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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

Leslie Helgerson

Program Director | sam-helgerson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Faculty

Nikki Daniels

Associate Professor in Organizational Leadership | n-daniels@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1989

Self Analysis, Self Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Team Development

Phil Frazier

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communication Studies | fraphi@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1988

Frazier's research interests include interpersonal communication and family communication, areas in which he also teaches.

Christina Kaiser

Adjunct Assistant Professor | c-kaiser@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Leadership development, organizational analysis, conflict resolution, mediation

Matthew Putz

Instructor | m-putz@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Philosophy of technology, conflict management, organizational leadership, ethics

Ken Smith

Adjunct Instructor | kenneth-smith@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Organizational change, followership

Chipp Windham

Adjunct Instructor | Curtis-Windham@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Organizational Leadership, Leadership, Followership

Samuel Zalanga

Professor of Sociology | szalanga@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Zalanga’s doctoral fieldwork focused on the comparative role of ruling elite coalitions in development policy formulation and implementation in Malaysia and Nigeria. He specifically studied the process and politics of neoliberal economic reforms and implementation. Zalanga grew up in the northeastern region of Nigeria and brings an international and interdisciplinary perspective to the department.

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