School of Intercultural Studies

Dean of School of Intercultural Studies

Linda Whitmer

Linda F. Whitmer
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
Served as a missionary in Zimbabwe for 22 years and was a professor of Intercultural Studies for 13 years; joined Johnson in 2012.
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Full-time Faculty

Brent Brewer

Brent L. Brewer
Professor of Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Missiology from Columbia Seminary and School of Missions, M.A. in Secondary Science Education from East Carolina University
Spent 12 years living and teaching in Zimbabwe and has made return trips; joined Johnson in 2003.
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Kendi Howells Douglas Kendi Howells Douglas
Professor of Intercultural Studies
D.Miss. in Missiology from Asbury Theological Seminary
Professor of Cross Cultural Ministry for 15 years; founding member of International Society of Urban Missiology; joined Johnson in 2015.
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Matt Hixson

T. Matthew Hixson
Associate Professor of English and Chinese
M.A. in New Testament from Johnson University, M.S. in Foreign Languages from The University of Tennessee
Served in China for seven years, taught ESL in Japanese and Chinese institutions; joined Johnson in 2003.
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Gerald Mattingly

Gerald L. Mattingly
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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  Steven M. Whitmer
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Kenneth A. Woodhull Kenneth A. Woodhull
Professor of Intercultural Studies, Executive Director of the Johnson University Center for Urban Alliance
D.Miss. in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Part-time Faculty

Brian Albright
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
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Dan Butler
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
B.S. in Art Education from Murray State University
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Kelly Cable
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Teaching from Biola University
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Susan O. Calderon
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Johnson University
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David Cross
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Linguistics from the University of North Dakota
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Valdecy J. DaSilva
Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Ministry
M.A. in Religion from Emmanuel Christian Seminary, M.A. in New Testament Exposition and Preaching from Johnson University
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Robert C. Douglas
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Religion from the University of Southern California Los Angeles
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Sherry L. Farris
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington
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William David Graves
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.Div. in Divinity from Abilene Christian University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Linguistics at the University of Texas Arlington
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Kyle Harris
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Lincoln Christian University
pursuing Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Johnson University
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Jeffrey L. Holland
Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Ministry
M.M.F.T. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University
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Philip Hudson
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Troy Jackson
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in History from the University of Kentucky
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Erin MacSaveny
Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology
M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics
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Matthew Nance
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Johnson University
Ph.D. candidate in Mission Studies at Oxford Center for Mission Studies
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Scott R. Nelson
Lecturer in Cross-Cultural Ministry
Ph.D.  in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary
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Anthony Parker
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
D.Min. in Mission and Evangelism from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
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Jaymi Penfold
Lecturer in Sociolinguistics
M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics
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Gregory J. Pruett
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Rebecca L. Pruett
Lecturer in Linguistics and Culture & Language Acquisition
M.A. in Linguistics from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Robert Reese
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies and Mathematics
Ph.D. in Missions from Mid-America Baptist Theolgical Seminary; M.S. in Mathematics from Northwestern University
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Jill Riepe
Lecturer in Linguistics
Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington
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Patrick Tolbert
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Ministry from Indiana Wesleyan Seminary
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William Weber
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.S. in Counseling from Fort Hays University in Kansas
Ph.D. in Human and Community Resources from the University of Nebraska
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Brad Willits
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington; Pursuing Ph.D. at Vrije Universiteit in Holland
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Ross Wissmann
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Practical Theology from the University of St. Andrews
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Interdisciplinary Faculty

Norm Dungan
Associate Professor of English and Spanish
M.A. in English from Fort Hays Kansas State College
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Duan Hua
Assistant Professor of Education and Chinese History & Culture, Director of International Relations
M.A. in Educational Technology from Johnson University
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Michael Moore
Staff Instructor in Speech and Urban Studies, Career Services Director
Ed.D. in Education from Northeastern University
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Staff

Sally Folden
Office Manager and Internship Coordinator 
B.A. in Intercultural Studies & Bible and Theology from Johnson University
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Kim Linton
Administrative Analyst and Assessment Coordinator
B.S. in Interior Design from Indiana University
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