Faculty & Staff

Dr. Lloyd Douglas “Doug” Dorman
D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
 

Dr. Dorman established Your Next Step Institute in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where he still serves.  He has spoken and taught in my places in the United States and around the world. 

He holds a Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a...

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Lisa Durham Lisa Durham
Dean's Office Manager, College of Education
(803)807-5329
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Angella Eanes
Adjunct Counseling Professor
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B.S. Lee University, M.A., Church of God...

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Mark Eckel
Adjunct Education Faculty

Ph.D. Leadership, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; B.R.E. Pre-Seminary, Baptist Bible College; Th.M. Old Testament, Grace Theological Seminary

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Helmuth Egelkraut
Professor at Large
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M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Th.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

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Chris Essig
Guitar Instructor
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M.M. in Guitar Performance, University of South Carolina under the instruction of Christopher Berg; B.A. in Guitar Performance, Geneva College

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Psychology Program Director
(803) 807-5125
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B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Albert Ellis Institute

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Hans Finzel

B.A., Columbia International University; Th.M., Dallas Seminary; D.Miss., Fuller School of Intercultural Studies

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Kevin Flickner Kevin Flickner
Reference Assistant
(803) 807-5112
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Photo of Michael Galdamez, CIU professor of Bible Teaching Michael R. Galdamez
Professor of Bible Teaching, Bible
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B.S., Columbia International University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. Candidate, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Vernard Gant Vernard Gant
Adjunct Education Faculty
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D.Min.,Trinity Evangelical University; M.A. Religious Education, Birmingham Theological Seminary; B.S. Biblical Education, Columbia Bible College/CIU

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Laura Mae Gardner
D.Min., Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary
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Photo of Brian Gault, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CIU Brian P. Gault
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
803-807-5318
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B.A., Cedarville University; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

 

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Photo of Glenn Gentry, Humanities Program Director at CIU Glenn Gentry
Humanities Program Director
(803) 807-5646
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B.S., Multnomah Bible College; M.A., Ph.D., Baylor University

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Ollie Gibbs
Adjunct Education Faculty
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B.A., Bob Jones University; M.Div., Grand Rapids Seminary; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of Georgia

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Photo of Karen Grant, CIU Professor of Youth Ministry, Family & Culture Karen Grant
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family and Culture
(803) 807-5466
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B.A., California State University, Chico; M.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., Moody Bible Institute; Bible Certificate, D.Min., Columbia International University

Dr. Grant joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry after teaching Youth Ministry in the Bible College from 1993 until 2010; she has taught Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture...

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Geoffrey Griffith
Intercultural Studies Professor
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D. Min., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary
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Mary Gunter
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5704
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Joyce Hack
Faculty Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5350
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Donald L. Hamilton Donald L. Hamilton
Emeritus Professor of Homiletics
(803) 807-5340
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B.A., Malone College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel Theological Seminary
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Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry
(803) 807-5363
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B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Columbia International University; Th.D., Wycliffe College 
 
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Joan E. Havens
Spanish Professor
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B.A. (Spanish), Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A. (Spanish), University of California at Los Angeles; M.A, Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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J.W. Hayes
Postmaster
(803) 807-5251
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John Heflick John Heflick
Alumni Project Manager
(803) 807-5504
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Leah Herod Leah Herod
Director of Professional Relations
(803) 807-5315
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B.A., The University of Alabama; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University

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