Faculty

Resident Faculty
Scott R Adams Scott R. Adams
Business & Organizational Leadership Director and Professor
Juris Doctorate, Brooklyn Law SchoolRead More...
Steve Baarendse, Professor of English Steve Baarendse
Professor of English
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D. Candidate, University of South CarolinaRead More...
Bryan Beyer, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Bryan E. Beyer
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
B.A., Colorado State University; M.Div., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of ReligionRead More...
Bryan Bolte, counseling professor at CIU Mark Bolte
Counseling Professor
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.S., Loyola College; Psy.D., Florida TechRead More...
David Cashin, professor of Intercultural Studies at CIU David G. Cashin
Professor of Intercultural Studies
B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; M.A., Ph.D., Stockholm University, SwedenRead More...
Karen Close, Director of Christian Service Learning at CIU Karen Close
Director of Christian Service Learning
B.A. (Ministry) Western Christian College, Canada; M.A. & M.A.C.E., Columbia International University; D.Min., Palmer Theological Seminary, PhiladelphiaRead More...
Anita Cooper, Bible Teaching Program Director at CIU Anita J. Cooper
Bible Teaching (Undergraduate and M.A.B.T.) Program Director
B.S., Columbia Bible College; M.Ed., Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of South Carolina; advanced biblical studies, Reformed Theological Seminary and Columbia International UniversityRead More...
David Croteau, Professor of New Testament & Greek at CIU David A. Croteau
Professor of New Testament & Greek
B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.Div, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
John Crutchfied, Middle Eastern Studies Program Director John Crutchfield
Middle Eastern Studies Program Director, Professor of Bible
Certificate form Torchbearer Schools, Capernwray Hall, England and Tauernhof, Austria; B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Israel Study Tour, 1990; M.Phil., D.Phil., Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion, CincinnatiRead More...
Photo of Victor Cuartas Victor Cuartas
Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
D.Min., Regent UniversityRead More...
Dan Delozier, Communication Program Director Daniel F. DeLozier
Professional Studies Division Chair, Communication Program Director
B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.S., Temple University; Ed.D., Temple UniversityRead More...
A photo of Dr. Helmuth Egelkraut. Helmuth Egelkraut
Professor at Large
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Th.D., Princeton Theological SeminaryRead More...
Photo for Steve Farra Stephen H. Farra
Psychology Program Director, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Albert Ellis InstituteRead More...
Photo of Brian Gault, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CIU Brian P. Gault
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Read More...
Photo of Karen Grant, CIU Professor of Youth Ministry, Family & Culture Karen Grant
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family and Culture
B.A., California State University, Chico; M.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., Moody Bible Institute; Bible Certificate, D.Min., Columbia International UniversityDr. Karen Grant joined the CIU faculty in 2001 and continues to teach Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture courses in the Seminary & School of Ministry. Before coming to Columbia, she served as senior high women...Read More...
Donald L. Hamilton Donald L. Hamilton
Emeritus Professor of Homiletics
B.A., Malone College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel Theological SeminaryRead More...
Photo of John Harvey, Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry John D. Harvey
Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry
B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Columbia International University; Th.D., Wycliffe College  Read More...
Matthew D. Haste
Associate Professor of Ministry Studies
B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Read More...
Lindsay Hislop William Lindsay Hislop
Professor Emeritus
B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Ph.D., University of South CarolinaRead More...
L. Igou Hodges
Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of EdinburghDr. Hodges joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 1978 and has taught Systematic Theology from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Toccoa Falls College from 1975 until 1978...Read More...
Photo of Lynn Hoekstra, CIU Education Professor Lynn Hoekstra
Teacher Education Program Director, Professor of Education
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ed.D., Azusa Pacific UniversityRead More...
A photo of Don Howell, professor of New Testament and Greek. Don N. Howell, Jr.
Professor of New Testament and Greek
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
Steven A. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Ministry Care
B.A., Indiana University (chemistry & psychology); M.S., Indiana University (philosophy); M.A., Christian Theological Seminary (marriage & family therapy); Ph.D., Indiana University (philosophy); ScD, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania (evidence-based psychotherapy)Read More...
A photo of Markus Klausi, CIU professor of New Testament & Greek. Markus Klausli
Professor of New Testament & Greek
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.Div., Columbia International University; S.T.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
A photo of Michael Langston, professor of Chaplain Ministries at CIU. Michael W. Langston
Professor of Chaplain Ministries
B.S., University of Louisiana; M.A., The Naval War College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D. Min., Bethel Theological Seminary Read More...

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