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Most of our faculty have had careers in their area of expertise, thus offering students real-world perspectives on course topics. All faculty are committed Christians who will challenge students to understand how their faith can help them navigate the complexities of organizational life while honoring God and serving man.

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Dean of Trinity College

Dr. Karen A. Wrobbel is the Dean of Trinity College and Graduate School and brings many years of experience to the dean’s role. She serves at Trinity both as a teaching faculty member and as a recognized leader through her responsibilities as director of the Division of Education, associate dean, and chair of faculty councils, committees and task forces. Before joining Trinity’s faculty, Karen taught missionary kids (MKs) and other international students at Christian schools in Spain and Venezuela where she spoke Spanish fluently. Karen continues to be actively involved internationally with Christian education through conference speaking, accreditation work, and as a volunteer with two educationally-focused international groups. Her expertise and research interests include the education of MKs and other global nomads, languages and education, and intercultural communication.

Eugene B. Loftin, JD

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Wendy L. Martin, PhD

Chair, Department of Business Professor of Business

Timothy M. Robinson, EdD

Chair, Department of Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology

Martha L. Shin, MBA

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Jeffrey Price, MBA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business

Dean of TEDS

Dr. David W. Pao is the Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has been on faculty since 1998. Pao brings more than 25 years of experience in theological education, both as an administrator (10 years as NT department chair) and as a faculty member (23 years as NT professor at TEDS). Pao is an ordained minister in the Chinese Christian Union Church (Chicago)—having served in significant ministry roles while a professor. His preaching and teaching ministries are deeply appreciated around the world, as he makes around 20 (mostly international) trips every year. He is the author or (co)editor of several books and commentaries, including Acts and the Isaianic New Exodus, After Imperialism: Christian Identity in China and the Global Evangelical Movement, and Ascent Into Heaven in the Lukan Writings: New Explorations of Luke’s Narrative Hinge.

Deborah A. Colwill, PhD

Chair of the Educational Ministries Department

Matthew Eppinette, PhD

Affiliate Professor of Bioethics
Executive Director of CBHD

Donald C. Guthrie, EdD

Director of the PhD (Educational Studies)

Dana M. Harris, PhD

Professor of New Testament

Dennis R. Magary, PhD

Chair of the Old Testament and Semitic Languages Department

Craig Ott, PhD

Director of the PhD (Intercultural Studies)

Julie West Russo, EdD

Program Director for Mental Health Counseling and Chaplaincy and Ministry Care Programs

Michael J. Sleasman, PhD

Director of Bioethics Degree
Associate Professor of Bioethics

Interim Dean of Trinity Law School

Eric Halvorson has been a Ventura County resident and licensed to practice law in California for 35 years. He grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and began his career as a CPA with an international public accounting firm before attending Duke Law School, where he served as an editor of the Duke Law Journal. Halvorson then began his legal practice with a Milwaukee-based firm, where he developed a specialty in corporate law with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, as well as serving as a managing partner for three years. In 1985 he moved to California to become general counsel of a small radio broadcasting company, Salem Media Group, and In 1999 he managed the company’s successful initial public offering.

Dana Clark

Associate Dean

Daniele Le

Assistant Dean

Adeline A. Allen

Associate Professor

Narcis Brasov

Assistant Professor

Andrew DeLoach

Associate Professor and Director of Center for Human Rights

Craig Hawkins

Visiting Scholar, Center for Human Rights

Kevin Holsclaw

Clinical Professor Avalor

R. Neil Rodgers

Visiting Professor

Joy Statler

Assistant Professor, Director of Academic Support and Clinical Programs

Part Time Faculty

George Ackerman

Adjunct Professor

Mark Allen III

Adjunct Professor

Anne Bachle Fifer

Adjunct Professor

Matthew Batezel

Adjunct Professor

Kristin Benfort

Adjunct Professor

Preston Branaugh

Adjunct Professor

B. Tyler Brooks

Adjunct Professor

Brittany Bulthuis

Adjunct Professor

William Campbell

Adjunct Professor

Kenneth Chinn

Instructor - Criminal Law

Addie Colanter

Adjunct Professor

Zach Cormier

Adjunct Professor

William Evans

Adjunct Professor

Loyst Fletcher

Adjunct Professor

Stephanie Forbes

Adjunct Professor

Lora S. Friedman

Adjunct Professor

Jason Gaudy


Robert Grant

Adjunct Professor

Venus Griffith Trunnel

Adjunct Professor

Bruce Harbin

Adjunct Professor

Chris Henderson

Adjunct Professor

Michele IronCastle

Adjunct Professor

Christopher Kall

Adjunct Professor

Bryan Kazarian

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Stephen Kennedy

Adjunct Professor

Ryul Kim

Adjunct Professor

Ronal Larson

Adjunct Professor

Judge Daniel S. Lopez

Adjunct Professor

Eric Mackey-Fitzgerald

Adjunct Professor

Kelly Marsh

Adjunct Professor

Andrew McCarron

Adjunct Professor

Ken McDonald

Adjunct Professor

William Overtoom

Adjunct Professor

Laurie Ellen Park

Adjunct Professor

Michael Parker

Adjunct Professor

Michael Peffer

Adjunct Professor

Chester Puchalski

Adjunct Professor

Trevor Roberts


Lisa Runquist

Adjunct Professor

Stephen Shepard

Adjunct Professor

Laurie A. Steward

Adjunct Professor

Meghan Taylor

Adjunct Professor

Rachel Toberty

Adjunct Professor

Lloyd Tooks

Adjunct Professor

Christine Torres

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Theddeus Williams

Affiliate Faculty Member

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