David Hurtado, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Administration
David serves as the assistant dean for administration for the School of Communication & the Arts. In addition to his role managing the school's finances and non-academic affairs, David also coordinates school partnerships with the Latino community.
David holds 15 years of professional experience working in administration, production and distribution through new media, television, film and radio. His passion is to utilize the platform of media and the arts to positively influence the world with God's love. His work has taken him throughout the Americas and Asia. At Regent, he teaches courses in media studies, cross-cultural and visual communication, and television studio production. Currently, he is finishing up his academic dissertation on entertainment-education through The Chronicles of Narnia film series.
David resides in Hampton Roads, Va., with his wife and two children. His interests include heroes and cultural influence, and Latino contributions in American culture. He thrives on innovation and helping students to fulfill their God-given dreams.
Favorite Quote: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Paul.
Favorite Film: Man of La Mancha (1972)
Ph.D. Regent University, 2011
MBA Regent University, 1999
B.S. Toccoa Falls College, 1992
Fields of Expertise
- New Media Administration
- Entertainment Education
- Media Studies