New Faculty

New Faculty

Joseph Bolin, D.M.A.

Assistant Professor of Music
Dean, Collinsworth School of Music
Office Phone: (951) 343-4714
E-mail: jbolin@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins 119

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.M.A. Choral Conducting University of Texas at Austin 2013
M.M. Choral Conducting University of Texas at Austin 2011
B.M. Vocal Performance Southern Illinois University 2000

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Andrea Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Marketing
Dean of the Robert K. Jabs School of Business
Office Phone: 951-343-4701
E-mail: ascott@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUS 211

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Marketing University of South Florida 2005
MBA Business Administration Emory University 1996
BA Interdisciplinary-Visual Communication Wheaton College 1993

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Lance Beaumont, DMA

Associate Professor of Music
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Program Development
Office Phone: (951) 552-8162
E-mail: lbeaumont@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins 219

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DMA Music Education Boston University 2015
MM Guitar Performance Texas Christian University 2002
BM Guitar Performance Texas Christian University 1999

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Ted Murcray, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Associate Dean, School of Education
Office Phone: 951-343-4313
E-mail: tmurcray@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B228

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Education Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Vanderbilt University 2011
M. S. Education/ Teaching and Learning California Baptist University 2002
B.A. English/Music California Baptist University 1998

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Leslie Wickman

Associate Dean, Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering
Professor of Aerospace, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
E-mail: lwickman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Engineering Building 200I

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Arlene Perkins, PhD.

Chair, Computing, Software and Data Sciences
Professor of Computing, Software and Data Sciences
Office Phone: (951)552-8630
E-mail: aperkins@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: The Point, 211

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD. Computer Science University of California, Davis 1989
Master of Science Computer Science University of California, Davis 1983
Bachelor of Science in Math. Ed. Mathematics Education University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus 2015
Bachelor of Science Mathematics California State University Hayward (now EastBay) 1977

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Akua Amankwaah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 951-552-8458
E-mail: aamankwaah@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Sciences Campus, H 143

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Nutrition Science Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 2017
M.S. Nutrition Science Bowling Green University, Ohio 2010
B.S. Nutrition and Food Sciences University of Ghana, Legon, Accra 2002

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Jacob Avila, D.P.P.D.

Director, Construction Management Program
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management
Office Phone: (951) 343-4394
E-mail: javila@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: The Point, 124

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.P.P.D. Policy, Planning and Development University of Southern California 2013
M.B.A. Management California Baptist University 2008
B.A. Industrial/Organizational Psychology Pepperdine University 2002

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Joel Bigley, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of School of Business
Office Phone: (951) 343-4426
E-mail: jbigley@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUSB 227

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Organizational Management Pepperdine University October 2015
Master of Science Operations with an Emphasis in Technology University of Arkansas May 2000
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering John Brown University May, 1992
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering John Brown University December, 1992

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Biermann Brett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Emerging Media
E-mail: bbiermann@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 363

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Humanities, Trans-Media University of Amsterdam June 2008
MA History of Ideas Knox Institute July 2008
MA Pedagogy Maryville University - St. Louis 1998
BA Literature University of Missouri - Columbia 1995

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Virginia Cadenhead, MSN

Professor of Nursing
Assistant Professor
Maternal Child, Informatics
Office Phone: (951) 552-8159
E-mail: vcadenhead@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Lambeth 4

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN Nursing Education University of Texas at Tyler 2015
MA Religious Education Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1986
BSN Nursing Texas Christian University 1981

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Crystal Chavez

Visiting Professor
Director, Physical Activity Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8710
E-mail: cchavez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F85

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Larry Clement, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Computing, Software and Data Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 343-4471
E-mail: lclement@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: The Point, 224

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Theology Fuller Theological Seminary June 1997
M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Oklahoma August 1984
B.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Oklahoma May 1982

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Jennifer Costello

E-mail: jcostello@calbaptist.edu

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Jennifer Cruz, M.M.

Assistant Professor of Music
Piano
Office Phone: (951) 343-4253
E-mail: jcruz@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins Building 201

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.M. Piano Performance University of Southern California 2001
B.M. Piano Performance Eastman School of Music 1997

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Joshua Fuller, PhD ABD

Assistant Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8147
E-mail: jofuller@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 184

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD ABD Social Psychology Seoul National University 2017
MA Clinical Psychology Pepperdine University 2007
BS Psychology Central Michigan University 2005

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Jeffrey Gage, Ph.D.

Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: 951-552-8658
E-mail: jgage@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing Annex 286

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Nursing Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri 2005
MPH Public Health University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine & Health Science, New Zealand 2000
RN Nursing Nursing & Human Services, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand 1991

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Sabrina Garrovillas, MSN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: (951) 552-8420
E-mail: sgarrovillas@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Annex 281

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN, FNP-BC Family Nurse Practitioner California Baptist University 2013
Bachelor of Science Biology University of California Riverside 2008

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Krystal Hays, PhD

Assistant Professor of Social Work
Office Phone: (951) 552-8145
E-mail: khays@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 136b

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Social Work University of Southern California 5/12/17
MSW Social Work University of Southern California 5/11/2008
BA Psychology and Social Behavior University of California, Irvine 3/10/2006

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Nathan Iverson, M.A.

Program Director, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4437
E-mail: niverson@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, Room 186

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Industrial-Organizational Psychology Seattle Pacific University 2014
B.A. Psychology Trinity Lutheran College 2012
A.A. Christian Leadership and Biblical Studies Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute 2010

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Ellen Kaminski, MPA

Visiting Professor of Business
Accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
E-mail: ekaminski@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUS 225

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MPA Public Administration CBU Aug 2008
BA Political Science CBU Aug 2006

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Christopher Kern, MFA

Assistant Professor of Photography
Office Phone: (951) 552-8150
E-mail: ckern@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 361

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MFA Photography - Art for Commerce Academy of Art University 2007
BS Photo Communications / Business Administration California State University, Fullerton 2004

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Jong-Kyung Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
E-mail: jokim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Cardiovascular Physiology Wayne State School of Medicine 2004
MA Physiology Ball State University 1999
MS Clinical Exercise Physiology Ball State University 1998

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Yeesock Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management
Office Phone: 951-552-8785
E-mail: yekim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: The Point, 111

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Civil Engineering/Structural Engineering Texas A&M University 2007
M.S. Architectural Engineering/Structural Engineering Yonsei University 2002
B.S. Architectural Engineering Catholic Kwandong University 2000

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Joshua Knabb, PsyD, ABPP

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, PsyD Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4405
E-mail: jknabb@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W. E. James Building, Room J116

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PsyD, ABPP Clinical Psychology Azusa Pacific University 2010
MA Clinical Psychology Azusa Pacific University 2007
BS Business and Management University of Redlands 2005

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Esther Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Director of Data Analytics
Office Phone: (951) 343-4942
E-mail: elee@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 479

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Economics / Econometrics University of California, Irvine 2010

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Travis Maclay, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Director of Operations
Office Phone: (951) 552-8923
E-mail: tmaclay@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Music 118A

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. M.A., Executive Leadership Liberty University
B.S. B.S., Business Liberty University

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Amanda Madrid, MSN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Community/Public Health Nursing
Office Phone: (951) 552-8155
E-mail: amadrid@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing Annex 166

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN Nursing - Public Health Grand Canyon University November 13, 2016
Bachelor of Science Nursing California Baptist University December 12, 2012

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Margaret Matthews, MSN

Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: 9515528443
E-mail: mmatthews@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Lambeth Rm 206

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN Nursing-Teaching/Learning California Baptist University 12/2015

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Kristin Mauldin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Director, Sport and Performance Psychology Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4391
E-mail: kmauldin@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 119

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Psychology Miami University 2007
MA Psychology Miami University 2003
BA Psychology California State University of Hayward 2000

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Denise McLurkin, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Education
E-mail: dmclurkin@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Yeager Center, B241

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph. D. Educational Studies/Literacy, Language & Cultures The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2006
M. A. Literacy Education The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1999
M. S. Counseling Psychology/M.F.C.C. California Baptist University
B. A. Psychology The University of California, Irvine 1993

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Jin-Sil Mock, Ed.M

Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 951-552-8082
E-mail: jmock@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, B256

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.M Learning and Teaching Harvard Graduate School of Education 2009
Ph.D (ABD) Development, Learning, and Diversity Vanderbilt University
B.S. Elementary Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2005

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Elizabeth A. Morris, Ph.D.

Professor of Education and Mathematics
Associate Provost for Accreditation, Assessment and Curriculum
Office Phone: (951) 343-4507
E-mail: emorris@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Education Capella University 2007
M.S. Education California Baptist University 1999
B.S. Liberal Studies California Baptist University 1998

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Richard Muchow

Instructor
E-mail: rmuchow@calbaptist.edu

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Jenifer Nalbandian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office Phone: (951) 343-4306
E-mail: jnalbandian@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 478

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry University of California, Riverside
M.S. Chemistry University of California, Riverside
B.S. Chemistry/Biochemistry Emphasis Pepperdine University

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Sanggon Nam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health
Department of Public Health Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552.8083
E-mail: snam@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus H136

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Preventive Medicine and Community Health (Social Epidemiology) University of Texas Medical Branch 2012
M.S. Sociology (Minor in Statistics) Clemson University 2007
B.A. Journalism and Culture Handong University, South Korea 2000

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Matthew Niermann, Ph.D. , M.S.

Assistant Professor of Architecture
Associate Dean of College of Architecture, Visual Art, and Design
Office Phone: (951) 552-8670
E-mail: mniermann@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 478

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Architecture: Design Studies University of Michigan 2016
M.S. Architecture Design and Research University of Michigan 2015
Th.M. Missiology Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 2012
M.A. Theology Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 2011
M.A. Christian Apologetics BIOLA University 2010
M.Arch. Architecture University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2008
B.S. Architectural Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2004

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Vina Ocampo, MSN, RN, PHN

Assistant Professor
Director, Clinical Affiliations and Health Records Analyst
Office Phone: 951-552-8940
E-mail: vocampo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing 154

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN, RN, PHN Nursing Leadership California State University of Fullerton 2014
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Nursing California State University of Fullerton 2013
Associate's Degree of Nursing Nursing Riverside City College 2010

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Madeline Ortiz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Office Phone: 951-552-8158
E-mail: mortiz@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUS 229

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Marketing University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
MBA Marketing University of Texas, Austin
BA Art History Hamilton College

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Joshua Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition
Office Phone: 951-552-8161
E-mail: jorodriguez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Hawkins Build., Rm. 209

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Composition University of California, Los Angeles 2015
M.M. Composition Cleveland Institute of Music 2009
B.A. Music Thomas Edison State College 2006

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Erica Roth, PsyD

Professor of Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology
Office Phone: 951-552-8146
E-mail: eroth@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 125B

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PsyD Clinical Psychology Azusa Pacific University 2008
MSEd Counselor Education St. Bonaventure University 2003

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Lorraine Shields, DNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: 951-552-8659
E-mail: lshields@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Lambeth 118

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DNP Nursing Vanderbilt University 2014
MN Nursing UCLA 1994
BSN Nursing UCLA 1980

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Mary Stahovich , MHP, PA-C

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Assessment Coordinator
Office Phone: 951-552-8281
E-mail: mstahovich@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: G114, Health Science Campus

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MHP, PA-C Master of Health Professions Northeastern University 1999
BS Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology University of California at San Diego 1992

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Jan Stanfield, M.S.W.

Assistant Professor Social Work
Co Director MSCP
E-mail: jstanfield@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: 108 James Building

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S.W. Clinical Social Work University of Michigan June 1969
B.A. Social Work Michigan State University June 1967

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Nidia Torres, MSN

Assistant Professor
Director, Graduate Clinical Placement
Office Phone: (951)552-8943
E-mail: ntorres@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing Annex 284

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
MSN Nurse Practitioner California Baptist University 8/31/2013
BS Health Administration University of Phoenix 2/28/2009

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Gaynell Vanderslice, PhD

Professor of Business Management
Assistant Professor of Business Management
E-mail: gvanderslice@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Jabs School of Business

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Leadership/Organizational Learning, Knowledge Sharing Alliant International University May 2015
MBA Business Administration/Information Technology California State University San Bernardino
BA Business Administration/Information Technology Cal State University San Bernardino

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Steve Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Aerospace, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
E-mail: swang@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Lehigh University 1999
M.S. Management of Technology Lehigh University 1999
MME Manufacturing Engineering Northwestern University 1989

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Jeri Whitfield, M.Div

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: 951-552-8448
E-mail: jwhitfield@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Lambeth 5

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.Div Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary 2002
B.S.N. Nursing Colorado Mesa University 1991
B.A. English Education Colorado State University 1983

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Jinxiang Xi

Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Office Phone: 951-552-8084
E-mail: jxi@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, 110C

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Linda Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Criminal Justice
Office Phone: 951-552-8280
E-mail: lzhao@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James, Rm 269

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Criminal Justice Temple University
B.A. English Wuhan University of Technology

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Linda Ziegler, DNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office Phone: 951-552-8282
E-mail: lziegler@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing Annex 282

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DNP University of San Diego 2012
Master of Science/Family Nurse Practitioner University of Phoenix 2007
Bachelor of Science Nursing University of Phoenix 2005
Associate of Science Nursing San Bernardino Valley College 1993

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