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Calvin College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Faculty


Faculty members on leave of absence for the academic year are indicated by a dagger (†), those on leave for the first semester are indicated by an asterisk (*), and those on leave for the second semester are indicated by double asterisks (**).

Emeriti

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z

A

Henry Aay, PhD

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Emeritus

M. Joy De Boer Anema, MSW

Associate Registrar, Emerita

Roy M. Anker, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

B

Judith A. Baker, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Martinus A. Bakker, MA, PhD

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emeritus

Claude-Marie Baldwin-Vos, MA, PhD

Professor of French, Emerita

Henry J. Baron, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Daniel H. Bays, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

John D. Beebe, MA, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Marilyn R. Bierling, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Ronald L. Blankespoor, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Donald A. Boender, MA

Dean of Men, Emeritus

Warren J. Boer, MA, DMin

Director of Broene Center, Emeritus

Edgar G. Boevé, MSD

Professor of Art, Emeritus

Robert Bolt, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Helen Bonzelaar, MA, PhD

Professor of Art, Emerita

Bette D. Bosma, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emerita

Jack A. Bosscher, MA, MEd

Associate Professor, Academic Services, Emeritus

James P. Bosscher, MA, PhD

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

James Bradley, PhD, MS

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Emeritus

Al D. Bratt, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

James D. Bratt, MA, MPhil, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Kenneth D. Bratt, MA, PhD

Professor of Classics, Emeritus

Wallace H. Bratt, MA, PhD

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emeritus

Daryl M. Brink, MA, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

John H. Brink, MS, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Conrad J. Bult, AMLS

Assistant Director of the Library, Emeritus

Gaylen J. Byker, JD, MA, PhD

President, Emeritus

Randall L. Bytwerk, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

C

Barbara Carvill, MA, PhD

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emerita

Sandra K. Clevenger, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Dale J. Cooper, BD

Chaplain, Emeritus

Elsa Cortina, Doctora en Pedagogía, MA

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

D

Gordon L. De Blaey, MA, PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Peter Y. De Jong, MA, PhD, MSW

Professor of Social Work, Emeritus

Richard G. De Jong, SM, ScD

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Roger L. DeKock, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Bert de Vries, BD, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Robert L. De Vries, MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Derald D. De Young, MM, PhD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Anthony J. Diekema, MA, PhD

President, Emeritus

David J. Diephouse, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Johanna Z. Duyst, AMLS

Librarian, Emerita

E

 

F

P. Mark Fackler, MA, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Cheryl J. Feenstra, MSN, PhD

Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Earl D. Fife, MA, PhD

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emeritus

Mary E. Flikkema, PhD

Associate Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Gerard Fondse Jr., MA

Assistant Professor of English, Emeritus

G

Bethany A. Gordon, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Edna C. Greenway, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Roger D. Griffioen, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

H

John E. Hamersma, MSM, SMD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Richard H. Harms, MA, PhD

Curator of Heritage Hall, Emeritus

Janice B. Heerspink, MA

Student Academic Services, Emerita

Cornelius P. Hegewald, MA, DAG

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emeritus

Henry Hoeks, EdD

Professor of Religion and Theology, Emeritus
Academic Administration Associate, Emeritus

Thomas B. Hoeksema, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Roland G. Hoksbergen, MA, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Henry Holstege Jr., PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Philip C. Holtrop, PhD

Professor of Religion and Theology, Emeritus

Ralph J. Honderd, MA, PhD

Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

Beryl L. Hugen, MSW, PhD

Professor of Social Work, Emeritus

Carl J. Huisman, MFA

Professor of Art, Emeritus

Gertrude A. Huizenga, MA, MM, PhD

Professor of Music, Emerita

Nancy L. Hull, MA

Assistant Professor of English, Emerita

I

Lester B. Ippel

Controller, Emeritus

J

Thomas L. Jager, MS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Robert A. Jensen, MFA

Professor of Art, Emeritus

Anamarie L. Joosse, MA, EdS

Counselor, Broene Center, Emerita

Wayne G. Joosse, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

K

Carl W. Kaiser, MS

Associate Professor of Music, Emeritus

Corrine E. Kass, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emerita

Irene Konyndyk, MA

Assistant Professor of French, Emerita

James D. Korf, MA, MFA

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Albion J. Kromminga, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

L

W. David Laverell, MS, PhD

Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus

Olga H. Leder, MEd

Assistant Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Arie Leegwater, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Sanford C. Leestma, MA, PhD

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Emeritus

Philip R. Lucasse, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

M

James J. MacKenzie, MS, PhD

Director of Student Academic Services, Emeritus

Robert L. Medema, MBA, CPA

Associate Professor of Business, Emeritus

Clarence Menninga, MA, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Daniel R. Miller, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

George N. Monsma Jr., MA, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Marvin E. Monsma, MA, MALS

Director of Hekman Library, Emeritus

Beverly H. Morrison, PhD

Counselor, Student Academic Services, Emerita

Merle R. Mustert, MM

Associate Professor of Music, Emeritus

N

Ann J. Noteboom, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emerita

Larry R. Nyhoff, MS, PhD

Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus

O

Diane B. Obenchain, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, Emerita

Barbara Omolade, MA, PhD

Dean for Multicultural Affairs, Emerita
Professor of Sociology, Emerita

Donald Oppewal, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Charlotte F. Otten, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emerita

Chris S. Overvoorde, MFA

Professor of Art, Emeritus

Thomas J. Ozinga, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

P

Michael J. Page, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Jeffrey R. Pettinga, MA

Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

Kenneth Piers, BSc, hons., PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Arden R. Post, MEd, EdD

Professor of Education, Emerita

John H. Primus, BD, DTh

Professor of Religion and Theology, Emeritus

Donald E. Pruis, MBA, CPA

Professor of Business, Emeritus

R

Delvin L. Ratzsch, MA, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Glenn A. Remelts, MLS, MA

Director, Hekman Library, Emeritus

Rodger R. Rice, MA, PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
Director of Social Research Center, Emeritus

Ruth K. Rus, MM

Associate Professor of Music, Emerita

S

Charsie Randolph Sawyer, MA, DMA

Professor of Music, Emerita

Lugene L. Schemper, MDiv, MLIS

Theological Librarian, Emeritus

John R. Schneider, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Quentin J. Schultze, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Allen L. Shoemaker, MS, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Raymond L. Slager, MS, CPA

Professor of Business and Accounting, Emeritus

Howard J. Slenk, MA, PhD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Corwin E. Smidt, MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

J. William Smit, MA, PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Calvin R. Stapert, MA, PhD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Steven D. Steenwyk, MS, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

LeRoy D. Stegink, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

William R. Stevenson Jr., MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

William K. Stob, BD, ThM, EdD

Dean of Student Life, Emeritus

Roger J. Stouwie, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Charles E. Strikwerda, MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Gloria G. Stronks, MA, EdD

Professor of Education, Emerita

William J. Stronks, MA, PhD

Director of Off-Campus Programs, Emeritus

J. Aubrey Sykes, MS, PhD, PE

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

T

Robert H. Terborg, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

John P. Tiemstra, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Peter V. Tigchelaar, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

James R. Timmer, MA, PhD

Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

John H. Timmerman, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Glenn E. Triezenberg, MSW, MBA

Director, Career Development, Emeritus

David B. Tuuk, MA

Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

U

John L. Ubels, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

V

Glen E. Van Andel, MA, ReD

Professor of Recreation, Emeritus

David A. Van Baak, MA, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Marten Vande Guchte, MEd, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Peter Vande Guchte, MBA, EdD

Professor of Business, Emeritus

John Vanden Berg, MA, PhD

Vice President for Academic Administration, Emeritus

Diane D. Vander Pol, MLS

Librarian, Emerita

Daniel Vandersteen, MSW

Counselor, Broene Counseling Center, Emeritus

Steven J. Van Der Weele, MS, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

William Van Doorne, MS, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Yvonne H. Van Ee, MAT, PhD

Professor of Education, Emerita

Gordon L. Van Harn, PhD

Provost, Emeritus
Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Gerald K. Van Kooten, MS, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Lambert J. Van Poolen, MSME, PhD, PE

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Ellen R. Van’t Hof, MA

Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Emerita

Howard J. Van Till, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Gerard A. Venema, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

John Verwolf, MEd

Director of Career Development, Emeritus

W

Clarence P. Walhout, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Mary Ann Walters, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emerita

Julie Walton, MA, PhD

Professor of Kinesiology, Emerita

Dean A. Ward, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Glenn D. Weaver, MDiv, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Ronald A. Wells, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Richard F. Wevers, MA, PhD

Professor of Classical Languages, Emeritus

Jack Wiersma, MS, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

John W. Worst, PhD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Stephen J. Wykstra, MA, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Y

Davis A. Young, MS, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Z

Dianne M. Zandstra, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Doris J. Zuidema, MA

Professor of Physical Education, Emerita

Mary E. Zwaanstra, MSW

Associate Professor of Social Work, Emerita

Uko Zylstra, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Active

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z

A

Adel S. Abadeer, MA (Assyut, 1980), MA, PhD (Boston, 1985, 1993)

Professor of Economics

Joel C. Adams, MS, PhD (Pittsburgh, 1986, 1988)

Professor of Computer Science

Kristen R. Alford, MSW (New York-Albany, 2003), PhD (Michigan State, 2015)

Associate Professor of Social Work

Carolyn E. Anderson, PhD (California-Irvine, 2003)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Eric J. Arnoys, PhD (Michigan State, 1998)

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Adejoke B. Ayoola, MSN (Obafemi Awolowo, 1998), PhD (Michigan State, 2007)

Associate Professor of Nursing

B

Patrick M. Bailey, MS (Grand Valley State, 2003)

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Rachael A. Baker, PhD (North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Debra L. Bakker, MA (Western Michigan, 1989), HSD (Indiana, 1995)

Professor of Kinesiology

Ryan B. Balili, MS, PhD (Pittsburgh, 2005, 2009)

Assistant Professor of Physics

Michael R. Barbachyn, PhD (Wayne State, 1983)

Brummel Chair in Organic Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry

Johnathan B. Bascom, MA (Kansas State, 1983), PhD (Iowa, 1989)

Professor of Geography

Ryan M. Bebej, PhD (Michigan, 2011)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Kerrie P. Berends, MA (Western Michigan, 1993), PhD (Texas Womens, 2006)

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

David E. Benson, PhD (Illinois, 1997)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

**Bruce R. Berglund, MA (Minnesota State, 1994), PhD (Kansas, 1999)

Professor of History

Jerry G. Bergsma, MA, DEd (Western Michigan, 1996, 2011)

Professor of Kinesiology

Timothy W. Bergsma, MA (Grand Valley State, 2001), PhD (Walden, 2015)

Associate Professor of Business and Accounting

Kenneth A. Bergwerff, MEd (Grand Valley State, 1988)

Assistant Professor of Geology and Science Education

Thomas A. Betts, MBA (Western Michigan, 1995)

Professor of Business

Claudia D. Beversluis, MA, PhD (Loyola, 1981, 1983)

Professor of Psychology

David A. Billings, MA (Northern Illinois, 1993), PhD (Loyola, 2000)

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Mark D. Bjelland, MS (Washington, 1988), MCS (Regent, 1995), PhD (Minnesota, 2000)

Professor of Geography

Russell J. Bloem, MS, MBA (Michigan, 1977, 1983)

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Albert J. Boerema, MA (Royal Roads, 1999), PhD (Vanderbilt, 2005)

Professor of Education

Erica J. Boldenow, PhD (Michigan, 2014)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Brian R. Bolt, MAT (North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1993), PhD (North Carolina-Greensboro, 1996)

Professor of Kinesiology

Michael D. Bolt, MS, PhD (Chicago, 1995, 2001)

Professor of Mathematics

Jeffrey P. Bouman, MA (Slippery Rock, 1989), PhD (Michigan, 2004)

Director, Service-Learning Center

Cheryl K. Brandsen, MSW (Michigan, 1981), PhD (Michigan State, 2001)

Provost
Professor of Sociology and Social Work

Randall J. Brouwer, MSEE, PhD (Illinois-Urbana, 1988, 1991)

Professor of Engineering

Crystal N. Bruxvoort, MAT (Drake, 1994), PhD (Iowa State, 2005)

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Science Education

Debra J. Buursma, MA (Western Michigan, 1989), PhD (Michigan State, 2005)

Associate Professor of Education

Elizabeth A. Byma, MSN (Grand Valley State, 2004), PhD (Michigan State, 2010)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

C

Neil E. Carlson, PhD (Duke, 2000)

Director, Center for Social Research

Joel A. Carpenter, MA, PhD (Johns Hopkins, 1977, 1984)

Professor of History

Margaret E. Caulfield, PhD (Northwestern, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Biology

**Brian D. Cawley, MA, PhD (Akron, 1992, 1996)

Associate Professor of Business

Todd V. Cioffi, MDiv, PhD (Princeton, 1993, 2007)

Assistant Professor of Congregational and Ministry Studies

David A. Cook, MSAcc (Western Michigan, 1979), CPA, MBA (Grand Valley State, 1992)

Professor of Business and Accounting

Kevin J. Corcoran, MA (Yale, 1991), PhD (Purdue, 1997)

Professor of Philosophy

C. Robert Crow, MA (Slippery Rock, 1987)

Director of Commuter Student Life and Assessment

D

Donald G. De Graaf, MS (Indiana, 1986), PhD (Oregon, 1992)

Director, Off-Campus Programs
Professor of Kinesiology

Christiana de Groot, MA (Chicago Divinity School, 1974), PhD (Notre Dame, 1989)

Professor of Religion

Laura G. DeHaan, MS, PhD (Purdue, 1990, 1994)

Professor of Psychology

Randall J. DeJong, MS (Michigan State, 1997), PhD (New Mexico, 2003)

Associate Professor of Biology

Kathleen L. De Mey, MA (South Florida, 1990)

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Kevin R. den Dulk, MA (Georgia, 1995), PhD (Wisconsin-Madison, 2001)

Paul B. Henry Chair in Christianity and Politics
Professor of Political Science

Leonard De Rooy, MSE (Michigan, 1986), PE (State of Michigan)

Professor of Engineering

Stacy L. DeRuiter, PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

**Herman J. De Vries Jr., MA, PhD (Cincinnati, 1990, 1996)

Frederik Meijer Chair in Dutch Language and Culture
Queen Juliana Chair of the Language and Culture of the Netherlands
Professor of Germanic Languages

*Vicki L. De Vries, MA, PhD (Michigan State, 1999, 2006)

Associate Professor of French

Rebecca Konyndyk De Young, MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 1995, 2000)

Professor of Philosophy

Mary Molewyk Doornbos, MSN (Michigan, 1983), PhD (Wayne State, 1993)

Professor of Nursing

David L. Dornbos Jr., MS (Ohio State, 1984), PhD (Iowa State, 1988)

Professor of Biology

Jack M. Du Mez, MA (Marquette, 1998)

Assistant Professor of English, Academic Services

Kristin Kobes Du Mez, PhD (Notre Dame, 2004)

Professor of History

Kelly N. DuBois, PhD (California-San Francisco, 2007)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim, MA, PhD (Wisconsin, 1989, 1995)

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages

E

Robert H. Eames, MBA (Wisconsin, 1980)

Professor of Business

Christina B. Edmondson, MS (Rochester, 2004), PhD (Tennessee State, 2009)

Dean of Intercultural Student Development

Chad A. Engbers, MA, PhD (Catholic, 1995, 2003)

Professor of English

Tiffany J. Engle, MM (Ithaca, 2001), DMA (Michigan State, 2005)

Associate Professor of Music

Kenneth D. Erffmeyer, MBA (Minnesota, 1988)

Vice President of Advancement

Gayle E. Ermer, MSE (Wisconsin, 1987), PhD (Michigan State, 1994)

Professor of Engineering

F

Susan M. Felch, MA (Wheaton, 1974), PhD (Catholic, 1991)

Professor of English

R. John Ferdinands, PhD (Purdue, 1988)

Professor of Mathematics

Dawn A. Frambes, MSN (Central Michigan, 1996), PhD (Michigan State, 2016)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Debra L. Freeberg, MA, PhD (Pittsburgh, 1980, 1995)

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

David Fuentes, MA (Iowa, 1983), PhD (Brandeis, 1988)

Professor of Music

Herbert R. Fynewever, PhD (Wisconsin, 1998)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

G

Daniel M. Gelderloos, MS (Memphis, 1996), MA (Western Michigan, 1999)

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Margaret J. Goetz, MS, MA (Ohio State, 1987, 1989), PhD (Michigan 1999)

Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Keith A. Grasman, MS, PhD (Virginia Polytechnic, 1992, 1995)

Professor of Biology

Anna Greidanus, MFA (Michigan State, 1988)

Professor of Art

Arie J. Griffioen, MA (Iowa, 1983), PhD (Marquette, 1988)

Professor of Religion

Kathi Groenendyk, MA (Texas A&M, 1994), PhD (Penn State, 1999)

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Marjorie L. Gunnoe, MA, PhD (Virginia 1990, 1993)

Professor of Psychology

H

Frederick L. Haan, MS, PhD (Notre Dame, 1995, 2000)

Professor of Engineering

*Stanley L. Haan, PhD (Colorado, 1983)

Professor of Physics

Loren D. Haarsma, MS (Washington, 1987), PhD (Harvard, 1994)

Associate Professor of Physics

Matthew C. Halteman, MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 2001, 2003)

Associate Professor of Philosophy

**Becky R. Haney, MA, PhD (Chicago, 1992, 1996), MDiv (Duke, 2001)

Associate Professor of Economics

Craig A. Hanson, MA, PhD (Chicago, 1996, 2003)

Associate Professor of Art History

**Lee P. Hardy, MA (Pittsburgh, 1980), MA, PhD (Duquesne, 1978, 1988)

Professor of Philosophy

Daniel C. Harlow, MDiv (Princeton Theological Seminary, 1987), MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 1991, 1994)

Professor of Religion

Paul E. Harper, MA, PhD (Princeton, 1990, 1996)

Associate Professor of Physics

Christopher A. Hartemink, PhD (Harvard, 2004)

Associate Professor of Engineering

Geert E. Heetebrij, MFA (California-Los Angeles, 2014)

Assistant Professor of Communications Arts and Sciences

Gail G. Heffner, MPIA (Pittsburgh, 1980), PhD (Michigan State, 2005)

Director, Community Engagement

Emily J. Helder, MA, PhD (Wayne State, 2006, 2009)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Jane E. Hendriksma, MA (Michigan State, 1984)

Dean of Student Conduct

Lawrence R. Herzberg, MA (Indiana, 1980)

Associate Professor of Asian Languages

Donald R. Hettinga, MA, PhD (Chicago, 1977, 1983)

Professor of English

Matthew K. Heun, MS, PhD (Illinois, 1991, 1995)

Professor of Engineering

Kyle H. Heys, MA (Michigan State, 2010)

Associate Director, Academic Services

Jonathan P. Hill, MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 2004, 2008)

Associate Professor of Sociology

Jennifer Steensma Hoag, MFA (Rochester Institute, 1992)

Professor of Art

David A. Hoekema, PhD (Princeton, 1981)

Professor of Philosophy

**Robert J. Hoeksema, MSE (Michigan, 1978), PhD (Iowa, 1984)

Professor of Engineering

Jennifer L. Holberg, MA, PhD (Washington, 1991, 1997)

Professor of English

Jesse D. Holcomb, MA (George Washington, 2009)

Assistant Professor of English

Arlene J. Hoogewerf, PhD (Cornell, 1991)

Academic Dean
Professor of Biology

Douglas A. Howard, MA, PhD (Indiana, 1982, 1987)

Professor of History

Todd K. Hubers, MS (Indiana, 1988)

Vice President of People. Strategy, and Technology

Mary S. Hulst, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 1995), PhD (Illinois, 2006)

Chaplain

I

 

J

James R. Jadrich, MA, PhD (California, 1984, 1991)

Professor of Physics and Science Education

Calvin C. Jen, MArch (Michigan, 1978)

Associate Professor of Business

Kristine E. Johnson, MA, PhD (Purdue, 2006, 2009)

Assistant Professor of English

Clarence W. Joldersma, MPhil (Institute for Christian Studies, 1983), MEd, PhD (Toronto, 1987, 1994)

Professor of Education

K

Beth E. Kalkman, MSN (Ferris State, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

**Todd M. Kapitula, PhD (Maryland, 1991)

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

William H. Katerberg, MA (Notre Dame, 1990), MA, PhD (Queens, 1991, 1996)

Professor of History

Robert J. Keeley, MA (Colorado, 1982), PhD (Denver, 1989)

Professor of Education

Hyesook Kim, MM (Seoul National, 1981), MM, DMA (Peabody Conservatory, 1983, 1990)

Professor of Music

Jong-Il Kim, MS, PhD (Washington State, 1993, 1996)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Yoon G. Kim, MS, D.Sc. (Washington-St. Louis, 2000, 2005)

Associate Professor of Engineering

Lewis S. Klatt, MDiv (Gordon-Conwell, 1991), MA (St. John’s, 1998), PhD (Georgia, 2003)

Professor of English

David S. Koetje, PhD (Purdue, 1991)

Professor of Biology

Sarah E. McClure Kolk, MA (Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1999), MSI (Michigan, 2004)

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Heather K. Koole, MA, PhD (Western Michigan, 2003, 2014)

Assistant Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Janice B. Koop, MS (Michigan State, 1972), PhD (Colorado, 1978)

Professor of Mathematics

**Douglas L. Koopman, M.T.S. (Wesley Seminary, 1984), MA, PhD (Catholic, 1988, 1992)

Professor of Political Science

Brian M. Kreisman, MS (Washington, 1999), PhD (Florida, 2003)

Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Joseph A. Kuilema, MSW (Michigan, 2006), PhD (Michigan State, 2016)

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Tracy Kuperus, MA, PhD (Illinois, 1991, 1995)

Professor of International Development Studies

Johanna C. Kuyvenhoven, MA (Trent, 1995), PhD (British Columbia, 2005)

Professor of Education

L

Scott G. Lamanna, MA, PhD (Indiana-Bloomington, 2005, 2012)

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Won W. Lee, MDiv (Princeton, 1990), MA, PhD (Claremont, 1996, 1998)

Professor of Religion

Youngkhill Lee, MS (Yonsei, 1985), PhD (Oregon, 1990)

Professor of Kinesiology

Michael K. Le Roy, PhD (Vanderbilt, 1994)

President

Francene L. Lewis, MALS (Michigan, 1986)

Head of Collection Management

Brendan D. Looyenga, MS, PhD (Michigan, 2006, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Laurence L. Louters, MS (Minnesota, 1974), PhD (Iowa, 1984)

Professor of Biochemistry

Michelle R. Loyd-Paige, MS, PhD (Purdue, 1983, 1989)

Executive Associate to the President for Diversity and Inclusion
Professor of Sociology

Jaclynn L. Lubbers, MSN, DNP (Grand Valley State, 2000, 2012)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Matthew D. Lundberg, MTS (Calvin Theological Seminary, 2000), PhD (Princeton Theological Seminary, 2005)

Professor of Religion

Henry M. Luttikhuizen, MPhil (Institute for Christian Studies, 1989), MA, PhD (Virginia, 1990, 1997)

Professor of Art History

M

Karin Y. Maag, MPhil, PhD (St. Andrews, 1991, 1994)

Professor of History

David B. Malone, MA (Wheaton, 1992), MS (Illinois-Urbana, 2002), MEd (Northern Illinois, 2002)

Dean, Hekman Library

Elisha M. Marr, PhD (Michigan State, 2006)

Associate Professor of Sociology

Gregory F. Mellema, PhD (Massachusetts, 1974)

Professor of Philosophy

Nancy L. Meyer, MS (Arizona, 1979), EdD (Northern Colorado, 1986)

Professor of Kinesiology

Mark Michmerhuizen, MSE (Michigan, 1990), MBA (Grand Valley, 2004)

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Edward Miller Jr., MA, PhD (Indiana, 1976, 1991)

Professor of Spanish

Jesse R. Moes, PhD (Michigan, 2012)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Paul E. Moes, MS (Montana State, 1979), PhD (Texas Christian, 1982)

Professor of Psychology

Lawrence A. Molnar, MA, PhD (Harvard, 1981, 1985)

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Christopher G. Moseley, PhD (North Carolina, 2001)

Associate Professor of Mathematics

*Mark T. Mulder, MA, PhD (Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997, 2003)

Professor of Sociology

Mark A. Muyskens, PhD (Wisconsin-Madison, 1991)

Professor of Chemistry

N

Linda Naranjo-Huebl, MA, PhD (Colorado, 1994, 2001)

Professor of English

Edward G. Nielsen, MSE (Michigan, 1966)

Professor of Engineering

David C. Noe, PhD (Iowa, 2003)

Associate Professor of Classics

Victor T. Norman, MS, PhD (Purdue, 1989, 1994)

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Richard A. Nyhof, MS, PhD (Michigan State, 1976, 1981)

Professor of Biology

O

Elizabeth R. Oommen, MA, PhD (Ohio, 2009, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Bret J. Otte, MA (Central Michigan, 1996)

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

P

Garth E. Pauley, MA (Texas A&M, 1995), PhD (Pennsylvania State, 1999)

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Mikael L. Pelz, MA, PhD (Missouri-Columbia, 2003, 2009)

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Carl J. Plantinga, MA (Iowa, 1982), PhD (Wisconsin-Madison, 1989)

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Richard J. Plantinga, MA, PhD (McMaster, 1985, 1990)

Professor of Religion

W. Harry Plantinga, PhD (Wisconsin-Madison, 1988)

Professor of Computer Science

Kenneth E. Pomykala, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 1981), MA, PhD (Claremont Graduate School, 1988, 1992)

Professor of Religion

Matthew W. Postma, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 2013)

Associate Chaplain for Residence Life

Darren S. Proppe, MS (Eastern Kentucky, 2005), PhD (Alberta, 2010)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Randall J. Pruim, PhD (Wisconsin, 1995)

Professor of Mathematics

Dirk J. Pruis, MBA (Michigan, 1984), CPA

Assistant Professor of Business

Katherine E. E. Pruss, DNP (Michigan, 2016)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Marcie J. Pyper, MA, PhD (Michigan State, 1985, 2005)

Professor of Spanish

R

Joella Ranaivoson, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 2016)

Associate Chaplain for Upperclass Students

Blake M. Riek, MA, PhD (Delaware, 2005, 2007)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Debra K. Rienstra, MA, PhD (Rutgers, 1991, 1995)

Professor of English

Jill R. Risner, MBA (Ashland, 2005), DBA (Anderson, 2012)

Assistant Professor of Business

F. Corey Roberts, MA, PhD (Indiana-Bloomington, 1997, 2002)

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Maria N. Rodríguez, MEd (Grand Valley State, 1998)

Assistant Professor of Spanish

*William D. Romanowski, MA (Youngstown State, 1981), PhD (Bowling Green State, 1990)

Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair in Faith and Communication
Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

James K. Rooks, MEd, EdD (Toronto, 1987, 1998)

Dean of Education
Professor of Education

Aleen Rose, MA (Michigan State, 2001)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Academic Services

John A. Ross, MS (Eastern Illinois, 1994)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Carol L. Rossman, MSN (Saginaw Valley State, 1998), DNP (Oakland, 2008)

Professor of Nursing

Paul S. Ryan, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 2005)

Associate Chaplain, Worship

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Karen E. Saupe, MA (Wright State, 1987), MA, PhD (Rochester, 1992, 1996)

Professor of English

Kurt C. Schaefer, AM, PhD (Michigan, 1982, 1984)

Professor of Economics

Kaori Deguchi Schau, MA (Nagoya, 1991), PhD (Purdue, 2000)

Associate Professor of Japanese

Gary D. Schmidt, MA, PhD (Illinois, 1981, 1985)

Professor of English

Robert P. Schoone-Jongen, MA (Kentucky, 1973), MA, PhD (Delaware, 2003, 2007)

Associate Professor of History

Derek C. Schuurman, MS (Waterloo, 1994), PhD (McMaster, 2003)

William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar in Residence
Professor of Computer Science

Thomas L. Scofield, MS, PhD (Michigan State, 1994, 1998)

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

**Otto H. Selles, MA (McMaster, 1988), D. de líU. (Paris-IV Sorbonne, 1994)

Professor of French

Kara C. Sevensma, MEd (Calvin, 2007), PhD (Michigan State, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Education

Pearl Shangkuan, MM (Westminster Choir College, 1988), DMA (Rutgers, 1998)

Professor of Music

Anding Shen, PhD (Johns Hopkins, 2004)

Associate Professor of Biology

Olena Shkatulo, MA, PhD (Indiana, 2005, 2011)

Assistant Professor of Spanish

S. Kumar Sinniah, PhD (Pittsburgh, 1991)

Professor of Chemistry

Ronald J. Sjoerdsma, MA (Iowa, 1979), PhD (California-Los Angeles, 1994)

Professor of Education

*James R. Skillen, MA (Gordon-Conwell, 2000), PhD (Cornell, 2006)

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

Cynthia G. Slagter, MA (New York, 1990), PhD (Indiana, 2001)

Professor of Spanish

Samuel R. Smartt, MFA (Wake Forest, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Communications Arts and Sciences

Christopher R. Smit, PhD (Iowa, 2004)

Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Laura A. Smit, MDiv (Calvin Theological Seminary, 1987), PhD (Boston, 1998)

Professor of Religion

**David I. Smith, MPhil (Institute for Christian Studies, 1997), PhD (London, 2000)

Professor of Education

James K. A. Smith, MPhil (Institute for Christian Studies, 1995), PhD (Villanova, 1999)

Gary & Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview
Professor of Philosophy

Jason P. Smolinski, MS, PhD (Michigan State, 2008, 2011)

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Debra L. Snyder, MHA (Ohio State, 1989), PhD (Kent State, 2003)

Professor of Business

Peter J. Snyder, MBA (Kansas, 1993), MA (Wheaton, 2001), PhD (Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008)

Associate Professor of Business

John A. Sparks, MS (Slippery Rock, 2000)

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

C. Renee Sparks, MS (Kansas State, 1994), PhD (Kansas, 2001)

Professor of Geology

Franklin D. Speyers, MS (Pratt Institute, 1977)

Professor of Art

Jason M. Stansbury, PhD (Vanderbilt, 2011)

James & Judith Chambery Fellow for the Study of Ethics in Business
Associate Professor of Business

Marilyn S. Stansbury, CPA, MBA (Xavier, 2001)

Associate Professor of Business

Ralph F. Stearley, MS (Utah, 1988), PhD (Michigan, 1990)

Professor of Geology

Timothy H. Steele, MMus (Temple, 1983), PhD (Chicago, 1993)

Associate Professor of Music

Thomas L. Steenwyk, MA (Michigan State, 1990)

Registrar and Director of Academic Services

Philip B. Stegink, MA (Northern Colorado, 1980)

Assistant Professor of Education

R. Scott Stehouwer, MA, PhD (Wayne State, 1977, 1978)

Professor of Psychology

Michael J. Stob, MS, PhD (Chicago, 1975, 1979)

Dean for Academic Administration
Professor of Mathematics

Nathan S. Sunukjian, PhD (Michigan State, 2010)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Katherine E. Swart, MSI (Michigan, 2008)

Collection Development Librarian

T

Gary W. Talsma, MS, PhD (Purdue, 1975, 1986)

Professor of Mathematics

Chad D. Tatko, PhD (North Carolina, 2004)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Donald J. Tellinghuisen, MA, PhD (Iowa, 1991, 1994)

Professor of Psychology

Dwight E. TenHuisen, MA, PhD (Illinois-Urbana, 1991, 2005)

Professor of Spanish

*Marjorie A. Terpstra, MEd (Grand Valley, 2005), PhD (Michigan State, 2009)

Associate Professor of Education

Thomas R. Thompson, MDiv, ThM (Calvin Theological Seminary, 1986, 1988), PhD (Princeton, 1996)

Professor of Religion

**Alisa J. Tigchelaar, MA, PhD (Indiana, 1995, 1999)

Associate Professor of Spanish

James R. Timmer Jr., MS, PhD (New Mexico, 1993, 1995)

Professor of Kinesiology

Barbara Timmermans, MS (Michigan, 1983), PhD (New Mexico, 2000)

Associate Professor of Nursing

Kevin Timpe, PhD (St. Louis, 2004)

William Harry Jellema Chair in Christian Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy

Renard G. Tubergen, MSE, PhD (Purdue, 1991, 1995)

Associate Professor of Engineering

James M. Turner, PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

U

David V. Urban, MA, PhD (Illinois at Chicago, 1994, 2001), MDiv (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1998)

Professor of English

V

Jennifer J. Van Antwerp, MS, PhD (Illinois-Urbana, 1997, 1999)

Professor of Engineering

Jeremy G. Van Antwerp, MS, PhD (Illinois-Urbana, 1997, 1999)

Professor of Engineering

Todd M. Vanden Berg, MA, PhD (New York-Buffalo, 1992, 1996)

Professor of Sociology

James Vanden Bosch, MA (Ohio, 1972)

Professor of English

Douglas A. Vander Griend, MS, PhD (Northwestern, 1997, 2000)

Professor of Chemistry

Evert M. Van Der Heide, MA, PhD (Wayne State, 1975, 1982)

Professor of Economics

Elizabeth A. Vander Lei, MA, PhD (Arizona State, 1987, 1995)

Academic Dean
Professor of English

**Scott H. Vander Linde, MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 1984, 1989)

Professor of Economics

†Keith N. Vander Linden, MS (Iowa, 1985), PhD (Colorado, 1993)

Professor of Computer Science

Sally J. Vander Ploeg, JD (Indiana, 1985)

Vice President for Administration and Finance

**Judith M. Vander Woude, MA (Central Michigan, 1986), PhD (Wayne State, 1998)

Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Kevin N. Vande Streek, MA (South Dakota, 1986)

Professor of Kinesiology

Deanna van Dijk, MA, PhD (Waterloo, 1993, 1998)

Professor of Geography

Randall G. Van Dragt, MS (Cornell, 1971), PhD (Rhode Island, 1985)

Professor of Biology

Leonard D. Van Drunen, PhD (Purdue, 1985)

Professor of Business

†Christina J. Van Dyke, MA, PhD (Cornell, 1997, 2000)

Professor of Philosophy

Jason E. VanHorn, MS (Texas A&M, 2003), PhD (Ohio State, 2007)

Associate Professor of Geography

Frans A. van Liere, MDiv, MA, PhD (Groningen, 1988, 1989, 1995)

Professor of History

Katherine Elliot van Liere, MA (Cambridge, 1992), PhD (Princeton, 1995)

Professor of History

Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk, MA (Simon Fraser, 1990)

Associate Professor of Art

William E. Van Vugt, MA (Kent State, 1981), PhD (London School of Economics, 1986)

Professor of History

Rachel M. Venema, MSW (Michigan, 2005), PhD (Illinois, 2013)

Associate Professor of Social Work

Kurt A. Ver Beek, MS (Azusa Pacific, 1992), PhD (Cornell, 1996)

Professor of Sociology

Susan K. Verwys, MA (Chicago, 1978), PhD (Michigan State, 2009)

Associate Professor of Education

Sarah Visser, MEd (Azusa Pacific, 2004), PhD (Claremont Graduate, 2015)

Vice President of Student Life

Jolene E. Vos-Camy, MA, PhD (Indiana, 1994, 2000)

Professor of French

Julie A. Voskuil, MBA (Western Michigan, 2002)

Associate Professor of Business and Accounting

W

John R. Walcott, MAT (Calvin, 1994), PhD (Michigan State, 2012)

Assistant Professor of Education

Matthew S. Walhout, MS, PhD (Maryland, 1990, 1994)

Dean for Research and Scholarship
Professor of Physics

Amber L. Warners, MS, PhD (Michigan State, 1995, 2005)

Professor of Kinesiology

David P. Warners, MS (Wisconsin, 1989), PhD (Michigan, 1997)

Professor of Biology

Eric M. Washington, MA (Miami, 1993), PhD (Michigan State, 2010)

Associate Professor of History

Micah J. Watson, MA (Baylor, 2000), MA, PhD (Princeton, 2002, 2007)

Associate Professor of Political Science

W. Wayne Wentzheimer, MSE, PhD (Pennsylvania, 1966, 1969)

Professor of Engineering

John T. Wertz, PhD (Michigan State, 2006)

Associate Professor of Biology

Nalova E. Westbrook, MA, PhD (Penn State, 2004, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Education

Joel H. Westra, MA, PhD (Chicago, 2000, 2004)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Richard W. Whitekettle, MAR, ThM (Westminster Theological Seminary, 1986, 1994), MPhil, PhD (Yale, 1992, 1995)

Professor of Religion

Stacey M. B. Wieland, MA (Southern California, 2001), PhD (Colorado, 2007)

Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Hardy Williams, MA, PhD (California-Irvine, 1997, 2004)

Associate Professor of English

Mark F. Williams, MA (North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1977), PhD (Illinois, 1982)

Professor of Classics

Roman R. Williams, MDiv (Columbia International, 2000), MTh (Gordon-Conwell, 2003), PhD (Boston, 2010)

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Amy M. Wilstermann, PhD (Vanderbilt, 2002)

Associate Professor of Biology

John Witte, MA (Bowling Green, 1993)

Dean of Students

†John D. Witvliet, MTS (Calvin Theological Seminary, 1992), MM (Illinois, 1993), MA, PhD (Notre Dame, 1996, 1997)

Professor of Music, Congregational and Ministry Studies

Benita Wolters-Fredlund, MA (British Columbia, 1999), PhD (Toronto, 2005)

Associate Professor of Music

David B. Wunder, MS (Iowa, 1994), P.E. (State of Minnesota), PhD (Minnesota, 2010)

Professor of Engineering

Y

Julie E. Yonker, PhD (Stockholm, 2003)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Z

Gail L. Zandee, MSN (Wayne State, 1993)

Associate Professor of Nursing

Jane C. Zwart, MA, PhD (Boston, 2002, 2009)

Associate Professor of English