2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

163 Lindsay Edwards Janelle O’Connell Mark Ouimette Jennifer Plantier Andrew Potter Melody Rich Sherry Rosenblad Don Taylor Graduate Faculty Mark Armstrong, DPT Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; BA 1980, Nyack University; BS 1987 Thomas Jefferson University; MS 1991 Troy University; t-DPT 2005 Creighton University; MA 2010 Liberty University. (Since 2014.) N. Larry Baker, ThD Professor of Pastoral Ministry; Director of Doctor of Ministry Program ; BS 1959 East Texas Baptist College; BD 1963, THM 1966, THD 1974 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. (Since 2009.) Robert C. Barnes, PhD A.B. Shelton Professor of Counseling and Human Development, Head of the Department of Counseling and Human Development, Graduate Program Director ; BS 1959 Florida Southern College; MEd 1971 Hardin-Simmons University; PhD 1974 University of Georgia; Clinical Diplomate in Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy. (Since 1977.) Mark Beasley, PhD Professor of History, Head of the Department of History ; BA 1978 Pepperdine University; MA 1988 Pepperdine University; PhD 1997 Texas Christian University. (Since 2000.) Jacob Brewer, PT, PhD, DPT Associate Professor of Physical Therapy ; BS 1994 Wayland Baptist University; MPT 1998, t-DPT 2005 Hardin-Simmons University; PhD 2010 Dallas Baptist University. (Since 2005.) Thomas V. Brisco, PhD Professor of Old Testament and Archaeology, Provost ; BA 1965 Ouachita Baptist University; MDiv 1973, PhD 1981 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Advanced Study 1986–1987 University of Cambridge, England. (Since 2003.) Clay Bulls, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; BS 1995 McMurry University; PA 2002 Wake Forest University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program; MPAS 2016 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. (Since 2016.) Tina Butler, MPAS, PA-C , Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; Academic Director for the Physician Assistant Program; BA 1994 Texas Tech University; BA 1998 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; MPAS 2007 The University of Nebraska Medical Center. (Since 2016.) Iliana Carpenter, PA-C, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies ; BS 1989 Abilene Christian University; BS 1994 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; MPAS 1999 University of Nebraska. (Since 2016.) Kent Chambers, PhD Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science ; BS 1990 University of Alaska; MS 1999 Hardin-Simmons University; PhD 2005 Texas Tech University. (Since 2000.) Lynnette Chambers, DMA Professor of Voice; BME 1994 Baylor University; MM 1996 Ohio State University; DMA 1998 Ohio State University. (Since 1998.)* Andrea J. Cheek, MSN, Instructor of Nursing ; RN, BSN 1988 Hardin-Simmons University; MSN 1998 Abilene Christian University. (Since 2008.) Mary Christopher, PhD Professor of Educational Studies, Director of the Graduate Programs