Faculty


At the heart of the School of Divinity is a distinguished faculty and talented staff devoted to glorifying Jesus Christ through their service to you. Our faculty includes both scholars and practitioners—leaders experienced in the understanding of Scripture and its application to effective ministry. As a prospective or current student, you will find our staff ready to assist you with the application process, degree planning or any of the particulars related to graduation. We look forward to serving you.

Administration
Corné J. Bekker, D.Litt. et Phil.

Corné J. Bekker, D.Litt. et Phil.
Dean
Interim Ph.D. Program Director
Professor
757.352.4401
clbekker@regent.edu


Dale M. Coulter

Dale M. Coulter, D.Phil
Associate Dean of Academics
Associate Professor
757.352.4401
dcoulter@regent.edu

  • Church History and Early Christian Spirituality
  • Reformation Thought
  • Medieval Theology
  • Twelfth-Century Renewal
 
Faculty
Kimberly Alexander, Ph.D.

Kimberly Alexander, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
757.352.4796
kalexander@regent.edu

  • Church History and Renewal
  • Healing in the Christian Tradition
  • Women in Christian and Pentecostal History

Mark Cartledge, Ph.D.

Mark Cartledge, Ph.D.
Professor
757.352.4419
mcartledge@regent.edu

  • Cyber Theology
  • Megachurches in Context
  • Ordinary Theology and Academic Reflection
  • Research Design and Methodology

Diane J. Chandler, Ph.D.

Diane J. Chandler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
757.352.4417
diancha@regent.edu

  • Spiritual Formation
  • Biblical Discipleship
  • Christian Leadership Development
  • Women in Ministry Leadership

Clifton Clarke, Ph.D.

Clifton Clarke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
757.352.4538
cclarke@regent.edu

  • African Christianity
  • World Christianity
  • Global Missions
  • World Religions
  • African Pentecostalism
  • Global Pentecostalism
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Islam

Mara L. Crabtree, D.Min.

Mara L. Crabtree, D.Min.
Associate Professor
757.352.4421
maracra@regent.edu

  • Spiritual Formation Foundations
  • Leading Spiritual Formation & Renewal
  • Women in Ministry: A Biblical Paradigm
  • Intercession as Ministry
  • Pastoral Care, Counseling & Conflict

Victor Cuartas, D.Min., Ph.D. Candidate

Victor Cuartas, D.Min., Ph.D. Candidate
Assistant Professor
757.352.4418
victcua@regent.edu

  • Islam and Minorities in the United States
  • Missions & Contemporary Evangelism
  • Pulpit Ministry
  • World Religions & Evangelization Strategies

Bradley J. Embry

Bradley J. Embry
Associate Professor
757-352-4972
bembry@regent.edu

  • Hebrew I and II
  • Classical Greek
  • Pentateuch
  • Old Testament History and Literature
  • Biblical Interpretation

James T. Flynn Jr., D.Min.

James T. Flynn Jr., D.Min.
Associate Dean of Instruction and Operations
Director, D.Min. Program
Associate Professor
757.352.4527
jamefly@regent.edu

  • Church and Ministry
  • Church Growth & Revitalization
  • Christian Leadership
  • Pastoral Theology

Peter Gräbe, Doctor Divinitatis

Peter Gräbe, Doctor Divinitatis
Professor
757.352.4408
petrgra@regent.edu

  • Pauline Theology
  • New Testament Greek
  • Renewal Perspective
  • Hermeneutical Philosophy

Antipas Harris, D.Min.

Antipas Harris, D.Min.
Director, Youth and Urban Renewal Center
Associate Professor
757.352.4419
aharris@regent.edu

  • Church and Ministry
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Urban Pastoral Leadership
  • Spiritual Formation

Mark Jumper, Ph.D.

Mark Jumper, Ph.D.
Director, Master's Program
Assistant Professor
757.352.4903
mjumper@regent.edu

  • Practical Ministry
  • Chaplaincy
  • Church History
  • Morals and Ethics
  • Health Care Ethics

Michael D. Palmer, Ph.D.

Michael D. Palmer, Ph.D.
Professor
757.352.4419
mpalmer@regent.edu

  • Contemporary Ethical Problems
  • Ancient Western & Medieval Philosophy
  • Aristotle's Ethics and Politics
  • Contemporary Philosophy

Kevin Spawn, D.Phil.

Kevin Spawn, D.Phil.
Associate Professor
757.352.4409
kspawn@regent.edu

  • Old Testament Theology
  • Hebrew
  • Postexilic Prophets
  • Biblical Hermeneutics

J. Lyle Story, Ph.D.

J. Lyle Story, Ph.D.
Professor
757.352.4402
lylesto@regent.edu

  • Biblical Languages
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Pauline Theology
  • Parables of Jesus

Joseph Umidi, D.Min.

Joseph Umidi, D.Min.
Professor
757.352.4404
joseumi@regent.edu

  • Christian Education
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Church Planting
  • Church Conflict and Intervention

Archie Wright, Ph.D.

Archie Wright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
757.352.4532
awright@regent.edu

  • Biblical Hebrew & Greek
  • Early Judaism and the Origins of Christianity
  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Old Testament Theology
 
Faculty Emeritus
Jon Ruthven

Jon Ruthven
Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology, Emeritus
ruthven@regent.edu

  • Charismatic Renewal Theology
  • Church, Kingdom, and Last Things
  • Salvation, the Holy Spirit, and Christian Living
  • Contemporary Theology

Vinson Synan

Vinson Synan
Dean Emeritus
757.352.4414
vinssyn@regent.edu

  • Holiness Pentecostal Movement
  • Charismatic Movement Today
  • Pentecostal Holiness Polity

Wie Liang Tjiong

Wie Liang Tjiong
Professor of Practical Theology, Emeritus
757.352.4538
wietjio@regent.edu

  • Ministry Project & Research
  • Christian Leadership for Multi-ethnic Society
  • Family Ministry
  • Christian Education
 
Adjunct Faculty

Miguel Alvarez

  • Ph.D., Middlesex University (Oxford Centre for Mission Studies)
  • D.Min., Ashland Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Michael V. Di Fuccia

  • Ph.D. in Theology, University of Nottingham
  • M.A. in Biblical Interpretation and Pre-doctoral Studies, Regent University

Willis Dowling

  • M.Div. Gordon-Conwell
  • D.Min. Trinity International

David M. Edwards

  • B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA

Bobby Hill

  • M.A. Practical Theology—Regent University
  • Ed.D. Nova South Eastern University

Skip Horton-Parker

  • Ph.D. in Theology, Regent University School of Divinity
  • M.A. in Theology, Regent University School of Divinity
  • M.A. in Religious Studies, University of Virginia

S. David Moore

  • M.A. Pentecostal/Charismatic Studies—Oral Roberts University
  • D.Min. Regent University
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Eric Newberg

  • M.Div. North Point Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Eric Scalise

  • M.Ed. William and Mary
  • Ed.S. William and Mary
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Dwight Sheets

  • M.Div., Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary

Kevin Tyson

  • M.B.A. Florida Atlantic University
  • M.A. Biblical Interpretation, Regent University
  • Ph.D. Durham University, UK

James Wall

  • M.A. Asia Pacific Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

Mark Wilson

  • M.A., Regent University
  • D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa

Aaron Yom

  • M.Div. Regent University
  • Ph.D. Regent University