Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Professor Rank

Packiaraj Arumugham, Ph.D., 2012

Professor of Social Work

B.A., 1983, and M.A., 1985 Bishop Heber College; Ph.D., 2002, Bharathidasan University

Daniel E. Behr, Ph.D., 1986

Professor of Communication

B.A., 1980, Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., 1986, University of Dayton; Ph.D., 1998, The Ohio State University

Ronald K. Bolender, Ed.D., 1986

Professor of Organizational Leadership

B.A., 1977, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., 1978, University of Cincinnati; Ed.D., 1996, Nova Southeastern University

Margaret M. Britt, D.B.A., 2007

Professor of Human Resource Management

B.A., 1972, University of Massachusetts; B.S., 1979, and Ed.M., 1990, Boston University; D.B.A., 2002, Nova Southeastern University

Colleen S. Bryan, Ph.D., 1989

Professor of Psychology

B.A., 1980, Eastern Nazarene College; M.Ed., 1987, George Mason University; Ph.D., 2009, Walden University

B. Barnett Cochran, Ph.D., 1999

Professor of History, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Chief Academic Officer

B.S., 1984, Asbury College; M.A., 1993, and Ph.D., 1997, Emory University

Randy L. Cronk, Ph.D., 1984

Professor of Psychology

B.A., 1980, Greenville College; M.A., 1983, and Ph.D., 1986, Indiana University

James D. Dalton, Ed.D., 1997

Professor of Accounting

B.A., 1977, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.B.A., 1981, Avila College; Ed.D., 1994, Nova Southeastern University

Karen G. Doenges, Ph.D., 1992

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., 1972, Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., 1988, College of Mount Saint Joseph; Ph.D., 1996, The Ohio State University

John J. Donnelly, M.F.A., 1989

Professor of Art

B.F.A., 1981, Tyler School of Art, Temple University; M.F.A., 1985, Indiana University

Carol Dorough, Ph.D., 2012

Professor of Nursing and Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

B.S.M.T., 1974 and B.S., 1991 Southern Nazarene University; M.S.M., 1997 University of Texas; Ed.D., 2006, Nova Southeastern University

Geoffrey A. Fuller, Ph.D., 1996

Professor of Biology

B.A., 1988, Point Loma Nazarene University; Ph.D., 1995, Oregon State University

Robert P. Hamill, J.D., Ph.D., 2011

Professor of Business and Interim Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

B.B.A., 1979, Pace University; M.B.A., 1982 Pace University; J.D., 1985, Vermont Law School; Ph.D., 2003, Indiana State University

Kevin E. Hughes, Ph.D., 1999

Professor of Management

B.A., 1987, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., 1999, University of Phoenix, Ph.D., 2003, Capella University

Robert T. Kasper, Ph.D., 2000

Professor of Computer Science

A.B., 1982, Cornell University; M.S., 1984, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1987, University of Michigan

L. Jane Kennard, Ph.D., 1986

Professor of Christian Education

A.A., 1970, University of Manitoba; B.A., 1977, and M.R.E., 1979, Anderson University; Ph.D., 2002, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Hwee Ben Koh-Baker, Ph.D., 1999

Professor of Music

B.A., 1986, National University of Singapore; M.M., 1991, Boston University; Ph.D., 1998, Boston University

Joseph H. Lechner, Ph.D., 1979

Professor of Chemistry

B.S., 1972, Roberts Wesleyan College; Ph.D., 1977, University of Iowa

Paul C. Madtes, Jr., Ph.D., 1989

Professor of Biology

B.A., 1976, Eastern Nazarene College; M.S., 1978, and Ph.D., 1980, Texas A & M University; Ph.D., 1990, Trinity Theological Seminary

Bárbara A. Martínez, Ph.D., 2009

Professor of Spanish

A.A., 1973, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; B.A., 1975, Southern Nazarene University; M.A., 1986, John Carroll University; Ph.D., 2005, The University of Akron

Paul D. Mayle, Ph.D., 1975

Professor of History

A.B., 1971, M.A., 1975, and Ph.D., 1982, West Virginia University

Michael J. Mendel, Ph.D., 2000

Professor of Biology

B.S., 1981, Humboldt State University; M.S., 1984, New Mexico State University; Ph.D., 1992, University of Maine

Stephen P. Metcalfe, Ph.D., 2006

Professor of Education

B.A., 1982, Eastern Nazarene College; M.Ed., 1984, Boston University; M.Ed., 1985, Eastern Nazarene College; Ph.D., 2005, Boston College

Joyce C. Miller, Ph.D., 1998

Professor of Chemistry

B.A., 1973, Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., 1980, Ball State University; Ph.D., 1999, The Ohio State University

Daniel D. Mosher, Ed.D., 1994

Professor of Biology

B.S., 1975, Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A., 1980, and Ed.D., 1982, Ball State University

Brenita R. Nicholas, Ph.D., 2013

Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 1991, Olivet Nazarene University; M.S.W., 1993, Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2011, Ohio State University

John T. Noonan, Ph.D., 1997

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., 1991, Houghton College; Ph.D., 1997, Temple University

Pamela M. Owen, Ed.D., 1996

Professor of Education

B.S., 1974, Southern Nazarene University; M.S.Ed., 1987, State University of New York at Oswego; Ed.D., 2002, Ball State University

Bruce L. Petersen, D.Min., 1995

Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Coordinator of Master of Ministry Program

B.A., 1965, Olivet Nazarene University; M.Div., 1971, Nazarene Theological Seminary; D.Min., 1982, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Robert H. Roller, Ph.D., 2010

Professor of Management and Dean of the School of Business

B.S., 1979 and M.B.A., 1986, Oral Roberts University; Ph.D., 1995, Oklahoma State University

Brock C. Schroeder, Ph.D., 2012

Professor of Science Education and Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies and Enrollment

B.A., 1991 and M.A.T., 1999, Olivet Nazarene University; Ph.D., 2006, Walden University

C. Jeanne Serrão, Ph.D., 1999

Professor of Biblical Literature and Dean of the School of Theology and Philosophy

B.A., 1974, Mid-America Nazarene College; M.Div., 1977, and M.A., 1978, Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.A., 1993 and Ph.D., 1996, The Claremont Graduate School

Bevin J. Shiverdecker, Ed.D., 1991

Professor of Education

B.A., 1981, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.Ed., 1985, Morehead State University; Ed.D., 1997, Nova Southeastern University

Mark A. Shoaf, Ph.D., 1998

Professor of Management

B.S., 1988, Kansas Newman College; M.B.A., 1995, Ashland University; Ph.D., 2006, Capella University

James P. Skon, Ph.D., 1982

Professor of Computer Science

B.A., 1980, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.S., 1982, and Ph.D., 1997, The Ohio State University

Henry W. Spaulding, II, Ph.D., 2008

Professor of Theology, President, and Chief Executive Officer

B.A., 1974, Trevecca Nazarene University; M.Div., 1977, Nazarene Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1982, The Florida State University

Lincoln B. Stevens, Ph.D., 1977

Professor of Philosophy

A.B., 1972, Asbury College; M.Litt., 1977, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., 1998, The Ohio State University

Richard L. Sutherland, Ph.D., 2010

Professor of Physics and Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

B.A., 1972, Olivet Nazarene University; M.S., 1974 and Ph.D., 1979, The Ohio State University

Edward A. Thomas, Ph.D., 2005

Professor of Management

B.S., 1978, Olivet Nazarene University; M.B.A., 1995, Robert Morris College; Ph.D., 2005, Capella University

Melanie A. Timmerman, J.D., 2006

Professor of Business

B.A., 1992, Mount Vernon Nazarene College; M.B.A., 2008, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; J.D., 2001, Capital University Law School

Randie L. Timpe, Ph.D., 1975

Professor of Psychology and Assistant to the President for Effectiveness and Planning

A.B., 1970, Southern Nazarene University; M.A., 1973, Wichita State University; Ph.D., 1975, Oklahoma State University

Robert D. Tocheff, Ph.D., 1981

Professor of Music

B.A., 1974, Olivet Nazarene University; M.Mus.Ed., 1978, Wright State University; Ph.D., 1990, The Ohio State University

R. Michael Traugh, Ph.D., 2003

Professor of Education

B.A., 1971, Michigan State University; M.A., 1974, and Ph.D., 1997, The Ohio State University

Alexander Varughese, Ph.D., 1982

Professor of Biblical Literature

B.S., 1965, University of Kerala, India; M.Sc., 1967, University of Kerala; M.A., 1972, Olivet Nazarene University; M.Div., 1975, Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.Phil., 1979, and Ph.D., 1984, Drew University

William R. Wantland, Ph.D., 2000

Professor of History

B.A., 1983, Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.A., 1985, and Ph.D., 1994, Miami University

Bradley S. Whitaker, Ed.D., 2007

Professor of Mathematics, Director of Academic Support and Director of Nease Institute

B.S., 1990, Southern Nazarene University; M.A., 1995, M.Ed. 2004, and Ed.D., 2006, Columbia University

David M. Wilkes, Ph.D., 1996

Professor of English

B.A., 1981, and M.A., 1985, University of California at Santa Barbara; Ph.D., 1990, University of Rhode Island

Rick L. Williamson, Ph.D., 2001

Professor of Biblical Literature

B.A., 1972, MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.Div., 1975, Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.A., 1987, University of Iowa; Ph.D., 1993, Southern Baptist Seminary