Experts List

Oklahoma Christian University professors and staff listed below have extensive experience and expertise in the subject listed by their name and are available for interview. Contact Wes McKinzie (405.425.5132 / wes.mckinzie@oc.edu) or call OC's Marketing and Communications Office (405.425.5130) to set up an interview.

Accounting and Taxes

Elaine Kelly, 425-5564
Associate Professor of Business
J.J. Millican Chair in Accounting
East Central University - B.S. in Accounting
University of Central Oklahoma - M.B.A. in Accounting

American Indians

Dr. Gary Lindsey, 425-5453
Associate Professor of History
Texas Tech University - B.S. in Architecture
Abilene Christian University - M.A. in History
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in History

American Religious History (General)

Dr. Matt McCook, 425-5452
Professor of History
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Education
Sam Houston State University - M.A. in American History
Florida State University - Ph.D. in American History

Analytical Chemistry

Dr. Howard Vogel, 425-5471
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Texas - B.S. in Chemistry
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry

Arson

Dr. Howard Vogel, 425-5471
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Texas - B.S. in Chemistry
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry

Biblical Languages

Dr. Jim Dvorak, 425-5379
Instructor of Biblical Greek and New Testament
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School - M.Div.
George Washington University - M.A.
McMaster Divinity College - Ph.D.

Dr. Grant Testut, 425-5378
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Lipscomb University - B.A.
Hebrew Union College - M.Ph.
Hebrew Union College - Ph.D.

Business Ethics

Dr. Phil Lewis, 425-5560
Dean of the College of Professional Studies
Professor of Business
Abilene Christian University - B.S.
University of Denver - M.A.
University of Houston - Ed.D.

Church-State Relations

Dr. Matt McCook, 425-5452
Professor of History
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Education
Sam Houston State University - M.A. in American History
Florida State University - Ph.D. in American History

Classroom Management

Dr. Allison Cassady, 425-5455
Assistant Professor of Education
University of Texas - B.S. in Elementary Education
University of Texas - M.S. in Educational Technology
University of Texas - Ph.D. in Education

Communication and Conflict

Dr. David Lowry, 425-1940
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Communication
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Psychology
Abilene Christian University - M.S. in Human Relations and Management
University of North Texas - Ph.D. in College Teaching/Interpersonal Communication

Computer Architecture

Joe Watson, 425-5414
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Oklahoma State University - M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Corporate Governance

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
President and Editor, The Christian Chronicle
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.
John Carver Policy Governance for Non-Profits

Data Communications, Computer Networks, Internet

Pat Smith, 425-5416
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Oklahoma - B.S. in Computer Science
Colorado State University - M.S. in Computer Science

Diversity Issues

Dr. Robyn Miller, 425-5435
Chair, Department of Education
Director of Teacher Education
Professor of Education
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S.E. in English Education/Physical Education
University of Central Oklahoma - M.A. in English
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 

Early American Republic (1789-1850)

Dr. Matt McCook, 425-5452
Professor of History
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Education
Sam Houston State University - M.A. in American History
Florida State University - Ph.D. in American History

Early Childhood Education

Dr. Caren Feuerhelm, 425-5434
Assistant Professor of Education
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Elementary Education
Southern Nazarene University - M.A. in Early Childhood Education
Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction: Emphasis in Early Childhood Education

Economy, Stock Market

Dr. Phil Lewis, 425-5560
Dean of the College of Professional Studies
Professor of Business
Abilene Christian University - B.S.
University of Denver - M.A.
University of Houston - Ed.D.

Dr. Kerianne Roper, 425-5583
Assistant Professor of Business
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. in Marketing
University of Central Oklahoma - M.B.A.
Anderson University - D.B.A.

Dr. Burt Smith, 425-5581
Associate Professor of Marketing
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Marketing
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Management
Oklahoma State University - M.S.
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. Doctoral Qualifications in Marketing

Education

Dr. Robyn Miller, 425-5435
Chair, Department of Education
Director of Teacher Education
Professor of Education
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S.E. in English Education/Physical Education
University of Central Oklahoma - M.A. in English
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 

Engineering

Dr. Jeff Bigelow, 425-5448
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Colorado State University - B.S. in Electrical Engineering
University of Illinois - M.S. in Electrical Engineering
University of Illinois - Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering 

Dr. Byron Newberry, 425-5428
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan - M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan - Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering 

English as Second Language

Gail Nash, 425-5345
Assistant Professor of English
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in English (TEFL)
Oklahoma State University - M.A. in English (Technical Writing)
Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in English (TEFL and Composition/Rhetoric)

Estate Planning

Stephen Eck, 425-5118
Vice President, General Counsel
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in Bible
MidAmerica Nazarene University - M.B.A.
Oklahoma City University - J.D.

Family Relations

Dr. Alan Martin, 425-5371
Dean, College of Biblical Studies
Associate Professor of Family Ministry
Harding University - B.A.
Abilene Christian University - M.A.
Michigan State University - Ph.D.

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
President and Editor, The Christian Chronicle
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.
John Carver Policy Governance for Non-Profits

Dr. Ryan Newell, 425-5458
Chair, Department of Psychology and Family Studies
Professor of Psychology
Ohio Valley College - A.A.
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
University of Central Oklahoma - M.A.
University of Toledo - Ph.D.

Finance and Economics with Specialization in International Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions

Jody Jones, 425-5590
Assistant Professor of Business
Oklahoma Wesleyan University - B.A. in Business Administration
Oklahoma City University - M.B.A.
Doctorate of Education degree in progress

First Amendment Media Law

Dr. David Lowry, 425-1940
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Communication
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Psychology
Abilene Christian University - M.S. in Human Relations and Management
University of North Texas - Ph.D. in College Teaching/Interpersonal Communication

Forensics

Dr. Howard Vogel, 425-5471
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Texas - B.S. in Chemistry
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry

Hebrew Bible

Dr. Charles Rix, 425-5379
Assistant Professor of Bible
Abilene Christian University - B.B.A.
Thunderbird School of Global Management - M.I.M.
New Brunswick Theological Seminary - M.A.
Drew University - M. Phil.
Drew University - Ph.D.

Dr. Grant Testut, 425-5378
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Lipscomb University - B.A.
Hebrew Union College - M.Ph.
Hebrew Union College - Ph.D.

Historic Preservation

Dr. Gary Lindsey, 425-5453
Associate Professor of History
Texas Tech University - B.S. in Architecture
Abilene Christian University - M.A. in History
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in History

Historical Jesus Studies

Dr. John Harrison, 425-5377
Professor of New Testament and Ministry
David Lipscomb University - B.A.
Wheaton Graduate School - M.A.
University of Edinburgh - Ph.D.

International Business

Dr. Jeffrey Simmons, 425-5581
Associate Professor of Marketing
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. in Marketing
Thunderbird School of Global Management - M.B.A.
Nova Southeastern University - D.B.A.

International Relations

Dr. Raymon Huston, 425-5457
Associate Professor of Political Science
Midwestern State University - B.A. in Political Science
Midwestern State University - M.A. in Political Science
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. International Relations and Comparative Politics

Literacy

Dr. Rhonda Morris, 425-5430
Assistant Professor of Education
Northeastern State University - B.S. in Early Childhood Education
Northeastern State University - M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education
University of Oklahoma - Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum/Reading

Gail Nash, 425-5345
Assistant Professor of English
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in English (TEFL)
Oklahoma State University - M.A. in English (Technical Writing)
Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in English (TEFL and Composition/Rhetoric)

Marketing

Dr. Kerianne Roper, 425-5583
Assistant Professor of Business
Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. in Marketing
University of Central Oklahoma - M.B.A.
Anderson University - D.B.A.

Dr. Burt Smith, 425-5581
Associate Professor of Marketing
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Marketing
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Management
Oklahoma State University - M.S.
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. Doctoral Qualifications in Marketing

Marriage and Family Therapy

Dr. Alan Martin, 425-5371
Dean, College of Biblical Studies
Associate Professor of Family Ministry
Harding University - B.A.
Abilene Christian University - M.A.
Michigan State University - Ph.D.

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.

Dr. Ryan Newell, 425-5458
Chair, Department of Psychology and Family Studies
Professor of Psychology
Ohio Valley College - A.A.
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
University of Central Oklahoma - M.A.
University of Toledo - Ph.D.

Mass Media

Dr. David Lowry, 425-1940
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Communication
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Psychology
Abilene Christian University - M.S. in Human Relations and Management
University of North Texas - Ph.D. in College Teaching/Interpersonal Communication

Mathematics Pedagogy

Dr. Darin Martin, 425-5433
Assistant Professor of Education
Harding University - B.A. in Elementary Education
Harding University - M.Ed. in Education Curriculum
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. in Education Administration

Middle Eastern Politics

Raymon Huston, 425-5457
Associate Professor of Political Science
Midwestern State University - B.A. in Political Science
Midwestern State University - M.A. in Political Science
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in International Relations and Comparative Politics

Muslim Religion

Dr. Raymon Huston, 425-5457
Associate Professor of Political Science
Midwestern State University - B.A. in Political Science
Midwestern State University - M.A. in Political Science
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in International Relations and Comparative Politics

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.

Occupational Health (industrial hygiene) and Toxicology

Dr. Bill Luttrell, 425-5421
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Louisville - B.S. in Science/Medical
Old Dominion University - M.S. in Chemistry
Eastern Virginia Medical School and Old Dominion University - Ph.D. in Toxicology

Oklahoma History

Dr. Gary Lindsey, 425-5453
Associate Professor of History
Texas Tech University - B.S. in Architecture
Abilene Christian University - M.A. in History
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in History

Philosophy and Apologetics

Dr. Jim Baird, 425-5374
Professor of Bible and Philosophy
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School - M.Div.
Oxford University - D.Phil. (Oxon.)

Planned Giving

Stephen Eck, 425-5118
Vice President, General Counsel
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in Bible
MidAmerica Nazarene University - M.B.A
Oklahoma City University - J.D.

Religion and Politics (Christian Political Activism)

Dr. Matt McCook, 425-5452
Professor of History
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Education
Sam Houston State University - M.A. in American History
Florida State University - Ph.D. in American History

Religious Beliefs of the Founding Fathers

Dr. Matt McCook, 425-5452
Professor of History
Abilene Christian University - B.S. in Education
Sam Houston State University - M.A. in American History
Florida State University - Ph.D. in American History

Restoration History

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.

Social Entrepreneurship and Missional Business

Dr. Donald V. Drew, 425-5577
Professor of Management
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in Bible
University of Oklahoma - M.H.R. in Human Relations
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. in Applied Education

Spanish

Dr. Tina Ware, 425-5336
Chair, Department of Language and Literature
Associate Professor of Spanish
Baylor University - B.A. in Spanish
Baylor University - M.A. in Communications
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in Spanish

Strategic Planning and Development

Dr. Donald V. Drew, 425-5577
Professor of Management
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A. in Bible
University of Oklahoma - M.H.R. in Human Relations
Oklahoma State University - Ed.D. in Applied Education

Structural Fatigue and Corrosion

Dr. Wayne Whaley, 425-5424
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University - M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Systematic Theology

Dr. William "Chip" Kooi, 425-5381
Professor of Theology
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Abilene Christian University - M.A.
Baylor University - Ph.D.

Toxicology

Dr. Bill Luttrell, 425-5421
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Louisville - B.S. in Science/Medical
Old Dominion University - M.S. in Chemistry
Eastern Virginia Medical School and Old Dominion University - Ph.D. in Toxicology

Vibration

Dr. Wayne Whaley, 425-5424
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Oklahoma State University - B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University - M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University - Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Western Frontier

Dr. Gary Lindsey, 425-5453
Associate Professor of History
Texas Tech University - B.S. in Architecture
Abilene Christian University - M.A. in History
Texas Tech University - Ph.D. in History

World Religions

Dr. Robert Carpenter, 425-5376
Professor of Ministry and Missions
Princeton University - B.A.
Stanford University - M.A.
Abilene Christian University - M.A.
University of California at Santa Barbara - Ph.D.

Dr. Lynn McMillon, 425-5370
Distinguished Professor of Bible
Oklahoma Christian University - B.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.A.
Harding Graduate School of Religion - M.Th.
Baylor University - Ph.D.