Our administration and faculty will support and challenge you in your studies.
Diversity in backgrounds, a wealth of socio-religious knowledge, and real-world experience:
that’s what Omega Graduate School faculty members bring to you.

Administration

Founder and Chancellor Emeritus: Hollis  L. Green, ThD, PhD, DLitt
Chancellor:  David Anderson, DPhil, MLitt
President/CEO: Joshua D. Reichard, DPhil, PhD, EdS, CCS
Chief Academic Officer/Academic Dean: Cathie Hughes, PhD
Chief Student Success Officer: Curtis McClane, DPhil, DMin
Director of Library Science: David Ward, ThM, DPhil
Librarian: Sarah Lambert, MLS
Director of Admissions: Curtis McClane, DPhil, DMin
Chief Finance and Operations Officer:  Sharlene Daniel, MLitt
Director of Assessment: Joshua Reichard, DPhil,PhD, EdS, CCS
Registrar: Richard Gamble, MA
Senior Tutor for the GRC:  Cathie Hughes, PhD
Senior Tutor for DPhil: David Ward, ThM, DPhil
Senior Tutor for MLitt: Richard Gamble, MA

 

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Hollis Green, Founder Emeritus, ThD, PhD
Dr. Loren Humphrey, MD, PhD, DLitt
Dr. Richard Humphrey, PhD, DLitt, BD, BA
Dr. Basil Jackson, JD, DLitt, MD, DPM, ThM
Dr. Ted Kittell, PhD, JD,DLitt
Dr. Helen Morgan, PhD, DLitt, MS, BS
Dr. Rolin VanBroekhoven, DLitt, DPhil, JD, LLB, BS

 

Distinguished Faculty

Humphrey, Richard A.
PhD, History/Ethics, Drew University (1967)
DLitt, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (1991)
BD, Divinity, Drew University (1961)
BA, Cornell College (Iowa) (1958)
Courses Taught: PHI 809 History of the Integration of Religion and Society, (FL 701 Family Life Education Methodology), FL 709 and OL 708 Professional Ethics, PHIL 801 Ethics in a Global Society
 
Jackson, E. Basil
JD, Law, Marquette University (1995)
DLitt, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (1991)
MD, Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (1957)
DPM, Adolescent Psychology, University of Dublin
MD, Psychiatry, SUNY
ThM New Testament, Northern Baptist Seminary
Courses Taught: PHI 810 Phenomenology of Emotional Disorders, FL 710 Family Law and Public Policy
 
Morgan, Helen
DLitt, Oxford (Omega) Graduate School (2011)
PhD, Colorado State University
MS, University of Tennessee (1976)
BS, University of Tennessee
Courses Taught: SR 866 Dissertation Faculty Defense
 
Standridge, Larry A.
DLitt, Oxford (Omega) Graduate School (2011)
PhD, Research/Adult Ed, Ohio State University (1971)
MA, Religious Education, Southwestern Seminary (1983)
BA, Baylor University (1956)
Courses Taught: SR 966 Dissertation Faculty Defense
 
Schmidt, Kenneth A.
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2010)
MA, History, C.S.U., Stanislaus (1982)
BA, History; Philosophy of Religion, C.S.U., Stanislaus (1979)
 
VanBroekhoven, Rolin A.
DLitt, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (1991)
JD, Baylor University
LLB, Baylor University (1968)
BS, Wheaton College (1962)
Courses Taught: PHI 812 Morality and Law in a Global Society

 

Faculty

Boyd, William R., Sr. (Full-time)
DMA, Music, LSU (1979)
MMus, Music Ed, Temple U (1968)
MEd, Education, W Maryland College (1963)
BA, Central Bible College(1957)
Courses Taught: COM 912 Advanced Communication, PHI 844 the Influence of Art on Society and Culture, SR 851 Interdisciplinary Research, COM 803 Hermeneutics and Communication
 
Geiger, Kimberly (Part-time)
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2007)
MLitt, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2003)
BS, Texas Technical University (1979)
Courses Taught: FL 705 Parenting in a Religious Environment, FL 708 Marital Counseling and Enrichment, FL 704 Human Sexuality, OL 707 Mentoring and Coaching

 

DeKoven, Stan (Full-time)
PhD, Professional School of Psychological Studies (1983)
MA, Counseling Psychology, Webster University (1979)
BA, Psychology, San Diego State University (1973)
United States International University (School Psychologist and Counselor Credentials)
Licensed Marriage and Family and Child Therapist (CA)
Courses Taught: Lead Faculty for Family Life Education
 
Hughes, Cathie (Full-time)
PhD, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., State University of New York (SUNY)
Courses Taught: OL 703 Transformational Leadership, OL 706 Fundraising in Non-Profits, OL 709 Business Law, OL 710 Principles of Sociological Research
PHI 809 Transforming Self-Concept for Leadership Development, PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies, SR 851 Interdisciplinary Research, PHI 923-Contextualization for Social Change
SR 958 Research Design and Methodology (four cores/semesters), COM 968 Statistics for Social Research, SR 952-Dissertation Foundations, Post-Core Doctoral Students Dissertation Workshop
 
McClane, Curtis (Part-time)
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2017)
DMin, Drew University (1992)
MDiv, Harding University School of Theology (1988)
BA, Bible, Freed-Hardeman University (1977)
Courses Taught: LDR 809 Transforming Self-Concept for Leadership Development, LDR 807 Transformational Leadership, LDR 815 Transforming People Problems, PHI 812 Morality, Law & Ethics, PHI 815 History of the Integration of Religion and Society, OL 704 Human Relations Skills for a Pluralistic Society, OL 708 Professional Ethics
 
Murray, Shelley (Full-time)
DTL, Bakke Graduate University (2017)
MPA, South University (2012)
BS, Youngstown State University (2006)
Courses Taught: Organizational Leadership Lead Faculty
 
Reichard, Joshua (Full-time)
PhD, Human and Social Studies (Religion & Theology), University of the Western Cape (2010)
EdS, Educational Leadership, Liberty University (2010)
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2007)
MLitt, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2005)
BA, Logos Christian College (2001)
CCS, Certified Clinical Sociologist, Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (2017)
Courses Taught: PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies, COM 968 Statistics for Social Research
 
Riggs, Kevin (Full-time)
PhD, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2000)
MS, Trevecca Nazarene University (1992)
BA, Freewill Bible Baptist College (1989)
Courses Taught: FL 702 Sociology of the Family, PHI 801 Ethics in a Global Society
 
Tucker, Rebecca (Part-time)
DLitt, Oxford (Omega) Graduate School (2011)
EdD, Ed. Ad. & Sup., University of Tennessee (1989)
MS, Indus. Ed., University of Tennessee (1976)
BS, Home Economics, University of Tennessee (1972)
Courses Taught: SR 966 Dissertation Faculty Defense
 
Vos, Matthew (Part-time)
PhD, Sociology, University of Tennessee (2003)
MEd, Education Administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1996)
BA, Music, Covenant College (1990)
Course Taught: PHI 801 Transformational Learning and Adult Education
 
Ward, David C. (Full-time)
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2009)
ThM, Dallas Theologyica Seminary (1998)
BA, English, College of Charleston (1982)
Courses Taught: PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies, PHI 943 Orthodoxy and Orthopraxis, SR 953 Research for 21st Century Scholarship

 

Visiting Professors

Brantley, Brent
PhD, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (1997)
MA, Luther Rice Seminary (1988)
MA, Azusa Pacific University (1993)
BS, Louisiana College (1984)
Courses Taught: PHI 823 Contextualization for Social Change, LDR 810 Cross-Cultural Dynamics
 
Foley, Virginia
EdD, Univ of Alabama (1996)
EdS, W. Georgia College (1988)
MS, Tennessee Tech (1978)
BS, Tennessee Tech (1976)
Courses Taught: PHI 800 Transformative Learning and Adult Education, LDR 807 Transformational Leadership
 
Gibson, Lynn
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2004)
MA, Dallas Theological Seminary (1999)
BS, University of Tennessee (1992)
Courses Taught: PHI 943 Orthodoxy and Orthopraxis, PHI 805 Faith-Learning Integration and Interdisciplinary Studies
 
Lambert, Sarah  
MSLS, University of Southern California (1981)
Certificate in Spoken Spanish (1967)
BA, Covenant College (1965)
SR 953 Research for 21st Century Scholarship
 
Leavitt, Priscilla F.
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Ohio University (1981)
MEd Education, Rhode Island (1969)
MA, Women’s Studies, W. Va. COGS (1985)
BA, Barrington College (1962)
Courses Taught: LDR 815 Transforming People Problems, COM 822 Persuasive Communication, COM 803 Hermeneutics
 
Pix, Stephen
DLitt, DTh, Oxford University
 
Reichard, Sara
EdS, Teaching and Learning, Liberty University (2012)
MSN, American College of Education (2021)
MLitt, Family Life Education, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (2006)
BSN, American College of Education (2019)
BA, Christian Counseling, Vision International University (2004)
RN, St. Francis School of Nursing (2002)
 
Thomas, Tommy
DPhil, Omega (Oxford) Graduate School (1997)
MBA, Samford University (1979)
BS, Auburn University (1973)
Courses Taught: LDR 807 Transformational Leadership, OL 707 Mentoring and Coaching in Leadership and Supervision