Faculty and Staff Credentials

CCSP has a pool of highly qualified faculty to teach each of its courses. The following is a list of CCSP’s faculty.

God & Nature:

  • Dr. Corey Beals, George Fox University, OR
  • Dr. Rolf Bouma, University of Michigan, MI
  • Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger, Hope College, MI
  • Dr. Sylvia Keesmat, Institute of Christian Studies, Canada
  • Dr. Jeff Schloss, Westmont College, CA
  • Dr. Michael Lodhal, Point Loma University, CA
  • Dr. Erikc Steincamp, Northwest University, WA
  • Dr. Bret Stephenson, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr. Raymond Van Leeuwen, Eastern Uni., PA
  • Dr. Brian Walsh, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Dr. Norman Wirzba, Duke Divinity School, NC
  • Dr. Lauren Wilkinson, Regent College, Canada

Environmental Issues:

  • Dr. Erik Lindquist, Messiah College, PA
  • Dr. Tom Sine, Mustard Seed Associates, WA
  • Dr. Eric Steinkamp, Northwest University, WA

Social Entrepreneurship:

  • Dr. Forrest Inslee, Northwest University, Kirkland, WA
  • Dr. Kenman Wong, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
  • Dr. Jonathan Warner, Quest University, Squamish, BC
  • Sustainable Community Development:

    • Dr. Sara Alexander, Baylor University, TX
    • Dr. Kathleen Braden, Seattle Pacific University, WA
    • Michael Duncan, MA (and PhD. Candidate, University of Virginia), Auckland, New Zealand
    • Dr. Chris Elisara, CCSP Executive Director
    • Dr. Gail Heffner, Calvin College, MI
    • Dr. Terrance Jantzi, Eastern Mennonite Uni., VA
    • Dr. Robert Pelant, Pacific Rim institute, WA
    • Dr. Rusty Pritchard, Flourish, GA
    • Dr. Tom Post, Christian Reformed World Relief Center, MI
    • Dr. Dave Unander, Eastern University, PA
    • Dr. Bill Van Lopik, Menominee College, WI
    • Dr. Jonathan Warner, Dordt College, IA
    • Dr. Randy Woodley, George Fox Seminary, OR


    • Jessica Richmond, MA, CCSP Cascadia Internship Director

    • Percentage of CCSP faculty with advanced degrees: 100%
    • Percentage of CCSP faculty with terminal degrees: 99%
    • Percentage of CCSP faculty with advanced degrees in their teaching subject? 100%

    In addition, CCSP’s program directors are required to posses at a minimum a Masters degree, but preferably a Ph.D. in a related field to CCSP’s curriculum focus. CCSP Cascadia’s academic dean has an earned Ph.D. (see bio below)