Faculty & Staff

School of Education

John Shoup, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Director, Leadership Institute
Office Phone: (951) 343-4205
E-mail: jshoup@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B225

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Education University of California, Riverside 2002
M.A. Counseling Psychology Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 1992
M.Div. Theology Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 1992

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Ted Murcray, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Associate Dean, School of Education; Director of Faculty Development
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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Karen Cross, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of School Psychology
E-mail: kcross@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. School Psychology/Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development University of Connecticut August 2018
M.A. School Psychology University of Connecticut August 2015
B.A. Music/Flute Performance Mills College May 1985

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Doreen Ferko, Ph.D.

Professor of Special Education
Coordinator of Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential
Office Phone: (951) 343-4238
E-mail: dferko@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: YCTR B235

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Special Education/Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Purdue University 2001
M.A. Special Education/Specific Learning Disability California State University at Northridge 1995
B.A. Psychology University of California at San Diego 1988

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Jim Heyman, Ed.D.

Lecturing Professor of Education
Program Director MSE Educational Leadership for Faith-Based Schools
Office Phone: Mobile: (949) 291-8680
E-mail: jheyman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: By appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Private School Administration University of San Francisco 1992
M.A. Educational Supervision and Administration San Jose State University 1979
B.A. Philosophy University of California at Berkeley 1969

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Jane E. McGuire, Psy.D.

Professor of Education
PPS School Psychology Program Coordinator
Office Phone: (951) 343-4707
E-mail: jmcguire@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B239

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Psy.D. Educational Psychology Alliant International University 2009
M.A. Education California State University at San Bernardino 1993
B.A. Elementary Education Boise State University 1988

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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 1997
B. A. Psychology The University of California, Irvine 1993

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Jeff McNair, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Director, MA Disability Studies
Director, Education Specialist, Moderate/Severe Disabilities
Office Phone: (951) 343-4489
E-mail: jmcnair@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B234

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Special Education University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana 1989
M.A. Special Education California State University at Los Angeles 1982
B.A. Christian Education Wheaton 1978

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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
B.S. Elementary Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2005

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Jonathan K. Parker, Ed.D.

Professor of Education and History
Office Phone: (951) 343-4340
E-mail: jparker@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B240

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Educational Psychology University of the Pacific 1990
M.A. Psychology San Francisco State University 1979
B.A. Psychology and Religious Studies University of California at Santa Cruz 1975

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Rose Pike, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Elementary Education
Office Phone: (951) 552-8959
E-mail: rpike@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Yeager B237

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Education University of California Riverside 2015
M.A. Education California Baptist University 2006
B.A. Liberal Studies California Baptist University 2000

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Daniel Robinson, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Education
Director of School Counseling
E-mail: darobinson@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. School Counseling/PPS Credential California State University of Los Angeles 1989
M.A. Social Sciences - Human Resource Leadership Azusa Pacific University 1986
B.A. Mathematics Westmont College 1979

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Kathryn Short, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
Program Director, Early Childhood Studies
Go to http://www.calbaptist.edu/ecs/ to learn more about the Early Childhood Studies Program.
Office Phone: (951) 343-4765
E-mail: kshort@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B232

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Education University of Southern California 2001
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction California Polytechnic State University at Pomona 1993
B.A. Liberal Studies California State University at Fullerton 1975

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Susan Studer, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Office Phone: (951) 343-4285
E-mail: sstuder@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B238

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Education/Curriculum and Instruction University of California at Riverside
M.S. Human Growth and Development Eastern Michigan University
B.A. Education / History Eastern Michigan University

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Rachel Timmons, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
Education Committee Member
Office Phone: (951) 343-4483
E-mail: rtimmons@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B236

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction La Sierra University 2005
M.A. Curriculum and Teaching Michigan State University 1998
B.S. Sociology/Psychology Concordia Teachers College 1965

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Keith Walters, Ed.D.

Professor School of Education
Office Phone: (951) 343-4542
E-mail: kwalters@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: YCTR B242

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Educational Leadership University of Southern California 1999
M.A. Secondary Education California State University at Long Beach 1994
B.A. Business Economics Calvin College 1983

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Thomas Chavez

Graduate Program Advisor/Special Projects
Office Phone: (951) 343-4586
E-mail: tchavez@calbaptist.edu

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Tracey Diaz

Program Advisor/Clinical Coordinator
Office Phone: (951) 343-4307
E-mail: tdiaz@calbaptist.edu

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Sara Guardado

Program Advisor/Clinical Coordinator
Office Phone: 951-343-4375
E-mail: sguardado@calbaptist.edu

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Andrea Moore

Data Coordinator
Office Phone: (951) 343-4372
E-mail: Moore

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Denise Payne

Senior Credential Analyst
E-mail: dpayne@calbaptist.edu

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