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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Program Directors & Lead Faculty

Mary Michener

Mary Michener

Program Director and Department Chair | mary-michener@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2012

Conflict resolution, problem solving, leadership development, phenomenological research, domestic violence, abuse, emotional healing, emotional and spiritual development, adolescence, youth ministry, family dynamics, health, nutrition and fitness.

Faculty

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Felix Amenumey

AA/AS Faculty | fka83436@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Felix Amenumey's interests include employee training and development, organizational development, international development and environmental sustainability.

Craig Case

Craig Case

Teaching Partner | craig-case@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Research, writing, worldview, humanities and theology, and Bible. In addition to teaching in the college setting for over 10 years, Case has served in pastoral ministry for 20 years in positions of student ministry, adult ministry, church planting, local and global missions, and senior leadership.  He is currently working on a doctorate regarding the influence of narratives on our spiritual formation.

Amy Gorowsky

Amy Gorowsky

Adjunct Instructor | rohamy@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Amy teaches the Laboratory Safety Workshop and Science Concepts course in Chemistry.

(Lily) Xiaoqing Huang

(Lily) Xiaoqing Huang

Adjunct Instructor | xih27523@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

* Learner: I love to learn. I am a quick learner and I can master skills in a short period of time. * Achiever: I am productive. I welcome new tasks and challenges to achieve results and goals. * Planner: I like to see the whole picture, find the best route and plan things in advance. * Exerciser: I practice simple ballet, yoga, Zumba and swimming. I like hiking in nature.

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Paul Ives

Adjunct Professor of Business | pives@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Paul Ives is currently works as a full-time development professional for a Twin Cities based Christian ministry where he is responsible for overseeing nearly 200 missionaries and training and coaching them in their fundraising and ministry partnership skills. He first first started working at Bethel University CAPS/GS in 2008 as an Enrollment Counselor and later as the Director of Admissions for CAPS/GS. Since 2012 he has either been teaching or serving as the SME (Subject Matter Expert) an. . . read more.

Judith Landrum

Judith Landrum

Dean of Education, Christian Ministries, and Associate Programs | j-landrum@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2004

Secondary Literacy: Writing instruction practices, K-12 Literature, and Reading in the Content Area

Gregg Lindberg

Gregg Lindberg

Teaching Partner | lingrem@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Leadership, Technology, and Public Administration.

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Joel Olson

Instructor | olsjoee@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Academic writing

Abbey Payeur

Abbey Payeur

Teaching Partner | abbeypayeur@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2010

Payeur has a decade of teaching experience in literacy that spans the kindergarten through college age groups. She currently teaches reading and writing skills to undergrads in CAS, and adult students in CAPS programs.

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Eric Roesler

Adjunct Professor | err79847@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

I am excited to be teaching adults. I have 15+ years experience teaching high school students about Business, Marketing, and Economics. I am enjoying being able to transfer that knowledge to adults as well.

Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott

Adjunct Instructor of Biblical and Theological Studies | jscott@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Personal Spiritual Formation, Bible (historical reading/study and personal application)

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Mark Thorson

Associate Professor | thomara@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1995

Culturally Competent General education for Adult Learners GENS110 Succeeding in College GENS130 Successful Writing GENS135 Workplace Writing GENS150: Reading and Responding to the Arts ENGL214: Film and Modern Myth BUS208 Writing for Business and Industry GENS225 Academic Research Writing GENS240 Christianity and Civilizations BUS304 Business Communication

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