SAS Full-Time Faculty

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Mr. Bernard Belisle
Assistant Professor of Performing Arts

Dr. Paul Boling
Professor of Christian Thought and Philosophy/Chair of Faculty/Prorgam Director for Masters in Arts in Christian Ministry

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Dr. Vaughn Cardona
Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Kevin Clauson
Professor of Government & Law | Vice President of Academics | Director, Center for Faith, Freedom and the Constitution

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Dr. Carl Judson Davis
Professor of Greek | Chair, Department of Christian Studies and Philosophy

Mr. Jonathan Doran
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mrs. Lorraine Doran
Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. Neal Doran
Professor of Biology

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Dr. Reginald Ecarma
Professor of Communication | Chair, Department of Communication, Media & Culture

Mr. Jeff Eenigenburg
Director of Worship Arts | Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry

Dr. Olivia Ellis
Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Kathy Estes
Assistant Professor of Business | Director for Master of Business Administration Program

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Dr. Gary Fitsimmons
Director of Library Services | Professor of Information Literacy

Fraley, D.R
Instructor in Film

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Mr. Daniel Gates
Assistant Professor of Business | Program Director of Associate of Science in Business

Mr. K. Daniel Gleason
Assistant Professor of English | Assistant Director of Academic Support Center

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Dr. Stephanie Hartz
Professor of Biology

Mr. J. Taylor Hasty
Athletic Director | Head Baseball Coach | Instructor of Exercise and Health Science

Dr. Peter Held
Professor of Christian Studies & Philosophy | Senior Fellow for Christian Worldview | ex officio for the Faculty

Dr. Brian Hill
Professor of Chemistry

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Dr. Maribeth Impson
Professor of English

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Mrs. LaVonne Johnson
Assistant Professor | Public Services Librarian

Mr. Benton Jones
Assistant Professor of Business

Dr. Scott Jones
Professor of Christian Ministry

Dr. Wendell M. (Whit) Jones, Jr.
Professor of English | Vice Chair of the Faculty

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Mrs. Kimberly A. Keck
Assistant Professor of Music | Chair, Department of Fine & Performing Arts

Dr. Francis Kimmitt
Interim Dean of the School of Adult and Graduate Studies | Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness | Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

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Dr. Alice Lawrence
Assistant Professor of Biology | Chair, Department of Natural Science Biology

Dr. Raymond Legg
Professor of English | Chair, Department of English, Modern Languages & Liberal Arts | Director of Study Abroad

Dr. Phillip E. Lestmann
Professor of Mathematics | Chair, Department of Mathematical & Physical & Computer Sciences

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Dr. Dwight Page
Professor of Languages and Linguistics

Mr. Michael R. Palmer
Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Mr. David Perron
Assistant Professor of Exercise & Health Science | Faculty Athletic Representative

Dr. Ron Petitte
Professor of History & Government | Director, Center for Leadership & Justice | Dean, Honors Institute

Dr. Änna Pettway
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Mrs. Janet Piatt
Registrar

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Dr. Andrew Randle
Professor of Christian Ministry

Dr. Travis Ricketts
Professor of History and Politics & Government | Chair, Department of History & Government

Dr. Clark C. Rose
Professor of Psychology | Chair, Department of Psychology

Mrs. Yvonne C. Rose
Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Science

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Dr. Kathryn Saynes
Assistant Professor of Education | Chair, Department of Education | Co-Director of the Bryan Center for Undergraduate Research

Dr. Hannah Schultz
Assistant Professor of History, Justice, and Government

Dr. Adina Scruggs
Associate Professor of Business | Chair, Department of Business & Economics | Secretary of the Faculty

Dr. Lyle Smith
Associate Professor of Mathematics & Physics

Dr. John Sterling
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Government | College Safety & Security Officer

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Dr. Dana S. Wilson
Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Science | Chair, Department of Exercise & Health Science

Mr. Kevin Woodruff
Special Collections and Projects Librarian

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Mr. Samuel Youngs
Assistant Professor of Christian Studies | Accreditation Liaison | Coordinator of State and Regional Compliance

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SAS Adjunct Faculty

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Alexson, Andrew

  • Instructor in Science
  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Liberty University, 2008
  • D.Min., Bible, Covington Theological Seminary, 1996
  • M.Div., Pastoral Leadership, Columbia International University, 1993
  • M.S., Forestry, University of Main, 1985
  • B.S., Forest Resource Management, University of Idaho, 1981
  • A.A.S., Paul Smith’s College, 1979
  • Aalexson1497@bryan.edu

Ailor, Marcelete

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1995
  • B.A., Mathematics & Computer Science, Maryville College, 1993

Arnold, Shane

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ph.D., Theological Studies, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2007
  • M.Div., Biblical Languages, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003
  • B.S., Business Administration, Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1996
  • sarnold5550@bryan.edu

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Baker, Mark

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.Div., Biblical and Theological Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2013
  • B.A., Bryan College, Biblical Studies, 2008
  • mbaker9380@bryan.edu

Baker, Sara

  • Instructor in English
  • M.S., Curriculum and English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1989
  • M.A., Bible, Columbia Graduate School of Bible & Mission, 1979
  • B.A., English, Marietta College, 1975

Bauman, Michael

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ph.D., Theology, Fordham University, 1983
  • M.A., Theological Studies, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1979
  • B.A., Biblical Studies, Trinity College, 1977
  • mbauman4237@bryan.edu

Benkiser, Tina

  • Instructor in Criminal Justice
  • J.D., Law, University of Alabama, 1988
  • B.A., Biology/physical Science, Mississippi University for Women, 1985
  • Tbenkiser3541@bryan.edu

Benson, Matt

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ed.D., Educational Studies, Biola University, 2010
  • Th.M., Pastoral Ministires, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1997
  • B.A., Computer Information Systems, Piedmont College, 1992
  • bensonma@bryan.edu

Brown, Jessica

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 2000
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1999
  • Jbrown5334@bryan.edu

Brown, Tyler

  • Instructor in Education
  • M.S., Teacher Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014
  • B.A., Elementary Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2013

Brown, Walter

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ph.D., Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982
  • M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978
  • B.A., Bible, Blue Mountain College, 1975

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Capps, Kent

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ph.D., Biblical Spirituality (in progress) The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Th.M., Biblical Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; 2009
  • M.Div., Biblical and Theological Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004
  • B.A., Religion and Greek, Carson-Newman College, 1996
  • Elder Apprenticeship, Bethlehem College and Seminary, May 2002
  • kcapps9387@bryan.edu

Carmen, Mike

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.Div., Professional Ministry, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012
  • M.A., Biblical Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, 1999
  • B.A., Biblical Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, 1995

Corley, Mike

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • M.S., Algebra and Discrete Math, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2015
  • B.S., Mathematics, Dalton State College, 2012

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Daniels, Larry

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • Ed.S., Curriculum & Instruction Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1995
  • M.S. Math Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1976
  • B.S., Mathematics, Oral Roberts University, 1971
  • ldaniels5914@bryan.edu

Day, Jessica

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science | Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
  • B.S., Exercise and Health Science, Bryan College, 2012
  • jday5788@bryan.edu

Day, Jordan

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science | Assistant Baseball Coach
  • B.S., Exercise and Health Science, Bryan College, 2012
  • Jday3135@bryan.edu

Dee, Matt

  • Instructor in Christian Life Formation
  • M.A., Bible Exposition, Biola University, 2014
  • M.A., Philosophy & Religion, Biola University, 2014
  • B.A., Christian Thought, Bryan College, 2010

Dee, Rachel

  • Instructor in Christian Life Formation
  • M.A., Christian Leadership Studies, Liberty University, 2014
  • B.A., History, Bryan College, 2010

Denton, Bradley

  • Instructor in Music
  • M.A., Education, Tennessee Technological University, 2007
  • B.S., Music Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003
  • bdenton7704@bryan.edu

Doran, Nicole

  • Instructor in Music
  • D.M.A., Bassoon, University of Cincinnati, 2002
  • M.M., Bassoon, University of Cincinnati, 1994
  • B.M., Instrumental Performance, University of Miami, 1992

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Fickley, Edward

  • Instructor in Education
  • Ed.D., Instructional Teaching/Educational Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004
  • M.A., Administration & Supervision, Tennessee Technological University, 1996
  • B.A., History, Bryan College, 1989
  • efickley3171@bryan.edu

Francis, Gail

  • Instructor in American Sign Language
  • M.S., Southern Adventist University, 1999
  • B.S., Tennessee Temple University, 1984
  • 21 hours ASL graduate hours from Tennessee Temple University
  • gfrancis6047@bryan.edu

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Gilbert, Scott

  • Instructor in English
  • M.A., English, Winthrop University, 1996
  • B.A., Psychology, Carson-Newman College, 1993

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Hampton, Deborrah

  • Instructor in English
  • M.A., Education, Morehead State University, 2005
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Morehead State University, 1974
  • dhampton9154@bryan.edu

Haston, Nathaniel

  • Instructor in History
  • M.Ed., Lee University, 2013
  • B.S., Social Science: History, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2006
  • nhaston5074@bryan.edu

Dr. Bill Higley

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • Ph.D., Leadership, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011
  • M.A., Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1987
  • B.S., Ministry Education, Summit University, 1981

Hill, Bruce

  • Instructor in Music
  • M.M., Music Ministry, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1985
  • B.M., Music Education, Samford University, 1983
  • A.S., Music Gadsden State Community College, 1980
  • bhill4649@bryan.edu

Hill, Joanna

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science
  • B.A., English Literature & History, Bryan College, 2014
  • jhill4635@bryan.edu

Hirt, Peni

  • Instructor in Biology
  • Ph.D., Comparative & Experimental Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996
  • M.S., Comparative & Experimental Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1992
  • B.S., Microbiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1988

Hood, Joshua

  • Instructor in Human Trafficking | Director of Admissions
  • M.A., Human Services Counseling, Liberty University, 2014
  • B.A., Psychology, Bryan College, 2001
  • Jhood3724@bryan.edu

Hostetler, Anita

  • Instructor in Accounting
  • M.S., Accounting, Liberty University, 2012
  • C.P.A., State of Tennessee, 2005
  • B.S., Accounting, Bryan College 1991
  • ahostetle4359@bryan.edu

Howard, Russell

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.Div., Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986
  • B.B.A., Accounting, Valdosta State University, 1983
  • rhoward4424@bryan.edu

Huang, Yu-Ting

Hughes, Chad

  • Instructor in Education
  • M.A.T., Special Education, Lee University, 2011
  • B.S., Business Administration, Bryan College, 2010
  • chughes9787@bryan.edu

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Jones, Rachel

  • Director of Bryan College Community Music School
  • B.A., English Literature, Bryan College, 2010

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Kinkhead, Karl

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • Ed.D., Higher Education, Walden University, 2015
  • Ph.D., Religions and Society Studies, Oxford Graduate School, 2010
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineer, Auburn University, 1973
  • B.M.E. Auburn University, 1971

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Little, L. Teresa

  • Instructor in English
  • M.Ed., Teaching & Learning, Liberty University, 2009
  • B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, East Tennessee State University, 2007
  • Llittle5411@bryan.edu

Luther, David

  • Professor Emeritus, Music
  • D.M.A., Voice Performance, Louisiana State University, 1991
  • M.M., Voice Performance, Louisiana State University, 1978
  • M.C.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976
  • B.A., Church Music, Bob Jones University, 1970
  • lutherda@bryan.edu

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McAuley, J. Clint

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science | Field Manager | Assistant Baseball Coach
  • M.S.S., Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, 2006
  • B.A., History, Texas Tech University, 2003
  • jmcauley3420@bryan.edu

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Norquist, Andrew

  • Instructor in Fine Arts
  • M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 2006
  • B.S., Art & Bible, University of Northwestern, 2004
  • anorquist8989@bryan.edu

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Otis, Stephen

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.A., Church History, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2007
  • B.A., Individualized Program, Wheaton College, 1999

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Pierce, Aimee

  • Instructor in Psychology
  • M.A., Marriage & Family Therapy, Richmont Graduate University, 2006
  • B.A., Human Ecology/Elementary Education, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2003
  • apierce8776@bryan.edu

Poff, Sherry

  • Instructor in English
  • M.A., Writing & Rhetoric, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2001
  • B.A., Education, Concord University, 2003
  • spoff5357@bryan.edu

Powell, Sally

  • Instructor in Music/Director of Women’s Chorus
  • B.M., Moody Bible Institute, May 2008
  • spowell3425@bryan.edu

Price, Lauren

  • Instructor in English
  • M.A., English, Middle Tennessee State University
  • B.S., Journalism, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Lprice5336@bryan.edu

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Rekoske, Donald

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science | Head Basketball Coach
  • M.S.S., Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, 1992
  • B.S., Secondary Education, Maranatha Baptist Bible College, 1987
  • DOREKOSKE@bryan.edu

Rogers, Lou-Ann

  • Instructor in English
  • M.A., English, Lehigh University, 1993
  • B.A., English, Moravian College, 1991
  • A.A., Education, Northampton County Area Community College, 1989
  • lrogers4587@bryan.edu

Ruehling, Micah

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science
  • M.A., Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University, 2000
  • B.S., Physical Education & Health, Carson Newman, 1993
  • druehling6367@bryan.edu

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Samsel, Matthew

Sanders, Wesley

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science
  • B.S., Exercise and Health Science, Bryan College, 2015

Smith, Eric

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.Div., Denver Seminary, 2008
  • B.S., Accounting, Miami University, 1996
  • esmith4235@bryan.edu

Smith, Whitney

  • Instructor in College Success
  • M.Ed., Counseling, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2012
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2008
  • A.A., Psychology, Pellissippi State Community College, 2007

Sneller, Calvin

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • M.Ed., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1998
  • B.S., Horticulture, Michigan State University, 1987
  • csneller9174@bryan.edu

Spatola, C. Samuel

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • M.A., Christian Thought, Reformed Theological Seminary, 2006
  • B.A., Bible, Moody Bible Institute, 2003
  • samuelspatola@gmail.com

Starkweather, Byron

  • Instructor in Chemistry
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1998
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1995

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Thompson, C. Hannah

  • Instructor in English
  • Certificate of Graduate Study, University of New England
  • M.A., English, Bob Jones University, 2009
  • B.A., Humanities, Bob Jones University, 2007
  • astumbo5847@bryan.edu

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Vena, Chris

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Watson, C. Mike

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • D.Min., Samford University, 2015
  • M.Div., Samford University, 2000
  • B.A.R., Religion, Samford University, 1996
  • Cwatson5333@bryan.edu

White, Beverly

  • Instructor in English
  • Ed.D., Administration (EDAS) East Tennessee State, 1988
  • M.A., Reading, East Tennessee State University, 1979
  • B.S., Elementary Education (English), Bob Jones University, 1968
  • bwhite8039@bryan.edu

Williams, Kati

  • Instructor in Mathematics
  • Ed.S., Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University, 2007
  • M.A., Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University, 2006
  • B.S., Education Licensure, Bryan College 2004
  • kwilliams9612@bryan.edu

Winslett, Kevin

  • Instructor in History
  • M.S., Education, Jacksonville State University, 2006
  • B.A., Liberal Studies, Jacksonville State University, 2005
  • Kwinslett4997@bryan.edu

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Zensen, Dr. Sanford

  • Instructor in Christian Studies
  • D.Min., Church Renewal/Administration, Luther Rice Seminary, 1984
  • Ph.D., Religion and Society, Oxford Graduate School, 1979
  • M.Div., Pastoral Studies, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1976
  • B.S., Physical Education/Hygiene, The King’s College, 1968
  • zensensa@bryan.edu

Zinke, T.J.

  • Instructor in Exercise and Health Science
  • M.S., Athletic Training, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2014
  • B.S., Applied Health Science, Wheaton College, 2011

AGS Full-Time Faculty

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Dr. Jeffrey Bruehl
Professor of Business

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Dr. Michael Chase
Associate Professor of Business | Affiliate Faculty

Dr. Kevin Clauson
Professor of Politics and Law | Vice President of Academics

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Dr. Matthew Johnson
Assistant Professor of Education & Psychology | Director of Master of Education Program

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Dr. Kenneth Turner
Professor of Bible | Affiliate Faculty

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