Additional Faculty

Library faculty

Carrie Fry, Sciences Librarian; Instructor; BS, Seattle Pacific University, 1992; M.L.S., Indiana University-Bloomington, 1993. At SPU since 1998.

Liz Gruchala-Gilbert, College of Arts and Sciences Librarian; Assistant Professor; BA, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1989; MAT., Vanderbilt University, 1990; MLS., University of Washington, 1997. At SPU since 2001.

Leah Hannaford, Business and Social Sciences Librarian; Instructor; BS, North Georgia College and State University, 2006; MLIS, Florida State University, 2013. At SPU since 2016.

Kristen Hoffman, Psychology and Scholarly Communications Librarian; Instructor; BA, Seattle Pacific University, 2004; MLIS, San Jose State University, 2009. At SPU since 2013.

Adrienne Meier, Social Sciences Librarian and University Archivist; Instructor; BA, Seattle Pacific University, 2004; MLIS, University of Washington, 2009. At SPU since 2005.

Becky Paulson, Acquisitions Librarian; Assistant Professor; BRE, Prairie Bible College, 1992; BA, Northwest University, 1999; MLIS, University of Washington, 2001; MBA, Seattle Pacific University, 2010. At SPU since 2001.

Michael Paulus, University Librarian; Associate Professor; BA, University of Washington, 1993; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2002; MLIS, Rutgers University, 2004. At SPU since 2011.

Stephen Perisho, Theology and Philosophy Librarian; Associate Professor; BA, George Fox College, 1984; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1990; ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1998; MLIS, Rutgers University, 2002. At SPU since 2002.

Cindy Strong, Education and Business Librarian; Instructor; BA, American University, 1997; MLS, University of Maryland, 2004. At SPU since 2009.

Natalee Vick, Technical Services Librarian; Instructor; BA, University of Montana, 1988; MLS, University of Washington, 1993. At SPU since 1999.

Emeriti faculty 

Martin Abbott, Sociology. BS, Portland State University, 1974; MA, Pepperdine University, 1976; PhD, Portland State University, 1984. At SPU 1985-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Roger Anderson,  Physics. BS, University of Washington, 1951; PhD, 1961. At SPU 1961–97.  Emeritus since 2000.

Ed Bauman, Electrical Engineering. BSEE, University of Minnesota, 1955; MS, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960; PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 1966. At SPU 1985–2000. Emeritus since 2000.

Janet Leslie Blumberg, English. BA, University of Washington, 1968; MA, 1969; PhD, Harvard University, 1976. At SPU 1974–2001. Emerita since 2001.

Barbara Bovy, Family and Consumer Sciences. BS, University of Idaho, 1960; MA, University of Washington 1971; PhD, University of Washington, 1979. At SPU 1978–2008. Emerita since 2008.

Ronald Boyce, Urban and Regional Studies; Dean, Social and Behavioral Sciences. BS, University of Utah, 1956; MS, 1957; PhD, University of Washington, 1961. At SPU 1976–97. Emeritus since 1997.

Kathleen Braden, Geography. BA, Boston University, 1972; MA, University of Washington, 1974; PhD, University of Washington, 1981. At SPU 1982-2016. Emerita since 2016.

Janet Buck, Mathematics. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1955. At SPU 1957–96. Emerita since 1996.

Michael Caldwell, Art. BS, University of Oregon, 1968; MFA. University of Oregon, 1970. At SPU 1970–2006.  Emeritus since 2006.

Gordon Cochrane, Sociology. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1950; MA, 1957; PhD, University of Southern California, 1968. At SPU 1965–89. Emeritus since 1989.

Kerry Dearborn, Theology. BA, Whitman College, 1972; MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1988; PhD, University of Aberdeen, 1994. At SPU 1997-2016. Emerita since 2016.

Jon Deming, Economics. BA, Whitman College, 1971; MA, University of Oregon, 1974; PhD, University of Oregon, 1979. At SPU 1977–2014. Emeritus since 2014.

David Dickerson, English; Vice President, Academic Affairs. BA, Greenville College, 1955; MA, University of Southern California, 1958; PhD, 1964. At SPU 1976–92. Emeritus since 1992.

Doug Durasoff, Political Science. BA, Michigan State University, 1966; MPhil, Yale University, 1969; PhD, Yale University, 1978. At SPU 1986–2010. Emeritus since 2010.

Ruby Englund, Nursing. BS, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1964; MSN, University of Washington, 1965. At SPU 1970–2007. Emerita since 2007.

Joyce Quiring Erickson, English; Dean, College of Arts and Sciences. BA, North Central College, 1965; MA, University of Washington, 1966; PhD, University of Washington, 1970. At SPU 1969–83, 1992–2003. Emerita since 2003.

Al Erisman, Business, Government & Economics; Executive in Residence. BS, Northern Illinois University, 1962; MS, Iowa State University, 1967; PhD, Iowa State University, 1969. At SPU 2001-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Roger Feldman, Art. BA, University of Washington, 1972; MFA, Claremont Graduate University, 1977. At SPU 2000-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Gary Fick, Library. BA, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1971; MS, 1973; MLS, 1974; MA, University of Washington, 1983. At SPU 1974–2013. Emeritus since 2013.

Kenneth Foreman, Physical Education. BS, University of Southern California, 1949; MS, University of Washington, 1954; EdD, University of Southern California, 1962. At SPU 1964–2001. Emeritus since 2001.

Susan Franklin, Education. BA, University of Washington; MEd, Seattle Pacific University, 1990. At SPU 1985–2002. Emerita since 2002.

Mary Fry, Nursing. BSN, University of Washington, 1966; MSN, University of Washington, 1972; PhD, Oregon Health Science University, 1994; At SPU 1969–2009. Emerita since 2009.

Fan Gates, English. BA, Baylor University, 1956; MA, Mississippi State University, 1963. At SPU 1963–99.  Emerita since 1999.

Claudia Grauf-Grounds, Marriage and Family Therapy. BA, Stanford University, 1976; MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1978; PhD, University of Southern California, 1988. At SPU 2000-2017. Emerita since 2017.

Evette Hackman, Family and Consumer Sciences. BS, University of Nebraska, 1964; MS, University of Kansas, 1966; PhD, University of Washington, 1980. At SPU 1991–2004. Emerita since 2004.

Joy Hammersla, Psychology. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1954; MS, University of Washington, 1962; PhD, 1974. At SPU 1981–96. Emerita since 1996.

Patricia Hammill, Education. BA, University of Washington, 1969; MEd, 1974; PhD, 1987. At SPU 1988–2002. Emerita since 2002.

Ruth Hansen, Education. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1950. At SPU 1968–91.  Emerita since 1991.

Eric Hanson, Music. BME, Wheaton College, 1971; MM, Colorado State University, 1974; AMusD, University of Washington, 1986. At SPU 1979-2016. Emeritus since 2016.

Shirley Harlow, Nursing. BA, University of Oregon, 1948; BS, 1951; MA, New York University, 1965. At SPU 1976–88. Emerita since 1988.

Daniel Harris, Business and Economics. BA, Westmont College, 1963; MBA, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965; PhD, 1970. At SPU 1970–90. Emeritus since 1990.

Sharon Hartnett, Education. BA, Whitworth College, 1978; MAT Whitworth College, 1985; PhD, Gonzaga University, 1999. At SPU 2000–14.  Emerita since 2014.

Chester Hausken,  Education. BA, St. Olaf College, 1951; MA, University of Northern Colorado, 1956; EdD, 1963. At SPU 1982–97.  Emeritus since 1997.

Doris Heritage, Physical Education. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1964; MEd, 1975. At SPU 1969–02.  Emeritus since 2002.

Emily Hitchens, Nursing. BS, University of Washington, 1965; MS, University of Washington 1967; EdD, Seattle University, 1988. At SPU 1981–08. Emerita since 2008.

Robert Hughson, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, and Physics. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1959; MS, University of Washington, 1961. At SPU 1961–03. Emeritus since 2003.

Barbara Innes, Nursing. BSN, University of Washington, 1963; MS, University of California-San Francisco, 1969; EdD, Seattle University, 1989. At SPU 1976–06.  Emerita since 2006.

Wayne Johnson, Music. BA, Bob Jones University, 1969;  MM, University of Cincinnati, 1975; DMA, University of Oregon, 1986. At SPU 1977–14.  Emeritus since 2014.

Bill Kauppila, Business, Government & Economics; Executive in Residence. BS. Northern Michigan University, 1967; MBA, Western Michigan University, 1968. At SPU 2006-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Lucille Kelley, Nursing; Dean, School of Health Sciences. BSN, University of Connecticut, 1969; MN, University of Washington, 1973; PhD, 1990. At SPU 1985–12.  Emerita since 2012.

Elletta Kennison, Education. BA, University of Washington, 1972; MEd, 1978; EdD, 1991. At SPU 1974–00.  Emerita since 2000.

Herb Kierulff, Entrepreneurship and Finance. BA, Stanford University, 1959; MBA,University of Southern California, 1064; Doctor of Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1967. At SPU 1980-15. Emeritus since 2015.

Kenneth Knight, Business. BS, Yale University, 1959; MS, Carnegie Mellon University, 1961; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University 1964. At SPU 1988–08. Emeritus since 2008.

Harriett Kovacevich, Education. BA, Whitman College, 1955; MEd, Seattle Pacific University, 1979. At SPU 1966–96. Emerita since 1996.

Karl Krienke Jr., Physics and Mathematics; Dean, Natural and Mathematical Sciences. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1953; MA, 1955; MS, University of Washington, 1959; MS, 1969; PhD, 1973. At SPU 1953–97.  Emeritus since 1997.

Robert Larson, Sociology. BA, Augsburg College, 1956; MA, University of Washington, 1966. At SPU 1966–92.  Emeritus since 1993.

Steve Layman, Philosophy. BA, Calvin College, 1977; PhD, University of California Los Angeles, 1983; At SPU 1986-2016. Emeritus since 2016.

Gene Lemcio, New Testament. BS, Houghton College, 1964; MDiv, Asbury College, 1968; PhD, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 1975. At SPU 1974–10. Emeritus since 2010.

Paul Lepse, Chemistry. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1958; PhD, University of Washington, 1961; National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Munich, 1961–62. At SPU 1963–02. Emeritus since 2002.

Wes Lingren, Chemistry. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1952; MS, University of Washington, 1954; PhD, 1962; National Science Foundation Science Faculty Fellow, Yale University, 1967–68. At SPU 1958–98.  Emeritus since 1998.

Michael Macdonald, European Studies, German, and Philosophy. BA, Pacific Lutheran University, 1963; MA, University of Washington, 1964; PhD, University of Washington, 1974. At SPU 1967–07. Emeritus since 2007.

Tim Malm, Art. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1975; BFA, University of Washington, 1978; MFA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1980. At  SPU 1976–01. Emeritus since 2001.

Gerry Marsh, Music. BA, Northwest Nazarene University, 1967; MM, University of Oregon, 1968 At SPU 1998–13. Emeritus since 2013.

Curtis Martin, Education; President. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1955; BD, Bethel Theological Seminary, 1964; MA, University of Washington, 1963; PhD, University of Washington, 1968. At SPU 1963–70 and 1972–94. Emeritus since 1994. 

Vicki McClurg, Nursing. BS. Seattle Pacific College, 1970; M.N., University of Washington, 1981. At SPU 1981–98. Emerita since 1998.

Del McHenry Jr., Psychology. BA, Central Washington State College, 1967; MS, Central Washington University, 1968; PhD, Michigan State University, 1973. At SPU 1973–06. Emeritus since 2006.

Lloyd Montzingo, Mathematics. BA, Houghton College, 1949; MA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1951; PhD, 1961. At SPU 1962–92. Emeritus since 1992.

Kenneth Moore, Biology. BA, Evangel University, 1960; MA, University of Missouri Kansas City, 1963; PhD, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, 1975. At SPU 1974–07. Emeritus since 2007.

Ray Myers, Science Educatio. BS, Wayne State University, 1963; MS, Oregon State University, 1968; EdD, 1978. At SPU1987–05. Emeritus since 2005.

Annalee Oakes, Nursing; Dean, Health Sciences. BSN, University of Washington, 1970; MA, 1971; EdD, Seattle University, 1988. At SPU 1971–98. Emerita since 1998.

Charles Olson, Mathematics Education. BAEd, Western Washington University, 1963; MAT, Washington State University, 1968; PhD, University of Washington, 1977. At SPU 1981–95.  Emeritus since 1995.

Lorelie Olson, Education. BAEd, Pacific Lutheran University, 1961; MEd, Seattle Pacific College, 1968; EdD, Seattle University, 1991. At SPU 1976–99. Emerita since 1999.

Don Peter, Electrical Engineering. BS, Seattle Pacific University, 1974; MS, University of Washington, 1976. At SPU 1987-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Lyle Peter, Chemistry. BS, Seattle Pacific College, 1972; PhD, University of Washington, 1979. At SPU 1979–14. Emeritus since 2014.

Marilyn Poysky, Nursing. BA, University of Washington, 1964; MS, University of California, 1968. At SPU 1987–03. Emerita since 2003.

Phil Prins, Computer Science. BA, Humboldt State University, 1976, 1978; MS, University of Idaho, 1984; PhD, 1993. At SPU 1992–12. Emeritus since 2012.

Luke Reinsma, English. BA, Calvin College, 1970; MA, University of Michigan, 1974; PhD, University of Michigan, 1978. At SPU 1985–14. Emeritus since 2014.

Annette Robinson, Education. BA, University of Washington, 1966; MEd, 1969; PhD, 1976. At SPU 1977–01. Emerita since 2001.

Christina Roseman, Classics. BA, University of Washington, 1957; MA, 1972; PhD, 1983. At SPU 1973–01. Emerita since 2001.

Bill Rosenberger, Education. BA, University of Washington, 1957; MA, 1972; PhD, 1983. At SPU 1976–93. Emeritus since 1993.

Carl Roseveare, Education. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1955; MEd, University of Arizona, 1957; EdD, University of Arizona, 1965. At SPU 1973–98. Emeritus since 1998.

William Rowley, Counselor Education; Dean, School of Education. BA Pasadena College, 1962; MA, San Jose State College, 1967; EdD, University of Northern Colorado, 1973. At SPU 1996–08. Emeritus since 2008.

Lynn Samford, Physical Education and Recreation. BA, University of Wyoming, 1950; MEd, Central Washington University, 1961. At SPU 198–92. Emeritus since 1993.

Richard Scheuerman, Education. BA, Washington State University, 1973; MA, Pacific Lutheran University, 1977; PhD, Gonzaga University, 1992. At SPU 2004-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

George Scranton, Theatre. BA, Seattle Pacific University, 1968; MA, Seattle Pacific University, 1971; MA, University of Washington, 1975; PhD, The Graduate Theological Union, 1994. At SPU 1975-15. Emeritus since 2015.

Marilyn Severson, European Studies and French. BA, Willamette University, 1962; MA, University of Pittsburgh, 1964; PhD, University of Colorado, 1973. At SPU 1979–04. Emerita since 2004.

Jay Skidmore, Clinical Psychology; BA Azusa Pacific University, 1976; MA, California State University, 1981; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1988. At SPU 2001-15. Emeritus since 2015.

Peter Smith, Education. BSEd, Oregon College of Education, 1962.; MSEd, 1966; PhD, University of Washington, 1974. At SPU 1970–02.  Emeritus since  2002.

Richard Smith, Educational Leadership. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1963; MA, University of Oregon, 1968; PhD, 1972. At SPU 1988–11. Emeritus since 2012.

Ed Smyth, Educational Ministry. BA, Taylor University Ft Wayne, 1968; MRE, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1972; EdD, Boston University, 1978. At SPU 1975-2016. Emeritus since 2016.

Lilyan Snow, Nursing. BS, San Jose State University, 1970; MS, 1973; PhD, University of Washington, 1983. At SPU 1984–98. Emerita since 1998.

Les Steele, Christian Formation; Dean, School of Theology; Vice President, Academic Affairs. BA, Azusa Pacific, 1975; MA, 1976; PhD, Claremont Graduate School, 1984. At SPU 1985–12. Emeritus since 2012.

Myrthalyne Thompson, Psychology. BS, Akron University, 1953; MS, 1955; PhD, Purdue University, 1958. At SPU 1968–87. Emerita since 1987.

Mike Tindall, Computer Science. BS, Seattle Pacific University, 1971; MS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1975; PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1975. At SPU 1980-2017. Emeritus since 2017.

Kenneth Tollefson, Anthropology. BS, Manhattan Bible College, 1958; MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1961; MA, University of Oklahoma, 1965; PhD, University of Washington, 1976. At SPU 1965–96. Emeritus since 1996.

Tom N. Trzyna, English. BA, University of California Berkeley, 1968; MA, University of Washington, 1974; PhD, University of Washington, 1977. At SPU 1981–15. Emeritus since 2015.

Stella Warnick, Family and Consumer Sciences. BS, University of Alberta, 1956; MA, University of Washington, 1970; PhD, 1989. At SPU 1974–01. Emerita since 2001.

Cathryn Washington, Nursing. BSN, Duke University, 1965; MS, University of Maryland, 1971; Certificate: Primary Care Practitioner, University of Maryland, 1974; PhD, University of Kansas, 1987. At SPU 1988–02. Emerita since 2002.

Robert Weathers, Physical Education and Exercise Science. BSSE, John Brown University, 1967; MEd, University of Arkansas, 1969; EdD, Brigham Young University, 1975. At SPU 1978–10. Emeritus since  2010.

Raymond Wells, Philosophy. BA, Seattle Pacific College, 1946; STB, New York Theological Seminary, 1949; STM, 1950; PhD, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1955. At SPU 1967–93. Emeritus since 1993.

Vernon Wicker, Music. BM, Biola College, 1961; MM, Indiana University, 1964; Goethe Institute, Germany, 1964; DMA, University of Oregon, 1979. At SPU 1979–02. Emeritus since 2002.

Dick Wood, Mathematics and Computer Science. BS, California State College at Long Beach, 1961; MA, 1962; PhD, University of Montana, 1976. At SPU 1963–65, 1968–79, and 1984–03. Emeritus since 2003.

Bill Woodward, History. BA, Wheaton College, 1969; MA, Georgetown University, 1974; PhD, Georgetown University 1974. At SPU 1974-2017; Emeritus since 2017.

Martha Worcester, Nursing BS, California State University Chico, 1962; MS, University of California San Francisco, 1964; PhD, University of Washington, 1990. At SPU1989–07. Emerita since 2007.

Don Yanik, Theatre. BA, Anderson College, 1964; MEd, University of Nebraska, 1970; MFA, Southern Methodist, University, 1981. At SPU 1985-20–14. Emeritus since 2014.

Sharon Young, Mathematics and Mathematics Education. BA, University of Redlands, 1966; MA, University of Denver, 1976; PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, 1979. At SPU 1995–15. Emerita since 2015.

Michael Ziemann, European Studies, German, and Linguistics . BA, Freie University, 1968; MA, Kansas State University, 1969; PhD, Washington University, 1974. At SPU 1981–14. Emeritus since 2014.


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