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Meet the Faculty

The faculty at Providence are world-class teacher-mentors, researchers and leaders who are keenly invested in your spiritual development and academic success. They are Christian men and women who understand that faith is a journey and are here to assist you on your path. They are academic, professional and spiritual advisors. They’ll ask the tough questions, guide you to find the answers and invite you to share your ideas and opinions. You’ll develop lifelong connections  with them that will serve you well in the world.

Full Time Faculty

Yinka Bammeke Yinka Bammeke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Daryl Climenhaga Daryl Climenhaga, D.Miss.
Associate Professor of Global Studies
Marcio Coelho Marcio Coelho, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Brianne Collins Brianne Collins, Ph.D. (Cand.)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Joshua Coutts Joshua Coutts, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of New Testament
Robert Dean Robert Dean, Th.D.
Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics
Rebecca Dielschneider Rebecca Dielschneider, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Bruce Duggan Bruce Duggan, M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Management
Jeremy Funk Jeremy Funk, Ph.D.
Director of Buller School of Business; Associate Professor
Michael Gilmour Michael Gilmour, Ph.D.
Professor of New Testament & English Literature
Stan Hamm Stan Hamm, Ph.D.
Dean of Seminary; Assoc. Prof of Educational & Christian Studies
Dennis Hiebert Dennis Hiebert, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Luann Hiebert Luann Hiebert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English Literature
Val Hiebert Val Hiebert, Ph.D. (Cand.)
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Randall Holm Randall Holm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation
Patricia Janzen Loewen Patricia Janzen Loewen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
David Johnson David Johnson
President; Professor of New Testament
Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of TESOL
Christopher Lortie Christopher Lortie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Heather Macumber Heather Macumber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
Cameron McKenzie Cameron McKenzie, M.Div.
Provost and VP Academic; Associate Professor of Old Testament
Morgan Mulenga Morgan Mulenga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ed Neufeld Ed Neufeld, Ph.D.
Professor of Biblical Studies
Sharon Pham Sharon Pham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology
Janice Priess Janice Priess, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology
Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A.
Assistant Professor of TESOL; Director, MLI
David Sawatzky David Sawatzky, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Al Thiessen Al Thiessen, D.Min.
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology
Laura Vander Velden Laura Vander Velden, Ph.D. (ABD)
Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology
Glenys Wirch Glenys Wirch, CPGC, D.Min.
Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology, Department Chair
Lissa Wray Beal Lissa Wray Beal, Ph.D.
Professor of Old Testament

Sessional Faculty

Jeff Anderson Jeff Anderson
Adjunct Faculty
Nicole Barnabé Nicole Barnabé
Instructor of Human Resource Management
Jonathan Bonk Jonathan Bonk
Director of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography
Lois Climenhaga Lois Climenhaga
Instructor of Language
Aaron Doherty Aaron Doherty
Instructor of Aviation
James Driedger James Driedger
Teaching Assistant
Garry Dyck Garry Dyck
Lecturer in Counselling Psychology
Layton Friesen Layton Friesen
Instructor of Anabaptist Studies
Bruce Friesen-Pankratz Bruce Friesen-Pankratz
Instructor of Environmental Science
Laurelle Froese Laurelle Froese, M.Mus
Instructor of Voice
Tim Fry Tim Fry
Instructor of Commercial Law
Amber Hiebert Amber Hiebert
Science Instructor; Field Education Coordinator
Alyssa Hildebrand Alyssa Hildebrand
Instructor of Voice
Luke Kim Luke Kim
Instructor of Aviation
David Klassen David Klassen, M.A.
Instructor of Music and Theatre
Debra Maertins Debra Maertins
Instructor of TESOL
Kara Mandryk Kara Mandryk, D.W.S.
Sessional Instructor
John McNeill John McNeill, Ph.D.
Instructor of Missions and Anthropology
Marc Moir Marc Moir, B.A.
Instructor in Theatre
Freddy Muganza Freddy Muganza
Instructor of Chemistry
Nicholas Mullin Nicholas Mullin, B.Mus.
Director of Worship Bands
Jan Nerenberg Jan Nerenberg
Instructor in Counselling Psychology
Victor Neufeld Victor Neufeld, CPA, CA-IFA, CFF, CFE
Instructor of Accounting
Gordon Oeste Gordon Oeste
Adjunct Professor OT
Sherri Plett Sherri Plett
Instructor of Language
Alex Pursaga Alex Pursaga
Instructor of Economics
Tracey Sawatzky Tracey Sawatzky, B.Mus.
Instructor of Piano, Performing Arts School Assistant
Dorothea Schulz Dorothea Schulz
Instructor of Language
Miriam Shymko Miriam Shymko
Lab Instructor
David Stark David Stark
Instructor of Music Theory
Susan Titterington Susan Titterington
Instructor of Counselling Psychology
Willie Wiebe Willie Wiebe, B.Mus.
Instructor of Guitar, Director of Guitar Ensemble
Amber Wylie Amber Wylie, M.A.
Instructor of TESOL

Faculty Emeriti

Rod Buxton Rod Buxton, D.Min.
Associate Professor Emeritus of Counselling Psychology
Louise Cornell Louise Cornell, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Education Studies
Bill Derksen Bill Derksen, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Music Studies
August Konkel August Konkel, Ph.D.
President Emeritus, Professor of Old Testament
Gail Tiessen Gail Tiessen
Professor Emerita of TESOL
Terrance Tiessen Terrance Tiessen
Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology and Ethics