204 │COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 2017-2018│ LEADERSHIP & FACULTY
Scott Adams, Juris Doctor
B.S., Allied Legal Services, Public Administration,
University of Central Florida; Juris Doctorate, Brooklyn
Steve Baarendse, M.A.
Humanities Program Director
English, Humanities, CAS
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Indiana University; M.A.
Bryan E. Beyer, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Colorado State University; M.Div., Conservative
Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Hebrew Union
College – Jewish Institute of Religion
Mark Bolte, Psy.D.
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.S., Loyola
College; M.S., Psy.D., Florida Institute of Technology
David Cashin, Ph.D.
Intercultural Studies, ICS
B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Dhaka University, Dhaka,
Bangladesh; M.A., Ph.D., Stockholm University, Sweden
Karen Close, D.Min.
Christian Service Learning Director, CAS
A.A., B.M. Western Christian College; M.A., Columbia
International University; D.Min., Palmer Theological
Anita J. Cooper, Ph.D
Bible Teaching Program Director
Bible Teaching, Psychology, CAS
B.S., Columbia International University;M.Ed
Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of
David Croteau, Ph.D.
New Testament, Greek, SSM
B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.Div, Golden
Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D.,
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
John Crutchfield, Ph.D.
Middle Eastern Studies Program Director
B.A., M.A., Columbia International University; M.Div.,
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.Phil., D.Phil.,
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
Victor Cuartas, D.Min.
Intercultural Studies, CICS
B.S., National University of Colombia M.Div., D.Min.
Daniel DeLozier, Ed.D.
Communication Program Director
CAS Division Chair: Professional Studies
Communication, Social Sciences, CAS
B.S., Lancaster Bible College;M.Ed
., Ed.D., Temple
Amy DuBois, MBA
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, M.B.A., Baylor
Stephen H. Farra, Ph.D.
Psychology Program Director
Psychology, Math, CAS
B.A., M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of
Brian Gault, Ph.D.
Old Testament, Hebrew, SSM
B.A., Cedarville University;M.Th
., Dallas Theological
Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish
Institute of Religion
Karen Grant, D.Min.
Youth Ministry, Family & Culture, SSM
B.A., California State University, Chico; M.A., California
State University, Stanislaus; M.A., Moody Bible Institute;
D.Min., Columbia International University
John D. Harvey, Th.D.
Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry
New Testament, Greek, Hermeneutics, SSM
B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Columbia
International University; Th.D., Wycliffe College
Matthew Haste, Ph.D.
Spiritual Formation, SSM
B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.Div., Ph.D.,
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
L. Igou Hodges, Ph.D.
Systematic Theology, SSM
B.A., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity
Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Princeton
Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh
Lynn Hoekstra, Ed.D.
Teacher Education Program Director
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Western Michigan University;
Ed.D. Azusa Pacific University
Don N. Howell Jr., Th.D.
New Testament, Greek, SSM
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D.,
Dallas Theological Seminary