Faculty Directory

Residential Faculty

Peter Bellini
Associate Professor of Evangelization in the Heisel Chair
Director of Non-Degree Programs
pbellini@united.edu | 937.529.2245 x: 4318
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Sarah D. Brooks Blair
Director of the Library
Assistant Professor of Church History
sblair@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3400
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Presian R. Burroughs
Assistant Professor of New Testament
prburroughs@united.edu
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Wendy J. Deichmann
Professor of History and Theology
wjdeichmann@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3711
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Thomas B. Dozeman
Professor of Old Testament
tdozeman@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3705
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Lisa M. Hess
Professor of Practical Theology and Contextual Ministries
lmhess@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3708
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Harold Hudson
Vice President for Enrollment; Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies
Assistant Professor in the Practice of Preaching
hhudson@united.edu
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Justus Hunter
Assistant Professor of Church History
jhhunter@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3717
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Vivian Johnson
Professor of Old Testament
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
vjohnson@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3703
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Scott Kisker
Professor of the History of Christianity
stkisker@united.edu | 937.529. 2201 x: 3719
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Anthony Le Donne
Associate Professor of New Testament
acledonne@united.edu | 937.529.2270 x: 3715
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Luther J. Oconer
Associate Professor of United Methodist Studies
Director of the Center for Evangelical United Brethren Heritage
ljoconer@united.edu
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Andrew Sung Park
Professor of Theology and Ethics
aspark@united.edu | 937.529.2201 x: 3714
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Joni Sancken
Associate Professor of Homiletics
jssancken@united.edu | 529.2327 x: 3723
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Jerome P. Stevenson, Sr.
Assistant Professor in the Practice of Pastoral Care and Counseling
jstevenson@united.edu | 937.529.2274
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Vanessa Ward
Lecturer of Biblical Studies
vjward@united.edu
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David F. Watson
Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of New Testament
dwatson@united.edu | 937.529.2257
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Affiliate Faculty

Brad Burroughs
Affiliate Instructor in Ethics and Theology
PhD, Emory University, 2012
MDiv, Duke Divinity School, 2006
BA, Allegheny College, 2002
bradley.b.burroughs@gmail.com

Chuck Gutenson
Affiliate Faculty in Theology, Ethics, Evangelism, and Foundations for Church Renewal
PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2000
MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1995
BSEE, University of Kentucky, 1978
firstonekosh@yahoo.com

Rachel Magdalene
Visiting Scholar in Biblical Studies
PhD, Iliff School of Theology, 2003
MDiv, Iliff School of Theology, 1993
MAR, Iliff School of Theology, 1993
JD, University of Colorado, 1979
BA, University of Rochester, 1975
frmagdalene@united.edu


Adjunct Faculty

Mark Boda
Adjunct Instructor in Old Testament
PhD, University of Cambridge, 1996
MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary, 1991
BTh, Ambrose University College, 1984
Mjb949@gmail.com

Charles Brown
Adjunct Instructor in Baptist Studies
cbrown@united.edu

Randy Clark
Adjunct Instructor in Charismatic Studies
DMin, United Theological Seminary, 2013
MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977
BS, Oakland City University
randy@globalawakening.com

Phyllis J. Ennist
Chief Information Officer
Associate Dean for Distance Education
MEd, Western Governors University, 2011
BS, Franklin University, 2006
pjennist@united.edu | 937.529.2264

Trent Hayes
Director of Admissions
tdhayes@united.edu | 937.529.2326

Sue Nilson Kibbey
Director of Connectional and Missional Church Initiatives, West Ohio Conference, UMC
MDiv, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1988
BA, Kansas State University, 1980
snkibbey@wocumc.org

Brian Maguire
Pastor of Fairmont Presbyterian Church, Kettering, OH
DMin, Duke University Divinity School, 2015
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2003
DJ, University of Minnesota Law School, 1994
BA, Carleton College, 1991
brian.wpcx@gmail.com

Peter Matthews

Director, Center for Global Renewal and Missions
MA, Bossey Ecumenical Institute, 2007
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1999
BA, Denison Univesrity, 1995
pmatthews@united.edu

Rosario Picardo
Pastor, Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church
DMin, United Theological Seminary, 2014
MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, 2007
rpicardo@ginghamsburg.org

Jonathan Powers
Adjunct Instructor in Worship
Jonathan.powers@asburyseminary.edu

Juan Quintanilla
Instructor in Spanish United Methodist Courses
DMin, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2008
MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1985
jquintanilla@ngumc.org

Debbie Roth
Director, Pohly Center for Supervision and Leadership Formation
BGTS, United Theological Seminary, 2013
MSF&L, Spring Arbor University Online, 2010
MEd, Wright State University, 1988
BS, Wright State University, 1981
dkroth@united.edu | 937.529.2381

Michael B. Slaughter
Adjunct Instructor;
Lead Pastor, Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, Tipp City, OH
DMin, United Theological Seminary, 1990
MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1976
BS, University of Cincinnati, 1973
mslaughter@ginghamsburg.org

Harold Stockman
Retired United Methodist clergy
MDiv, United Theological Seminary, 1967
AB, Bluffton College, 1963
hstockman@woh.rr.com

Gregory Stover
Pastor, Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church
MDiv, United Theological Seminary, 1977
BA, The Ohio State University, 1973
gstover@armstrongchapel.org

Frank Thomas
Adjunct Instructor in Preaching
PhD, University of Memphis, 2008
DMin, United Theological Seminary, 1991
DMin, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1986
MA, Northeastern Illinois University, 1983
MDiv, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1981
AB, University of Illinois, 1976
fthomas@cts.edu

Adam Wirrig
Adjunct instructor in Church History and MTS
PhD, University of Aberdeen, 2017
MTS, United Theological Seminary, 2011
BA, Cedarville University, 2003
awirrig@united.edu