Center for Leadership Studies

Center for Leadership Studies Faculty

Tom Alsbury

Tom Alsbury

Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology – Washington State University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction – University of Washington
Major Competencies: Educational Leadership, Organizational Theory, and Governance

Rowlanda Cawthon

Rowlanda Cawthon

Ed.D., Organizational Leadership – Brandman University
M.A., Organizational Leadership – Brandman University
Major Competencies: Organizational Theory and Transformation, Leading Change

Earl Creps

Earl Creps

Ph.D., Communication Studies – Northwestern University
D.Min., Pentecostal Leadership – Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Major Competencies: Communication, Leadership Development, Ministry Organizations

Jeremy Delamarter

Jeremy Delamarter

Ed.D., Seattle Pacific University
M.A.T., Seattle Pacific University
B.A., Seattle Pacific University
Major Competencies: Research Methodology and Writing, Teacher Preparation

Sarah Drivdahl

Sarah Drivdahl

Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., Kent State University
Major Competencies: Quantitative Research, Research Methods

Teresa Gillespie

Teresa Gillespie

J.D., University of Washington
Major Competencies: Law, Business Ethics, Higher Education Leadership

Suzan Kobashigawa

Suzan Kobashigawa

Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., School of International Training
Major Competencies: TESL, Teacher Development, Research Methods

David Hymes

David Hymes

Ph.D., University of Wales
Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
Major Competencies: Theology, Old Testament, Missiology

Matt Nelson

Matt Nelson

Ph.D., University of Southern California
M.A., Pepperdine University
Major Competencies: Industrial Psychology, Individual and Group Productivity, Management

Tony Pizelo

Philip A. (Tony) Pizelo

Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational Psychology – Seattle Pacific University
M.A., Economics – Washington State University
Major Competencies: Leadership Studies, Organizational Theory, Business

Molly Quick

Molly Quick

Ph.D., Education – Seattle Pacific University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction – Seattle Pacific University
Major Competencies: Instructional Design, Teacher Training, Research Methods

Ben Thomas

Ben Thomas

Ph.D., Higher Education Administration – Azusa Pacific University
M.B.A., Northwest University
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
Major Competencies: Higher Education, Organizational Leadership and Change, Qualitative Research

Jack Wisemore

Jack Wisemore

Ph.D., University of St. Andrews
M.Div., Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
Major Competencies: Theology of Organizations, Leadership Spirituality

Autumn Witt

Autumn Witt

Management and Leadership in Higher Education (MLE Certificate), Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2017
Ph.D. Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona
M.A. English Language and Linguistics, University of Arizona
Major Competencies: Intercultural Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Higher Education Leadership

Affiliated Faculty

Gloria Burgess

Gloria Burgess

Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism - University of Southern California
M.B.A., University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Major Competencies: Transformational Leadership, Organizational Change, Organization Design

Donald Conant

Donald Conant

Ph.D., Leadership Studies – Gonzaga University
M.B.A., Saint Martin’s University
Major Competencies: Leadership Theory, Organizational Dynamics, Change Management

Janelle Harrison

Janelle Harrison

Ph.D., Organizational Leadership: Human Resource Development, Regent University
M.A., Communication & Leadership Studies – Gonzaga University
Major Competencies: Organizational Dynamics, Management, Online Learning

Byron Klaus

Byron Klaus

D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary
M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Major Competencies: Intercultural Leadership Studies, Higher Education Leadership

Larry Walker

Larry Walker

Ph.D., Education-Training & Business Performance Improvement – Capella University
M.Ed., Education-Educational Administration/Curriculum & Instruction – Azusa Pacific University
Major Competencies: Organizational Leadership, Leadership Development