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Meet Our Faculty

  • Dr. Rodney Austin

    Associate Professor of Chemistry, presented the paper "Impact of POGIL instruction on a two-semester biochemistry course at Geneva College," which examined how small group exercises improve student learning, at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education.
  • Professor Bonnie Budzowski

    Adjunct Professor of Leadership Studies, was one of four recipients of the 2012 Women of Integrity Award presented by Pittsburgh Profession Woman.
  • Dr. Byron Curtis

    Professor of Biblical Studies, presented “Messiah and Messiahs in Zechariah 6: Crowns, Thrones, and the Zemah” as an invited guest lecturer at the Caspari Center for Biblical and Judaic Studies in Jerusalem.
  • Professor Matthew Fuss

    Assistant Professor of Business, presented “Buber: An Ethic Born Out of Responsibility”at the 2012 International Communication Ethics Conference.
  • Professor Anthony Sadar

    Adjunct Associate Professor of Science, published In Global Warming We Trust: A Heretic's Guide to Climate Science (Telescope Books, 2012).  
  • Dr. Eric Miller

    Professor of History, published Glimpses of Another Land: Political Hopes, Spiritual Longing (Cascade Books, 2012).
  • Dr. Jim Dittmar

    Chair of the Department of Leadership Studies, presented “Implementing Servant Education in a Graduate Leadership Program at Geneva College” at the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership Conference.
  • Dr. John Stahl

    Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Math and Physics, presented “Diffusion Behavior of Inert Gases in Activated Carbon Column” at the national meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The work was co-authored with Dr. Mario Oyander, Associate Professor of Engineering, along with Geneva students Nathaniel Godfrey and Samuel Shouse as part of their senior engineering design projects.
  • Dr. Jonathan Watt

    Chair of the Department of Bible, Christian Ministries & Philosophy, presented “Idiolect, Candy Bars and ‘Artisan English’ Orthography” at the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations in Vienna, Austria.
  • Dr. Robert Frazier

    Professor of Philosophy,published “Ressentiment in Kierkegaard” in the Midwestern Journal of Theology.
  • Dr. Sha Wang

    Associate Professor of Music, released the CD Piano Music of Franz Schubert & Robert Schumann.
  • Dr. Shannan Shiderly

    Associate Professor of Counseling, co-presented “Help Interns Develop Skills and Improve Data Outcomes" at the American School Counselor Association National Conference.
  • Rev. Dr. Richard Noble

    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communication, was one of four people selected to speak at a conference in Ulyanovsk, Russia, for pastors and church leaders of the Association of Missionary Churches of Evangelical Christians (AMCEC).
  • Dr. Lutitia Clipper

    Professor of Organizational Leadership, was named a 2013 Woman of Excellence by the New Pittsburgh Courier.
  • Dr. Mitchel Nickols

    Professor of Organizational Leadership, was named an Urban Hero by Pittsburgh's Center for Urban Biblical Ministry (CUBM).
  • Dr. Adel Aiken

    Chair of the education department, presented "Virtues in Children's Literature” to the Beaver County Reading Council.
  • Dr. Carol Luce

    Director of the M.A. in Counseling program, co-presented “Improving Behavioral Health Treatment for Older Adults through Professional Collaboration” at the 2013 Pennsylvania Psychological Association Conference.
  • Dr. David Che

    Associate Professor of Engineering, presented "Common Grace and Engineering" at the 2013 Christian Engineering Conference.
  • Dr. Ralph Ancil

    Professor of Economics, presented “A Non-Marginalist Approach to the Cubic Value Product Function with Single Variable Input” at the annual Robert Morris University/McGraw–Hill seminar on “Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom-Based Research” and to the Pennsylvania Economic Association, which will publish the paper in its proceedings.
  • Professor Kathryn Donaldson

    Adjunct Professor of Voice and Director of Music for the Chapel Program, was a guest soloist at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England
  • Professor Stephanie Schindel

    Assistant Professor of Psychology, received the Magic Makers Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County for a cooperative program that she developed.

  • Rev. Rutledge Etheridge

    Chaplain, presented “Wise as Serpents, Harmless as Doves: Engaging the Heart (and the Hearts) behind Contemporary Unbelief” at the 2014 ChristianGovernance “Talk Your Walk” biblical worldview conference.
  • Dr. Daryl Sas

    Chair of the Department of Biology, published "What's Incredible? Learning to Read Science Articles with a Critical Eye" at Cornwall Alliance (cornwallalliance.org).
  • Dr. David Essig

    Professor of Biology, attended the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching NextGen Sequencing Undergraduate Education workshop, which was sponsored by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

  • Dr. Gregory Jones

    Instructor of History, presented "Teaching the Civil War with Primary Sources: Letters and Newspapers" at the American Cultural Association/Popular Culture Association Conference, and published "Lincoln to Greeley" and "Frederick Douglass, Men of Color to Arms!" in Defining Documents in American History: The Civil War (Salem Press, 2014).
  • Dr. John Stanko

    Professor of Leadership Studies, published What Would Jesus Ask You Today? (Gazelle Press, 2014).
  • Dr. John Stein

    Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy, presented “The Schaefer Memorial Observatory at Geneva College” at the 34th Meeting of The Pennsylvania Astronomy Consortium.
  • Dr. Jonathan Impellizzeri

    Assistant Professor of Counseling, presented “The integration of Christian faith into clinical supervision: Exploring supervisee perspectives” at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies International Conference.
  • Dr. Sean Doyle

    Associate Professor of History and Humanities, published the chapter “Prophetic Precepts or Divine Preeminence: Rammohan Roy vs. Joshua Marshman on the Significance of Jesus” in Expect Great Things, Attempt Great Things (Wipf and Stock, 2013). 

  • Professor Richard DiGia

    Adjunct Professor of Visual Communication, participated in a cultural art exchange trip to Israel as one of only 10 people chosen for a program sponsored by the Jewish Federation in Western Galilee.

faculty

The members of the faculty are the heart of Geneva College. Geneva professors are committed to excellence in learning and the development of their students. In addition to their superb educational preparation, many of Geneva's more than 80 professors have real world work experience in their fields - Geneva has education professors who have been teachers, chemistry professors who have been chemists, and business faculty who have been accountants or have held executive posts. And you will find many faculty who are actively engaging the culture through research and writing. Faculty share this broad range of education and experience with their students to engage them in their fields and to prepare them for life beyond the classroom.

To meet our professors, search by the department or faculty member below.


 

Point of Excellence

In the past four years, on average, 90% of Geneva students are working or in grad school within six months after graduation.

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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.