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 Executive Vice President
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

Edward A. Clavell, D.Min.

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

Kyle DiRoberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Jess Harris

CORE Professor, Business Professor

Susan Johnson, M.A.

CORE Professor, History Professor

Joseph Kezele, M.D.

Associate Professor Biology

Tracy Munsil, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Department Chair
Department of Government, History and Philosophy
Executive Director of the Cultural Research Center

Carolyn Pela, Ph.D., LMFT, CFLE

Professor
Assistant Dean School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities

Jeff Phillips, M.Div.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Adam Rasmussen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Humanities

Nanci Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Science and Mathematics

Matt Spivey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of English and Modern Languages

Jeff Welsh, M.B.A.

Professor
School of Business Administration

George Barna, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Research, Cultural Research Center

Tom Campbell, J.D.

Assistant Professor – Acting Department Chair
Department of Government, History and Philosophy

Paul A. Creasman, Ph.D.

Professor – Department Chair
Department of Communication Studies

Gerald Fercho, M.A.

Assistant Professor – Department Chair
Department of Music

John Hinson, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Libbie Kent, M.M.

Associate Professor
Department of Music

Linnea Lyding, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Assistant Dean & Head of the Shelly Roden School of Education

Amy Nichols, M.A.

Instructor
Shelly Roden School of Education

Warren Pettitt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Department Chair
Department of Science and Mathematics

Benjamin Pundit, N.M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Steven Rutt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

Adam Sonstroem, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Studies

Joseph Triolo, M.A.

Assistant Professor
CORE Christian Liberal Arts Curriculum

Juliana Witt, D.M.A.

Music Professor
Head of Piano Studies

contingent

Al Fadi, M.S.

Bible Professor, Business Professor

Holly Priestley

Science Professor

Vince Scarpinato, M.B.A.

Business Professor
Business Administration and Management

Kathy Mason, M.A.T.

Bible Professor

Meghan Ruel

Music Professor

Jann Stewart

Communication Professor