May 25, 2024  
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
Crown College 2019-2020 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., Associate Vice President/Adult Online & Graduate Studies
Scott H. Moats, Ph.D., Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Jill W. Osborn, M.S., Vice President of External Relations
Michael I. Price, M.B.A., Vice President of Enrollment & Marketing Services

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

D. Joel Wiggins, Ph.D., President
Emily N. Honebrink, 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., Athletic Director 
Cheryl A. Fisk, Ed.D., Associate Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences/College Registrar
Kimberely A. LaQuay, M.A., Associate Registrar
Fawn E. McCracken, Ed.D., Associate Vice President/Adult Online & Graduate Studies
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 Institutional Persistence & Completion

External Relations Administration

Jill W. Osborn, M.S., Vice President of External Relations

Enrollment Services Administration

Michael I. Price, 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, 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., Associate Vice President/Adult Online & Graduate Studies
Brandy L. Graef, A.A., Director of Programs Emergency Medical Traning Institute
Emily N. Cano, M.A., Director of Veterans and PSEO, Online Enrollment Data Coordinator
Magdalene M. Hess, M.B.A., Director of Graduate Enrollment
Jeff S. Johnson, M.A., Director of Operations/ Emergency Medical Traning Institute
Katelin E. Knust, B.S., Director of Educational Programs/Omaha
Darin M. Mather, Ph.D., Associate Dean/Online Studies
Elizabeth A. Venable, B.S., Director of Student Recruiting/Atlanta
Alexander K. Zell, Ph.D., Christian Ministry Programs Chair

Student Development Administration

Wilson R. Kuhn, Ed.D., Vice President of Student Development, Campus Chaplain/Director of Service Credit Program
William E. Johnson, M.A., M.Div., Director of Counseling and Career Services
Ezra L. Johnson, M.Ed., Dean of Students
Martha D. Swift, M.Ed., Director of Student Engagement

School of Arts and Sciences Department Chairs

Jennifer K. Corti, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Science
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
Jonathan D. Nykanen, M.B.A., Business and Sport Management

Board of Trustees

Hector Belen, Spanish District Superintendent (C&MA)

Patrick Costello, Vice President, Schneider National, Inc.

Dan Cutler, President, Custom Computing

Gregory Kummer, President, Security Trust

Wang Chao Lee, Director, Hmong Christian Institute

Keh-Shew Lu, President, Diodes, Inc.

Jim Nash, MN House of Representatives 

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

Gordon Paisley, Senior Program Manager, United Airlines

Verna Price, CEO, The Power of People

Pang Rhodes, Professor, Argosy University

Dan Scarrow, District Superintendent, North Central District (C&MA)

Zachary Schmitt, Director of Student Ministries, Oakwood Community Church

Robert Solfelt, Director of Real Estate Development, Mortenson

Dale Teal, Strategic Financial Concepts

Kimberly Thomas, Manager/Bookkeeper Wy Family Law


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; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 2004-

Curtis D. Brown, B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Crown College; J.D., University of Minnesota. 2019-

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

Jennifer K. Corti, B.A. Baylor University; M.A. University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Denver. 2018-

Keldon E. Ellis, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Crown College. 2017-

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

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-

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

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

Alexis C. Jones, B.S., Crown College; M.Ed., College of St. Scholastica. 2019-

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, ABD, University of Minnesota. 2015-

Timothy J. Morrison, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.E.C.I., Lesley College. Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 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; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 2009-

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

Jonathan T. Vinson, B.A., Crown College; M.A.T.S., Bethel Seminary, 2017-

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

Juri Ammari, B.A., Ohio University; M.A., Saint Xavier University; M.Div., Moody Graduate School; D.Min., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.

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

Andrew J. Aumock, B.A., Michigan State University; M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh.

Troy Backhuus, B.S., Nebraska Christian College; M.A., Grace University; Ph.D., Regent University.

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 University; M.A., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Robert Bashioum, B.A., M.A., University of Connecticut; ABD, NYACK Theological Seminary.

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

Erin Bell, A.A., North Carolina College of Theology; A.A.P., Cuyahoga Community Colleg; B.S., University of Mount Olives; M.Div., Liberty University, D.Min., South University.

Kevin C. K. Berg, B.A., Concordia University Chicago; M.F.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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

Michelle D. Bethke-Kaliher, B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., Capella University.

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

Kevin Boatman, B.B.A., LeTourneau; M.B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

Arlene E. Borner, B.A., University of Minnesota Morris; M.S., Minnesota State University Mankato.

Joseph D. Botana, B.S., Roosevelt University; M.S., Roosevelt University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University.

Laura L. Boyd, B.A., Cornell College; M.A., St. Catherine 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.

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

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

Amanda J. Burger, B.A., University of North Dakota; M.A., Maryhurst 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., University of Alabama; M.B.A., Liberty University.

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

Joseph Chon (Joon Hong), B.S., Simpson College; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Thomas A. P. Clapper, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Crown College.

Paul A. Clark, B.A., Houghton College; M.A., NYACK; Ph.D., South African Theological Seminary.

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

Kenneth Cluck, Jr., B.S., M.Div., M.A., Crown College.

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.

Kim Ngoc Dang, B.S., California State University; M.Div., Westminster Seminary California.

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

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

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

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

William P. Dunham, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Akron.

Isaac D. Edlund, B.S. Crown College.

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

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

Dennis Episcopo, B.S., Southeastern Massachusetts University; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; D.Min., Denver Seminary.

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

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

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

Tyler W. Escoubas, B.A., M.A., Lincoln Christian University; Ph.D., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.

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

Timothy J. Evans, B.A., Spring Arbor University; M.A., Ph.D., Liberty University.

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

Melissa K. Fehl, A.S., Ridgewater College; B.S.N., Saint Scholastica; M.S., Capella University.

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

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

Lambers B. Fisher, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., 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.

Mark P. Flynn, B.S., M.S., University of Wisonsin-Stevens Point.

Erin Flynn-Brown, B.S., University of Minnesota; D.C., Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Cory G. Folkert, B.A., Willamette University; M.Div., George Fox University.

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

Nickolas A. Fox, B.A., Evangel University; M.Div., Bethel Seminary; ABD, Middlesex University, London School of Theology.

Thomas C. Franklin, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Alliance Theological Seminary.

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

Colleen C. Freeman, A.A., Joliet Junior College; B.A., Lewis University; M.A., Grace University.

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

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

Beverly L. Gillen, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.B.A., Crown College.

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

Andrew J. Graham, B.A., Hobe Sound Bible College; M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Liberty University.

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

Stephen A. Grusendorf, B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A., Ph.D., Capital Seminary and Graduate School.

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

Virginia J. Hallenbeck, B.S., M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Wright State 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.

Susan E. Harrell, B.A., Mars Hill College; M.S., Shenandoah University; M.A. National University.

Tracy J. Harris, B.A., University of Wisonsin-Madison; J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Fred A. Hartley, III, B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Stephen A. Hartley, B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Matthew D. Haste, B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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

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

Tracy L. Hiebert, B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Mankato State University.

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

Long V. Ho, B.S., Dordt College; M.S., California State University; M.A., ABD, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.

John D. Holmes, B.A., Grace University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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

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

Andrew R. Johnson, B.A., Bethel University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., 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.

Taylor I. Jones, B.S., Crown College; M.A., Crown College.

Bridget O. Juwah, B.A., Obafemi Awolowo University; M.S., University of Lagos; Ed.D., University of Phoenix.

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

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

Long Khang, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Hamline University. Ph.D., Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary.

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

David A. Krilov, B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Liberty University.

Kevin M. Kroitor, B.S., M.Div., Crown College; M.A., Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. In Progress Liberty University.

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., M.A., Crown College.

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

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

Sandra J. Lucas, B.M., St. Cloud State University; M.M., University of Illinois.

Jaime L. Lundgren, B.S., 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.

Jules A. Martinez-Olivieri, B.A., Univeridad de Puerto Rico; M.Div., Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Michael V. Mason, B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. In Progress, Talbot School of Theology.

Felice Y. Mayes, B.S., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Jacob S. Mazurek, B.S., Crown College; M.A., University of Minnesota.

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

James G. Medin, B.S., St. Paul Bible College; M.A., Wheaton College. D. Miss., Trinity International University.

Adrian E. Mendoza, B.S., Crown College; M.A., University of Minnesota.

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

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.

Ronald J. Morrison, B.A., M.A., Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary; D.Min., NYACK.

Anthony J. Myles, B.S., M.A., Indiana Wesleyan University.

Wendell A. Nelson, A.A., Bemidji State College; B.A., Crown College, M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary.

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., D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Meredith F. Nyberg, B.F.A., University of Kansas; M.Div., Bethel University; Ph.D., University of Gloucestershire.

Ronnie L. Pace, B.A., M.A., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., Walden University.

Miguel A. Palomino, B.A., Instituto Bíblico Buenos Aires; M.A., Instituto Superior de Teología de Lima; M.Div., Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh.

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

Nathan D. Pederson, B.A., Crown College; M.Div., University of Chicago; M.Div., Trinity International University; Ph.D. In Progress, Loyola University Chicago.

Bethany L. Peterson, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.A., Wheaton College; M.F.A., University of Wyoming; Ph.D. In Progress, University of Missouri.

Elizabeth A. Potter, B.A., Northwestern College, M.A., Grace University.

Lindsay R. Puente, B.S., University of Wisconsin River Falls; M.A., Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.

Adam J. Rasmussen, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Talbot School of Theology/Biola University.

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

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

Victoria P. Riollano, B.A., Georgia State University; M.S., Capella University.

Eugene F. Rivard, B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Northwestern College; D.M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Amy L. Roedding, B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Columbia International University.

William C. Ronzheimer, B.A., St. Paul Bible College; M.A., NYACK College Seminary Graduate Schools; Ph.D., Oxford Graduate School.

Andrew J. Rutten, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary.

Carmen James Santoro, B.S., Ohio State University; M.A., Grace University, M.B.A., University of Northern Colorado.

David J. Scrabeck, B.S., North Central University; M.A. Crown College.

Daniel J. Scarrow, B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., Columbia University- Satellite Campus; Ph.D., Regent University.

Andrew J. Schuttinga, B.A., Dordt College; M.S. Minnesota State University; Ph.D. In Progress, Grand Canyon University.

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

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

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

Lisa A. Smith-Inman, B.S., Crown College; M.A., Bethel University.

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

John W. Spriggs, B.A., University of Western Ontario; M.A., Tyndale University College & Seminary (Ontario Theological Seminary); D.Min., NYACK College & Seminary

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

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

Jamie R. Sundvall, B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Northwest Nazarene University. Ph.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

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

Sandra A. Tebbe, B.S., M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. In Progress, Walden University.

Jeffrey J. Thelen, B.S., Winona State University; M.A. St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.

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

Trent L.Thomas, B.S., Hampton University; M.A., Trinity International University; D.Min., Alliance Theological Seminary.

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

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

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.

May Vang, B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., Cardinal Stritch University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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

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

Enrique Velazquez, B.B.A., American InterContinental University; M.B.A., Crown College.

Tina E. Vinson, B.S.N., Crown College; M.S.N., College of St. Scholastica.

Dawn N. Vitek. B.S., Bethel University; Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines.

Megan M. Wagner, B.M., University of Northwestern - St. Paul; M.M., University of Minnesota; D.M.A., In Progress, University of Oklahoma.

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

Melissa K. Wetterlund, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Bethel Univeristy; M.F.T., Bethel Seminary.

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

Brian D. Wiersma, B.S., Southwest Minnesota State University; M.A., Drake University; D.B.A., Liberty University.

Frederick N. Wiest, B.A., M.Div., NYACK College Seminary Graduate Schools; Ed.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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

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

William Scott Wilson, B.S., 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; Ed.D., 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; M.Div., 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

Jerome and Michelle Kragt, International Workers in Residence; Appointed annually by the national office of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in consultation with Crown College.