Faculty by Department

Department of Arts & Sciences

Thomas Schneider

Thomas R. Schneider, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor of English

Office Phone: (951) 343-3975
Email: tschneider@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Sandra Romo

Sandra Romo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication / Director, Strategic Communication Programs (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-2173
Email: sromo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Gretchen Bartels

Gretchen Bartels, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Office Phone: (951) 343-3974
Email: gbartels@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
John Gill

John Gill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Christian Studies/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-3978
Email: jgill@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Sam Park

Sam Park, MFA

Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Media/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Graphic Design and Digital Media

Office Phone: (951) 343-3995
Email: spark@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Joe Slunaker

Joe Slunaker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-2197
Email: jslunaker@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Shawn Wilhite

Shawn J. Wilhite, Ph.D., Th.M.

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-2196
Email: swilhite@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Effat Zeidan Hatoum

Effat Zeidan Hatoum , Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Director, Master's in Interdisciplinary Studies Program (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-3979
Email: ezeidan@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Mischa Routon

Mischa Routon, PhD

Professor of Psychology / Associate Dean of Faculty Development, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences / Director, Master in Counseling Psychology program

Office Phone: (951) 343-4206
Email: mrouton@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Yvonne Thai

Yvonne Thai, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, Program Coordinator for Sociology and Director of Online Education for CBSS

Office Phone: (951) 343-3984
Email: ythai@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Robert Crosby

Robert G. Crosby, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3976
Email: rcrosby@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Thomas Frederick

Thomas Frederick, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology/ Program Director of Masters in Counseling Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2191
Email: tfrederick@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Laura Freeman

Laura Freeman, Psy.D.

Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3982
Email: lfreeman@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Ed Garrett

Ed Garrett, Psy.D., CH-C

Professor of Sport and Performance Psychology / Program Coordinator for the Bachelors in Sport and Performance Psychology / External Liaison for Community Engagement

Office Phone: (601) 667-9706
Email: egarrett@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Anna Grigorian-Routon

Anna Grigorian-Routon, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3947
Email: agrigorian-routon@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Deogratius Mshigeni

Deogratius Mshigeni, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Human Services

Office Phone: (951) 343-2454
Email: dmshigeni@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Susan Purrington

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3998
Email: spurrington@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Elisa Shepard

Elisa Shepard, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Online Education / Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3946
Email: eshepard@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences

Department of Business

Tad Hove

Tad Hove, PhD

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs / Assistant Professor

Office Phone: (951) 522-8185
Email: thove@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Kenneth Minesinger

Kenneth W. Minesinger, J.D.

Professor of Law

Office Phone: (951) 343-5566
Email: kminesinger@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Richard Ardito

Richard Ardito, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting/ Program Director of Masters in Accounting

Office Phone: (951) 343-5574
Email: rardito@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Brian Bovee

Brian Bovee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology / Director of Bachelor’s Computer Information Technology / Director of Bachelor’s Cyber Security

Office Phone: (951) 343-2456
Email: bbovee@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Scott Dunbar

Scott Dunbar, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management

Office Phone: (951) 343-2193
Email: sdunbar@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Kenny George

Kenny George, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Business Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-5567
Email: kgeorge@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Christina Gonzalez

Christina Maria Gonzalez, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Business/ Department Chair, Business/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors of Science in Marketing

Office Phone: (951) 343-2199
Email: cgonzalez@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Thomas Jernejcic

Thomas Jernejcic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology / Program Director of Masters in Information Technology Management / Program Coordinator Cybersecurity

Office Phone: (951) 343-2170
Email: tjernejcic@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Henry Petersen

Henry L. Petersen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration / Director, Doctor of Business Administration Program (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-2457
Email: hpetersen@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Joe Putulowski

Joe R. Putulowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing

Office Phone: (951) 343-3949
Email: jputulowski@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Robert Shields

Robert Shields, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology/ Director of Curriculum Development

Office Phone: (951) 343-2175
Email: rshields@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
James Yoo

James Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics

Office Phone: (951) 552-8973
Email: jamyoo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business

Department of Education & Leadership

S. Jeannette Guignard

S. Jeannette Guignard, Ed.D.

Professor Organizational Leadership / Director MA Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: (951) 343-2458
Email: jguignard@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Stacy Meyer

Stacy Meyer, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean, School of Education / Assistant Professor

Office Phone: (951) 552-8022
Email: smeyer@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
A. Greg Bowden

A. Greg Bowden, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership/ Director, Organizational Change and Administration Program (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-5560
Email: abowden@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Dirk Davis

Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership / Associate Vice President of Academics

Office Phone: (951) 343-3905
Email: ddavis@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Shari Farris

Shari Farris, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education/ Program Director of Masters in Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2455
Email: sfarris@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Kathryn Norwood

Kathryn Norwood, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2190
Email: knorwood@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership
Cammy Purper

Cammy J Purper, Ph.D.

Professor of Education/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Early Childhood Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-3935
Email: cpurper@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education & Leadership

Department of Health Science

Dayna Herrera

Dayna Herrera, DNP, RN, MSNed, CHSE

Department Chair of the Learning Resource Center & Interprofessional Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-4955
Email: dherrera@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Ashley Parks

Ashley Parks, Dr.P.H

Associate Professor of Public Health Science / Program Director, Master of Public Health

Office Phone: (951) 552-8347
Email: aparks@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Sarah Pearce

Sarah Pearce, PhD, CHSE

Director of Simulation and Standardized Patient Program

Office Phone: (951) 552-8598
Email: spearce@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Dominick Sturz

Dominick Sturz, DrPH

Professor of Public Health / Assistant Dean of Online Education

Office Phone: (951) 552-8619
Email: dsturz@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Sean  Sullivan

Sean Sullivan, PhD

Professor of Kinesiology / Chair, Department of Kinesiology / Program Director, MS in Kinesiology

Office Phone: (951) 343-4528
Email: ssullivan@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Janet Bonome

Janet Bonome, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health/ Department Chair, Health Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-2176
Email: jbonome@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Levi Garrett

Levi Garrett, D.H.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2179
Email: lgarrett@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Andrew Harveson

Andrew Harveson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology / Program Director, MS in Kinesiology (online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-2178
Email: aharveson@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Ogbochi McKinney

Ogbochi McKinney, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health

Office Phone: (951) 343-2177
Email: omckinney@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science

Department of History & Government

Elaine Ahumada

Elaine Ahumada, D.P.A.

Professor of Public Administration / Program Director of Doctorate in Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3929
Email: eahumada@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Noemi Alexander

Noemi Hernandez Alexander, Ph.D.

Department Chair, History & Government - Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Political Science

Office Phone: (951) 343-3961
Email: nalexander@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Beth Groves

Beth Ann Groves, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3948
Email: bgroves@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Mark Kling

Mark P. Kling, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/ Program Coordinator of Bachelors in Criminal Justice

Office Phone: (951) 343-3936
Email: mkling@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Riste Simnjanovski

Riste Simnjanovski, D.P.A.

Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3968
Email: rsimnjan@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Linda-Marie Sundstrom

Linda-Marie Sundstrom, D.P.A

Associate Professor of Public Administration / Program Director of Masters in Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-2172
Email: lsundstrom@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Brett Provance

Brett Scott Provance, Ph.D.

Professor of Humanities

Office Phone: (951) 343-5561
Email: bprovance@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government