Carl LloydProfessor of Management
Raised on a farm in Michigan, Carl joined the U.S. Navy at 17 (Vietnam Era) and served aboard a nuclear submarine and aircraft carrier. After becoming a Christian in 1973, he completed his bachelor's and master's degrees, married his best friend Connie, and pastored home mission (bi-vocational) and mega-churches in Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, New York, and Texas until 1986. He currently holds four master's degrees and a PhD in clinical and social work management from the University of Texas at Arlington.
He has served as the superintendent of a private K-12 school, medical social worker for a regional pediatric hospital, clinical director for an in-patient adolescent psychiatric hospital, and clinical and program director for an in-patient adult psychiatric hospital. He has taught (literally) across K-3 through doctoral-level programs with six universities. He has been honored with teaching and administrative awards and carries eight mental health and addictions licenses. He came to George Fox University in 1994.
His favorite academic areas include mental health, social services, integration of faith and thought, models of leadership and management, post-modernist philosophy, and the emergent church.
He is also an avid researcher. His most recent research includes work on physician perceptions of health psychology, family violence, and characteristics of employee motivation.
He and his wife Connie have three adopted children, six grandchildren, and a spoiled Rat Terrier.