Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025 
    
    Jun 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Fresno Pacific University Faculty


Shalon Anderson (2023)

Instructor, Business

B.A., M.B.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

James (Jim) Ave (1998)

Professor, Kinesiology

B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

M.A., California State University, Bakersfield

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

 

Douglas Bartsch (2015)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

Darrell Blanks (2012)

Clinical Associate Professor, Education

B.A., California State University, Fresno

M.S., National University

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

Michelle Bradford (2019)

Assistant Professor, Business

B.B.A., InterAmerican University

M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Psy.D., Alliant International University

 

Olivia Calvillo (2019)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., California State University, Fresno

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

Nathan Carson (2013)

Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A., Whitworth University

M.C.S., Th.M., Regent College M.A.,

Ph.D., Baylor University

 

Elizabeth Casarez (2021)

Instructor, Psychology

B.A., B.S., Fresno Pacific University

M.A., Pepperdine University

 

Megan Chaney (2012)

Associate Professor, Special Education

B.A., California State University, Fresno

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

Ed.D., Walden University

 

Ken Cheung (2013)

Professor, Chemistry

B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Ph.D., Northwestern University

 

Lloyd Chia (2023)

Associate Professor, Criminology

M.A., National University of Singapore

Ph.D., University of Missouri

 

Caine Christiansen (2023)

Instructor, Social Work

B.A., Fresno Pacific University

M.A., California State University, Fresno

 

Jonathan (Jon) Clark (2014)

Associate Professor, Social Work

B.A., California State University, San Marcos

M.S.W., California State University, Fresno

D.S.W., Capella University

 

Tim Conway (2020)

Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., University of Maryland

M.A., Ed.S., Gallaudet University

 

JoAnn Crocker (2023)

Instructor, Nursing

B.S., California State University, Fresno

MHA, MBA, MSN, Capella University

 

Donald Diboll (2006)

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Darren Duerksen (2011)

Associate Professor, Intercultural Studies

B.Mu., University of California, Santa Barbara

M.Div., Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary

Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Kevin Enns-Rempel (1984)

Director, Hiebert Library

B.A., Fresno Pacific College

M.A., University of California, Riverside

MLIS, San Jose State University

 

Dena Fiori (2018)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., M.Ed., Fresno Pacific University

Ed.D., Brandman University

 

Kenneth (Ken) Martens Friesen (2002)

Professor, History

B.A., Fresno Pacific College 

M.A., Ph.D., American University

 

Sandra Frisby (2017)

Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., M.A., California Status Univ., Fresno

Ed.D., University of La Verne

 

Jonathan Gage (2016)

Clinical Assistant, Education

B.A. California State University, Fresno

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

Adam Ghali (2013)

Associate Professor, Marriage Family Therapy

B.S., University of Alberta

M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Maryam Ghobadzadeh (2023)

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

M.A., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

 

Laura Gonzalez (2018)

Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., Ed.D., California State Univ., Fresno

M.A., National University

 

Carol Gossett (1996)

Associate Professor, Early Childhood Development

B.S., California State University, Fresno

M.S., Fresno Pacific College

Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

 

Loyal Hall (2021)

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Grove City College

M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

 

Kai Hawkins (2023)

B.S., California State University, Fresno

M.A., Frontier Nursing University, Tuba City

DNP, Frontier Nursing University, Arkansas

 

Melanie Howard (2016)

Associate Professor, Biblical & Religious Studies

B.A., Messiah College

M.T.S., University of Notre Dame

Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Esther Igboerika (2023)

Associate Professor, Nursing

B.S., University of Port Harcourt

B.S., Azusa Pacific University

DNP, Maryville University

 

Chris Janzen (2007)

Assistant Professor, Art

B.A., Bethel College

M.F.A., University of South Dakota

 

Sarah Johnson (2014)

Associate Professor, Special Education

B.A., M.A., California State Univ., Fresno

Ed.D., George Fox University

 

Pamela Johnston (2006)

Associate Professor, History

B.A., University of Washington

M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

 

Manjula Joseph (2016)

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

B.Sc., Osmania University

B.Ed., M.E., Annamalai University

M.Sc., Banalore University

M.Phil., Mandurai Kamaraj University

M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

 

Hannah Keeney (2014)

Hiebert Library

B.A., Bluffton University

M.L.S., Indiana University

 

Sylvia Kim (2010)

Associate Professor, Accounting

B.S., Chonnam National University, South Korea

M.S., Golden Gate University

D.B.A., Henley Business School

 

Quentin Kinnison (2008)

Associate Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences

B.A., Grand Canyon University

M.Div., Golden Gate Seminary

Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Angel Krause (2010)

Associate Professor, Teacher Education

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

Ed.D., George Fox University

 

Michael Kunz (1987)

Professor, Biology / Environmental Science

B.Sc., University of California, Davis

M.A., California State Univ., Sacramento

Ph.D., University of California, Davis

 

Elizabeth Lake (2005)

Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., California State University, Stanislaus

Ph.D., City University of New York

 

Daniel Larson (2016)

Associate Professor, Literature

B.A. M.A. University of New Mexico

Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

 

Kimberly Lehner (2020)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Work

B.A., MSW, California State University, Fresno

 

Maria Lemus (2015)

Clinical Assistant, Education

B.A. California State University, Fresno

M.A. Fresno Pacific University

 

Kizzy Lopez (2018)

Assistant Professor, Social Work

B.A., M.S., National University

Ed.D., Azusa Pacific University

 

Edgar Manriquez (2022)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Work

B.A., MSW California State Univ. Fresno

DSW, University of Southern California

 

Cynthia McGrady (2013)

Associate Professor, Marriage Family Therapy

B.A., California State University, Fresno

M.A., Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology

 

Rebecca McMillen (2007)

Assistant Professor, Art, Design & Creative Innovation

B.A., University of New South Wales

M.A., College of Fine Arts, UNSW

Ph.D., University of New England

 

Katie McNamara (2018)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., M.A., California Status University Bakersfield

 

John Mendiburu (2013)

Clinical Associate Professor, Education

B.A., M.A., California State University, Bakersfield

Ed.D., University of LaVerne

 

Sai Mouanoutoua (2019)

Instructor, Social Work

B.A., M.S.W., California State University, Fresno

 

Eleanor Nickel (2002)

Professor, English

B.A., Gordon College

M.A., West Virginia University

Ph.D., University of Iowa

 

Bernard Payongayong (2023)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing

B.S., Perpetual Help College Manila

M.S., Walden University

 

Cathy Peck (2016)

Assistant Professor, Business

B.S., University of Arizona

M.S., University of Memphis

 

Christa Pehl (2020)

Assistant Professor, Music

B.M., Northwestern University

M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

 

Michelle Pengilly (2020)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., M.A., California State Univ. Fresno

Ed.D., Univ. of California Davis/CSU Fresno

 

Robin K. Perry (2003)

Associate Professor, Education

B.A., University of California, San Diego

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

Ed.D. University of the Pacific

 

Jay Pope (2005)

Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., Westmont College

M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Sonia Pranger (2015)

Clinical Instructor, Social Work

B.A., M.S.W., California State University, Fresno

 

Alison Quinn-Rangel

Clinical Instructor, Pupil Personnel Services

B.A., California State University, Fresno

M.A., California State University, Fresno

 

Laura Schmidt Roberts (1994)

Professor, Biblical and Theological Studies

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union

 

Aimee Romley (2022)

Instructional Librarian

B.S., California State University Fresno

MLIS, San Jose State University

 

Brian Ross (2014)

Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministries

B.S., Lancaster Bible College

M.A., Lancaster Bible College Graduate School

D.Min., George Fox University

 

Jeremiah Ruesch (2023)

Clinical Assistant, Mathematics

M.A., Fresno Pacific University

B.S., California State University Chico

 

Magdalena Ruiz (2020)

Assistant Professor, Nursing

BSN, University of San Francisco

MSN, San Francisco State University

DNP, California State University, Fresno

 

Heather Rutowicz (2016)

Clinical Instructor, Literacy

B.S., The Ohio State University

M.A., Bowling Green State University

 

Patricia Salas (2018)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Work

B.A., M.S.W., California State Univ. Fresno

 

Nicholas Saleh (2023)

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S. Cornell University

Ph.D. University of California, Davis

 

Brian Schultz (2007)

Associate Professor, Biblical and Theological Studies

B.A., Briercrest Bible College

M.A., Jerusalem University College

Ph.D., Bar Ilan University

 

Andrew Sensenig (2015)

Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., Millersville University

M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland

 

Benjamin Smith (2018)

Instructor, Business – Economics/Finance

B.S., University of California, Merced

M.A., Claremont Graduate University

 

Cheryl Dueck Smith (2021)

Assistant Professor, MFT

B.A., Fresno Pacific University

M.S. & M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary

D.Arts, Eastern University

 

Emma Sorensen (2021)

Hiebert Library

B.A., Fresno Pacific University

MLIS, University of Arizona

 

Sharon Starcher (2019)

Assistant Professor, Business

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

D.B.A., Walden University

 

Alan Thompson (2001)

Associate Professor, Biology

Associate Dean, Natural Sciences

B.S., University of California, Davis

Ph.D., Harvard University

 

James Van Slyke (2011)

Associate Professor, Psychology

B.S., Missouri State University

M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Suzana Dobric Veiss (2017)

Assistant Professor, Business

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

Ph.D., Regent University

 

Tracy Vilanova (2023)

Instructor, Bilingual Authorization Certification

B.S., University of Southern California

M.A., Universidad De Las Americas

 

Steven Waite (2020)

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

Ph.D., Concordia University Chicago

 

Whitney Wall Bortz (2019)

Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies

B.A., M.A., Pepperdine University

Ph.D., Queen's University, Belfast

 

Tara Warmerdam (2021)

Assistant Professor, Reading & Language

B.A., M.A. University of California, Davis

M.S., California State University, Fullerton

Ph.D., Indiana University

 

Eileen Whelan (2017)

Associate Professor, Education

B.A., University of Minnesota

M.A., National University

Ph.D., United States International University

 

Jay Wiebe (2020)

Clinical Instructor, Education

B.A., M.A., Fresno Pacific University

 

Jeffrey Wilson (2020)

Professor, Music

BMus, Augustana College

MM, DMA, University of Illinois

 

Autumn Witt (2021)

Associate Professor, Education

B.A., Northwest University

M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

 

Janet Zoller (2015)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Education

B.A., University of Redlands

M.A., Fresno Pacific University