2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

Faculty


Faculty members on leave 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

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

Debra L. Bakker, MA, HSD

Professor of Kinesiology, Emerita

Claude-Marie Baldwin-Vos, MA, PhD

Professor of French, Emerita

Henry J. Baron, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Kenneth A. Bergwerff, MEd

Assistant Professor of Geology and Science Education, Emeritus

Claudia D. Beversluis, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emerita
Provost, Emerita

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

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

Cheryl K. Brandsen, MSW, PhD

Provost, Emerita
Professor of Sociology and Social Work, Emerita

James D. Bratt, MA, MPhil, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Kenneth D. Bratt, MA, PhD

Professor of Classics, Emeritus

Daryl M. Brink, MA, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

John H. Brink, MS, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Gaylen J. Byker, JD, MA, PhD

President, Emeritus

Randall L. Bytwerk, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

C

Joel A. Carpenter, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus
Provost, Emeritus

Barbara Carvill, MA, PhD

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emerita

Sandra K. Clevenger, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Dale J. Cooper, BD

Chaplain, Emeritus

D

Gordon L. De Blaey, MA, PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Christiana de Groot, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, Emerita

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

Robert L. De Vries, MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Vicki L. De Vries, MA, PhD

Professor of French, Emerita

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

Robert H. Eames, MBA

Professor of Business, Emeritus

F

P. Mark Fackler, MA, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Cheryl J. Feenstra, MSN, PhD

Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Susan M. Felch, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emerita

Paul W. Fields, MLS

Theological Librarian, Emeritus

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

​Debra L. Freeberg, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emerita

G

Bethany A. Gordon, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Edna C. Greenway, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

Arie J. Griffioen, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Roger D. Griffioen, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

H

John E. Hamersma, MSM, SMD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Lee P. Hardy, MA, MA, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Richard H. Harms, MA, PhD

Curator of Heritage Hall, Emeritus

Janice B. Heerspink, MA

Student Academic Services, Emerita

Gail G. Heffner, MPIA, PhD

Director, Community Engagement, Emerita

Cornelius P. Hegewald, MA, DAG

Professor of Germanic Languages, Emeritus

Lawrence R. Herzberg, MA

Associate Professor of Asian Languages, Emeritus

David A. Hoekema, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Henry Hoeks, EdD

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

Robert J. Hoeksema, MSE, PhD

Professor of Engineering, 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

Douglas A. Howard, MA, PhD

Professor of History, 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

 

J

Thomas L. Jager, MS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Calvin C. Jen, MArch

Associate Professor of Business, 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

Hyesook Kim, MM, MM, DMA

Professor of Music, Emerita

Jong-Il Kim, MS, PhD

Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Emeritus

Irene Konyndyk, MA

Assistant Professor of French, Emerita

Janice B. Koop, MS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

James D. Korf, MA, MFA

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Albion J. Kromminga, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Johanna C. Kuyvenhoven, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emerita

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

Laurence L. Louters, MS, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Henry M. Luttikhuizen, MPhil, MA, PhD

Professor of Art History, Emeritus

M

James J. MacKenzie, MS, PhD

Director of Student Academic Services, Emeritus

Robert L. Medema, MBA, CPA

Associate Professor of Business, Emeritus

Gregory F. Mellema, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Clarence Menninga, MA, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Nancy L. Meyer, MS, EdD

Professor of Kinesiology, Emerita

Daniel R. Miller, MA, PhD

Professor of History, Emeritus

Edward Miller Jr., MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, 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

Edward G. Nielsen, MSE

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

David C. Noe, PhD

Professor of Classics, Emeritus

Ann J. Noteboom, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emerita

Richard A. Nyhof, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

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

Charlotte F. Otten, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emerita

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

Kenneth E. Pomykala, MDiv, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, 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

Marcie J. Pyper, MA, PhD

Professor of Spanish, Emerita

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

F. Corey Roberts, MA, PhD

Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, Emeritus

Shirley J. Roels, MBA, CMA, PhD

Professor of Business, Emerita
Director of Lilly Vocation Project, Emerita

William D. Romanowski, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication, Emeritus

S

Karen E. Saupe, MA, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emerita

Charsie Randolph Sawyer, MA, DMA

Professor of Music, Emerita

Kurt C. Schaefer, AM, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Kaori Deguchi Schau, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of Japanese, Emerita

Lugene L. Schemper, MDiv, MLIS

Theological Librarian, Emeritus

John R. Schneider, MA, PhD

Professor of Religion, Emeritus

Robert P. Schoone-Jongen, MA, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of History, Emeritus

Quentin J. Schultze, MA, PhD

Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Emeritus

Allen L. Shoemaker, MS, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Ronald J. Sjoerdsma, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, 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

Franklin D. Speyers, MS

Professor of Art, Emeritus

Calvin R. Stapert, MA, PhD

Professor of Music, Emeritus

Ralph F. Stearley, MS, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Steven D. Steenwyk, MS, PhD

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

LeRoy D. Stegink, MA, PhD

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Philip B. Stegink, MA

Assistant Professor of Education, Emeritus

William R. Stevenson Jr., MA, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Michael J. Stob, MS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
Dean of Academic Administration, 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

William J. Stronks, MA, PhD

Director of Off-Campus Programs, Emeritus

J. Aubrey Sykes, MS, PhD, PE

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

T

Gary W. Talsma, MS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

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

Barbara Timmermans, MS, PhD

Associate Professor of Nursing, Emeritus

Glenn E. Triezenberg, MSW, MBA

Director, Career Development, 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

Peter Vande Guchte, MBA, EdD

Professor of Business, Emeritus

James Vanden Bosch, MA

Professor of English, Emeritus

Evert M. Van Der Heide, MA, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Scott H. Vander Linde, MA, PhD

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Diane D. Vander Pol, MLS

Librarian, Emerita

Daniel Vandersteen, MSW

Counselor, Broene Counseling Center, Emeritus

Judith M. Vander Woude, MA, PhD

Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Emerita

William Van Doorne, MS, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Randall G. Van Dragt, MS, PhD

Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Christina J. Van Dyke, MA, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Emerita

Yvonne H. Van Ee, MAT, PhD

Professor of Education, Emerita

Gerald K. Van Kooten, MS, PhD

Professor of Geology, Emeritus

Lambert J. Van Poolen, MSME, PhD, PE

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk, MA

Associate Professor of Art, Emerita

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

Kurt A. Ver Beek, MS, PhD

Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Susan K. Verwys, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of Education, Emerita

W

Clarence P. Walhout, MA, PhD

Professor of English, Emeritus

Matthew S. Walhout, MS, PhD

Professor of Physics, 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

W. Wayne Wentzheimer, MSE, PhD

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus

Richard F. Wevers, MA, PhD

Professor of Classical Languages, Emeritus

Jennifer Hardy Williams, MA, PhD

Associate Professor of English, Emerita

Mark F. Williams, MA, PhD

Professor of Classics, 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

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)

Professor of Chemistry

Kenneth C. Arnold, MA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010), PhD (Harvard, 2020)

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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

Professor of Nursing

B

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

Professor of Computer Science

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

Associate Professor of Biochemistry

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

Professor of Geography

Ryan M. Bebej, PhD (Michigan, 2011)

Associate Professor of Biology

Kerrie P. Berends, MA (Western Michigan, 1993), PhD (Texas Woman’s, 2006)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

David E. Benson, PhD (Illinois, 1997)

Professor of Chemistry

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

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

Professor of Business

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

Professor of Geography

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)

Dean of the School of Education
Professor of Kinesiology

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

Professor of Mathematics

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

Professor of Engineering

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

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 of the Center for Social Research

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

Associate Professor of Business

Abraham Ceballos-Zapata, MEd (Calvin, 2011), PhD (Michigan State, 2017)

Assistant Professor of Spanish

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

Associate 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

D

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

Dean for Academic Administration
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)

Associate Provost
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

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

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

Professor of History

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

Professor of Germanic Languages
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

E

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 for Advancement

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

Professor of Engineering

F

R. John Ferdinands, PhD (Purdue, 1988)

Professor of Mathematics

Yvonne A. Ferwerda, MEd (Calvin, 2016)

Director of the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools

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

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Herbert R. Fynewever, PhD (Wisconsin, 1998)

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

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

Professor of Communication

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)

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)

Professor of Art History

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

Anne M. Harrison, MDiv (Western Theological Seminary), MLIS (Wayne State, 2018)

Theological Librarian

Christopher A. Hartemink, PhD (Harvard, 2004)

Associate Professor of Engineering

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

Assistant Professor of Communication

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

Professor of Psychology

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

Dean of Students for Judicial Affairs

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)

Codirector of the Center for Student Success

Melinda C. Higley, MS (Toledo, 2009), PhD (Illinois, 2018)

Assistant Professor of Geology

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

Associate Professor of Sociology

**Jennifer Steensma Hoag, MFA (Rochester Institute, 1992)

Professor of Art

Stacia L. Hoeksema, MSW (South Florida-Tampa, 1999)

Assistant Professor of Social Work

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)

Dean of the School of STEM and Health Sciences
Professor of Biology

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

Lauren J. Jensen, MA (Gonzaga, 2013)

Vice President for Enrollment Strategy

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

Associate Professor of English

Philip R. Johnson, MS (Denver, 2007), MBA, JD (MSU, 2008)

Assistant Professor of Business

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

Professor of Education

K

Todd M. Kapitula, PhD (Maryland, 1991)

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

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

Curator of the Archives
Professor of History

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

Professor of Education

David B. Klanderman, MS (Syracuse, 1990), MS, PhD (Northern Illinois, 1993, 1996)

Professor of Mathematics

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, 1999), MSI (Michigan, 2004)

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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

Associate Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Douglas L. Koopman, MTS (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

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

Assistant Professor of Nursing

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

Professor of International Development Studies

L

Maria Lai-Ling Lam, MBA, MA (Hong Kong, 1986, 2001), PhD (George Washington, 1998)

Professor of Business

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

Associate 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

Sung Soo Lim, MSc (Illinois-Urbana, 2005), PhD (Minnesota, 2012)

Associate Professor of Economics

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)

Associate Professor of Nursing

James D. Ludema, PhD (Case Western Reserve, 1996)

Dean of the School of Business

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

Professor of Religion
Director of the de Vries Institute for Global Faculty Development

Lisa L. Lycette, MSN (Grand Valley State, 2010), PhD (William Carey, 2018)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

M

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

Professor of History
Director of the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies

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

Amanda R. Matthysse, MSILIS (Michigan, 2016)

Student Learning Librarian

Clair E. Mesik, MTS, PhD (Notre Dame, 2013, 2019)

Assistant Professor of Religion

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

Associate Professor of Engineering

William L. Miller, MS (Towson, 2014), PhD (Pennsylvania State, 2018)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Jesse R. Moes, PhD (Michigan, 2012)

Associate 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

Retief Müller, ThM (Columbia Theological Seminary, 2000), PhD (Princeton Theological Seminary, 2008)

Director of the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity

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

Professor of Chemistry

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

Professor of English

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

Associate Professor of Computer Science

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

Associate Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

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

Professor of Communication

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

Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair in Communication
Professor of Communication

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

Professor of Religion

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

Professor of Computer Science

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

Associate Chaplain for Residence Life

Randall J. Pruim, PhD (Wisconsin, 1995)

Professor of Mathematics

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

Associate Professor of Business

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John W. Rhym, MA (New York, 2008), PhD (Pittsburgh, 2017)

Assistant Professor of Communication

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

Professor of Psychology

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

Professor of English
William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar in Residence

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

Associate Professor of Business

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

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Darrell J. Rohl, MA, PhD (Durham, 2009, 2014)

Assistant Professor of History

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

Professor of Education

Aleen Rose, MA (Michigan State, 2001)

Mathematics Instructor

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

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

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

Associate Chaplain for Worship

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

Professor of English

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

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

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

Professor of Music

Anding Shen, PhD (Johns Hopkins, 2004)

Professor of Biology

S. Kumar Sinniah, PhD (Pittsburgh, 1991)

Professor of Chemistry

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)

Associate Professor of Communication

†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

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

Jason M. Stansbury, PhD (Vanderbilt, 2011)

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

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

Professor of Business

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

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

Professor of Psychology

Kate E. Strater, MA (Northern Colorado, 2005), EdD (Northern Kentucky, 2016)

Assistant Professor of Education

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

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Laura A. Sutherland, BSN (Calvin, 2013), DNP (Michigan, 2018)

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Katherine E. Swart, MSI (Michigan, 2008)

Collection Development Librarian

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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 State, 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)

Professor of Spanish

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

Professor of Kinesiology

Kevin Timpe, PhD (St. Louis, 2004)

William Harry Jellema Chair in Christian Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy

Noah J. Toly, MA, PhD (Delaware, 2004, 2006)

Provost

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

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

Professor of English

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**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

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

Professor of Chemistry

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

Professor of English

Keith N. VanderLinden, MS (Iowa, 1985), PhD (Colorado, 1993)

Professor of Computer Science

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

Professor of Kinesiology

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

Professor of Geography

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

Professor of Business

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

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

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

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

Vice President for Student Life

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

Professor of French

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

Professor of Business and Accounting

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

Associate Professor of Education

Forrest O. Wakeman, MM (Western Michigan, 1996), DMA (Michigan State, 2015)

Assistant Professor of Music

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)

Professor of History

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

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

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

Associate Professor of Biology

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

Associate Professor of Political Science

Laura M. Westrate, PhD (Van Andel Institute, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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

Professor of Religion

Julie Anne F. Wildschut, ME (Florida, 2019), PE

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Amy M. Wilstermann, PhD (Vanderbilt, 2002)

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 and of Congregational and Ministry Studies

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

Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Professor of Music

Bridget M. Wright, MA (Ohio, 2016)

Assistant Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology

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

Dean for Faculty Development and Research Initiatives
Professor of Engineering

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Julie E. Yonker, PhD (Stockholm, 2003)

Professor of Psychology

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

Associate Professor of Nursing

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

Professor of English