Our faculty has over 100 years combined experience in cross-cultural ministry in virtually every part of the world and holds the highest degrees attainable in a variety of fields. In addition, our faculty takes the responsibility of mentoring our students seriously. Students interact with professors in a variety of contexts both in and out of the classroom.

Cook School of Intercultural Studies offers a community of faculty and students leading the way in 21st Century missions. These scholars are your co-laborers, offering real life experience in their fields.

Current Faculty

  • Marla Campbell

    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
  • Murray S. Decker

    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
  • Leanne Dzubinski

    • Chair, Ph.D. Intercultural Education
    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Education and Studies
    • Program Director, Ph.D. Intercultural Education
  • Alan McMahan

    • Undergraduate Chair, Cook School of Intercultural Studies
    • Program Director Undergraduate Studies for Intercultural Studies
    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
  • Kenneth Nehrbass

    • Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies
    • Program Director, MA Intercultural Studies
  • Thomas J. Sappington

    • Chair, Department of Missions and Intercultural Studies, Talbot School of Theology
    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
  • Richard L. Starcher

    • Professor of Intercultural Education
    • Associate Dean
    • Chair, MA Missions
  • Allen L. Yeh

    • Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

Faculty Emeriti

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