Jeff Barnes, PhD

Dean, Student Success

Office Phone: 951 552-8639
Office Location: Lancer Arms 39
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD New Testament History Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary 12/95
M.Div. Golden Gate Battist Theological Seminary 5/1989
B.A. Biblical Studies William Carey College 8/1985
  • Courses Taught

    HIS 213 History of the United States to Reconstruction
    HIS 223 History of the United States since the Civil War
    HIS 401 History of Disneyland
    POLS 213 American Government
    GST 060 Academic Success
    GST 061 Academic Course on Excellence

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    New Testament Studies
    Narrative Criticism
    U.S. History
    Personal Success/Motivation/Inspiration

  • Teaching Experience

    Wayland Baptist University
    Southwestern Kansas College
    Cochise College
    Pacific Rim University

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Barnes, Jeffrey A. The Wisdom of Walt: Leadership Lessons from the Happiest Place on Earth. 1st ed. Lake Placid: Aviva, 2015. Print.

    Barnes, Jeffrey A. A Student's Guide to Understanding Jesus and the Gospels Navigating Your Journey Through Critical Scholarship. Cork: BookBaby, 2014. Print.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    The Grove

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Little League
    Rotary International

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Baseball (San Francisco Giants)

  • Personal Philosophy

    “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”