Columbia Biblical Seminary Faculty

Professor of Intercultural Studies

Dr. Cashin is professor of intercultural studies in the College of Intercultural Studies at CIU. Previously, he lived in Sweden, where he served as pastor of two churches.

Dean, Seminary and School of Ministry

Dr. Croteau joined the faculty of Columbia Biblical Seminary in 2013, became Associate Dean in 2020, and Dean of the Seminary and School of Ministry in 2021. He teaches New Testament and Greek courses

Professor of Old Testament

Dr. Gault joined the faculty of Columbia Biblical Seminary in 2012. He teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses and is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Evangelical Theological

Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture

Dr. Grant joined the CIU faculty in 2001 and continues to teach Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture courses in the Seminary & School of Ministry. Before joining CIU, she served as the Director of

Professor of New Testament and PhD Program Director

Dr. Harvey joined the faculty of Columbia Biblical Seminary in 1991 and taught New Testament and Greek until 2011, when he became dean. In 2021 he moved to the role of PhD program director. He is a

Professor of Counseling

Dr. Johnson moved to Columbia after serving as a director of care and counseling for 17 years. He is currently serving as the president of the board of at the Albert Ellis Institute for cognitive

Professor of New Testament

Dr. Klausli joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary and School of Ministry in 2013 and teaches New Testament and Greek as well as Biblical Contextualization. Before coming to Columbia, he served from

Professor of Practical Theology

Dr. Langston joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2011 and has taught Chaplain Ministries from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia, he served as pastor of a

Professor of Counseling

Dr. Nanna joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary and School of Ministry in 2018, after serving as an adjunct faculty member since 2012. She coordinates the clinical program as well as the internships

Professor of Old Testament

Dr. Noonan joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2014. He teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses for CIU and is the faculty advisor for Grad Life Council (which creates

Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture

Dr. David Olshine came to CIU as the Director and Professor of Youth Ministry in 1993. Dr. David is a popular professor on campus. His interests and expertise are in the areas of communicating for

Professor of Mission Care

Dr. Pruitt joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2001 and has taught Missionary Care from that date until the present. Before coming to Columbia she taught, counseled, and