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Seminary Faculty

Every institution of learning recognizes that the most significant asset it has is that group of men and women who make up the faculty.  St. Petersburg Seminary and Yeshiva is fortunate in having men and women of outstanding spiritual depth and professional ability to lead the students in their search for truth. Both full time and adjunct instructors designate open office hours to be available to students in order to mentor effectively in the fields to which they have been called.

Full Time Faculty

 

John Fischer, PhD, ThD, Professor of Judaic Studies, Vice President of Academics and Director of the Netzer David International Yeshiva, Area Head of Judaic Studies. BJS (Judaic Studies), Spertus College of Judaica, BS (Bible, Christian Education), Philadelphia College of the Bible, MA (New Testament), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, MS (Communications), Temple U, PhD (Religion/Education), U of South Florida, ThD (Judaic Studies), California Graduate School of Theology.  AOS: Judaic Studies, New Testament, Apologetics, Hermeneutics.

 

Patrice Fischer, DMin, Professor of Hebrew Scripture and Area Head of Biblical and Theological Studies.   BS (Radio/TV/Film), Northwestern U, MA (Missions, Evangelism), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, MA (Linguistics), U of South Florida,  DMin (Judiac Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary ,  PhD Candidate, U of South Florida.  AOS: Hebrew, Old Testament, Biblical Historical Geography.

Amy Mormino Katsouris, PhD, Associate Professor of Missions, Registrar and Director of Student Services, Dean of the Virtual Campus (Distance Learning).  BA (History), New College, The Honors College of State of Florida, MDiv (Pastoral Ministry), Princeton Theological Seminary, PhD (World Christianity), New College at the U of Edinburgh.  AOS: Missions, American Church History, Homiletics.

George Pierce, PhD Professor of Missions, Evangelism and Student Ministry, Chancellor.  BA (History), Carlton College, MDiv (Theology), Virginia Theological Seminary, ThM, PhD (Intercultural Studies), Fuller Theological Seminary.  AOS: Missions, Evangelism, Leadership Development, New Testament Bible.

Thomas Tribelhorn, PhD, Professor of Judaic Studies, Professor of Education, Academic Dean, and Area Head of Professional Studies – Education.  BA (English Bible), Northeastern Bible College, MEd (Education), William Patterson U, MA (Judeo-Christian Studies), Institute of Holy Land Studies, (Israel), DMin (Judeo-Christian Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, PhD (Judaic Studies), The Netzer David International Yeshiva (St. Petersburg Theological Seminary).  AOS: Judaic Studies, Old Testament, New Testament, Education.

Gloria Willcox, PhD, Professor of Counseling and Area Head of Professional Studies – Counseling.  BA (Religion), Stetson U of Religious Education, MA (Psychology), Tennessee Technological U, PhD (Psychology, Counseling), International College of Psychology. AOS: Counseling, Family Therapy.

 
Adjunct Faculty

Kimberly Ambrose, PhD, Associate Professor in Bible.  BRE (Biblical Studies) , MDiv (Pastoral)., St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, ThD (New Testament), California Christian U, PhD New Testament), U of Wales.  AOS: New Testament Bible.

Patrick Baskwell, ThD, Associate Professor in Theology.  BA (Religion), Washington Bible College, Honours  BTh (Theology), MTh (Theology), U of So. Africa, MA (Distance Education.), U of London, ThD (Theology), Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.  AOS: Theology.

Cody Clark, EdD, Associate Professor of Sacred Music.  BA, Lagrange College, MA, U of South Florida, EdD, U of South Florida. AOS: Sacred Music, Drama.

 

Bobbie Cromartie, PhD, Professor of Education, BA (French), Florida A. & M. U, MA (French), Atlanta U, PhD (Curriculum and Supervision), U of Pittsburg.  AOS: Education.

Marion Dougherty, PhD, Director of Chaplaincy Program and Registrar Emeritus.  BS (Behavioral Psychology), William and Mary College, MA(Biblical Literature), Wheaton College, MA (Biblical Studies), Orlinda Childs Memorial School of Theology, MRE (Judaic Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, PhD (Judaic Studies), California Graduate School of Theology, DMin (Pastoral Counseling), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.   AOS: Chaplaincy Training.

David Friedman, PhD, Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies, BA (Theology), Valparaiso U, BS (English Education), MA (Arabic and Hebrew), U of Minnesota, PhD, California Graduate School of Theology.  AOS Hebrew, Judaic Studies, Bible.

Anabella Hoppe, DMin, Assistant Professor in Education.  BS (Finance, Mrketing), Utah State U, Master of Bilingual Education (Education), Southern Methodist U, MTh, (Theology) New Covenant U, Lake Worth, FL, DMin (Educational Leadership),  St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Education.

 

Carl Kinbar, Assistant Professor in Judaic Studies.  BA (Philosophy, English Literature), Queens College, MS (Jewish Studies), Spertus College, D. Litt. et Phil. U of South Africa.  AOS: Judaic Studies.

 

Paul King, PhD, Associate Professor of Mission and Evangelism.  BS (Missiology), Nyack College, MA (East Asian Studies), Cornell U, MPS (Theology), Alliance Theological Seminary, PhD (General Linguistics), Cornell U.  AOS: Missions, World Religions.

 

Linda Leckey, DMin, Assistant Professor in Judaic Studies. B.A., Florida State U, M.A. Instituto Technologico (Mexico); MRE., DMin., St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Judiaic Studies

Barbara Mazzei, M.A., Instructor in Judaic Studies, BRE (Biblical Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, BA (Judaic Studies – Yeshiva), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, MA (Judaic Studies – Yeshiva), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Judaic Studies, Women’s Studies.

 

Myron Miller, PhD, Professor of Theology and President Emeritus.  Diploma (Biblical Studies), Moody Bible Institute, BA, MA (Philosophy, Theology), Wheaton College, PhD (Philosophy), New York U, Graduate work in Philosophy at Cornell U, Postgraduate work in the History and Philosophy of Science at St. Johns U (The Queens) and the American U, Postgraduate work in Philosophy at Brown U.  AOS: Philosophical Theology, Apologetics, Christian Ethics.

 

Kevin Pittle, PhD, Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies.  BA, Florida State U,  MS, Florida State U, PhD, Florida State U.  AOS: Anthropology, Judaic Studies.

 

Michael Schiffman, DMin, Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies.  BA, Arizona State U, MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, DMin, Ashland Theological Seminary.  AOS: Judaic Studies, Old Testament.

 

Thomas Schultz, MA, Assistant Professor of Theology and Student Ministries.  BA( Philosophy), U of South Florida, MA (Historical Theology), Covenant Theological Seminary, MA (Philosophy), St. Louis U, DMin Candidate, St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Church History, Theology, Student Ministry.

 

Bruce Stokes, PhD, Assistant Professor in Judaic Studies.  BA, California State U at Dominguez Hills, MA, U of California at Riverside, PhD, U of California at Riverside.

 

Manuel Sykes, PhD Associate Professor of Religion. BA, Luther Rice Seminary, MDiv (Pastoral Ministry), Drew U Theological School, MA (Sociology of Religion), Drew U Graduate School, PhD (Sociology of Religion), Casperson School of Graduate Studies of Drew U, DMin, St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Pastoral Studies, Practical Theology.

 

Jenny Thielemann, DMin, Adjunct Instructor in Judaic Studies.  BS (Elementary Education), U of South Florida, MA (Judaic Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, DMin (Judiac Studies), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary.  AOS: Judiac Studies.

George M. Williams, DMin, Adjunct Instructor in Counseling.  BE (Education), Eastern New Mexico U, MA (Counseling), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, DMin (Counseling), St. Petersburg Theological Seminary. AOS: Counseling.