Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary professors are involved in research, publishing, and many other academic activities outside the classroom. Along with their rigorous pursuit of knowledge and excellence in their fields, our faculty members put their students' education first, pushing them to higher levels of learning and intellect as mentoring, modeling scholars.
Erik Benson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Dr. Erik Benson co-presented at AMICAL 2016, a conference hosted by The American University of Rome.
- "Entering Cognition: Information Literacy Assessment Experiment in the First Year History Course"
- "Information Literacy and Student Success: The Faculty Perspective"
In addition, Dr. Benson served as a panelist for "A Different Take: Insights on Teaching Economics and History in Another Culture" at the 2016 Economic and Business History Society Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Dr. Nigel Crompton
Professor of Biology
Dr. Nigel Crompton participated in the April 2016 Science and Faith Conference in Stuttgart, Germany. He presented on Mendel and Epistasis and on Avian Biodiversity.
Sérgio da Silva, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Sérgio da Silva co-authored an article published in The Journal of Positive Psychology on May 26, 2016, entitled "Self-Forgiveness and Forgiveness-Seeking in Response to Rumination: Cardiac and Emotional Responses of Transgressors."
Pamela George, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Pamela George, M.A., co-presented "Inclusion: Does It Work?" at the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Thursday, March 3.
Dr. Timothy Gombis
Associate Professor of New Testament
Dr. Timothy Gombis published a chapter in The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: Ethical and Missional Implications of the New Perspective. Scot McKnight (B.A. '76) and Joseph B. Modica edited the volume.
John Hilber, Ph.D.
Professor of Old Testament
Dr. John Hilber was selected as one of six recipients for the inaugural Henry Resident Fellowship program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He will spend the 2016-17 academic year at Trinity as a Senior Research Fellow for The Creation Project.
Robert Keys, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science
Dr. Robert Keys presented a poster entitled "The Influence of Habitat and Landscape Associations on Breeding Birds in Managed Grasslands of Southwest Michigan" at the 2016 Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.
Jonathan Marko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophical & Systematic Theology
Dr. Jonathan Marko published an essay in Journal of Markets & Morality (Volume 19, No. 1) entitled "The Promulgation of Right Morals: John Locke on the Church and the Christian as the Salvation of Society."
Jeremy Osborn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication
Dr. Jeremy Osborn contributed to Christianity & Communication Studies Network's blog with three guest posts during May - June 2016:
- A "Backward Design" Approach to the Integration of Faith and Learning: Part 1
- Teaching the "Dark Side" of Communication—The What and Why: Part 2
- Teaching the "Dark Side" of Communication—The How: Part 3
Michael Pasquale, Ph.D.
Professor of Linguistics and Humanities Division Chair
In addition, he presented a Detroit Tigers ESL Teachers Affiliate Workshop entitled "Teaching Pronunciation and Listening in Context" in March 2016.
Don Perini, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Ministry and Creativity
Michael Stevens, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Co-Director of the Honors Program
Dr. Michael Stevens published a two-part review of baseball resources in Books & Culture and a review of Teaching and Christian Imagination in CCCU Advance.
- Review of Teaching and Christian Imagination by David I. Smith and Susan M. Felch
- "Baseball Review 2016, Part 1"
- "Baseball Review 2016, Part 2"
Kent Walters, D.W.S.
Director of Choral Studies and Professor of Music