Faculty

More than lecturers, AMBEX instructors are ministers at heart.

Faculty Profile

The faculty and staff of AMBEX are selected on the basis of their spiritual maturity (1 Timothy 3), life experience and gift of teaching. They meet regional accreditation standards. More than lecturers, AMBEX instructors are ministers at heart—concerned with each student’s life and soul matters. AMBEX associates are humble servants, committed and accountable to the Word of God and numerous overseers.

Faculty Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in teaching/subject area.
  • Strong résumé—education, experience, references, etc.
  • Gifted teaching skills
  • Spiritual leaders (1 Timothy 3, Titus 2)

The 21 teaching faculty associated with AMBEX:

  • Represent 11 Christian colleges, universities and faith-based organizations.
  • Rotate each semester, meaning no two semesters are alike.
  • Are experts in their fields.  80% of teaching faculty hold a doctoral degree or equivalent.
  • Leave a lasting impact beyond the AMBEX semester.  98% of AMBEX alumni surveyed agree that interacting with AMBEX faculty contributed to their professional success. (Survey Methods)

Introducing Our Professors

European History, Geography & Culture

Gerald T. Orr
AMBEX Director

Christian Worldview & Apologetics

Dr. Annette R. Harrison
Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
Corban University
Dr. Tim Anderson
Professor of Theology
Corban University
Dr. Sam Baker
Chair, Christian Ministries
Associate Professor of Christian Ministries
Corban University
Dr. Greg Trull
Dean of Ministries, Professor of Biblical Studies
Corban University
Dr. Gary Derickson
Chair, Biblical Studies and Theology
Professor of Biblical Studies
Corban University
Dr. Kent Kersey
Professor of Theology
Corban University
Dr. Allen Jones
Assistant Professor of Bible
Corban University

Theology of Reformation

Dr. Jonathan Master
Professor of Theology
Cairn University

Dr. Bradley Gundlach
Professor of History
Trinity International University

Dr. Greg Quiggle
D. L. Moody Professor of Theology
Moody Bible Institute
Dr. J. Gregory Behle
Professor of Christian Education
The Master's University
Dr. Kent Kersey
Professor of Theology
Corban University
Dr. Aaron Smith
Associate Professor of Theology
Colorado Christian University
Dr. Steve Casseli
Senior Minister
Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church
Dr. Ken Cleaver
Associate Professor of Church History and Theology
School of Divinity, Liberty University

Art History of the Western World

Dr. Grant Horner
Associate Professor of English
The Master's University

Dr. Colette G. Tennant
Professor of English
Corban University

Dr. Jon Wilson
Professor of English
Corban University

Dr. Linda Samek
Provost
George Fox University

Christopher Palladino
Assistant Professor of History, Humanities and Social Science
Cairn University

Dr. Jay Casbon
Professor of Education
Oregon State University

Modern European Literature

Dr. Jim Hills
Professor of Humanities
Corban University

Dr. Jon Wilson
Professor of English
Corban University

Dr. Stephen Baarendse
Professor of English
Columbia International University