Daniel A. Augsburger, Professor of Historical Theology,
Writing from retirement, Augsburger brings to his writing a wealth
of experience in teaching theology and church history. He holds two
doctorates: his Ph.D. dissertation was on religious feeling in the
Middle Ages; his Th.D. dissertation dealt with Calvin and the Mosaic
Michael Bernoi, Master of Divinity student at the
Before coming to the Seminary, Bernoi worked as a pastor for three
years. While a Seminary student, he helped to plant a new Adventist
church in Berrien Springs.
Jo Ann Davidson, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology.
Jo Ann Davidson is a wife, mother, and new teacher at the
Seminary. She also writes a column discussing theological issues
("Let's Face It") in the journal Perspective Digest.
Richard M. Davidson, J. N. Andrews Professor of Old
Chairman of the Old Testament Department at the Seminary, Davidson
was elected Teacher of the Year by the Student Forum in 1998. He
holds a doctorate in Old Testament from the SDA Theological
Seminary. He and Jo Ann are the parents of two lively teenagers.
Raoul Dederen, Professor of Theology, Emeritus.
Dean of Adventist theologians, Dederen has specialized in
systematic theology and Roman Catholicism. He writes from an active
Walter B. T. Douglas, Professor of Church History and
History of Religion.
A native of Grenada, Douglas chairs the Church History Department
and pastors the All Nations Church in Berrien Springs.
Jacques B. Doukhan, Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament
Doukhan holds a doctorate in Hebrew Letters from the University of
Strassbourg and a Th.D. from Andrews University, where he currently
teaches Hebrew and Old Testament exegesis. He is also the editor of Shabbaat
Shalom and L'Olivier. He has authored many articles
and seven books.
Roger L. Dudley, Professor of Church Ministry and Director,
Institute of Church Ministry.
Roger Dudley has spent nearly 45 years in the ministry of
teaching, preaching, writing, and researching. He has authored 12
books and 160 articles. His interests lie in the intersection of
religion and the behavioral sciences.
Jon L. Dybdahl, Professor of World Mission.
Chairman of the World Mission Department at the Theological
Seminary, Dybdahl has served as pastor, pioneer missionary in Asia,
and college religion teacher. A multi-faceted person, his doctorate
is in Old Testament and he teaches spiritual formation for pastors.
J. H. Denis Fortin, Associate Professor of Theology.
A son of French Canada, Fortin pastored for a number of years
while completing a degree in theology and church history at
Université Laval in Quebec. Besides teaching historical theology,
Fortin enjoys family and Pathfindering.
Robert M. Johnston, Professor of New Testament and Christian
Chairman of the New Testament Department at the Seminary, Johnston
has specialized in the study of New Testament backgrounds. A long-time
missionary in Korea, Johnston combines New Testament scholarship and
all things Oriental. He is the author of two books and numerous
articles and papers.
George R. Knight, Professor of Church History.
A well-known writer, Knight has authored 18 books, mostly on
Adventist topics. He is currently editor of the Bible Amplifier, a
commentary series published by Pacific Press. When he is not preaching
around the world, he loves hiking and backpacking.
Keith Mattingly, Associate Professor of Religion.
In 1997 Mattingly wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on laying on of hands.
Mattingly teaches religion classes to the undergraduates. His passion is
helping to make God "real" to his students.
Jerry Moon, Associate Professor of Church History and Associate
After 11 years of pastoring, Moon returned to Andrews where he obtained
his Ph.D. in Church History and was invited to join the faculty. His area
of specialty is Adventist Studies. Moon served as the very efficient
secretary of the committee.
W. Larry Richards, Professor of New Testament Exegesis.
Besides teaching exegetical courses, Richards directs the New Testament
Greek Manuscript Center at Andrews University, the largest collection in
North America of Greek manuscripts on microfilm. His published research on
Greek manuscripts puts him among the few specialists in the area of
Russell L. Staples, Professor of Missions, Emeritus.
Retired but still teaching, Staples served in the Department of World
Mission for 25 years. Previously he spend 10 years as a pastor in South
Africa and 10 years at Solusi College. He has a Ph.D. in Systematic
Theology from Princeton Theolog-ical Seminary with ancillary studies in
anthropology from Princeton University.
Peter M. van Bemmelen, Professor of Theology.
A native of the Netherlands, van Bemmelen was a missionary in Trinidad
and Surinam. After completing his Ph.D. at Andrews University, he became a
lecturer at Newbold College. From there he returned to Andrews as a
professor in 1993.
Nancy Jean Vyhmeister, Professor of World Mission.
With 35 years of experience in training young ministers, Vyhmeister
has taught Greek and biblical studies, as well as research methods for
theology students. Currently she is editor of Andrews University
Seminary Studies. The wife of a pastor, she has participated in
ministry on three continents.
Randal R. Wisbey, Associate Professor of Youth Ministry and
Director of the M.A. in Youth Ministry.
Founder of the Center for Youth Evangelism at Andrews University,
Wisbey is recognized for his creative work in the areas of youth culture
and generational studies. In June of 1998 he became President of Canadian
Alicia A. Worley, Masters in Physical Therapy, M.A. in
Anthropology, currently an M.Div. student.
Raised as a missionary's kid in Africa, Worley understands better than
most how people are affected by their culture. As she nears completion of
her program she looks forward to team pastoring in Ecuador with her new
husband Ricardo Palacios.