Faculty

Adjunct Faculty
Patrick Lai
B.S., University of Oregon; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong; Asian Graduate School of TheologyRead More...
Elaine Lindsey
Professor Emeritus
B.S., Houghton College; Ed.M., Temple University; Ed.D., University of South CarolinaRead More...
James R. Lowther
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.Div., Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
Reggie McNeal
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
Dennis Morgan Dennis D. Morgan
Adjunct Counseling Professor
B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University; M.A.T.S., Reformed Theological Seminary; Psy.D. Rosemead School of PsychologyRead More...
A photo of George Murray, chancellor for CIU. George W. Murray
Chancellor
D.Miss., Trinity International UniversityRead More...
Glenda Nanna
Adjunct Counseling Professor
B.S., Wayland Baptist University, M..A., Columbia International University; SC Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor Read More...
David Osterlund
Prison Initiative Program Director
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., University of IllinoisRead More...
Alena Pagal
Piano Instructor
B.Mus., Bowling Green State University; M.Mus., University of South CarolinaRead More...
William Pauling
Bible Professor
B.A., Clemson University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
Harvey Payne
Adjunct Counseling Professor
B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A. in Counseling, Denver Seminary; Psy.D., Massachusetts School of Professional PsychologyRead More...
Paul PenleyRead More...
Stephen Reel Stephen Reel
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.A., M.Ed., Columbia International University; Ph.D., University of South CarolinaRead More...
Dr. Lisa Sinclair Dr. Lisa Sinclair
D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary  Read More...
Jarrell McRae Smith
 Dr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is the Executive Director of Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter in West Columbia and Assistant Professor at South University.  In the past he has been in private practice, has extensive experience in positions with the State of South Carolina and has written and presented various papers.  He holds a PHD (Counselor...Read More...
Danisie Stokeld, Educational Assistant Danise Stokeld
Educational Assistant
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryRead More...
Keith Stokeld, Chief Financial Officer Keith Stokeld
BBA – Accounting, University of Texas; CPA; ThM – Cross-Cultural Church Planting, Dallas Theological SeminaryRead More...
Tina Winchester, Adjunct Professor at CIU Tina Winchester
Adjunct Professor, Practicum and Internship Supervisor, TEFL/ICS
M. Ed., Clemson University, TEFL Certificate, Columbia International UniversityRead More...
Visiting Faculty
Stephen Beck
B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University, M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D. (Systematic Theology), Westminster Theological SeminaryRead More...
Sharon Berry
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.S.E., University of Arkansas; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Gallaudet UniversityRead More...
Dr. Gordon Brown Gordon Brown
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A.T., Rollins College; Ed.D., University of MiamiRead More...
John L. Cooley
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.R.E., Temple Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baptist Christian University; J.D., Washington & Lee University School of LawRead More...
Ollie Gibbs
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.A., Bob Jones University; M.Div., Grand Rapids Seminary; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of GeorgiaRead More...
Debby Jones Debby Jones
Debby Jones challenges women through solid Bible teaching to grow deeper in their walk with Christ. Whether addressing large audiences or small discipleship groups, her style remains personal and practical. Debby has a masters degree in Educational Ministries and co-authored the best-selling book Lady in Waiting, highlighting 10 qualities of a godly woman. The book has been published in 10...Read More...
Dr. Brenda Richards Brenda Richards
Adjunct Education Faculty
B.S., Charleston Southern University; M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D. University of South CarolinaRead More...

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