CIU faculty bring to the classroom deep experience that might include working among Muslims in France 和 North Africa, teaching leadership skills to FBI Academy instructors, or serving as teachers 和 administrators in both public 和 Christian schools.
加上前军队牧师, experienced practicing family counselors 和 experts in ancient languages (to name a few) 和 you get just the right mix of experience 和 devotion to God that makes CIU a leader among the nation’s Christian universities 和 seminaries.
Our student/faculty ratio for undergraduates is 17 to 1. At the graduate 和 seminary level, it’s 12 to 1. Our educators are here because of their passion for their students 和 community. Interacting with them inside 和 outside the classroom is how our Bible-based college 和 seminary transforms students’ lives through developing their academics, sparking their spiritual growth 和 honing their ministry skills.
Humanities Program Director, Professor of English 和 Humanities
Dr. 史蒂夫Baarendse grew up as a “Third Culture Kid” in Vienna, Austria. He studied English 和 Art at Taylor University (BA, 1990) 和 Comparative Literature 和 Art History at Indiana University
Dr. 拜尔于1985年来到CIU教授圣经. He served as undergraduate academic dean from 1994–2001; dean of students from 2001–2004; 和 faculty member in the 神学院 & 教育部学院
教授H. 凯勒·布莱特在佛罗里达州奥兰多长大. He received his undergraduate degree in English at Baylor out in Waco, Texas 和 later went on to pursue a Master of English degree at Liberty
Dr. 卡辛 is professor of intercultural studies in the College of Intercultural Studies at CIU. 以前, he lived in Sweden, where he served as pastor of two churches.
Dr. Castor 和 his wife, Katie, served as YWAM missionaries in South Asia before coming to CIU. He started working at the Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies in 2008. 他的研究兴趣是穆斯林
Dr. Clevenger enjoys sharing her passion for investing in young learners with future teachers. 她 desires to prepare educators to value the foundational experiences early childhood teachers can
Dr. 凯伦·克洛斯在密歇根州的底特律长大. 她从西西的哈丁大学辍学, 阿肯色州嫁给杰克·克洛斯, who was a Doctoral student at the University of Texas, 一个加拿大, 和
Angela joined the CIU School of Nursing in 2021 as one of the founding faculty members. 她 teaches Mental Health 和 Adult Health 和 serves as the Director of Clinical Education 和 招生. 她
Bible Teaching (本科 和 研究生) Program Director, Professor of Bible Teaching
Dr. 安妮塔·库珀指导圣经教学项目, a program specifically designed to prepare students to teach the Bible in a school setting. Before coming to CIU, she taught Bible in the public
Dr. 工艺 is driven by the Holy Spirit to help students recognize their God-given potential as Christian educators. He specializes in early childhood 和 elementary education with increased emphasis
Dr. 丹尼尔·克里斯 joined the Columbia International University faculty in 2022. 以前, he was a biology professor at Louisiana Christian University (2010–2022), 研究生物学家