Administration and Faculty

This is an archived copy of the 2020/21 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit https://catalog.vanguard.edu.

University Administrators 

Dr. Michael J. Beals, President
Dr. Pete C. Menjares, Provost and  Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jeremy Moser, Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Kim Johnson, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Dr. Tim Young, Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Operations
Justin McIntee, Vice President for University Advancement
Dr. Michael D. Wilson, Associate Provost and Dean of the College
Dr. Renae Brathwaite,  Dean of Professional Studies
 

Resident Faculty


A

Julius Agbor
Undergraduate Business
2016
PHD, University of Cape Town

Gregory Austring
Undergraduate Theology
2000
PHD, Biola University

Diana Avans
Kinesiology
2004
PHD, University of Minnesota Minneapolis

B

Susan Berkompas
Theatre
1998
MFA, California State University Long Beach

C

Itzel Calleja-Macias
Biology
2015
PHD, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Annette Callis
Graduate Nursing
2015
PHD, University of California San Diego

Thomas Carmody
Communication
1989
PHD, Regent University

Tommy Casarez
Undergraduate Theology
2017
PHD, Princeton Theological Seminary

Seon Chun-Burbank
Early Childhood
2015
EDD, University of Northern Iowa

Edward Clarke
Sociology
2000
PHD, University of Southern California

Jeannie Colvin
Graduate Clinical Psychology
2010
MS, Vanguard University

Pamela Crenshaw
Library
1975
MLIS, San Jose State University

Steven Cuffari
Undergraduate Psychology
2012
MA, Azusa Pacific University

D

Stephanie D'Auria Brooker
Sociology
2010
PHD, University of California Riverside

Roli Dela Cruz
Undergraduate Theology
2016
PHD, University of Birmingham, England

Willem Dogterom
Theology
1999
DMIN, Fuller Theological Seminary

Warren Doody
English
1999
MFA, Chapman University

Noreen Dulin
Undergraduate Psychology
2002
PHD, University of California Riverside

E

Alison English
Communication
1994
PHD, Regent University

F

Jennifer Fee
Graduate Clinical Psychology
1994
PSYD, Biola University

Patricia Fisher
Undergraduate PS Business
2004
MBA, Northwestern University

Kenneth Foerch
Music
2004
DMA, University of Southern California

SiauMin Fung
Biology
2012
PHD, University of Illinois, Chicago

G

Magali Gil
Graduate Education
1995
PHD, University of California, Irvine

H

Michael Hanna
Undergraduate Psychology
2013
PHD, University of California, Irvine

Michelle Hannemann
Graduate Clinical Psychology
2019
PSYD, Azusa Pacific University

Lia Hansen
Theatre
2002
MFA, San Diego State University

Laurie Hatch
English
2011
PHD, Claremont Graduate University

Roger Heuser
Graduate Theology
1983
PHD, New York University

Mitchell Hopkins
Biology
2018
DC, Southern California University of Health Science

Karen Hummel
Undergraduate Psychology
2001
PHD, California School of Professional Psychology

Paul Hwang
Kinesiology
2019
PHD, Baylor University

I

Beau Irvine
Undergraduate Business
2018
MBA, University of California, Irvine

J

Alicia Jackson
Undergraduate Theology
2019
PHD, University of Birmingham, England

Jennifer Jagerson
Graduate Education
2017
PHD, Biola University

Bjorn Jonsson
Undergraduate Business
2017
MBA, Pepperdine University

K

Sylvia Kane
Graduate Education
2010
EDD, Azusa Pacific University

Naomi Kasa
Communication
2012
MA, Regent University

Jade Kay
Undergraduate Nursing
2019
PHD, University of Texas, Galveston

Sulki Kim
Undergraduate Psychology
2019
PHD, University of California Los Angeles

Joey Kim
Physical Science
2019
PHD, California Institute of Technology

Byungmo Ku
Kinesiology
2019
PHD, Oregon State University

L

Kristen Lashua
History & Political Science
2015
PHD, University of Virginia

Keisha Lee
Mathematics
2018
EDD, Pepperdine University

Alex Lin
Liberal Studies
2016
PHD, University of California, Irvine

Edward Lorance
Chemistry
2002
PHD, University of Arizona

M

Frank Macchia
Graduate Theology
1999
THD, University of Basel, Switzerland

James Melton
Music
1997
DMA, Arizona State University, Tempe

Cecil Miller
Biology
1994
PHD, Loma Linda University

Brittnei Miller
Chemistry - Physics
2020
MS, Edinburgh Napier University

Aaron Mood
Chemistry
2019
PHD, University of California, Irvine

Kerry Moore
Undergraduate Psychology
2015
MSW, University of California Los Angeles

Jonathan Moore
Cinema & Digital Media
2007
MFA, University of California Los Angeles

Sandra Morgan
Undergraduate Theology
2010
PHD, Biola University

N

Elena Nipper
Library
1998
MLIS, San Jose State University

Karen Nishie
Communication
2007
MA, California State University Fullerton

O

Bridget O'Callaghan-Hay
Chemistry - Physics
2016
PHD, California Institute of Technology

Roxanna Ochoa Hernandez
Biology
2015
PHD, University of California, Irvine

P

Richard Park
Undergraduate Theology
2019
DPHIL, University of Oxford

Hien Park
Sociology
2012
PHD, University of California, Irvine

Jacqueline Parke
Undergraduate Psychology
2016
PSYD, Azusa Pacific University

David Pecoraro
Theatre
2004
MFA, Temple University

Doug Petersen
Graduate Theology
1997
PHD, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

Elizabeth Powell
Undergraduate Psychology
2012
PSYD, Azusa Pacific University

Joni Prado
Music
2002
DMA, University of Southern California

Lioudmila Praslova
Graduate Org Psychology
2006
PHD, University of Akron

R

Susanne Reid
Music
2004
DMA, University of Oklahoma

Robert Reno
Music
2016
DM, Indiana University, Bloomington

Lowell Renold
Undergraduate Psychology
2006
PHD, University of Southern California

Kathy Rim
History & Political Science
2019
PHD, University of California, Irvine

John Mark Robeck
Undergraduate Theology
2017
PHD, Claremont Graduate University

Derrick Rosenior
Communication
2005
PHD, Howard University

Jennifer Russum
English
2016
PHD, Arizona State University, Tempe

S

Terrelle Sales
Graduate Education
2017
EDD, Loyola Marymount University

Lisa Samaan
Graduate Clinical Psychology
2020
MS, Vanguard University

Thomas Shirey
Undergraduate Psychology
2020
MA, Vanguard University

Tara Sirvent
Biology
2006
PHD, Cornell University

Rebecca Spady
Graduate Education
2015
MA, Vanguard University

Bonni Stachowiak
Undergraduate Business
2005
EDD, Pepperdine University

Andrew Stenhouse
Graduate Org Psychology
2016
EDD, Pepperdine University

T

Katherine Tong
Undergraduate Nursing
2018
PHD, University of San Diego

Gary Tyra
Theology
2002
DMIN, Fuller Theological Seminary

V

Isaac Voss
Sociology
2015
PHD, Fuller Theological Seminary

W

April Westbrook
Undergraduate Theology
2001
PHD, Claremont Graduate University

Mary Wickman
Undergraduate Nursing
2011
PHD, University of California Los Angeles

Michael Wilson
History & Political Science
1998
PHD, University of California Los Angeles

Julia Wilson
Undergraduate PS Nursing
2008
DNP, California State University Fullerton

John Wilson
History & Political Science
1989
PHD, Northwestern University

James Woodrow
Undergraduate Business
2003
EDD, Vanderbilt University

Christopher Woods
Chemistry
2020
PHD, University of California, Irvine

Jessica Woolworth
Undergraduate Business
2020
BA, Vanguard University

Z

Terry Zeigler
Kinesiology
1988
EDD, Nova Southeastern University

Faculty Emeriti 

Arnold, Dixie L., Ed.D. Professor Emerita of Liberal Studies 2004-2015.

Bell, Mark, M.A. Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts 1962-1982.1

Budge, O.Cope,  S.T.M. Ed.D. Professor Emeritus of Religion 1958-1977.1

Bushnell, Willyla, M.A. Professor Emerita of Religion 1950-1974.1

Camery-Hoggartt, Jerry, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of New Testament 1985-2015.

Carlson, Waymann C., Ed.D. Professor Emeritus of Education 1958-1995.1

Clark, David G., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of New Testament 1974-2008.

Degelman, Claudia, M.A. Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology 1999-2017.

Degelman, Doug, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology 1986-2019.

Elliott, Edwin L., M.Mus. Professor Emeritus of Music 1960-1998.1

Ewing, H. Keith, M.A. Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Artist in Residence 1971-2003.

Felt, Shirley Rader, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of English 1967-1999.

Gil, Vince, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Anthropology 1975-2019

Greve, Fred, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology 1975-1984.1

Hackett, James, M.S. Professor Emeritus of Business 1974-19861

Heidebrecht, Nancy, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of Old Testament 1984-2000.

Hoy, Albert, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of English 1952-1971.1

Israel, Richard D., Ph.D.  Professor Emeritus of Old Testament 2008-2018.  

Kanaga, Lynn, M.S. Professor Emeritus of English 1969-1993.1

Lackey, John, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus of Education 1967-1993.

Leonard, Elizabeth, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Sociology  1997-2011.1

Leverett, John, D.M.A. Professor Emeritus of Music 1967-71, 1981-2004

Lorance, E. Donald, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Chemistry 1969-2007.

McHargue, Lawrence, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Biology and Ecology 1969-2005.

McNutt, Dennis M., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science 1966-2002.

Pike, Morris R., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Theatre 1980-1998.

Robinette, Phillip D., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Sociology  1983-2009.

Rouse, Barbara, M.S. Assistant Professor Emerita of Learning Skills and Assistant Professor of Humanities 1988-2013.

Ruppert, Sandra, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of Education 1997-2008.

Scott, John B., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Sociology 1945-1977.1

Ternes, Jerry, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus of Education 2001-2017.

Tracy, Kenneth L., M.A. Librarian Emeritus 1972-1994.1

Westbrook, Edwin R., J.D. Professor Emeritus of Business and Management 1986-2018.

White, Jerre, Psy.D. Professor Emerita of Clinical Psychology 1998-2019.

White, Raymond E., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Education 1997-2008.1

Williams, William C., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Religion 1968-2009

Wilson, Lewis F., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science 1967-1995.

Wilson, Mary, M.L.S. Librarian Emerita 1989-2013.1

Wilson, Noel, M.A.  Professor Emeritus of Music  1975-1997.

Wright, Ronald, B.D. Professor Emeritus of Religion 1975-1999.1

Young, Roy, M.S.  Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Physics 1995-2009.