Mar 28, 2023  
Crown College 2017-2018 Catalog 
Crown College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Cabinet Officers

D. Joel Wiggins, Ph.D, President
Wilson R. Kuhn., Ed.D., Vice President of Student Development
Fawn E. McCracken, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Online Studies and Graduate School
Scott H. Moats, Ph.D., Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Bruce A. Snyder, M.B.A., Vice President of Enrollment & Marketing Services

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

D. Joel Wiggins, Ph.D., President
Shirley M. Granlund, B.A., Executive Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs Administration

Scott H. Moats, Ph.D., Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Jamison A. Ross, M.S., Acting Athletic Director 
Cheryl A. Fisk, Ed.D., Associate Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences/College Registrar
Dennis E. Ingolfsland, D.Phil., Director of Library/Media Services
Kimberely A. LaQuay, M.A., Associate Registrar
Fawn E. McCracken, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Online Studies and Graduate School
Matt A. Newby, M.A., Director of Instructional Technology
Teresa G. Newby, D.N.P., Director of Nursing
Patricia J. Pitts, M.A., Director of Academic Programs

External Relations Administration

Jill W. Osborn, M.S., Executive Director of External Relations

Enrollment Services Administration

Bruce A. Snyder, M.B.A., Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing Services
Jon P. Erickson, M.A., Director of Financial Aid
Brad E. Nelson, M.B.A., Associate Director of Admissions

Finance/Operations Administration

Scott H. Moats, Ph.D., Acting Vice President of Finance and Operations
Paul L. Flagstad, B.A., Senior Director of Information Technology
Amy L. Luesse, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator
Ronald L. Straka, B.A., Controller

School of Online Studies and Graduate School Administration

Fawn E. McCracken, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Online Studies and Graduate School
Emily N. Cano, M.A., Director of Veterans and PSEO, Online Enrollment Data Coordinator
Maggie Unger Hess, M.B.A., Director of Graduate Enrollment
Jeff S. Johnson, B.A., Assistant Director of Admissions
Alexander K. Zell, Ph.D., Christian Ministry Programs Chair
Darin M. Mather, Ph.D., Social Science Programs Chair

Student Development Administration

Wilson R. Kuhn, Ed.D., Vice President of Student Development, Campus Chaplain/Director of Christian Service
Ezra L. Johnson, M.Ed., Dean of Students
Darren L. Noble, M.A., Director of Career Services

School of Arts and Sciences Department Chairs

Dean M. Erickson, Ph.D., Biblical, Theological and Ministry Studies
Dawn D. Locklear, Ph.D., Mathematics and Science
Scotti A. Moats, M.A., Teacher Education
Teresa G. Newby, D.N.P., Nursing
Cheryl A. Fisk, Ed.D., Interim Chair, Music
Scott H. Moats, Ph.D., Interim Chair, Business and Sport Management
Thomas B. McCracken, Ed.D., Humanities and Social Science

Board of Trustees

Hector Belen, Spanish District Superintendent (C&MA) 

Don Berglund, CEO, Memorial Blood

Randy Burg, Pastor, Parkside Church, Waconia, MN

Patrick Costello, Vice President, Schneider National, Inc.

Dan Cutler, President, Custom Computing

Jon Fletcher, President, Lake West Development

Latoya Conners Gray, Senior Director Technology/Strategic Initiatives, Sears Holdings

Gregory Kummer, President, Security Trust

Keh Shew Lu, President, Diodes, Inc.

Quenton Marty, President, MATTER

Rick Melson, Vice President for Advancement, Cedarville University

Jim Nash, MN House of Representatives 

Wendell Nelson, Pastor, Christ Community Church, Omaha, NE

Gordon Paisely, Senior Program Manager, United Airlines

Verna Price, CEO, The Power of People

Pang Rhodes, Professor, Argosy University

Jon Rich, Midwest District Superintendent (C&MA)

Robert Solfelt, Director of Real Estate Development, Mortenson

Jerry Soung, Hmong District Superintendent (C&MA)


John R. Auer, B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.S., St. Cloud State University. 2001-

Kevin T. Boozikee, B.S., Concordia University; M.S., Purdue University.  2014-

Don D.  Bouchard, B.S., Eastern Montana College; M.S.Ed., Montana State University-Billings; Doctoral studies, University of Minnesota. 2004-

Kenneth C. Castor, B.A., Taylor University; M.Div., Regent College; D. Min, ACTS/Trinity Western University. 2010-

Emily R. Day, B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.P.H., Drexel University; B.S.N. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 2016-

Dean M. Erickson, B.A., Crown College; M.Div., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Luther Seminary, 1999-

Michial D. Farmer, B.A., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Georgia. 2011-

Kimberly M. Geurts, B.S., Crown College; M.S., Liberty University; Doctoral Studies, Northcentral University. 2017-

Karen S. Gustafson, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Universidad de Palermo. 2007-

Donald G. Hardy, B.S., Sioux Falls College; M.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 1977-

Andrew J. Harris, B.A., Pensacola Christian College; M.S., Pensacola Christian College, Ph.D., Regent University. 2012-

Melessa R. Henderson, B.A., University of Minnesota - Morris; J.D., William Mitchell College of Law. 2013-

Dennis E. Ingolfsland, B.A., Calvary College; M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; D. Phil., Oxford Graduate School. 2001-

Stacy J. Ingraham, B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 2015-

Stephen W. Jones, B.A., Grace University; B.S., Grace University;  M.A., University of the Pacific. 2012-

Victoria K. Kyarsgaard, B.S.N., University of Minnesota; M.S.N., University of Minnesota; D.N.P., St. Catherine’s University. 2005-

Dawn D. Locklear, B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Walden University. 2007-

Thomas B. McCracken, B.S., Penn State University; M.S.Ed., Indiana University of PA; Ed.D.,  Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 2011-

Scotti A. Moats, B.A., Bethel University; M.A. University of Minnesota, 2015-

Timothy J. Morrison, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.E.C.I., Lesley College. 2012-

Glenn E. Myers, B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D. Boston University. 1998-

Teresa G. Newby, B.S.N., University of Minnesota; M.S.N., University of Phoenix; D.N.P., St. Catherine’s University. 2007-

Jonathan D. Nykanen, B.E.E., University of Minnesota; M.B.A., University of St. Thomas; Doctoral  Studies, ABD, University of Minnesota. 2017-

Denise M. Pederson, A.A., Ridgewater College; M.S.N., Walden University, 2015-

Philip B. Petersen, B.A., Taylor University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Doctoral candidate, Wayne State University. 1991-

Lynne M. Shenk, B.S., Wheaton College; M.L.S., University of Maryland; Doctoral studies, University of Minnesota. 2009-

Nickolaus W. Swedlund, B.A., Biola University; M.F.A., The American Film Institute Conservatory. 2014-

Aeisha D. S. Thomas, A.B., Harvard University; A.M., Ph.D, Harvard University. 2009-

Justin G. Winzenburg, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Bethel University; Doctoral Studies, ABD, London School of Theology. 2015-

McYoung  Youa Yia Yang, B.S., Crown College; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Doctoral Studies, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 2017-

James L. Zapf, B.S., Grace College; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Walden University. 2008-

Alexander K. Zell. B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Trinity International University. 2017-

Adjunct Faculty

Christa J. Anderson,  B.F.A., University of Minnesota.

Laura E. Anderson, A.A., Central Lakes College; B.S., Crown College; M.A., Liberty University.

Michael L. Ashley, B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., University of Northwestern.

Jeremy M. Baker, A.A., Crown College

Shelly A. Baker, B.S., Colorado Technical University - Sioux Falls; M.S.M., Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs; Ph.D., North Central University.

Megan E. Baril, B.A. Wake Forest; M.A. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University.

Ross D. Beach, B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D. Michigan State University.

William B. Bedford, B.A., Bob Jones University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Larry R. Bengtson, B.A. St. Ambrose University; M.S. University of Wisconsin.

Thor K. Benson, B.S., Wheaton College; M.Ed., Bethel University; Ph.D., University of MN.

Thomas I. Berscheid, B.S., Northwestern College; M.A., Adler Graduate School of Minnesota.

Michelle D. Bethke-Kaliher, B.S., Northwestern College; M.A., University of California.

Wanda Siena Blanco, B.S., Kansas State University; M.A., Fort Hays State University.

Joseph D. Botana, B.S., Roosevelt University; M.S., Roosevelt University.

Benjamin P. Bouissieres, B.S., North Central University.

Amy C. Bourne, B.B.A., Texas Technical University; M.S., Texas Technical University; D.B.A., Anderson University.

John Braland, B.A., Crown College; M.A. Crown College; D.Min., Bethel University.

Robert W. Brannon,  B.A., St. Paul Bible College; M.A., Columbia Graduate School of Bible and Missions; doctoral studies, Oxford Graduate School.

Jordan J. Brown, B.A., Crown College; M.A. Wheaton College.

Timothy E. Buckheit, B.A., Washington College; M.Div., Columbia International University; Ph.D., Biola University (Talbot School of Theology).

Megan E. Buessler, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.H.A. Rosalind Franklin University; D.P.M. Rosalind Franklin University

Gretchen M. Burau, B.S., Bradley University; M.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Lisa Busche, B.A., Luther College; M.A. New Mexico State University; Ph.D. New Mexico State University

Tina L. Callaway, B.S., University of Phoenix; M.S., The University Alabama; M.B.A., Liberty University.

Katherine R. Cash, B.A., Trinity University. 2007-

W. Vernon Caston, B.S., Nyack Missionary College; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., New York University.

William L. Chaney, B.S., Philadelphia College of Bible; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., Ed.D., Memphis State University.

James K. Christenson, B.S., Bethel University.

Julia A. Clearman, B.M. University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.A. In Progress University of Sheffield.

Joseph L. Clem, B.A., Bethel University; J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Craig A. Cook, B.A., Biola College; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Ateneo de Manila University.

Bari L. Courts, B.A., Kenyon College; M.B.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Capella University.

James W. Cowman, B.S., Nyack College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Trinity International University.

Steven P. Dangaran, B.S., San Diego State University; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Biola University D.Phil., Gonzaga University. 

Amanda L. Daniels, B.M., University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.M., In Progress, University of Minnesota

Brian Daum, B.S., Crown College; M.Div., Liberty University; M.A., Montana State University.

Stacey J. Davis, B.S., Azusa Pacific University; M.A. Talbot School of Theology; Biola University; Ph.D. Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

Roberto D. DeSagun, B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., Crown College;

Randall P. Dirks, B.T.H., Canadian Bible College; M.Div. Bethel Seminary; Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

David W. Donelson, B.A., Bethel University; M.A., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Isaac D. Edlund, B.S. Crown College

Daniel D. Ehresmann, B.A., Augsburg College; Ph.D., North Dakota State University.

Matthew D. Ellingson, B.A. University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.B.A., Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

Keldon E. Ellis, B.A. Crown College., M.A., Crown College.

Jennifer E. Engkjer, B.S. University of North Dakota; M.A., University of St. Thomas

William G. English, B.S., Slippery Rock University of PA; M.A., Slippery Rock University of PA; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

Sondra C. Epley, B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Nathan R. Erickson, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Crown College.

Thomas R. Erickson, B.A., Crown College; M.S., Minnesota State - Mankato.

Tyler W. Escoubas, B.A., Lincoln Christan University; M.A., Lincoln Christian University.

Robert L. Evans, B.S. Juniata College; M.S., Boise State University

Laena M. Farniok, B.S.N., St. Catherine’s University.

Carol G. Fast, A.A., Pensacola Jr. College; B.A., Florida State University; M.S., Florida State University.

Betsie C. Feldkamp, B.A. Crown College; M.A., University of Minnesota.

James R. Ferguson, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A., Bethel University.

Lambers B. Fisher, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Peter S. Flint, B.S., Pensacola Christian College; M.S. Bob Jones university; M.B.A. In Progress Liberty University.

Jeffrey C. Fox, B.S., Mary Washington College; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.B.A., North Central University; Ph.D., North Central University.

Nickolas A. Fox, B.A., Evangel University; M.Div., Bethel Seminary.

Robert E. Freeborough, B.S., Virginia Technical University; M.Div., Regent University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Christy M. Garlets, B.S.N., Regis University; M.S. University of Colorado.

Sara J. Garski, B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.B.A., Upper Iowa University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Tamarah Lynn Gehlen, B.A., Concordia St. Paul; M.A., LMFT Adler Graduate School.

John Scott Gerard, B.S., Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; M.S., Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.

Karissa J. Godel, B.A., Crown College; M.S., Minnesota State University - Mankato.

Harold Stephen Graham, B.S., University of Phoenix; M.B.A., LeTourneau University; M.Ed., Dallas Baptist University.

Melodi d. Guilbault, B.S., University of North Carolina; M.B.A., Queens College; D.B.A., Anderson University.

Jo-an A. Hamer, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A., University of Akron.

Richard T. Harrell, B.A., Coker College; M.A., National University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Leah R. Henning, B.A. Crown College; M.A., Loyola University.

Lindsey E. Herbert, B.S., Minnesota State University Moorhead; M.A., St. Catherine University.

Nathan D. Hieb, B.A. University of Minnesota; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.Div. Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary.

Abigail R. Hill, B.S., Saint Joseph’s College; M.A., Liberty University; Ed.D., Argosy University.

Bryn L. Homuth, B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Kansas State University.

Rachel M. Horner, B.A., University of Minnesota.

Chao-Lun Huang, B.A., Aletheia University; M.A., Tunghai University; A.B.D. University of North Texas.

Shawn D. Hunskor, B.R.E., Prairie Bible Institute; B.S.,  Minot State University; M.S., Winona State University.

Jennifer J. Jagerson, B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University and Biola University; Ph.D., Biola University (Talbot School of Theology).

Matthew R. Jensen, B.S. University of Nebraska; Doctoral Studies,  University of Minnesota.

John S. Johnson, B.A. Bible Missionary Institute; M.A. Azusa Pacific University; Ph.D. Biola University.

Kenneth E. Jones, A.A., University of Arkansas - Ft. Smith; B.S., John Brown University; M.B.A., Webster University; D.B.A., Anderson University

Gary E. Keisling, B.A., Nyack College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Mark E. Kennicott, B.A., Crown College.

Andrew J. Knisely, B.A., Houghton College; M.Div., Nyack College; M.A., Shippensburg University; Ed.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

Jolene M. Konkel, B.S., North Central University; B.F.A., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Bruce D. Konold, B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Bethel Theological Seminary.

Tami L. Kuntz, B.A., St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX; M.A., St. Thomas University.

Kristine M. Langworthy, B.S. N., Minnesota State University - Mankato.

Derek J. Lee, B.S., Crown College; M.A., Crown College. 

Dale L. Lemke, B.A., Grace University; M.Div., NYACK Alliance Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston.

Mark Linderman, B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.S. Indiana University.

Gregory M. Loomis, B.S. Clarion State College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Jaime L. Lundgren, B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.S., St. Cloud State University.

David O. Manske, B.A. Crown College; M.A., Columbia International University.

Robert J. Mapstone, B.A., University of Colorado; M.A. Crown College.

Michael V. Mason, B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.

John A. Mayer, A.A., Normandale College; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A.T.S., Bethel Seminary; D.Min., Bethel University.

C. Patrick Mealey, B.A., North Central University; M.A., Norwich University.

William R. Metcalf, B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Crown College.

Paula A. Meyers, B.S., University of Minnesota.

Adelaide Adams Michlitsch, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Bethel University.

T. Harry Millen, B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.F.A., in progress, Academy of Art University, San Francisco. 

Lorena Morales, B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Abilene Christian University.

Darcy A. Nelson, A.A., Rochester Community College; L.P.N., Ridgewater College; A.S., Excelsior College; M.S.N. Walden University; Doctoral Studies, Capella University.

Kevin Nguyen, B.S., University of Texas; M.A. Gateway Seminary; Ph.D., Biola University.

James B. Nichols, B.S., Iowa State University; M.B.A., University of Dallas; D.B.A., Anderson University.

Richard A. Noble, B.A., Geneva College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; D.Min. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Douglas P. Parkinson. B.S., Crown College; M.A., Crown College.

Nathan D. Pederson, B.A., Crown College; M.Div., Trinity International University.

Bethany L. Peterson, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.A., Wheaton College; M.F.A., University of Wyoming; Doctoral Studies, University of Missouri.

Marnie L. Pauly, B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.E., University of Phoenix.

Heidi L. Pawelk, B.A., Concordia University; M.S., St. Cloud State University.

Adam J. Rasmussen, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A., Wheaton College; Doctoral Studies., Biola University.

Elizabeth F. Reich, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Minnesota.

Daniel J. Reiner, B.A., University of Minnesota - Duluth; M.H.A., University of Minnesota.

Paul Rivera, B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges; M.A. Ohio State University; Ph.D. Ohio State University.

William C. Ronzheimer, B.A., St. Paul Bible College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Timothy G. Rupp, A.A.S., San Antonio College; B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University; M.S.C.J., Texas State University; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological University; D.Min., Western Seminary.

Betsy L. Saine, B.A., North Dakota State University; M.A., Hamline University.

Candace A. Sather, B.S., University of Minnesota.

Sharon W. Short, B.A., Tabor College; M.A., Oakland University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical School; Ph.D., Talbot School of Theology.

Barri C. Seif, B.A., Stephens College; M.B.A., Amberton University; Ph.D. Trinity Theological Seminary.

David J. Smith, A.A., Los Angeles Valley College; B.R.E., Canadian Bible College; M.Th. Regis College; M.Div. Alliance Theological Seminary.

Koryn A. Smith, B.S., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College; M.S., Mankato State University; Ph.D., Walden University.

Janice M. Spangenburg, B.A., Saint Leo University; B.A., St. Leo University; M.A., Fielding Graduate University; M.S., Troy University; Ph.D., Regent University.

Michael V. Stine, B.A., Ohio State University; M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; D.Min., Ashland Theological Seminary.

Todd A. Stumbo, B.S. Crown College; M.A., Crown College.

Jonathan P. Sutton, B.S., Crown College; M.Div., Liberty University.

Casie L. Szalapski, B.A. California State University; M.A., St. Thomas University.

Victoria A. Tankersley, B.A., North Central University; M.A., University of St. Thomas.

Sandra A. Tebbe, B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.R.C., Walden University.

Suresh V. Thomas, B.A., Harvest Bible College; M.A., Ambrose University; M.A., University of Madras, India; D.Min., Asbury Theological Seminary.

Lawrence B. Tindall, B.S., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College; M.Div., Calvary Baptist Seminary.

David G. Thompson, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Webster University.

Debra E. Touhey, B.A., Florida International University; M.A., Liberty University; M.S., University of Phoenix; D.B.A., Northcentral University.

Marc D. Trujillo, A.S., College of Eastern Utah; B.A., Simpson College; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Luther Seminary.

Cathy P. Vann, B.S., Shorter College; M.S., Regis University; Ed.D, Nova Southeastern University; Ed.S., Nova Southeastern University.

Bryan L. VantHofB.S., St. Cloud State University; M.B.A., Bethel University.

David M. Veen, A.A., Los Angeles Mission College; B.S., University of Phoenix; M.M., University of Phoenix; D.B.A., University of Phoenix.

Megan M. Wagner, B.M., University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.M., University of Minnesota.

Shawna J. Warner, B.A., M.A., Bethel University.

Ronald W. Wende, B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., Oklahoma State University.

Lacey M. West, B.M.E., South Dakota State University - Brookings; B.A., South Dakota State University - Brookings; M.M., Northern Arizona University.

Douglas B. Wicks, A.B., Gordon College; M.A., Wheaton College.

Bret A. Wightman, B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Oxford University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., LeHigh University.

Roy L. Williams, B.A., Crown College; M.Div., Sioux Falls Seminary; M.A., Saint John’s University; Ph.D. Calvin Theological Seminary.

James A. Willets, B.S., Cardiff University; P.G.C.E., University of Wales in Cardiff.

Susan R. Wilson, B.S., Mankato State University.

William Scott Wilson, B.S., West Virginia University; M.A., West Virginia University; Doctoral Studies, Louisiana State University.

Steven C. Witmer, B.A., University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.A., Liberty University; D.Phil., Oxford Graduate School.

James A. Wood, B.A., University of Mobile; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Regent University.

Rachel M. Zabaneh, A.A., Skyline College; B.S., Golden State Baptist College; T.E.S.L/T.E.F.L., Notre Dame de Namur University; M.A., Crown College; Doctoral studies, Creighton University.

David L. Zapf, B.A., Grace College and Seminary; M.Div., Grace College and Seminary.


Faculty Emeriti

William B. Bedford, Professor of History and Political Science. B.A. Bob Jones University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. 1976-2014.

Lucille M. Brown, Associate Professor of Music. B.S., University of Nebraska Teacher’s College; M.M., University of Nebraska; graduate studies, MacPhail School of Music, Hamline University, and University of Minnesota. 1946-1953; 1957-1975.

Daniel L. Carlson, Professor of Teacher Education. B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; graduate studies, University of Washington and University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. 1981-2008.

W. Vernon Caston, Professor of Bible and Theology. B.S., Nyack Missionary College; M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School; Ph.D., New York University. 1988-2007.

George G. Gianoulis, Professor of Greek and New Testament. A.A., University of Minnesota; B.A., St. Paul Bible College; MDiv., Bethel Theological Seminary; S.T.M., Ph.D., Lutheran School of Theology. 1975-2014.

Ronald L. Griffiths, Associate Professor of Christian Education/Youth, B.S., Nyack Missionary College; M.R.E., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Doctoral studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 1976-2009.

C. Claudine Hindmand, Dean of Women; Dean of Students; Assistant Professor of Teacher Education. B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.R.E., Asbury Theological Seminary. 1965-1986

L. Arnold Hustad, B.A., St. Paul Bible College; M.Div., Th.M., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ph.D., New York University. 1975-2017

Stanley R. Larson, Associate Professor of English. B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Northern Michigan University; graduate studies, University of Minnesota; doctoral candidate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 1967-1973; 1978-2000.

Wilbert H. Ratledge, Professor of Humanities. B.A., Tennessee Temple College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., North Texas State University. 1992-2012

Jay F. Steele, Business and Sport Management Department; Professor of Business. B.S., M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 1986-

Joseph M. Tewinkel, Professor of History and Bible. B.A., Whitworth College; Th.B., St. Paul Bible Institute; B.D., Bethel Theological Seminary; Th.M., Luther Theological Seminary; graduate studies, University of Minnesota; D.D., Crown College. 1955-1996.

Marilyn J. Weldin, Director of Extension and Cooperative Program Development; Professor of Education. Diploma, St. Paul Bible Institute; B.R.E., St. Paul Bible College; B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska-Omaha; Special Education Certificate, University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Ed.D., University of Kansas. 1962-1999.

Visiting Faculty

Scott and Katie Wiggins, International Workers in Residence; Appointed annually by the national office of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in consultation with Crown College.