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Leavell College Faculty

Jeff Audirsch
Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Louisiana College;
M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

Tommy Doughty
Associate Dean of Leavell College; Assistant Professor of Theology and Worldview;
Director of the Baptist Center for Theology & Ministry;
Editor of the Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry
B.S., Blue Mountain College;
M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

Ken Ellis
Professor in Christian Ministry (Ministry-Based Faculty)
B.A., Western Kentucky University;
M.Div, and D.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jeff Farmer
Professor of Church Ministry and Evangelism, occupying the Gurney Chair of Evangelism and Church Health;
Associate Director of the Caskey Center for Church Excellence
B.S. Sociology, Georgia Southern University;
M.Div., Th.M. Ph.D. NOBTS, Additional Studies at Kennesaw State University

Bob Hall
Professor of Discipleship (Ministry-Based Faculty)
B.S., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Samford University
M.Div., D.Min., NOBTS

Matt James
Vice President for Enrollment; Assistant Professor of Historical Theology
B.S., Louisiana State University;
M.Div, NOBTS; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Brooke Osborn
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling
B.A., University of Alabama;
M.A.M.F.C., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

Nate Jernigan
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship, occupying the Lallage-Feazel Chair of Worship and Praise
B.M., William Carey University;
Chris Shaffer
Associate Vice President for Institutional Strategy; Assistant Professor of Theology
B.S., M.S., Florida State University;
M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

L. Thomas Strong III
Vice President of Spiritual Formation and Student Life;
Professor of New Testament and Greek, occupying the Broadmoor Chair of Discipleship
B.A., Union University;
M.Div., Ph.D., NOBTS; additional study through University of California at Los Angeles

Sandra F. Vandercook
Associate Vice President for Accreditation and Assessment; Professor of English and Education
B.A., University of Florida;
M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Orleans; additional study at NOBTS

Laurie Watts
Associate Vice President for Information Technology; Professor of Educational Technology
B.A., Judson College;
M.Div.C.E., Ph.D., NOBTS; Additional study at SACS College Business Management Institute, E-College; Executive Master of Business Administration (Technology Concentration), Univ. of New Orleans Masters of Information Systems, Management, University Phoenix Online

Robert Wilson
Associate Professor of Christian Ministry (Ministry-Based Faculty)
B.A., California Baptist University; B.S., Clayton State University.,
MDiv., M.A.C.E., D.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Greg Wilton
Dean of Leavell College; Assistant Professor of Missions and Evangelism
B.A., Samford University;
M.A., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS