Faculty

world class

professors

Arizona Christian University faculty is committed to fostering an atmosphere wherein academics from a Biblical Worldview are not merely taught but lived. Professors, experts in their respective fields, and passionate about the subjects they teach, challenge, and stretch their students to reach their goals. Students are encouraged to think critically and analyze what they learn in the classroom thoroughly.

full time

Steve Adamson, Ph.D.

Provost and Chief Operating Officer
Interim Chair of the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Anthony A. Bryson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of the CORE Christian Liberal Arts Curriculum

Tom Campbell, J.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Business Administration

John Hinson, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Linnea Lyding, Ed.D.

Associate Professor – Assistant Dean
Shelly Roden School of Education

Amy Nichols, M.A.

Instructor
Shelly Roden School of Education

Carolyn Pela, Ph.D.

Professor
Assistant Dean School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities

Jeff Phillips, M.Div.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Benjamin Pundit, N.M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Nanci Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Science and Mathematics

Adam Sonstroem, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Studies

Joseph Triolo, M.A.

Assistant Professor
CORE Christian Liberal Arts Curriculum

Edward A. Clavell, D.Min.

Dean of Academic Affairs
Interim Chair of the School of Business Administration

Paul A. Creasman, Ph.D.

Professor – Department Chair
Department of Communication Studies

Kyle DiRoberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Gerald Fercho, M.A.

Assistant Professor – Department Chair
Department of Music

Libbie Kent, M.M.

Associate Professor
Department of Music

Joseph Kezele, M.D.

Associate Professor Biology

Tracy Munsil, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Department Chair
Department of Government, History and Philosophy

Warren Pettitt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Department Chair
Department of Science and Mathematics

Michelle Rauch, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Online Implementation and Program Development

Steven Rutt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Matt Spivey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of English and Modern Languages

Jeff Welsh, M.B.A.

Instructor
School of Business Administration

contingent

Kathy Mason

Bible Professor

Rachel White

Family Studies Professor

Jess Harris

CORE Professor, Business Professor

Briana Procunier

English Professor

Al Fadi

Bible Professor, Business Professor

Julianna Witt

Music Professor

Susan Johnson

CORE Professor, History Professor

Holly Priestley

Science Professor

Vince Scarpinato

Business Professor

Jann Stewart

Communication Professor

Kira Rugen

Music Professor

Meghan Ruel

Music Professor