July 15, 2018

New Faculty & Staff

Dr. John Bitar, Professor of Islamic Studies

Dr. John Bitar Professor of Islamic Studies Missiology Specialist International Experience: Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, USA The Missional College is excited to announce that John Bitar has joined the World Religions Department! John is serving Missional University as Professor of Islamic Studies and a specialist in Missiology. Originally from Lebanon, John brings an expertise […]

Dr. Dorcas Dennis, Professor of Folk Studies

Dr. Dorcas Dennis Professor of Folk Studies World Religion Specialist International Experience: Ghana, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia The Missional College is so excited to announce that Dorcas Dennis has joined the Anthropology & Geography Department as Professor of Folk Studies! Her areas of expertise include the social scientific study of religion and practical theology with […]

Dr. Karen Nava, Professor of Visual Communication

Dr. Karen Nava Professor of Visual Communication Global Communications Specialist International Experience: Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Honduras, Mexico, Belgium, UK, France, Spain, Cuba The School of Creative Expression is pleased to announce that Karen Nava has joined the Communication & Media Studies Department as Professor of Visual Communication. Karen’s specialty is global communication as she has acquired […]

Celeste Javier

  Celeste Javier Chief Storytelling Officer Focus: External Communications International Experience: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA, Vietnam Missional University is so excited to announce that Celeste Javier is our new Chief Storytelling Officer! Celeste brings decades of experience to her new role. Among her many accomplishments, Celeste served as […]

Kevin Jackson, Chief Marketing Officer

  Kevin Jackson Chief Marketing Officer Focus: Educational Marketing International Experience: Bahamas, England, Honduras, Mexico, Virgin Islands, USA Missional University is thrilled to announce that Kevin Jackson has joined us as Chief Marketing Officer! Kevin is an accomplished executive with more than twenty years of experience in marketing, training, social media, event planning and operations. […]

Dr. Sam Hallman, Director of University Partnerships

  Dr. Sam Hallman Director, University Partnerships Focus: Missional Partnerships International Experience: Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Germany, S. Korea, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Switzerland, Uruguay, Vietnam, USA Missional University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sam Hallman has joined the staff as Director of University Partnerships. Dr. Hallman brings to the position a unique […]

Prof. Rosa Rosales, Instructor in Visual Media & Design

Prof. Rosa Rosales Instructor in Visual Media & Design: Graphic Design Digital Illustration Specialist International Experience:  Mexico, USA Missional University and the School of Creative Expression welcome Rosa Rosales as a Professor of Visual Media & Design: Graphic Design! Rosa is a specialist in Digital Illustration and brings over ten years of creative experience in […]

Prof. Erika Hutchings, Instructor in Visual Media & Design

  Prof. Erika Hutchings Senior Professor of Print Media & Publications Integrated Media Specialist International Experience: USA Missional University and the School of Creative Expression welcome Erika Hutchings as a Senior Professor of Print Media & Publications! As an Integrated Media Specialist, Erika brings expertise in branding, print design, web and interactive media planning/strategy/design and development. […]

Dr. Elsie Cook, Dean of Study Beyond Experiences

  Dr. Elsie Cook Dean, Study Beyond Experiences Study Beyond Coordinator, School of Missional Practice Focus: Experiential Learning International Experience:  Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Jamaica, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA Missional University is pleased to welcome Dr. Elsie Cook as Dean of Study Beyond Experiences and the Study Beyond Coordinator for the School of Missional […]

Dr. Melissa Vayda, Chief Operations Officer

Dr. Melissa Vayda  VP / Chief Operations Officer Administrative Division International Experience:  Aruba, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Curacao, Germany, Haiti, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Spain, U.S. Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands, U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, St. John, St. Croix, St. Thomas Missional University is excited to welcome Dr. Melissa Vayda as Chief […]