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
Program Director of Intercultural Studies
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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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
Director of Online Intercultural Studies
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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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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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 from 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 from 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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Jared Looney
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
D.Miss. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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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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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 
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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Joe Sprinkle
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
Ph.D. in Hebraic & Cognate Studies from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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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
Ph.D. in Human and Community Resources from the University of Nebraska
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Todd Whitmer
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.B.A. in Business Administration from Hope International University
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Brad Willits
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington; Pursuing Ph.D. from Vrije Universiteit in Holland
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Interdisciplinary Faculty

Duan Hua
Assistant Professor of Education and Chinese History & Culture, Director of International Relations
Ph.D. in Leadership Studies 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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