Behavioral and Social Sciences

Department Chair

Dr. Donna Washburn
B.S.W. Evangel University
M.S.W. Missouri State University
Ph.D. Regent University

Melissa Pulis – Administrative Assistant

Jami Pool – Social Work Program Assistant

Marin Masi – Office Assistant


Faculty

Lacey Nunnally

B.S. University of Southern Mississippi
M.S.W. University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Grant Jones
B.S. Evangel University
M.A. Missouri State University
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Dr. Robert Bartels
B.A. Malone College
M.P.A. Cleveland State University
J.D. Cleveland State University
Roger Moore
B.S. Drury University
M.S. Lincoln University
Dr. Melody Palm
B.A. Bethany Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Psy. D. Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Dr. Heather Kelly
B.A. Bethany Bible College
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary
Psy.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. Huba Ray
B.S. Missouri State University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. St Louis University
Debbie Bicket
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Dr. Jean Orr
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. Forest Institute
Psy.D. Forest Institute
Dr. Christine Arnzen
B.S. Evangel University
M.A. Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Ph.D. Regent University
Dr. Lisa Street
Social Work Field Coordinator
B.S.W. University of Missouri
M.S.W. University of Missouri
EdD University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Jeff Fulks
B.S. Illinois State
M.S. Illinois State
Ph.D University of Texas, Arlington
Dr. Deborah Johnson
B.S. Evangel University
M.A. Bradley University
Ph.D. Capella University

Adjunct Faculty

James Howser Keith Ray Mackie
Kelly Ward Steve Gause
David Millsap Tara Downie
Stephanie Gerlek Caleb Taylor
Steve Pulis
Dr. J. Calvin and Adena Hosinger

Memorial for beloved local historian, Dr. J. Calvin Holsinger

Dr. J. Calvin Holsinger, professor emeritus, passed away Dec. 15, 2017. This story was prepared for local news, with an emphasis on his community service. See links below for his full obituary and a feature story from the AG about his founding of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries. A leader in the preservation of Ozarks history, ...

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Nearly 50 faculty and staff were honored at the 2017 Christmas banquet at Evangel University.

Service awards presented to faculty & staff at Christmas celebration

The Evangel University family gathered for the annual Christmas  banquet on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in the Crusader Dining Hall. Members of the faculty, staff, retirees and spouses enjoyed the music, fellowship, a humorous game led by Hector Cruz and an amazing buffet dinner. One highlight of the annual event was when President Carol Taylor ...

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Dr. Rob Bartels in front of the painting, “A More Perfect Union,” depicting the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

Constitution Day lecture by Rob Bartels at Evangel University

Dr. Robert Bartels, associate professor of government, will host Constitution Day observances during his government class on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be held in room 105 of Zimmerman Hall, which faces Glenstone Ave. “Our Constitution Day presentation will feature my lecture ...

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Kellen Gillaspy (left) and Anisa Carpenter were honored by Anne Spence to receive the 2017 Anne Spence Award for Meritorious Christian Character and Service.

2017 Anne Spence Award: Two Evangel grads honored for character and service

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University graduates Anisa Carpenter and Kellen Gillaspy were honored during the May 4 baccalaureate ceremony as 2017 recipients of the Anne Spence Award for Meritorious Christian Character and Service. “Each year, faculty and staff members at Evangel nominate students for the Anne Spence Award,” said Gina Rentschler, director of community life. ...

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Evangel University graduates from the Class of 2016. // PHOTO BY: Paul K. Logsdon

Convoy of Hope’s Hal Donaldson to speak at EU Graduation 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University and its seminary will see a total of 509 degrees conferred during two Graduation 2017 ceremonies. The 59th Annual Commencement ceremony for Evangel University will be held on Friday, May 5, at 9:30 a.m. in the James River Church auditorium in Ozark, Mo. The speaker will be Hal Donaldson, president ...

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