Apr 21, 2024  
Crown College 2021-2022 Catalog 
Crown College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Cabinet Officers

Andrew C. Denton, 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
Christopher W. Mathews, D.M.A., Vice President of Academic Affairs
Travis M. Whipple, M.S., Vice President of College Relations
Michael I. Price, M.B.A., Vice President of Enrollment & Administration
Jennifer M. Niska., Ed.D. (ABD), Chief Marketing and Communications Officer


Administrative Offices

Office of the President

Andrew C. Denton, Ph.D., President
Emily N. Honebrink, B.A., Executive Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs Administration

Christopher W. Mathews, D.M.A., Vice President of Academic Affairs
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
Mary M. Meehan, M.A. Interim Director of Library & Media Services
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

College Relations Administration

Travis M. Whipple, Vice President of College Relations

Enrollment Services and Finance Administration

Michael I. Price, M.B.A., Vice President of Enrollment and Administration 
Mitchell J. Fisk, M.A., Director of Admissions
Paul L. Flagstad, B.A., Senior Director of Information Technology
Alyssa M. Gillette, M.A., Director of Financial Aid
Amy L. Luesse, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator
Ronald L. Straka, B.A., Controller

Marketing Administration

Jennifer M. Niska., Ed.D. (ABD), Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

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 Training Institute
Emily N. Cano, M.A., Director of Veterans and PSEO
Magdalene M. Hess, M.B.A., Director of Enrollment
Reis D. Pieper, B.S., Director of Educational Programs/Omaha
Darin M. Mather, Ph.D., Associate Dean/Online Studies
Sylvia W. Alexander-Sedey, M.A., Associate Director of Enrollment & Partnerships
Elizabeth A. Venable, B.S., Director of Student Recruiting/Atlanta
James D. Zapf, PhD., Director MA Counseling Program
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
R. Oliver Ferguson, M.I.D., Director of Intercultural Learning & Experiences
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, Ph.D., Teacher Education
Teresa G. Newby, D.N.P., Nursing
Kimberly M. Geurts, M.S. 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


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-

Todd J. Chesebro, B.S., University of Phoenix; M.E., University of Texas; Ph.D., Capella University. 2021-

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

Aaron B. Edmund, B.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 2021-

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-

Jessica E. Fleck., B.S., Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.Div. equivalency, Asbury Theological Seminary; D.Min., Asbury Theological Seminary. 2021-

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-

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

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

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, Ph.D., 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-

Merilea M. Osterlund, B.S., North Park University; M.Ed., University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.Ed., Concordia University. 2021-

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-

Joy A. Pieper, B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Duke University; D.N.P., Vanderbilt University. 2021-

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

Carson A. Thomas, B.A., Trinity International University; M.S., San Jose State University. 2021-

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; Ph.D., London School of Theology. 2015-

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.

Norman D Anderson, B.S. South Dakota State University; M.A. Grace University; M.Div. Trinity Divinity School; D.Min. Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary.

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

Acevedo, Yamil, B.B.A. University of Puerto Rico; M.P.S. Alliance Theological Seminary; ABD Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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

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

Andrew S Ballitch, B.A., Spring Arbor University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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

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

Dell E. Bednar, B.A. Ohio State University; M.A. Ashland Theological Seminary; D.Min. Ashland Theological Seminary.

Erin Bell, A.A., North Carolina College of Theology; A.A.P., Cuyahoga Community College; 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.

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.

Jerry D. Breedlove, B.S., Crown College; M.A., Crown College; D.S.L. Regent University. 

Michael D. Brewer, A.S. Ferrum College; B.A. University of North Carolina; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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

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

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.

Christian P Cuthbert, B.S. Nyack College; M.A. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D. Union Presbyterian Seminary.

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.

Raymond E. Ebbett, B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology;  M.A. Alliance School of Theology.

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.

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.

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

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.

Chelsey M. Fiecke, B.S. University of Northwestern, St. Paul; ABD., University of Minnesota.

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

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

Margaret A. Fletcher, B.A., Fairmont State University; M.S., M.Div., D.Min., Regent University.

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.

Kayla R. Ford, B.S., M.S., Grand Canyon 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; Ph.D., 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.

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 Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Robert Mark Harris. B.A., Columbia International University; M.A., Cincinnati Christian University; M.A., Moody Bible Institute; D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Deanna Harrison, B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary.

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.

Jayson V. Haynes, B.S., Liberty University; M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary; M.A. Emory University.

Steven X Her, B.A., Toccoa Falls College; M.Div., Western Seminary; D.Miss., Western Seminary.

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

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, Fullerton; M.A., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; Ed.D., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.

David A. Hoehl, B.A. Bethel University; M.A. University of Minnesota.

Pamela B. Hoffmeyer, B.S., West Virginia University; M.L.I.S., Kent State University; M.A.Ed., Malone 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.

Jacob 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.

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

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.

Paul L. King, B. A. Oral Roberts University; M.A. Oral Roberts University; D.Min., Oral Roberts University; D.Th. University of South Africa.

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

Jerome D. Kragt, B.A., Crown College., M.A., Crown College.

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.

Aleta M. Krop, B.A., Crown College, M.A., Liberty University.

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

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

Annbridget Makena-Daggett, B.S., Crown College; M.A., Crown College. 

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; 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.S., 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.A., Goshen College; M.A., Indiana University South Bend.

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.

Mike Mitchell, B.A., University of West Florida; M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Liverpool Hope University.

Ronald J. Morrison, B.A., Trinity Bible College; M.A., Trinity Theological Seminary; D.Min. Alliance Theological Seminary. 

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

Marvin Nelson, B.A., Nyack College; M.A., Crown College

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

Joel A. Newberg, B.A., Crown College; M.A., Bethel 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.

Karl E. Pagenkemper, B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.Div., International School of Theology; Th.D. Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University. 

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

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

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., University of Missouri.

Megan E. Pieper, B.S.N., Minnesota State Mankato.

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.

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

Karina M. Robbins, B.S., Crown College;  M.B.A.,  Crown College.

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

Paul J. Sanders, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 

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

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

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.

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

Jay F. Steele, B.S., M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Chris J. StGeorge, B.S. University of Minnesota; M.B.A., University of Minnesota.

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.

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 Thomas, B.A., Harvest Bible College; M.A., Ambrose University; M.A. of Social Work, 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.

David P. Tingley, B.A., Spring Arbor University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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 University; M.F.T., Bethel Seminary.

Michelle Whitehead, B.S. Texas A&M University; M.S. Texas Woman’s University.

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.

Esther Williamson, BS, Arizona State University; Master of Mathematics Education, University of Minnesota.

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.

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

Luke B. Wynja, B.A., Covenant College; M.A. Crown College; M.Div, Covenant Theological Seminary; D.Min. (ABD), Covenant Theological Seminary.

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.

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, Professor of Theology and Philosophy; 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, Professor of Business. B.S., M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 1986-2015

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

Jeff and Melissa Singfiel , International Workers in Residence; Appointed annually by the national office of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in consultation with Crown College.