where academic investigation +
christian faith +
service to others unite
V. Bailey Gillespie, Ph.D
bgillesp@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2041

V. Bailey Gillespie PHD, Dean

  • Professor of Theology and Christian Personality (1970)
  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 1973
Randal R. Wisbey, University President, DMin
rwisbey@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2020

Randal R. Wisbey DMin, University President

  • Associate Professor of Ministry (2007)
  • D.Min. Wesley Theological Seminary, 1990

Pastoral and Youth Ministry

Kent Bramlett PHD

  • Assistant Professor of Archaeology and History of Antiquity (2010)
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2009

Biblical Languages, Near Eastern Archaeology, and History of Antiquity

jbrunt@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2041

John Brunt PHD

  • Professor of Pastoral Studies (2013)
  • Chair, Panel of Teaching Pastors
  • Ph.D., Emory University, 1978

Pastoral Ministry

tfamisar@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2130

Trisha Famisaran MA

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2012)
  • MA Claremont Graduate University (2010)
  • MATS Claremont Graduate University (2007)

Introduction to Philosophy

fguy@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2015

Fritz Guy PhD, Coordinator

  • Research Professor of Philosophical Theology (1961, 1990)
  • D.D.hc, La Sierra University, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1971

Theology, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics

Kendra Haloviak Valentine, Ph.D
khalovia@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2059

Kendra Haloviak Valentine Ph.D

  • Associate Professor of New Testament Studies (2001)
  • Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 2002

New Testament Studies, Biblical Languages

Maury D. Jackson, DMin
mjackson@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2097

Maury D. Jackson DMin

  • Assistant Professor of Practical Theology (2009)
  • DMin Claremont School of Theology

Pastoral Ministry, Ethics, Philosophy

Wonil Kim, Ph.D
wkim@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2040

Wonil Kim PHD

  • Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies (1994)
  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 1996

Exegesis, Theology, and Hermeneutics of the Old Testament

Charles Teel, Jr., Ph.D
cteel@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2080

Charles Teel, Jr. PHD

  • Professor of Religion and Society (1967)
  • Ph.D., Boston University, 1972

Religion and Society, Christian Ethics

Warren C. Trenchard Ph.D, Director, Graduate Programs

  • Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature (1995)
  • PhD University of Chicago 1981

Biblical Languages, New Testament Background and Interpretation, Early Christian Literature

jwebster@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2042

John W. Webster PHD

  • Professor of Theology and History of Christianity (1999)
  • Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1995

Systematic Theology, History of Christianity, Philosophy, Ethics

Collaborating Faculty

Gary Chartier

  • Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1991

Theology and Ethics

Gerard Kiemeney

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ministry
  • D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1993

Pastoral Ministry

David Larson

  • Adjunct Professor of Ethics
  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 1982
  • D.Min., Claremont School of Theology, 1973

Ethics

Samuel Leonor

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion
  • M.Div., Andrews University, 1998

Introduction to Adventist Beliefs

Julius Nam

  • Ph.D., Andrews University, 2005

Theological and Historical Studies

Calvin Thomsen

  • Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Studies
  • Ph.D., Loma Linda University, 2008
  • D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1985

Pastoral Counseling, Church Administration

Katherine Parsons

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Church History
  • Ph.D.(c), University of California, Riverside
  • M.Ph., University of Cambridge, 2006

History of Christianity

Hector Ramal

  • Adjunct Professor of Preaching
  • D.Min., Andrews University, 1994

Preaching, Ministry Fieldwork

Richard Rice

  • Adjunct Professor of Theology
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1974

Systematic and Philosophical Theology

Siegfried Roeske

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion
  • Ph.D., Andrews University, 1997

Christian Beliefs

Dan Smith

  • D.Min., Andrews University, 1987

Homiletics, Evangelism

Bernard Taylor

  • Adjunct Professor of Biblical Languages
  • Ph.D., Hebrew Union College, 1989

Greek, Hebrew, Latin

Staff

Kimberly F. Hall, MBA
khall@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2041

Contact and Location

divinity@lasierra.edu

951.785.2041
La Sierra Hall, Room 205