Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Isaac Choi

Isaac Choi, PhD

Director, Honors Program

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Teaching and research interests

  • Philosophy of religion and analytic theology
  • The nature and epistemology of expertise
Ross McCullough

Associate Director, Honors Program

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Teaching and research interests

  • Eschatology
  • Creation
  • The Eucharist
  • Late scholasticism
Dana Robinson

Assistant Professor of History and Theology

Faculty Fellows

Joseph Clair

Executive Dean, Cultural Enterprise

Associate Professor, Theology and Culture

Teaching and research interests

  • Christian thought and ethics
  • The role of religion in public life
Caitlin Corning

Chair, Department of History and Politics

Professor of History

Ryan Dearinger

Associate Professor of History

Faculty Fellow, George Fox University Honors Program

Brian Doak

Brian Doak, PhD

Vice President, George Fox Digital

Professor of Biblical Studies

Teaching and research interests

  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament & language
  • History of interpretation
  • Archaeology of the ancient Near East
  • Comparative religion in the ancient world
  • Iconography and art history of the ancient Near East
Mark Hall

Mark Hall, PhD

Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics

Brooks Lampe

Associate Professor of English

Director of Writing Program

Ekaterina Lomperis

Richard B. Parker Assistant Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Thought

David Martinez

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Director, Center for Study Abroad

Joel Mayward

Assistant Professor of Christian Ministries, Theology and the Arts

Teaching and research interests

  • Theological aesthetics
  • Theology and philosophy in film
  • Christian ethics
  • Liberation theologies
  • Continental philosophical theology
Paul Otto

Paul Otto, PhD

Professor of History

Faculty Fellow, George Fox University Honors Program

Campus Coordinator for Role-Immersion Pedagogy

Leah Payne

Leah Payne, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology

Research and teaching interests

  • American religious innovation
  • Religion and popular culture
  • Gender, race and class construction
  • Hermeneutics
  • Performance theory

Staff

Helen Morse

Helen Morse

Administrative Assistant, Honors Program

Brenna McGuire

Brenna McGuire

Admissions Specialist, Honors Program