School of Sciences and Math

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Faculty & Staff

  • Administration

    Paul ThompsonH. Paul Thompson, Jr., Ph.D.
    Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences
    Chair of the Department of History
    Professor of History

    Dr. H. Paul Thompson, Jr. received his doctorate in American history from Emory University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. He is a diversity fellow of The Riley Institute at Furman University and an alum of Leadership Greenville class 44. Prior to teaching at NGU, Thompson had a 13-year career as a public school teacher and taught history at Lander University. His teaching and research interests include the 19th-century temperance movement, African American history, and the history of Christianity in America. He is also the 2015 NGU recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award, given by the South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities. He is author of A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865-1887 and articles in various encyclopedias. Thompson also considers himself a foodie and enjoys eating at fine restaurants and traveling in his spare time.


    Marti GlassMarti J. Glass, Ph.D.
    Director of Adult and Professional programs in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Associate Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice

    Dr. Glass provides leadership and guidance for the NGU Online Behavioral Sciences Program. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, he brings experience and professional perspectives on mental health to the program. Dr. Glass also shares expertise from the criminal justice system as a former police officer. His work in private practice counseling has concentrated on marriage counseling, sexual/internet addictions, PTSD, and therapy for children and adolescents.

Biology Beside Experienced & Faithful Scientists

Jeffrey French, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology
Robert K. Knepp, DC
Associate Professor, Biology
Nathan Reed, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology
Jan M. Foster, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology
Allison Bridges, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology
Christina K. Eddy, PhD
Professor, Biology
Randall Moss, EdD
Assistant Professor, Biology
Debo Nathaniel, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology

Physical Science Beside Experienced & Faithful Scientists

David Stolze, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ronald C. Marks, PhD
Professor, Chemistry
Amy Burke, MS
Instructor, Chemistry
H. Lee Mitchell, MS
Instructor, Physical Sciences
Julius Nfor, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physics

Health Science Beside Experienced & Faithful Scientists

Jordan Hairr, EdD, MSPAS, PA-C
Program Director, PA Program
Christine B. Haltiwanger, PhD
Department Chair, Health Science
Steven A. Pearce, MS
Instructor, Health Science
Lisa Snyder, LISW, CP, AP
Instructor, Sociology & Psychology
Jeff Williams, DPT
Associate Professor, Health Science

Math Beside Experienced & Faithful Mathematicians

Cailyn Lee, MA
Instructor, Mathematics
Deborah Batson, MEd
Instructor, Computer Science
Roy Liu, PhD
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Jill Branyon, EdD
Distinguished Professor, Education
Kerry Ravan, MA
Instructor, Mathematics
Pat Freeman, MEd
Instructor, Mathematics
Charles Brian Crane, PhD
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Tim van den Meiracker, MS
Instructor, Computer Science

Justice Beside Experienced & Faithful Professionals

Staci M. Rollins, JD
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
Nicholas Higgins, PhD
Associate Professor, Political Science
Joshua J. Styles, JD
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice & Christian Studies
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