Kathryn, 1984-15, Professor Emerita of Art and Design; BFA, ACU, 1977; MFA, Texas Tech University, 1980.
Weathers, Stephen R., 1987-2010, 2011-2020, Associate Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature; BA, ACU, 1986; MA, ACU, 1987; PhD, Florida State University, 1999.
Willerton, Christian, W., 1970-14, Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature and Honors; BA, Texas Christian University, 1969; MA, University of North Carolina, 1970; PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1979.
Williams, Kay, 1989-18, Associate Professor Emerita of Music; BMEd, ACU, 1969; MM, Texas Tech University, 1971; PhD, Texas Tech University, 2000.
Williams, Vernon L., 1989-18, Professor Emeritus of History; BA, ACU, 1970; MEd, Southwest Texas State University, 1975; MA, Southwest Texas State University, 1981; PhD, Texas A&M University, 1985.
Willis, John T., 1971-17, Burton Coffman Chair for Biblical Studies and Professor Emeritus of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BA, ACU, 1955; MA, ACU, 1956; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1966.
Willis, Wendell, 1994-17, Professor Emeritus of Bible, Missions and Ministry; BSEd, Midwestern State University, 1965; MA, ACU, 1967; BD, Vanderbilt University, 1969; PhD, Southern Methodist University, 1981.
Wilson, Lorraine, 1985-18, Professor Emerita of Kinesiology and Nutrition; BSEd, ACU, 1976; MEd, ACU, 1977; EdD, Texas Tech University, 1992.
Yarema, Connie, 1998-18, Professor Emerita of Mathematics; BS, East Texas State University, 1990; MS, East Texas State University, 1992; EdD, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1995.