Western Seminary Faculty

Portland Campus Faculty

Arturo Azurdia

Arturo Azurdia, D.Min.
Associate Professor of Pastoral and Church Ministry
Director, Doctor of Ministry degree

Gerry Breshears

Gerry Breshears, Ph.D.
Professor of Systematic Theology
Chair, Center for Biblical and Theological Studies

Kay Bruce

Kay Bruce, Psy.D.
Professor of Counseling
Director, Master of Arts in Counseling degree


Evan Burns, Ph.D.
Director, Master of Arts in Global Leadership degree

Terrence Burns

Terrence Burns, D.Min.
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Director of Mentoring
Director, Master of Arts (Intercultural Studies) degree

Chad Hall

Chad Hall, Th.M.
Director of Coaching

Bev Hislop

Bev Hislop, D.Min.
Professor of Pastoral Care

John Johnson

John Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology

Robert A. Krupp

Robert A. Krupp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Church History
Director of Library

J. Carl Laney

J. Carl Laney, Th.D.
Professor of Biblical Literature

Ryan Lister

Ryan Lister, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Theology

Kenneth Logan

Kenneth Logan, Psy.D.
Professor of Counseling

Ron Marrs

Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pastoral/Youth Ministry

Todd Miles

Todd Miles, Ph.D.
Professor of Theology
Director, Master of Theology degree

Randy Roberts

Randy Roberts, D.Min.
Professor of Spiritual Life Development

Patrick Schreiner

Patrick Schreiner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of New Testament Language and Literature

Norm Thiesen

Norm Thiesen, Ph.D.
Professor of Pastoral Counseling

Jan Verbruggen

Jan Verbruggen, Ph.D.
Professor of Old Testament Language and Literature
Coordinator for Israel Study Programs

Enoch Wan

Enoch Wan, Ph.D.
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Director, Doctor of Intercultural Studies

Rob Wiggins

Rob Wiggins, Ph.D.
VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Chairman, Center for Personal Spiritual Formation

Elizabeth Wosley-George

Elizabeth Wosley-George, Ph.D.
Professor of Counseling

Adjunct Faculty for 2014-2015

Lisa Achilles, M.A. Counseling
Richard Andersen, M.A. Biblical Languages
Phyllis Bennett, D.Min. Pastoral Care to Women
Laurie Bloomquist, M.A. Counseling
John Branner, D.Miss. Intercultural Studies
Ben Burns, M.A. Pastoral Ministry
Don Carson, Ph.D. Pastoral Ministry
Chris Cleaver, M.A. Counseling
Bill Copper, B.A. Coaching
Marc Cortez, Ph.D. Church History
Jane Creswell, MCC Coaching
Bob Dale, Ph.D. Coaching
Mark DeYmaz, D.Min. Pastoral Ministry
James DeYoung, Th.D. Biblical Languages
Michael Fleischmann, D.Min. Pastoral Ministry
Terry Forrest, M.A. Counseling
Bart Fowler, Psy.D. Counseling
David Hansen, M.Div. Pastoral Ministry
Mark Hedinger, D.Miss. Intercultural Studies
Paul Jackson, D.Min. Pastoral Ministry
Jennie Ju, M.A. Counseling
Carolyn Kohlenberger, M.A. Counseling
Daniel Lennen, Ph.D. Counseling
Tina Lips, M.A. Counseling
Ray Lubeck, Ph.D. Biblical Studies
Timothy Mackie, M.A. Biblical Languages
Josh Mathews, Ph.D. Biblcal Studies
Kali Miller, Ph.D. Counseling
Linda Miller, M.A. Coaching
Ray Ortlund, Jr., Ph.D. Pastoral Ministry
Galen Peterson, D.Miss. Intercultural Studies
Paul Poelstra, Ph.D. Counseling
Scott Reavely, D.Min. Pastoral Ministry
Tom Schreiner, Ph.D. Theology
Steve Stratos, D.Min. Coaching
Michael Tatlock, M.A. Pastoral Ministry
Gary Thomas, D.D. Pastoral Ministry
David Thommen, Th.M. Biblical Languages
Dave Wenzel, Ph.D. Counseling
Mary Wilder, M.D. Intercultural Studies
Annie Woo, Ph.D. Intercultural Studies
Ken Wytsma, M.A.  Theology
Tuvya Zaretsky, D.Miss. Intercultural Studies