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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.

Faculty

Zachariah Berry

Zachariah Berry

Adjunct Faculty | zab59795@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2021

Zachariah Berry is an Adjunct Faculty member in the College of Adult and Professional Studies. He is currently completing his PhD in organizational behavior at Cornell University. His research interests are broadly in morality and identity, with much of his current work primarily focusing on loyalty and passion for work.

Amy Evans

Amy Evans

Adjunct | ale42385@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2018

Dr. Evans completed her undergraduate degree at Northwestern College, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She then completed a master's degree in counseling at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked in a variety different counseling settings, including private practice, college counseling center, and inpatient substance use disorder treatment. She has teaching experience with counselors-in-training both online . . . read more.

Joel Frederickson

Joel Frederickson

Associate Dean of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation | frejoe@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1996

Frederickson's research interests include the psychological impact of apologies and how students change over four years from participating in college. This includes changes in cognition, beliefs, and spirituality.

Samuel Hintz

Samuel Hintz

Adjunct Professor | smh29748@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2021

I graduated from the University of Minnesota with my doctorate in counseling psychology in 2013, focusing on the use of internet-based interventions to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety. Since that time I have worked as a staff psychologist for the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital and at the Sanford Health clinic in Alexandria, MN. I have had the good fortune to teach at the University of Minnesota during my training and later with the Masters in Counseling program here at B. . . read more.

Krystal Humphreys

Krystal Humphreys

Adjunct Faculty | k-d-humphreys@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Research Includes: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking; Non-Suicidal Self-Injury; and Children and Adolescents in Military families.

Shane Long

Shane Long

Adjunct Instructor | shane-long@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Family systems, differentiation of self, narrative and constructivist approaches in therapy, socio-economic and cultural issues in therapy, and integration of religion and spirituality in the field of psychotherapy.

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Phillip Martin

Adjunct Faculty Instructor | Phillip-Martin@Bethel.Edu | Started at Bethel: 2020

After completing his B.A and M.A. he has worked in a variety of capacities as a therapist and in home therapist. He currently is heavily focused on helping others find healing in his therapy practice from addiction, disordered eating, and other responses to trauma. He brings his experience, passion, and non-pathologizing approach to help students grow in their educational and personal development as well as holistic image.

Mary Michener

Mary Michener

Associate Professor | 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.

Krista Soria

Krista Soria

Adjunct Faculty | ksoria@umn.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Dr. Soria teaches research courses for the Educational Leadership program.

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Michelle Steffenhagen

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology | allmica@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

College Student Development, Crisis Intervention, Conflict Management, Wellbeing

Gretchen Wrobel

Gretchen Wrobel

University Professor of Psychology | g-wrobel@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1988

Wrobel conducts research on curiosity as it affects relationships in adoption, including the adopted person, adoptive parents, and birth parents.