The quality of any academic institution is based upon the quality of academic instruction. The Board of Trustees at KCC has endeavored to hire and retain the best instructors obtainable. This effort has been rewarded by an excellent credit transfer status based upon a highly qualified faculty. The present faculty is no exception. The personnel presented on this page possess spiritual stability, excellent educational credentials, practical life experiences, and personality qualities which commend them to the high calling of Christian education.

Professors

Richard Holmes (2016- ) Professor of Leadership and Counseling
B.S., University of Mount Olive; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Regent University

Steven Johnson (2017- ) Professor of Religion
B.S., Southern Nazarene University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Nazarene Theological College

Cheri Kommel (2016- ) Chair, Professional Studies Division; Professor of Religion
B.S., Evangel University; M.A., Global University; M.A., Trinity Theological Seminary; D.Min., Columbia Evangelical Seminary

Jim Poteet (2017- ) Professor of Sport Management
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; M.A., Los Angeles State College; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Crystal Sears (2016- ) Professor of English and Communication
B.S. and M.A., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D. Wayne State University

Gordon L Snider (2011- ) Chair, Bible and Theology Division; Professor of Religion
B.A., Kansas City College & Bible School; B.Th., Ozark Bible College; M.A., Columbia International

Associate Professors, L2

Padma Bogard (2019- ) Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. and M.A., University of Pune; Post-graduate diploma, Institute for Psychotherapy and Management Services

David Carpenter (2011- ) Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.A., Biola University

Lisa Christensen (2016- ) Associate Professor of Leadership
B.A., INSTE Bible College; M.A., Barclay College; doctoral candidate, Johnson University

William Duckworth (2016- ) Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Washburn University; M.B.A., University of St. Mary

Dennis Knight (2016- ) Associate Professor of English
B.A., York College; M.S., Pepperdine University; M.A., Florida International University

Antoine Lee (2018- ) Associate Professor of Business
B.A. and M.B.A., Park University; M.Div., Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Theresa Mercer (2017- ) Associate Professor of Education and ESL
B.A., Spring Arbor College; M.A., University of Alaska Anchorage

Dorie E. Scofield (2010- ) Head Librarian, Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene College; M.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.L.S., Emporia State University

Louise Strickland (2019- ) Associate Professor of College Success
B.A., Truman State University; M.A., University of Kansas; doctoral candidate, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Associate Professors, L1

Aimee Askew (2016- ) Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Kansas City College & Bible School; M.A., Webster University

Darryl Barton (2016- ) Associate Professor of Biblical Languages
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary

Harold Carpenter (1995- ) Chair, General Studies Division; Associate Professor of Education
B.A. and B.R.E., God’s Bible School and College; M.Ed., MidAmerica Nazarene University

Robert Castile (2018- ) Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
B.A., Fort Lewis College; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary

Laura Gallagher (2016- ) Assistant Professor of Religion and Spiritual Formation
B.A., Bethel University; M.A. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Steven Kelso (2016- ) Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Kansas City College & Bible School; M.A., Indiana Wesleyan University

Matthew Lee (2012- ) Vice President of Adult & Online Education; Associate Professor of Counseling
B.A., Kansas City College and Bible School; M.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University

Fritz Nabwayo (2018- ) Associate Professor of Science
B.S., Kansas State University; M.A., Southwestern Christian University

Chad Pollard (2010- ) Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Kansas City College & Bible School; M.A., Indiana Wesleyan University

Christopher Sumpter (1999-2003, 2007-2008, 2016- ) Vice President of Academic Affairs; Registrar
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene College; M.A., Nazarene Theological Seminary

Shelia Worcester (1999- ) Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S. and M.B.A., LeTourneau University; Graduate Certificate, Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University

Assistant Professors

Amber Calhoun (2018- ) Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S. and M.A., Truman State University

College Instructors

Marla Cook (2012- ) Instructor of Dramatic Arts
B.A., Kansas City College and Bible School

Guilherme Fadlalla (2018- ) Instructor of Discipleship
B.A., Spring Arbor University; M.A., Liberty University

Anthony Hurla (2019- ) Instructor of Sport Management
B.A. and M.A., Ottawa University

Teaching Assistant

Elaine Simpson (2012- ) Publications Teaching Assistant