Faculty

Resident Faculty
A photo of Roy King, professor of Ministry Studies at CIU. Roy M. King
Professor of Ministry Studies
B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Oxford Graduate School   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...
A photo of James Lanpher, CIU Provost. James Lanpher
Provost & Sr. Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
B.S., Georgetown University; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre DameRead More...
Warren Larson Warren F. Larson
Professor Emeritus
Diploma, Peace River Bible Institute; B.Th., Vancouver Bible College; M.Miss., Canadian Theological Seminary; M.Div., Trinity Western University; Ph.D., Fuller Theological SeminaryRead More...
Joe LeTexier, TEFL Minor Program Coordinator Joe LeTexier
TEFL Minor Program Coordinator
B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International UniversityRead More...
A photo of Rod Lewis, CIU's Music Program Director. Rod Lewis
Music Program Director
B.A. in Music Education, Alderson Broaddus College; M.M. in Guitar Performance, University of South Carolina;n D.M.A. in Guitar Performance, University of South CarolinaRead More...
Chris Little, Professor of Intercultural Studies Christopher Little
Professor of Intercultural Studies
B.S., University of Southern California; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Fuller Theological SeminaryRead More...
Alex Luc Alex T. Luc
Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Trinity College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.Th., Theological College of Vietnam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison Read More...
Photo of Mark McCann, a professor at CIU, a Christian university in South Carolina. Mark McCann
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program Director, Professor of Education
B.A., Florida Bible College; M.S., Nova Southeastern University; Ed.D., University of Central FloridaRead More...
Photo of Dr. Allan McKechnie, CIU professor Allan D. McKechnie
Professor of Ministry Care
B.B.E., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel SeminaryRead More...
A photo of Kevin McWilliams, Bible and Intercultural Studies professor at CIU. Kevin McWilliams
Bible Division Chair, Bible and Intercultural Studies Professor
B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International UniversityRead More...
Johnny V. Miller
President, 1991-1999
B.A., Arizona State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary Read More...
A photo of Connie Mitchell, dean of the College of Education at CIU. Connie Mitchell
Dean of the College of Education
B.A., Florida Bible College; B.S., Bryan College; M.A., Ed.D., University of MiamiRead More...
A photo of Debbie Moore, Master of Education Program Director. Debbie Moore
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program Director, Professor of Education
B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.Ed., Bob Jones University; Ed.D., Columbia International UniversityRead More...
A photo of Linda Murdaugh, the director of Professional Education Field Experiences at CIU Linda Murdaugh
Director of Professional Education Field Experiences
B.A., California Baptist College; M.A., California State UniversityRead More...
A photo of Michael Naylor, New Testament professor at CIU. Michael Naylor
Professor of New Testament
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of EdinburghMike Naylor is a New Testament professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Iowa, Mike has also lived in Chicago, Edinburgh (Scotland), and Maryland. Mike joined the faculty at Columbia International University in 2012 after serving as an adjunct faculty member at Liberty...Read More...
Photo of Benjamin Noonan, CIU professor Benjamin Noonan
Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew
B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D.. Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of ReligionRead More...
A photo of David Olshine, professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture at CIU. David Olshine
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture
B.G.S., Ohio University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; D.Min., The Eastern Baptist Seminary  Read More...
A photo of Terry Powell, professor of Church Ministry at CIU Terry D. Powell
Professor of Church Ministry
B.A., Carson-Newman College; A.M., A.M., Wheaton College; PhD., Trinity Evangelical Divinity SchoolRead More...
A photo of Rhonda Pruitt, a professor at CIU. Rhonda Pruitt
Professor of Missionary Care
B.S., Holmes College of the Bible; M.A.C.E., Columbia International University; M.Ed., Regent University Read More...
Ken Rife, Communication/Digital Media Production Professor at CIU Ken Rife
Professor of Communication/Digital Media Production
A.A., Southwest Virginia Community College; B.A. Radford University; M.A., Regent UniversityRead More...
Andre Rogers, Professor of Church Ministry at CIU Andre Rogers
Professor of Church Ministry
B.A., D.Min., Columbia International University; Th.M., Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
Sam Rubinson, CIU professor Sam Rubinson
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture
B.S., Valley Forge Christian College; M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min., Eastern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
Shirl Schiffman Shirl Schiffman
Professor of Ministry Studies
Certificate in Biblical Studies, Columbia International University; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University  Read More...

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