Ambrose University

Faculty Biographies

Abraham, Liza

Lecturer, Chemistry (PhD, MSc, BSc)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5901
Email: LAbraham@ambrose.edu

Ayer, H.D. (Sandy)

Director of Library Services (BA, MCS, MLS)
Telephone: 403-410-2947
Email: sayer@ambrose.edu

Badley, Jo-Ann

Dean of Theology and Associate Professor of New Testament (PhD, MCS, BA (Honours))
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 3994
Email: jbadley@ambrose.edu

Bailey, Monetta

Assistant Professor, Sociology (PhD (ABD), MA, BA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5901
Email: mbailey@ambrose.edu

Bonfield, Stephan

Lecturer, Music/General Studies ()
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6913
Email: sbonfield@ambrose.edu

Buchanan, Mark

Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology (BFA, MCS)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 7907
Email: mbuchanan@ambrose.edu

Charter, Ian R.

Associate Professor of Music (MMus, BEd, BRE)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 4900
Email: icharter@ambrose.edu

Collins, Brianne

Lecturer, Psychology (PhD (ABD), MSc, MA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000
Email: bcollins@ambrose.edu

Cook, Charles

Professor of Global Studies and Mission, Director of the Jaffray Centre for Global Initiatives (PhD, MDiv, BTh)
Department: Intercultural Studies
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 7901
Email: ccook@ambrose.edu

Crawford, Shawn

Lecturer, Psychology (PhD, MEd, BSc)
Department: Behavioural Science
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6928
Email: shawn.crawford@ambrose.edu

Dirks, Rita

Associate Professor of English Literature (PhD, MA, BA)
Department: English Literature
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5900
Email: rdirks@ambrose.edu

Dittrick, Karen

Lecturer, Education (MA, BEd)
Telephone: 403-410-2000
Email: karen.dittrick@ambrose.edu

Draper, Kenneth L.

Professor of History (PhD, MA, BA (Honours))
Department: History
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 2916
Email: kdraper@ambrose.edu

Dyck, Darren

Assistant Professor, English (PhD (ABD), MA, BA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000
Email: Darren.Dyck@ambrose.edu

Geerlof, Derek

Lecturer, Theology (MA, MA, BA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6910
Email: dgeerlof@ambrose.edu

Gissing, Graeme

Lecturer, Biology (MSc, BSc)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5940
Email: ggissing@ambrose.edu

Gnandt, Edwin E.

Associate Professor of Music (MMus, BMus)
Department: Music
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5903
Email: egnandt@ambrose.edu

Goossen, Jonathan

Assistant Professor of English (PhD, MA, BA (Honours), BCM)
Department: English Literature
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5960
Email: jgoossen@ambrose.edu

Hileman, Barrett

Director, Theatre Program/Lecturer (BA, MA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6901
Email: bhileman@ambrose.edu

Ho, Alan

Associate Professor of Psychology (PhD, MSc, BSc)
Department: Behavioural Science
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5911
Email: aho@ambrose.edu

Jackson, Geoff

Lecturer, History (PhD, BA, MA)
Department: History
Telephone: 403-410-2000
Email: gjackson@ambrose.edu

Jantzen, Kyle

Professor of History & History Program Chair (BA (Honours), MA, PhD)
Department: History
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6902
Email: kjantzen@ambrose.edu

Kroeker, Carol A.

Associate Professor of Biology and Biology Program Chair (PhD, MSc, BSc)
Department: Biology
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5910
Email: ckroeker@ambrose.edu

McAlpine, Bill

Professor of Pastoral Theology (PhD, MDiv, BA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 4901
Email: bmcalpine@ambrose.edu

Moore, Tim

Associate Professor of Youth Ministry and Director of Field Education (DMin, MA, BSc)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 4902
Email: tmoore@ambrose.edu

Nickel, Ken

Associate Professor of Philosophy and General Studies Program Chair (PhD, MSc, MAR, BPAS)
Department: General Studies
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6903
Email: knickel@ambrose.edu

Nienkirchen, Charles

Professor of Christian History and Spirituality/Down Ancient Paths Travel Study (PhD, MA, BA (Honours), BTh)
Department: Christian Studies
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5905
Email: cnienkirchen@ambrose.edu

Poon, Randy

Associate Professor and Program Chair, Business Administration (PhD, MBA, BComm)
Department: Business Administration
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6513
Email: rpoon@ambrose.edu

Quantz, Don

Professor of Music and Music Program Chair (PhD, MMus, BMus)
Department: Music
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5906
Email: dquantz@ambrose.edu

Redecopp, Angie

Associate Professor, Business and Development Studies (BEd, MBA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000
Email: aredecopp@ambrose.edu

Remin, Rod

Associate Professor of Biblical Languages and Program Convenor (MA, BA (Honours))
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 7906
Email: rremin@ambrose.edu

Ross, Bev

Registrar (BRE, MHRD)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 2974
Email: bross@ambrose.edu

Sanderson, Alex

Associate Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Science Program Chair (PhD, MSc, BA)
Department: Behavioural Science
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5907
Email: asanderson@ambrose.edu

Schwartz, Linda

Dean of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies (PhD, PhD (ABD), MMus, BMus)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 3998
Email: lschwartz@ambrose.edu

Smith, Gordon T.

President and Professor of Systematic and Spiritual Theology (BA, MDiv, PhD)
Telephone: 403-410-2941
Email: GTSmith@ambrose.edu

Snow, Robert S.

Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Studies Program Chair (BTh, MCS, PhD)
Department: Christian Studies
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6914
Email: rsnow@ambrose.edu

Stovell, Beth

Assistant Professor of Old Testament (PhD, MCS, BA)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 3995
Email: bstovell@ambrose.edu

Thiessen, Joel

Associate Professor of Sociology (PhD, MA, BA)
Department: Behavioural Science
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 2979
Email: jathiessen@ambrose.edu

Toffelmire, Colin

Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Program Convenor (PhD, MA, BTh)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6916
Email: ctoffelmire@ambrose.edu

Tso, Marcus

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, PhD (PhD, MDiv, BASc)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 3996
Email: mtso@ambrose.edu

Van De Walle, Bernie

Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology & Program Convenor (PhD, MPhil, MDiv, BTh)
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6906
Email: BVanDeWalle@Ambrose.edu

Wiest, John

Lecturer, Mathematics (PhD, MSc, BSc, BMus)
Department: Biology
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 6915
Email: jwiest@ambrose.edu

Wong, Arch

Professor of Practical Theology, Director of E-Learning and Modular Learning Associate Director, Flourishing Congregations Institute (PhD, DMin, STM, MDiv, BA (Honours))
Telephone: 403-410-2909
Email: awong@ambrose.edu

Yeung, Jason

Professor of Systematic Theology, Principal CCSTAS (PhD, MDiv, BA (Honours))
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 5920
Email: jyeung@ambrose.edu

Young, Terry

Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Program Convenor (PhD, MDiv, BTh)
Department: Theology
Telephone: 403-410-2000 ext. 7900
Email: tyoung@ambrose.edu