Administration and Faculty

Our administration and faculty will support and challenge you in your studies.

Diversity in backgrounds, a wealth of socio-religious knowledge, and real-world experience: that’s what Oxford Graduate School faculty members bring to you.

Administration

President:  Kimberly Geiger, DPhil, MLitt

Chancellor:  Rollin A. Van Broekhoven, DPhil, DLitt, LLM

Dean of Faculty: Robert Andrews, EdD, MDiv, MS

Vice President for Administration: Paul Lawhorn, DPhil, MPA

Vice President for Admissions and Operations: Gwen Bollant, DPhil, MLitt

Director of Library Science and Senior DPhil Tutor: David Ward, DPhil, ThM, MLitt

Senior Tutor for MLitt: Sandra Hall, MLitt

Business Office:  Sharlene Daniel

Registrar: Paul Lawhorn, DPhil, MPA

Director of Assessment: Joshua Reichard, DPhil, EdS, PhD

Institutional Secretary: Helen Gadd

Emeritus Faculty

Distinguished Faculty

Humphrey, Richard A.

PhD, History/Ethics, Drew University (1967)
DLitt, Oxford Graduate School (1991)
BD, Divinity, Drew University (1961)
BA, Cornell College (Iowa) (1958)

Courses Taught: PHI 809 History of the Integration of Religion and Society, (FL 701 Family Life Education Methodology), FL 709 and OL 708 Professional Ethics, PHIL 801 Ethics in a Global Society

Jackson, E. Basil

JD, Law, Marquette University (1995)
DLitt, Oxford Graduate School (1991)
MD, Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (1957)
DPM, Adolescent Psychology, University of Dublin
MD, Psychiatry, SUNY
ThM New Testament, Northern Baptist Seminary

Courses Taught: PHI 810 Phenomenology of Emotional Disorders, FL 710 Family Law and Public Policy

Morgan, Helen

PhD, Colorado State University

Courses Taught: SR 866 Dissertation Faculty Defense

Standridge, Larry A.

PhD, Research/Adult Ed, Ohio State University (1971)
MA, Religious Education, Southwestern Seminary (1983)
BA, Baylor University (1956)

Courses Taught: SR 966 Dissertation Faculty Defense

VanBroekhoven, Rolin A.

DLitt, Oxford Graduate School
DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (1991)
JD, Baylor University
LLB, Baylor University (1968)
BS, Wheaton College (1962)

Courses Taught: PHI 812 Morality and Law in a Global Society

Faculty

Boyd, William R., Sr. (Full-time)

DMA, Music, LSU (1979)
MMus, Music Ed, Temple U (1968)
MEd, Education, W Maryland College (1963)
BA, Central Bible College(1957)

Courses Taught: COM 912 Advanced Communication, PHI 844 the Influence of Art on Society and Culture, SR 851 Interdisciplinary Research, COM 803 Hermeneutics and Communication

Geiger, Kimberly (Full-time)

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2007)
MLitt, Oxford Graduate School (2003)
BS, Texas Technical University (1979)

Courses Taught: FL 705 Parenting in a Religious Environment, FL 708 Marital Counseling and Enrichment, FL 704 Human Sexuality, OL 707 Mentoring and Coaching

McClane, Curtis (Part-time)

DMin, Drew University (1992)
MDiv, Harding College Graduate School of Religion (1988)
BA, Bible, Freed-Hardeman College (1977)

Courses Taught: PHI 809 Transforming Self-Concept for Leadership Development

 

Reichard, Joshua (Full-time)

PhD, Human and Social Studies (Religion & Theology), University of the Western Cape (2010)
EdS, Educational Leadership, Liberty University (2010)
DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2007)
MLitt, Oxford Graduate School (2005)
BA, Logos Christian College (2001)

Courses Taught: PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies, COM 968 Statistics for Social Research

Riggs, Kevin (Full-time)

PhD, Oxford Graduate School (2000)
MS, Trevecca Nazarene University (1992)
BA, Freewill Bible Baptist College (1989)

Courses Taught: FL 702 Sociology of the Family, PHI 801 Ethics in a Global Society

Rudy, Caroline (Full-time)

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2000)
MA, Western KY University (1983)
BS, Western KY University (1980)

Courses Taught: FL 710 Professional Ethics, FL 708 Marital Counseling and Enrichment

Tucker, Rebecca (Part-time)

EdD, University of Tennessee

Course Taught: SR 866 Dissertation Faculty Defense

Vos, Matthew (Part-time)

PhD, Sociology, University of Tennessee (2003)
MEd, Education Administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1996)
BA, Music, Covenant College (1990)

Course Taught: PHI 801 Transformational Learning and Adult Education

Ward, David C. (Full-time)

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2009)
ThM, Dallas Theologyica Seminary (1998)
BA, English, College of Charleston (1982)

Courses Taught: PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies, PHI 943 Orthodoxy and Orthopraxis, SR 953 Research for 21st Century Scholarship

Visiting Professors

Andrews, Robert 

EdD, University of Tennessee

Courses Taught: COM 968 Statistics for Social Research

Brantley, Brent

PhD, Oxford Graduate School (1997)
MA, Luther Rice Seminary (1988)
MA, Azusa Pacific University (1993)
BS, Louisiana College (1984)

Courses Taught: PHI 823 Contextualization for Social Change, LDR 810 Cross Cultural Dynamics

Foley, Virginia

EdD, Univ of Alabama (1996)
EdS, W. Georgia College (1988)
MS, Tennessee Tech (1978)
BS, Tennessee Tech (1976)

Courses Taught: PHI 800 Transformative Learning and Adult Education, LDR 807 Transformational Leadership

Gibson, Lynn

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2004)
MA, Dallas Theological Seminary (1999)
BS, University of Tennessee (1992)

Courses Taught: PHI 943 Orthodoxy and Orthopraxis, PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies

Lambert, Sarah  

MSLS, University of Southern California (1981)
Certificate in Spoken Spanish (1967)
BA, Covenant College (1965)

SR 953 Research for 21st Century Scholarship

Leavitt, Priscilla F.

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Ohio University (1981)
MEd Education, Rhode Island (1969)
MA, Women’s Studies, W. Va. COGS (1985)
BA, Barrington College (1962)

Courses Taught: LDR 815 Transforming People Problems, COM 822 Persuasive Communication, COM 803 Hermeneutics

Pix, Stephen

DLitt, DTh, Oxford University

Reichard, Sara

EdS, Teaching and Learning, Liberty University (2012)
MLitt, Family Life Education, Oxford Graduate School (2006)
BA, Christian Counseling, Vision International University (2004)
RN, St. Francis School of Nursing (2002)

Sharp, Richard

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2007)
MDiv, Mid America Seminary (1984)
BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1976)

Thomas, Tommy

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (1997)
MBA, Samford University (1979)
BS, Auburn University (1973)

Courses Taught: LDR 807 Transformational Leadership, OL 707 Mentoring and Coaching in Leadership and Supervision

Walters, Diana L.

DPhil, Oxford Graduate School (2004)
MLitt, Oxford Graduate School (2002)
BA, Belhaven College (1993)

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