2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Faculty, Emeriti, Staff and Adjuncts



Faculty and Academic Administration

A


Akers, Geoffrey A., Professor of Engineering (2016)

B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1996
M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology, 2000
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2009

Anderson, James A., Professor of Behavioral Sciences (2022)

B.B.A., Evangel University, 2003
M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 2006
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2010
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2012

Ashley, Andrew K., Instructor of Military Science (2023)

B.S., Missouri State University, 2016

Ashley, Laura K., Assistant Professor of Art (2022)

B.F.A., University of Mississippi, 2010
M.F.A., Alfred University, 2012
B.S.N., University of Mississippi, 2019

Ashley, Michael D., Associate Professor of Art (2018)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2003
M.F.A., University of Mississippi, 2010

B


Bolger, Eric W., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies (1992)

B.A., University of California-San Diego, 1982
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1989
Ph. D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1993
D.W.S., Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, 2002

Bolger, Andrew T., Dean of Mission Advancement and Strategic Initiatives and Associate Professor of Character and Leadership (2009) 

B.A., John Brown University, 2007
M.Div., Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, 2011
Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University, 2016

Bradshaw, Shawnda L., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2013)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 1993
M.S.Ed., Missouri State University, 2003

Breaux, Carol, Professor of Chemistry (2008)

B.S., Saint Mary’s University, 1985
M.A., Washington University, 1989
Ph.D., Washington University, 1992

Brittain, Chassidy L., Director of Patriotic Activities (2017)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2004
M. Ed., Liberty University, 2020

Busch, Gregg M., Associate Professor of Music (2018)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2007
M.M., Missouri State University, 2010

C


Carey, Jennifer A., Assistant Professor, Laboratory School (2014)

B.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2005
M.A., New Saint Andrews College

Carlson, Luke A., Associate Professor of Music (2016)

B.M., University of Oregon, 2007
M.M., Rice University, 2010
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2014

Caron, Thomas A., Associate Professor of Engineering (2020)

B.S., California Polytechnic State University, 1985
M.S., Purdue University, 1986

Carswell, R. Justin, Vice President for Christian Ministries and Student Development and Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies (2006)

B.A., Baylor University, 1997
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000
Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2007

Chinn, Daniel K., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies (2010)

B.A., Oklahoma Wesleyan University, 1997
M. Div., Westminster Theological Seminary, 2001
D. Min., Covenant Theological Seminary, 2010

Christian, Clara C., Associate Professor of Music (2014)

B.M., Wheaton College, 2006
M.M., Peabody Institute of The John Hopkins University, 2008
D.M.A., Northwestern University, 2014

Cirilla, Anthony G., Associate Professor of English (2018)

B.A., Niagara University, 2008
M.A., SUNY Brockport, 2010
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016

Coder Kembell, Cheri A., Associate Professor of Computer Science (2017)

B.S., Missouri State University, 2002
M.S.C.I.S., Missouri State University, 2008 

Coleman, Valorie G., Director of Communication and Public Relations (2015)

B.S., Evangel University, 1993

Cummings, Richard W., Professor of Art (2001)

B.A., Milligan College, 1996
M.A.F.A., University of Leeds, 1999
D.W.S., Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, 2014

D


Dalton, C. David, Distinguished Professor of History and Elizabeth Hoyt Clark Chair of Humanities (1988)

B.A., Western Kentucky University, 1980
M.A., Western Kentucky University, 1982
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1991

Dixon, Albert T., Professor of Mathematics/Physics (1987)

B.A., University of Missouri, 1979
M.S., University of Missouri, 1981
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1987

Dolloff, Bradley N., Dean of the Laboratory School and Professor of Mathematics, Laboratory School (2012)

B.A., Bethany College, 1986
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1993
Ed.S., University of Missouri, 2011
Ed.D., Southwest Baptist University, 2022

Douglas, Ryan M., Assistant Professor of Business (2024)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 2006
M.B.A., Northwest Missouri State University, 2008
D.B.A., California Southern University, 2023

Duncan, Holly L., Assistant Professor, Laboratory School (2015)

Diploma, St. Mary’s School of Nursing, 1987
B.S., Evangel University, 1987
M.S.E., Hannibal-LaGrange University, 2020

Dunnam, Caleb B., Assistant Professor of Military Science (2016)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2009
M.Div., King’s University, 2021

E


Elliott, Jeff C., Professor of Psychology and Human and Social Services Division Chair (2011)

B.S., Iowa State University, 1985
M.Div., Temple Baptist Seminary, 1989
M.A., University of Missouri, 1995
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2010

Emery, Emily A., Associate Professor of Business Administration and The James L. ‘Bud’ Walton Chair of Retailing (2014)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2006
M.B.A., Southwest Baptist University, 2012
D.B.A., Liberty University, 2022

Espinosa, Wellington R., Associate Professor of Foreign Language: Spanish (2007)

B.A., Evangel University, 2003
M.S., Missouri State University, 2011

Exendine, Ashley N., Assistant Professor of Biology and Conservation & Wildlife Management (2022)

B.S., Missouri State University, 2009
M.S., Missouri State University, 2012

F


Fields, Ronda S., Associate Professor of Vocal Music, Laboratory School (2022)

A.A., Central Baptist College, 1989
B.S., Missouri Southern State University, 1992
M.M., Southern Illinois University, 2002

Foley, Thomas M., Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2022)

A.S., Moberly Area Community College, 2010
B.S., Columbia College, 2015
M.S., Missouri State University, 2017

Fowler, Steven C., Associate Professor of Accounting (2012)

B.S., East Central University, 1995
M.S., University of Tulsa, 2008
C.P.A., 2009

Ford, Jeffery A., Director of Financial Aid (2016)

B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1985
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2000

Freeman, James A., Career Center Director (2014)

B.A., University of Central Missouri (1983)
M.O.L., Evangel University, 2011

Freeman, Jennifer L., Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Director of Christian Formation and Leadership Development (2001)

B.J., University of Missouri School of Journalism, 1985
M.A., Global Leadership Fuller Seminary, 2008
D.W.S., Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, 2014

G


Galey, Gabriela, Professor of Biology and The Joe T. McKibben Chair of Biological Science (2012)

M.A., Western Seminary, 1992
M.D., University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1999

Garrison, Kenneth E., Professor of Chemistry and The Nettie Marie Jones Chair of Chemistry (2001)

B.A., Drury University, 1996
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2000
National Cancer Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship, University of Kansas, 2001

Gibson, Charity L., Associate Professor of English (2011)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2007
M.A., Missouri State University, 2009
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2017

Gibson, Christopher W., Associate Professor of Psychology (2021)

B.S., Toccoa Falls College, 1997
M.A., Houston Graduate School of Theology, 2005
M.Ed., Clemson University, 2010
Psy.D., California Southern University, In progress

H


Hall, S. Scott, Assistant Professor of Business (2022)

B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1994
M.B.A., Wake Forest University, 1998

Hamon, Rebecca L., Associate Professor of Nursing (2013)

A.A., Sinclair Community College, 2005
A.S.N., St. John’s College of Nursing, 2008
B.S.N., Southwest Baptist University, 2010
M.S.N., Cox College, 2014

Hardy, Colleen A., Professor of Education and Education and Health Division Chair (2017)

B.S., Evangel College, 1985
M.S., Drury University, 1996
Ed.D., Saint Louis University, 2003

Hayes-Dennis, Erin E., Professor (Associate) of the Practice of Journalism and Media (2015)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 1979

Head, Sue R., Vice President for Cultural Activities and Institutional Advancement (2004)

B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1987
M.O.L., Evangel University, 2007
Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Hendrix, Rebecca R., Professor of Psychology (2014)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1990
M.S., Emporia State University, 1992
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004

Herchenroeder, Lisa S., Associate Professor of Nursing (2008)

Diploma, Burge School of Nursing, 1993
B.S.N., University of Virginia, 1999
M.S.N., University of Virginia, 2000
PMHNP, University of Virginia, 2020

Hernandez, Jennifer L., Associate Professor of Applied Nutrition (2023)

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1998
M.S., Saint Louis University, 2005
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University, 2023

Hiebsch, Gary C., Professor of Communication Arts (1995)

B.A., William Jewell College, 1987
M.A., Central Missouri State University, 1989
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995

Hoeck, Donald E., Professor of Physical Education (1998)

A.A., Spokane Falls Community College, 1978
B.S., Warner Pacific College, 1981
M.S., George Williams College, 1985
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2005

Holder, Tammy L., Associate Professor of Agriculture and D. Howard Doane Chair of Agriculture (2010)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 1990
M.S., University of Arkansas, 1992

Hood, Lindsey A., Associate Professor, Laboratory School (2017)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2011 
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2017

Hopkins, Eric J., Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2021)

B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2015
M.S., University of Nebraska, 2017
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2021

Howard, Elizabeth C., Assistant Professor, Laboratory School (2017)

B.S., Evangel University, 1999 
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2005

Humphreys, Emily, Instructor of Latin, Laboratory School (2022)

B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University, 2000

Humphreys, Micah T., Professor of Agriculture (2021)

B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2000
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 2003
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2007

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J


Janke, Mary Kay, Assistant Professor, Laboratory School (2014)

B.A., Texas State University, 1993
M.S., Hannibal-LaGrange University, 2017

Johnson, Brad S., President (2022)

B.S., Baylor University, 1993
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996
Ed.D., Baylor University, 2005

K


Keith, Christina (Tina) S., Professor of Education (2012)

B.S., Missouri State University, 1991
M.S., Lindenwood University, 2009
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2015

Kemp, Kalah M., Associate Professor of Communication Arts (2014)

B.A., Evangel University, 2005
M.A., Missouri State University, 2006
Ph.D., Regent University, 2020

Kline, Daniel B., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2017)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2009
M.S., Missouri State University, 2011
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2016

Knight, Ryan P., Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Education (2012)

B.A., Mid America Nazarene University, 1998
M.A., Pittsburg State University, 2004
Ed.D., Southwest Baptist University, 2023

Koogler, Mary Lamae, Associate Professor of Hospitality Management and The Wanda Cain Chair of Hospitality Management (2014)

B.B.A., University of New Mexico, 1985
C.P.A., State of Arizona, 1989
M.B.A., Northern Arizona University, 1990
CHE (Certified Hospitality Educator), 2015
Ed.D., University of Missouri, 2020

L


Lambeth, Lincoln Clarke, Professor of Foreign Language: Spanish (1999)

B.A., Indiana University, 1985
M.A., Indiana University, 1989
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2000

Lewis, Eveline S., Associate Professor of Business (2023)

B.S., Bogor Agricultural University, 1986
M.S., University of Houston, 1990
M.B.A., Baylor University, 1995
D.B.A., Anderson University, 2018

Linson, Marci L., Vice President for Vocational Activities and Dean of Admissions (1989)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 1989
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1991
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2008

Lippert, Joshua A., Associate Professor of Engineering (2019)

B.S., University of Science and Technology, 2002
M.S., University of Science and Technology, 2013

Long, Toby R., Associate Professor of Chemistry (2021)

B.S., Missouri State University, 2002
M.S., Missouri State University, 2004
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2010

Lundeen, David L., Associate Professor, Laboratory School (2015)

B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1991
M.Div., Bethel Seminary, 2000

M


Maloney, Jennifer L., Associate Professor of Psychology (2021)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 1995
M.S., Missouri State University, 2005
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2015

Martin, Amy A., Associate Professor of Humanities, Laboratory School (2014)

B.S., Oklahoma Christian University, 1991
M.A., Abilene Christian University, 1995

Martin, Andrea L., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Laboratory School (2014)

B.S., Evangel University, 1993
M.S., Missouri State University, 2020

Martin, Christina R., Associate Professor, Laboratory School (2014)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2002
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2005

Martin, Jerry D., Instructor, Laboratory School (2015)

B.S., Evangel University, 1991

Mattheis, Lacey E., Registrar and Director of Institutional Research (2016)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2002
M.B.A., Missouri State University, 2005

Mayo, J. Kendall, Instructor, Laboratory School (2024)

B.A., Evangel University, 2019
B.S., Evangel University, 2019
M.A., Missouri State University, 2021

McGarry, Rebecca D., Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences (2022)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2012
M.S.W., University of Kansas, 2014

McNeill, Stacy A., Professor of Communication Arts, Dean of Academic Enrichment, and Performing and Professional Arts Division Chair (2002)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 1994
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1995
Ed.D., University of Missouri, 2006

Miller, Matthew J., Associate Professor of English (2018)

A.A., York College of Nebraska, 2007
B.A., Oklahoma Christian University, 2009
M.A., Saint Louis University, 2012
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2017

Moody, Autumn E., Professor of Business (2020)

B.A., Hendrix College, 1993
M.B.A., Drury University, 1994
Ph.D., Northcentral University, 2007

Moore, Kerry D., Associate Professor of Education (2013)

B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2000
M.Ed., Evangel University, 2011
​Ed.D., Evangel University, 2018

Muckenthaler, Stacy M., Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Volleyball Coach (2014)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2011
M.Ed., William Woods University, 2013

Mullis, Becky A., Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Basketball Coach (2008)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2003
M.S., Missouri State University, 2005

N


Nguyen, Lloyd P., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (2023)

A.A., Orange Coast College, 1993
B.A., California State University, 1996
M.A., California State University, 2000
A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 2014
A.A., Community College of the Air Force, 2017
D.B.A., Northcentral University, 2021

Nowack, Mark L., Professor of Engineering, Director of Engineering, and Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering Division Chair (2015)

B.S., Penn State University, 1984
M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology, 1989
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1998

O


O’Neal, Aleshia J., Assistant Professor of English (2022)

BSEd., Abilene Christian University, 1988
M.Ed., Harding University, 2017
Ph.D., Arkansas State University, 2019

Osborne, J. Bryan, Associate Professor of Computer Science (2023)

       B.S., Arkansas State University, 1988
       M.S., Texas Tech University, 1994
       D.C.Sc., Colorado Tech University, 2020

Osborne, Sara J., Assistant Professor of English and Director of Classical Education (2023)

B.A., Carson-Newman College, 2002 
M.A., Carson-Newman College, 2004 

Osborne, William R. (Rusty), Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies (2012)

B.A., Carson-Newman College, 2002
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008
Ph.D., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015

Otey, Jeffrey, Professor of Engineering (2019)

B.S., Texas Tech University, 1991
M.Eng., Texas A & M University, 1994
Ph.D., Universitat Politècnica de València, 2017

P


Pardue, Brad C., Professor of History and Dean of Institutional Effectiveness (2014)

B.A., Mercer University, 2002
M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2010

Parrish, David B., Associate Professor of Humanities (2014)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2006
M.A., University of Arkansas, 2008
Ph.D., University of Glasgow, 2013
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Institute of Historical Research, 2013

Patrick, Christy M., Professor of Education (2018)

B.S., Missouri Southern State University, 1998
M.S., Missouri State University, 2001
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2015

Paul, Laura J., Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)

B.S.N., College of the Ozarks, 2015 
M.S.N., Western Governors University, 2017

Pedersen, David G., Associate Professor of Humanities (2017)

B.A., University of Nebraska, 2005
M.S.Ed., Lehman College-CUNY, 2007 
M.A., University of York, 2011
Ph.D., Fordham University, 2017

Polk, Brian W. Associate Professor of Science, Laboratory School (2020)

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1997
M.S., University of Central Florida, 2001
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, 2018

Powers, Kevin J., Associate Professor of Music (2013)

B.S., Emporia State University, 1993
M.M., Emporia State University, 1998
D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2007

Prather, D. Raine, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2024)

B.S.N., College of the Ozarks, 2018
M.S.N., Palm Beach Atlantic University, 2022
D.N.P., Palm Beach Atlantic University, Current

Pyatt, Andrew M., Instructor, Laboratory School (2024)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2021

Pyatt, Jamin, Instructor of Military Science and Physical Education (2023)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2016
M.S., Missouri State University, 2022

R


Rapinchuk, Mark E., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies and M. Graham Clark Chair of Christian Nurture (1997)

B.A., Bethel College, 1980
M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary, 1992
Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1996

Rasnick, Natalie K., Dean of Development and Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (2010)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2008
M.A., Missouri State University, 2010
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, 2022

Ray, Paige A., Associate Professor of English (2015)

B.A., William Jewell College, 2004
M.A.T., Missouri State University, 2010

Richardson, Gary Neale, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Men’s Baseball Coach (2014)

B.S., Missouri State University, 1985
M.S., Missouri State University, 1996
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2007

Roberts, Nathan M., Professor of Conservation and Wildlife Management, Dean of Academic Programs, and Agriculture and Natural Sciences Division Chair (2020)

B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2000
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2010

Russell, Donn H., Professor of Agriculture (2000)

B.S., Iowa State University, 1975
M.S., Iowa State University, 1984
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1999

S


Sanders, Melissa L., Assistant Professor of Nursing (2020)

B.S.N., College of the Ozarks, 2015
M.S.N., Southwest Baptist University, 2020

Schreffler, James P., Vice President for Patriotic Activities and Professor of Military Science (2003) 

B.A., Benedictine College, 1991
Pilot Certification, U.S. Army Flight School, 1995
M.S., University of Central Missouri, 2010
M.S.S., U.S. Army War College, 2016

Sharp, Justin M., Campus Minister (2019) 

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2006
M.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 2015
D.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 2023

Sharp, Nick C., Assistant Vice President for College Operations and Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2007)

B.S., Missouri State University, 2005
M.S., Missouri State University, 2007
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2017

Shekels, Matt D., Associate Professor of Agriculture (2016)

B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2007
M.S., Kansas State University, 2012

Shepherd, Karen, Associate Professor of Nursing (2007)

Diploma, St. John’s School of Nursing, 1992
B.S.N., Southwest Baptist University, 1996
M.S.N., Missouri State University, 2007

Shepherd, Steve S., Associate Professor of Physical Education/Men’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director (2002)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1986
M.A., Evangel University, 2000

Sigler, A. Chase, Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2024)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2017
Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2023

Simmons, Gwen F., Associate Professor of Library Science and Library Director (1991)

B.A., The School of the Ozarks, 1989
M.A., University of Missouri, 1990

Smilie, Ethan K., Professor of Humanities and Humanities Division Chair (2017)

B.A., Pittsburg State University, 2006
M.A., University of Dallas, 2008
Ph.D., University of Dallas, 2012

Smith, Kimberly M., Assistant Professor of Nursing (2023)

B.S.N., Missouri Southern State University, 2008
M.S.N., Cox College, 2016

Starrett, Shelli, Professor of Mathematics and Physics (2023)

B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1988
M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1990
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1994

Stricklin, Robert J., Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management and The Walter L. Green Chair of Hospitality Management (2008)

A.S. Lansing Community College, 1980
Edward Notter School of Sugar, 1985
ACF Certified Executive Chef, 1997

Swofford, Kara M., Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education (2007)

B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1996
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1999
Ed.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 2002
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2009

T


Tlustos, Denise M., Associate Professor of Nursing (2018)

B.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1995
M.A., Covenant Theological Seminary, 2001
M.S.N., Southwest Baptist University, 2018 

Todd, James M., Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies and Bible and Commerce Division Chair (2011)

B.A., The Baptist College of Florida, 2002
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2006
Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010

Turbak, Gary, Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Trainer (2005)

B.S., Missouri Western State College, 1983
M.S., Drake University, 1985
DHSc., Nova Southeastern University, 2008

V


Van Dyke, Benjamin R., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2021)

B.S., Eastern Oregon University, 1998
M.S., Kansas State University, 2002
Ph.D., Washington State University, 2012

Vogt, Abbey N., Professor of Social Studies, Laboratory School (2012)

A.S., Drury University, 1997
B.S., Drury University, 1999
M.Ed., Drury University, 2002
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2016

Vogt, David C., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (2006)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 1997
M.A., Webster University, 2006

W


Warfield, Charles D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Laboratory School (2012)

B.A., Saint Olaf College, 2011
M.B.A., John Brown University, 2013

Western, Joseph A., Associate Professor of History (2017)

B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2004
M.A., Concordia Seminary-Saint Louis, 2007
M.A., Saint Louis University, 2010
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2017

Wiebe, Michael J., Assistant Dean of the Laboratory School (2024)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2013
M.O.L., John Brown University, 2019

Wiebe, Weston T., Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer, and Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (2017)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2012
M.A., University of Kansas, 2014
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2018
M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 2021

Wiley, Charles C., Assistant Professor of Library Science (2021)

B.A., Asbury College, 2005
M.A., Michigan State University, 2010
M.S., University of Kentucky, 2018

Wilkinson, Curtis A., Professor of Communication Arts (2014)

B.A., Columbia College, 1984
M.A., Wheaton College, 1991
Ph.D., University of Exeter, 2011

Williams, Janice S., The Don and Marie Garner Nursing Program Director and Professor of Nursing (2005)

A.S.N., Union University, 1985
B.S.N., Union University, 1987
M.S.N., University of Tennessee-Memphis, 1988
N.D./D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University, 1998

Williams, Joshua L., Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (2023)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2000

Williams, Richard K., Instructor of Art, Laboratory School (2017)

B.S., College of the Ozarks, 2016

Williamson, Angela N., Director of Alumni Affairs (2009)

B.A., College of the Ozarks, 2000
M.S., Missouri State University, 2010

Wright, Jessica L., Assistant Professor, Laboratory School (2019)

B.S., Friends University, 2002
M.S., Lindenwood University, 2006

Y


Young, Lisa R., Associate Professor of Theatre (2001)

B.P.A., Oklahoma City University, 1990
M.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 2000

Young, Mark A., Professor of Theatre (1983)

B.F.A., University of Evansville, 1977
M.F.A., University of Georgia, 1980

Z


Zimmerman, David L., Associate Professor of Biology and The Henry Robert Herold Chair of Biological Science (2013)

A.S., Lincoln Land Community College, 1997
B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1999
Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2012
Postdoc., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Emeriti Administration

Cameron, M. Glen, Ed.D., Professor of Education and Dean of Campus and International Services

Clark, M. Graham, Ed.D., Litt.D., LL.D., D.Sc., President and Chairman of the Board

Clawson, Sam D., Ed.D., Dean of Students

Davidson, Mayburn, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education and Dean of Work

Davis, Jerry C., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., President, Chancellor, and Professor of Biology

Findlay, James F., Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Affairs

Fry, G. Stanley, M.A., LL.D., Dean of Institutional Advancement

Godsey, Townsend, Litt.D., Vice President of Public Relations

Good, R. M., Litt.D., LL.D., President

Graves, Marilyn L., Ed.D., Professor of Physical Education and Dean of the College

Greene, Joseph S., Ph.D., Director of Computer Center

Huddleston, Wayne, Ed.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean

Hughes, Charles F., B.S., M.S., LL.D., Vice President for Vocational Programs and Chief Financial Officer 

Keeter, Howell, W., B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Vice President and Professor of Education

Olson, Kenton C., Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Dean of the College

Slicer, Paul A., J.D., Director of Career Development

Todd, William D., Ed.D., LL.D., Vice President

Emeriti Faculty

Allen, Jerry, A.E., B.A., M.S., Assistant Professor of Aviation Science

Allman, Anne, M., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Art

Anderson, Robert E., B.S., M.A., Associate Professor of Library Science and Head Librarian

Anderson, Nancy, B.A., M.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science and Library Director

Anderson, W. Ruth, B.S., H.Ed., Ed.D., Professor of Education

Babcox, Leslie K., B.A., M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English

Barr, Donald R., B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Art

Bearden, David L., B.S., M.B.A., CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting

Bradley, Mary Elizabeth, B.A., M.M., Associate Professor of Music

Brinell, Joseph E., B.S., M.S.E., Assistant Professor of Aviation Science and Director of Airport Operations

Buchan, James L., B.A., M.S.C.I.S., Associate Professor of Computer Science

Burchett, Jayme, B.S., M.A., M.F.A., Professor of Art

Burroway, Jessie J., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of History

Carman, Phillip L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English

Collins, Thomas William, B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Professor of Music and Registrar

Cummings, Dorothy Stacey, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English

Davis, D. Wayne, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Biology

DeJong, Marvin L., A.B., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Physics

Divine, Eldon, A.A., B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Technology

Easdon, Jerry, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry

Elmore, William Emory, B.A., M.Div., M.A., M.R.E., D.Min., Professor of Philosophy-Religion

Fugitt, Jamie K., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics/Physics

Furman, Courtney, B.A., M.Div., Th.M., D.Min., Professor of Philosophy/Religion

Garey, Duane, A.A., B.A., M.P.A., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Geisler, Teresa A., B.S., M.Ed., Associate Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences

Gerlach, Bruce A., B.S., M.M., D.M.A., Professor of Music

Gianoli, Paul L., A.D., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Gibson, O. Ray, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education

Goodwin, John N., B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology

Graham, Mary E., B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Associate Professor of Foreign Languages

Head, Hayden M., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English

Hendrickson, Bobby G., B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of English

Henry, Sherman D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry

Howell, Michael W., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of History

Hubbard, Mark A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Agriculture

Huddleston, Barbara, B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Associate Professor of Mass Communications

Huddleston, Elizabeth, B.S., M.S., ABD Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Ingrum, Victor J., B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Associate Professor of Graphic Arts

Jesse, Lynda, B.A., M.M., Associate Professor of Music

Johnson, Roy, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Agriculture

Johnston, Jeffery, B.F.A., M.F.A., Professor of Art

Jones, Michael O., B.A., M.Div., M.S., D.Min., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology

Keeter, William F., B.S., M.E., Associate Professor of Physical Education

Keith, Herbert, B.S.A., M.S., Associate Professor of Agriculture

Keller, Debra, B.S.E., M.S.E., Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kennedy, Wayne Eugene, B.S., M.S., Professor of Mathematics-Physics

Kirk, Juanita M., B.S., M.S., D.A., Professor of English

Klinefelter, Sarah Stephens, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Theatre

Kneeshaw, Stephen John, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of History

Leftridge, Kay, B.S., M.E., Ed.S., Associate Professor of Education

Leonard, Byron E., B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Mathematics-Physics

Mahlman, Marcia, B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Education

Mahlman, Rex R., B.S. B.S.E., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Business

Meikle, Dora Q., B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education

McMahon, Dana, B.S., M.S.E., Ed.D., Professor of Education

McMahon, Donald P., B.S., M.S.E., Ed.D., M.S., Professor of Psychology

Miller, Stephen A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology

Mizell, John E., B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Professor of Music

Niboh, Martin, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics

Oetting, Bryan C., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Agriculture

Oetting, Marvin Ernest, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Agriculture

Olson, Kenton C., Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Dean of the College

Osburn, Robert A., B.S., M.Ed., Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education

Powers, Robert B., B.S. Ed., Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Quiko, Eduard, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Political Science

Rettig, Jeffrey H., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology

Riley, Kevin, B.S., M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business

Rojas, Luis Gonzales, B.M., Assistant Professor of Music and Artist-in-Residence

Schmidt, Linda, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Library Science

Shackette, Jerry, B.A., M.Ed., Associate Professor of Hotel and Restaurant Management

Smith, Bobby Lee, B.S.E., M.S.E., Ed.D., Professor of Health and Physical Education

Snyder, Robert L., B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology

Staugaard, Andrew C., B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Computer Science

Starret, Shelli, Professor of Engineering and Physics

Swearengen, Daniel J., A.A., B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Agriculture

Todd, Bonnie M., A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.P., Associate Professor of Nursing

Trimble, Maxine G., B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Psychology

Vincent, Damon I., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Technology

Wagnon, Thomas L., B.S., M.T., Ed.D., Professor of Business

Waller, Allan J., B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education and Athletics Director

Watson, Jerrold W., B.S.I.T., M.S., Associate Professor of Graphic Arts

Williams, Cindy, M., B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center

Williams, Michael L., B.A., M.S.E., Associate Professor of Graphic Arts

Wilson, George L., A.A., B.A., M.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education

Winfrey, Beulah I., B.S., M.S., L.H.D., Professor of Business

Wyly, Ronald D., B.S.E., M.A., M.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science and Technical Services Librarian

Young, Karl F., B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D., Professor of Sociology

Adjuncts

Baker, Julie, M.Ed., English
Brown, Michelle, M.A., Education
Burkhalter, Richard, P.E., Engineering
Cartwright, Kristin, M.A., Music
Cash, Reiny, P.E., Engineering
Cornelius, Nathan, Ed.D., Music
Dunn, Marilyn, M.A., Music
Edens, Rachel, M.A., English
Gates, Juston, Ph.D., Criminal Justice
Hall, Melissa, M.A.L., Business
Henderson, Samantha, Ed.D., Education
Johnson, Cletus, M.Ed., Art
Martin, Andrea, M.S., Math
McCartney, Rhonda, M.S., Biology
Middaugh, Greg, M.B.A., Computer Science
Mithelavage, Patricia, M.S., Education
Osborne, Sara, M.A., English
Russo, John, J.D., Criminal Justice
Schisler, Donna, M.S., Education
Smither, Bob, M.A., Music
White, Richard, M.S., Chemistry

Staff

Adkins, Joseph, Construction
Aguiar, Eli, Print Shop Press Supervisor
Applegate, David, Construction
Arnold, Kenneth, Construction
Arnold, Scotty, Construction
Ayebazibwe, Janalee, Mabee Residence Hall Director
Ayers, Todd, Public Safety
Back, Darrel, Construction
Back, Karen, Associate Registrar
Back, Robbie, Construction
Barry, Lori, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Barry, Richard, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall Chef
Bell, Nathan, Agriculture
Bilyeu, Ryan, Assistant Dairy Manager
Blackwell, Samantha, College Press
Blevins, Elizabeth (Beth), Asst. to the President
Bliss, Brandon, Director of Residence Life/Kelce Hall
Bobsin, Dawn, Laundry Supervisor
Bobsin, Natalie, Keeter Center Guest Services
Boccalon, Yaritza, Keeter Center
Boldman, John, Barrett Residence Director
Boldman, Julianna, Development Specialist
Braswell, Joseph, Construction Director
Bray, Cody, Transportation Supervisor
Brazzeal, Bonnie, Bobcat Food Services
Bressler, William, Theatre Sound and AV Technician
Brittain, Chassidy, Director of Patriotic Activities
Brown, Daryl, EHS Manager
Burns, John, Public Safety
Bynum, Karen, Business Office
Caravella, David, Public Safety
Carpenter, Ben, Hog Farm & Feed Mill
Carriger, Matthew, Construction
Cash, Reiny, Engineering Assistant
Cashio, Maxwell, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Chaney, Wesley, Machine Shop
Chase, James David, Keeter Center
Clarkson, Seth, Business Office
Codillo, Don, College Press
Cogdill, Craig, College Press Manager
Coker, Penny, Bobcat Food Services
Cook, Erica, Keeter Center Retail Coordinator
Cook, Todd, Keeter Center Facilities Manager
Copeland, Donna, Education Department Administrative Assistant
Copeland, Morgan, Accounts Payable Staff Accountant
Couey, Chelsea, Operations Support Coordinator
Courtney, Deborah, Keeter Center
Crawford, Mollie, Keeter Center
Crisp, Carolyn, Fruitcake/Jelly Kitchen Supervisor
Crisp, Daniel, Custodial Maint. Supervisor
Crosby, Aaron, Beef Farm Manager
Curtis, Bill, Construction
Dale, Marita, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Dardenne, Chad, Edwards Mill Supervisor
Debo, Thomas, Museum
Dellinger, Eric, Information Technology
Dilley, Dan, Electronics Supervisor
Drury, Rebecca, Administrative Assistant to the VP of Cultural Affairs & Dean of Character Education    
Dunnam, Bob, Mail Operations 
Edwards, Scott, Construction
Ehlers, Emma, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Ernsting, Craig, Bobcat Food Services Director
Erwin, Dylan, Asst. Dairy Manager
Evans, Adam, College Press                                  
Everson, David, Keeter Center Guest Services Supervisor
Exendine, Mike, Public Safety
Farmer, Danny, Construction
Farmer, Gena, Design Supervisor College Press
Farmer, Glenn, Construction
Fitzgerald, Tony, Construction
Fletcher, Laura, Bobcat Food Services
Followill, Celia, Bobcat Food Service
Foreman, Reuben, Construction
Fowler, Joel, Youngman Residence Director
Fredrick, Richard, Construction
Freeman, Jennifer, Director of Christian Formation
Gilbert, Brett, Construction
Glauser, Carl, Construction
Goodwin, Janna, Memorial Residence Director
Gould, Jessica, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall Cook
Grisham, Pam, Admin. Assistant, Lower Laboratory School
Gross, Eddie, Construction
Gross, Ed Sr., Public Safety Officer
Hall, Melissa, Bookstore Manager
Hamilton, Jenna, Faculty Services Supervisor & Base Camp Administrator
Hardin, David, Construction
Harper, Marie, Public Safety Officer
Harrington, Joel, McDonald Clinic Administrator/Nurse
Hartsell, Leora, Construction Administrative Asst.
Healey, Tom, Keeter Center and Guest Destinations General Manager
Heinzl, Jeffery, Public Safety Officer
Hembree, Morgan, Ashcroft Residence Director
Hensley, Clell, Construction
Hitchcock, Sallie, Admin. Asst. to the Provost & Coordinator of Student Support Services
Holder, Jeff, Construction
Holder, Tammy, Beef Farm Manager
Hollmann, Andrea, Food Services
Hollon, Rebecca, Library Circulation and Work Education Supervisor
Holmes, Daniel, Keeter Center Pastry Sous Chef
Hoppe, Josh, A/V Tech & Purchasing Agent
Howard, Emily, Keeter Center
Huffman, Bill, Transportation
Husser, Spencer, Power Plant
Hutcheson, Kiley, Director of Retail Operations
Ioannides, Evangelique, Retail Operations
Jackson, Beverly, Residence Director of Mann Hall
Jackson, Kevin, S of O Bus Driver
Jackson, Tory, Information Technology
Jochems, Jeff, Asst. Dean of Development
Johnson, Barbara, Keeter Center, Guest Services Supervisor
Johnson, Colton, Construction
Jones, Adam, Keeter Center
 
Jones, Ember, Child Development Center
Jones, Matt, Construction
Kellett, Don, Construction
Kelly, Sandra, Bobcat Food Services
Kempf, David, Public Safety Director
Keys, Jessica, Counseling
Kimrey, Adam, Processing Plant Manager
Lammers, Glory, Bobcat Foodservice
Larkin, McKenzie, Fitness Center Director
Leaming, Amy, Stained Glass
Leimkuehler, Chelsey, Keeter Center
Lingenfelter, Terry, Landscaping 
Lingner, David, Landscaping Director
Lionheart, Cameron, Keeter Center Restaurant Supervisor
Litherland, Timothy, Keeter Center Guest Services
Lundeen, Staci, McDonald Clinic
Majors, Tom, Keeter Center
Martin, Steve, Retail Merchandiser
Martin, Terry, S of O Bus Driver
McCreath, Alex, Pilot
McNeill, Andy, Purchasing Manager
Melendez, Espi, Admissions Representative
Melendez, Jose, S of O Bus Driver
Messerschmidt, Hannah, Music Department Accompanist
Meyer, Debbie, Student Work Coordinator
Miles, Richard, Construction
Miller, Lori, Cash Accounts
Miller, Tyler, Construction 
Moore, Lauren, Admissions
Moore, Timothy, Accompanist
Morris, James, Keeter Center Restaurant Supervisor
Moulder, Austin, Custodial Asst. Director
Musgrove, Michael, Keeter Center Catering Supervisor
Mutrux, Beth, Administrative Support Staff for Dean of College 
Neels, Jerry, Public Safety Officer 
Nelson, Brenda, Fruitcake Jelly Kitchen
Nelson, Sheri, Counselor
Newman, Charles, Theater Technician
O’Dell, Tatum, Admissions Representative
Orrell, Kristy, Director of Child Development Center
Pangborn, Rick, Warehouse Manager
Parker, Wade, Bobcat Food Services
Parris, Andrew, Construction
Patton, Dru, Keeter Center Restaurant Supervisor
Paz-Alvarez, Valentin, Keeter Center
Peeler, James, II., Public Safety Officer
Pentecost, Charlie, Sports Information Director
Peoples, Tanner, Keeter Center Catering
Perkins, Kimberly, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall Cook
Peterson, Caden, Student Activities Director
Peterson, Lily, Administrative Assistant to the President’s Office
Pettit, Kent, Information Technology
Pettit, Patricia, Information Technology
Pinckney, Titus, Asst. Director of Student Engagement
Pollard, Sheila, Development Manager
Pool, Samantha, Foster Residence Director
Presson, Debbie, S of O Counselor
Ripley, David, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Roberts, Carl, Construction
Rowe, Abigail, Development Manager
Rupe, Janet, Accompanist
Ryder, Nancy, Pearl Rogers Dining Hall
Sain, Annette, Museum Director
Sanders, Dale, Construction
Schneider, Jeff, Chief Information Officer, IT
Schneider, Tamara, Assistant to the President
Sears, Austin, Construction
Sharp, Justin Campus Minister
Simmons, Lori, Community Service Coordinator
Slavings, James, Construction
Smith, Keith, Keeter Center
Smith, Michael, Construction
Smith, Sarah, Keeter Center
Snodgrass, Kraig, Construction
Snowden, Bob, Construction
Snowden, Eric, Construction
Sparks, Wesley, Landscaping Supervisor
Stahl, Michael, Construction 
Stark, Greg, Business Manager
Stearns, Bill, Construction
Stillwell-Fisher, Veronica, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students
Stockebrand, Gil, Landscaping
Stricklin, Robert, Keeter Center
Swanson, Chad, Information Technology
Tandon, Akshat, Keeter Center Kitchen Supervisor
Terry, Karen, College Press
Thompson, Doug, Information Technology   
Tharpp, Jared, Keeter Center
Wehrle, Colleen, Administrative Assistant of Food Service
White, Royce, Custodial Maintenance
Whitted, Toni, Public Relations Assistant
Wilks, Layne, Admin. Asst. to Headmaster, Laboratory School
Williams, Andrew, Retail Support Supervisor
Williams, Christopher, Power Plant Assistant Supervisor
Williams, Josh, Radio Station 
Williams, Kathyrn, Keeter Center
Williams, Kimberly, Admissions
Williams, Rose, Keeter Center Kitchen Supervisor
Williams, Sarah, Administrative Assistant Career Center
Winkle, Diana, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Winkle, Paul, Information Technology
Worley, Debra, Business Office
Wrenfow, Jessica, Keeter Center Sales Manager
Wrosch, Vicki, Director of Human Resources/Insurance
Youngblood, Christen, Administrative Assistant, School of Nursing
Youngblood, Frankie, Information Technology