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Higher Education Leadership & Management (Ed.D.) Faculty

Dr. Jim Davids

Jim Davids is Assistant Professor of Government and Assistant Dean of the School of Government at Regent University. He earned a B.A. from Calvin College, JD from Duke University Law School and is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Education at Regent. Before his tenure into higher education, Jim was in private law practice in Chicago, IL.

Dr. John Hanes

John Hanes is Assistant Professor of Educational Research at Regent’s School of Education. John earned a B.A. from Brown University, an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University and a Ph.D. in Educational Research from the University of North Carolina (Greensboro) where he was awarded the outstanding dissertation for 2000-2001. He has worked in both private and public business sectors and most recently directed a grant from the NIH at the Medical College of Georgia prior to this arrival at Regent.

Dr. Jeff Pittman

Jeff Pittman (Faculty Advisor) completed his Ph.D. at Old Dominion University, where he was selected as a member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. He earned his MBA from Regent University and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pittman holds professional certificates from the Administrative Management Institute at Cornell University and the College Business Management Institute (SACUBO) at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Pittman brings a wide range of experience to his faculty role in the School of Education. He served for over nine years as Vice President for Student Services at Regent University. He has also held Regent positions as Associate Dean for Administration and Academics in the School of Divinity; Assistant Vice President for Administrative and Auxiliary Services; and Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Dr. George Selig

George Selig is Distinguished Chair of Educational Leadership at Regent’s School of Education. He earned his B.S. and M.A. at Central Washington State University and his Ed.D. in Educational Administration at the University of Massachusetts. He has been a public and private school administrator over the course of his nearly 40 years of service. At Regent University, he was the Dean of the College of Education and Provost of the University for eleven years. He coordinates the Doctor of Education degree program.