About Arts and Sciences Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty Members

Scott Benton, Science
B.S., Free Will Baptist Bible College, 1995
M.A., Trevecca Nazarene University, 1998
B.S., Logan University College of Chiropractic, 2002
D.C., Logan University College of Chiropractic, 2004
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2004-

Sarah Bracey, Psychology
B.A., Ball State University, 2003
M.S., Lipscomb University, 2010
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2015-

John Brumitt, Business
B.S., Welch College, 2004
M.B.A., Tennessee Tech University, 2011
C.F.O., Free Will Baptist Board of Retirement, 2006-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2014-

Neil R. Gilliland, Psychology
B.S., The Ohio State University, 1974
M.S., Tennessee State University, 1995
Ph.D., Tennessee State University, 2001
Missionary to Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, 1980-1987
Director of Recruitment, Welch College, 1988-1995
Instructor, Tennessee State University, 1998-2000
Director of Member Care, Free Will Baptist International Missions, 2001-
Faculty, Welch College, 1988-1989, 1995-1996
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2007-

J. Lynn Griffith, Exercise Science
A.S., Cleveland State Community College, 1974
B.S., David Lipscomb University, 1976
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1980
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University, 1990
Faculty, David Lipscomb University, 1980-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 1994 –

Allen Jinnette, Business
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1993
M.S., Georgia State University, 2000
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi, 2010
Graduate Assistant, Department of Accounting,
MTSU, 1992-1993
Fiscal Analyst, MAXIMUS, Nashville, TN, 1994-
Budget and Finance Committee, Oaklawn, FWB Church, 1992-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2006 –

Elizabeth Karounos, Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1984, 1987
Adjunct Faculty, Watkins College of Art and Design, 1998-2001
Adjunct Faculty, The Art Institute of Tennessee, 2008
Adjunct Faculty, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2007-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 1997-1999, 2011-

Linda Marable, Mathematics
B.A., Lipscomb University, 1967
M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971
Ed.D., Tennessee State University, 1995
Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics, Belmont University, 1983-1999
Professor of Mathematics, Nashville State Community College, 1987-2013;
Developmental Mathematics Coordinator, 1994-2006
Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics, Welch College, 1992-2002; 2013-

Mark McPeak, Business
B.S., Welch College, 1983
M.S., Trevecca Nazarene University,
Burke Institute, Practical Market Research
Director of Consumer Marketing, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003-2005
Vice President, Brentwood Communictions, 2011-2012
Director of Advancement, Free Will Baptist International Missions, 2012-2015
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2012-

Kathy Murphy, Teacher Education
B.S., Welch College, 2000
M.Ed., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2002
Faculty, Woodbine Christian Academy, 2000-2006
Faculty, Welch College, 2006-2011
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2011-

Ahad S. Nasab, Mathematics, Science
B.S., California State University, Northridge, 1980
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987
Research Engineer, University of Tennessee Space Institute, 1987-1991
Executive Vice-President, Technology Development Corporation, 1990-1993
Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology, Middle Tennessee State University, 1991-
Adjunct Faculty, Belmont University, 1998-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 1999 –

Kenneth Riggs, Psychology, Teacher Education
B.A., Welch College, 1964
M.S., Old Dominion University, 1971
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University, 1973
Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1978
Faculty, Welch College, 1971-1993,
Adjunct Professor, Nashville State Community College, 1992-
Administrator, Pleasant View Christian School, 2004-2010
Interim Faculty, Welch College, 2011-2013
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2013-

John Shryock, Business
B.S., Kent State University, 1992
M.S., Faulkner University, 1998
M.A. Tennessee State University, 2004
M.Ed., Lipscomb University, 2006
Co-Founder and Director/CVO, Clearcom Inc. 2010-present
Co-Founder and Director, OnSomble Health Management, 2008-present
Business Consultant, 2004-present
Online Instructor, Welch College, 2013-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2013-

Chris Snoddy, Exercise Science
B.S., Lipscomb University, 1981
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1988
Baptist Hospital Sports Medicine Center, 1992-
Athletic Trainer, Welch College, 1996-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 1996-

James R. Sprouse, English
B.A., Tennessee Temple University, 1980
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1983
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, 1989
Faculty, Piedmont College, 1989-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2013-

Kathy Turner, Teacher Education
B.S., Greenville College
M.Ed, Wichita State University, 1987
Post Graduate Studies, Ball State University, 2003-2007
Post Graduate Studies, Northcentral University, 2007-2008
K-8 Learning Disability Teacher, 1983-1999
Faculty, Huntington University, 2001-2009
Adjunct Faculty, Belmont University, 2011-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2010-

Bethany H. Wagner, Science
M.S. Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 2004
Family Nurse Practitioner, 2004-
Consultant, Welch College, 2005-

Lori Westgard, Spanish
B.A. Spanish, University of Georgia, 1994
M.Ed., Tennessee State University, 1996
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Speech and Hearing Clinic, 1997, 1998
Spanish Teacher, Davidson County Schools, Loudon County Schools, Williamson County Schools, 2006-2013
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2013-

Kelly Willhite, Mathematics
B.A. Athens State University, 2006
M.Ed., University of West Alabama, 2012
High School Math Teacher, 2007-
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College, 2012-

Steven Woodworth, History
B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1982
Ph.D., Rice University, 1987
Faculty, Toccoa Falls College, 1994-1997
Director of Graduate Studies, Texas Christian University, 1997-2000
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College 2002-
University, 1997-2000
Adjunct Faculty, Welch College 2002-