206 │COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 2017-2018│ LEADERSHIP & FACULTY
Shirl S. Schiffman, Ph.D.
Ministry Studies, SSM
Certificate in Biblical Studies, Columbia International
University; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University
Brian Simmons, Ed.D.
Ph.D./Ed.S. Program Director
Associate Provost for Online Studies
B.A., Grand Rapids Baptist College; B.S.; Calvin
College; M.S.E., Indiana University; Ed.D. Ball State
Ed Smither, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Studies, CICS
B.A., North Carolina State; M.A., M.Div., Liberty Baptist
Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Pretoria;
Ph.D., University of Wales
Milton V. Uecker, Ed.D.
Director of the Lowrie Center for Christian School
Education, Education, CoE
B.A., Concordia Teachers College;M.Ed
University of Texas at Austin; Ed.D., The University of
Larry R. Wagner, Ph.D.
B.A., Wheaton College;M.Ed
., George Mason
University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Cathy Warn, M.A.
Director of Training and Internship
B.A., Montreat College; M.A., Gordon-Conwell
Theological Seminary; SC Licensed Marriage & Family
Therapy Supervisor; SC Licensed Professional
James E. Watson, Ph.D.
A.B., Asbury College; M.Div., Columbia Theological
Seminary; M.C.S., Regent College;M.Ed
Atlantic University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Zhiqiu Xu, Ph.D.,
Chinese Seminary Studies Initiative, SSM
M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary; S.T.M,
Ph.D., Boston University
Sandra Young, Ph.D.
CAS Division Chair: Liberal Arts
B.A., George Fox College; M.A.T., The Citadel; Ph.D.
University of South Carolina