David Alexander
Associate Professor of Philosophy / Coordinator: Forester Lecture Series

Dr. David Alexander earned his Ph.D. in philosophy and Master of Arts in philosophy from Baylor University in 2008 and 2005, respectively. His areas of specialization include ethics, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion.

Tanner Babb
Associate Professor of Psychology / Associate Academic Dean

Dr. Tanner Babb teaches in the undergraduate department of psychology as well as in the Huntington University Graduate School.

Lance Clark
Associate Dean of the Arts, Professor of Digital Media Arts

Since joining the faculty in 1993, Lance Clark has helped to grow the broadcast and film tracks at Huntington University into one of the truly outstanding programs within the 100+-member CCCU Colleges and Universities.

Rebecca Coffman
Professor of Art / Department Chair / Gallery Director

Professor of Art and Department Chair, MFA in Ceramics and Art History, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX BFA in Ceramics and Painting, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX Areas of instruction: 2D Design, 3D Design, Ceramics, Sculpture,…

Mark Fairchild
Professor of Bible and Religion / Department Chair

Dr. Mark R. Fairchild is the Luke J. Peters Professor of Biblical Studies and department chair of the Bible & Religion. Dr. Fairchild has twice received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Luke Fetters
Professor of Ministry and Missions, Interim Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs

Dr. Luke Fetters is the director of the Institute for TESOL Studies. From 1987 until 1997, Fetters served as the director of the English Language Program, a conversational English program for adults in Macau, China.  

Norris Friesen
Director of Volunteer Service and Outreach Ministry

Dr. Norris Friesen is the Director of Volunteer Service and Outreach Ministry and Professor of German. In his director role, he advises the Friesen Center for Volunteer Service and directs the Campus Ministry Coordinator (CMC) program.

Shoshannah Hernandez
Director of the Institute for TESOL Studies / Associate Director of Global Studies

Shoshannah Hernandez is a 2003 graduate of Huntington University with a bachelor's degree in Math Education. Upon graduating, she moved to China to teach English at Liaocheng University. While there, she earned her Master of Arts degree in…

Collin Hobbs
Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. F. Collin Hobbs earned his PhD in ecological and evolutionary biology from Indiana University in 2013, and joined the faculty of Huntington University later that year. Prior to his graduate work he received a Bachelor of Science in…

Carla MacDonald
Associate Professor of Social Work / Department Chair

Dr. Carla MacDonald has over 30 years of experience in social work, counseling, teaching, and community service. She holds a degrees in social work, business administration, and advanced leadership studies.

Todd Martin
Professor of English and English Department Chair

Todd Martin earned his Ph.D. from Baylor University in 1998. His primary areas of interest are 20th century British and American literature, though he also dabbles in Science Fiction. He has presented his research at numerous academic…

Paul Michelson
Distinguished Professor of History

Dr. Paul E. Michelson has been a member of the faculty since 1974. He was a three-time Fulbright fellow in Romania (1971-1973, 1982-1983, 1989-1990). His areas of interest and expertise include historiography, Romanian history and political…

James O’Donnell
Executive-in Residence / Emeritus Standing

James M. O'Donnell received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his MBA from Columbia University. Professor O’Donnell is a certified public accountant and spent many years as an executive in the financial services industry…

John T. Noble
Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible

Dr. John Noble joined the Huntington faculty in the fall of 2012. He teaches on subjects related to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and world religions, and has interests in ancient Near Eastern languages and history, the Pentateuch, and the…

Nancy Richison
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Nancy came to HU in 2013 after serving as a nursing educator at Parkview Huntington Hospital. She graduated in biology from Huntington College in 1992. After working at Ecolab, she entered the nursing field, serving as an RN at Parkview…

Gregor Roth
Assistant Professor of Art

Gregor Roth came to HU in 2016. A Fort Wayne native and resident, Roth serves as assistant professor of art and graphic design.

Mary Ruthi
Professor of Sociology / Department Chair

She received her B.A in sociology and history from Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, and her M.A and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Matthew Schownir
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Dr. Matthew A. Schownir is a Huntington native and a 2009 graduate of Huntington University’s History program. He completed his PhD in Modern European History at Purdue University in 2017 and returns to his alma mater in 2018 as a visiting…

Daryl Singleton
Director of Multicultural Affairs and Minority Student Engagement

Daryl Singleton began serving as the director of multicultural affairs and minority student engagement in 2016. His position allows Singleton to facilitate relational ministry and discipleship with both North American and International…

Martha Smith
Dean of Student Services / Director of Career Development and Counseling

Martha Smith joined the staff of Huntington University in 1988 as the resident director for Hardy Hall. She later served as Director of Career Development and in 1995 was promoted to Assistant Dean of Students. Today she is Associate Dean of…

Tim Smith
Professor of Non-Western History and Director of the Centre for Non-Western Studies

Dr. Tim Smith, FRHistS, joined the faculty in the fall of 2007. He previously taught history at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. His research and teaching focus on imperial and diplomatic history.

Jeffrey Webb
Professor of American History, Division Chair for the Social Sciences and Education, and Pre-Law Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey B. Webb joined the faculty in the fall of 1999. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and specializes in early American history and environmental history and development.

Arthur Wilson
Dean of Spiritual Life / Campus Pastor

Arthur Wilson joined the Senior Leadership Team in April 2016 as Dean of Spiritual Life. Wilson began his tenure with Huntington University in 2009 as Director of the Horizon Leadership Program. In addition to being the Dean of Spiritual…

Heather St. Peters
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership

Dr. Heather St. Peters serves as Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership with the Institute for Leadership and Counseling at Huntington University. This appointment capitalizes on her doctorate in global leadership, research in…

Nate Short
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy | Assistant Director of Operations

Nate Short, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, came to Huntington University in 2014 as part of the inaugural OTD program faculty. Nate’s primary area of expertise is hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, and as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) he…