CIS Faculty


Eric Bartels, Instructor

College of International Studies
MA, University of Texas at Arlington, 1979; BA, University of South Florida, 1972.
Field work: Togo, Benin, North Eurasia
Languages: German, French, Russian, Tchokossi

Andy Eatough, Instructor

College of International Studies
MA, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1991; BA, Fresno State University, 1989.
Field work: East Asia
Languages: Chinese, Nuosu, Spanish, Thai

Todd Scacewater, Assistant Professor

College of International Studies, Chair
PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary, 2017; ThM, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2012; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011; BA, Missouri Southern State University, 2008.
Languages: Spanish

CJ Searsy, Instructor

College of International Studies
MA, University of Texas at Arlington, 1998; BA, Dallas Baptist University, 1992.
Field work: East Asia
Languages: Mandarin


Judy Davis, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
MS, University of Texas at Arlington, 1991; BS, University of Tennessee, 1984; AA Middle Tennessee State University, 1981.

Richard Harman, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
MS, Mississippi State University, 1977; BS, Texas A&M University, 1974
Field work: Indonesia, Asia
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia

Kevin Hill, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
PhD, Durham University, 2015; BA, Rocky Mountain College, 2007.

Jessica Kusler, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
MA, Dallas International University, 2022; BA, Concordia College, 2009.
Field work: West Asia
Languages: Spanish, Dari

Glenn Lafitte, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
PhD, Our Lady of the Lake University, 2017; MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1992; BS, Medical College of Georgia, 1978; BS, University of Georgia, 1975.
Field work: Ecuador, Mexico/US border
Languages: Spanish

Aaron Lockhart, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies
ABD, University of Denver Iliff School of Theology; MA, University of Notre Dame, 2017; BA, Nazarene Bible College, 2013.
Field work: Mexico
Languages: Koine, Patristic, and Byzantine Greek, Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, Ugaritic, German

Ric Nelson, Adjunct Faculty

College of International Studies, Applied Anthropology
DEA, Université Blaise Pascal, 2004; MA, University of Texas at Arlington, 1987; BA, San Diego State University, 1983.
Field work: DR Congo, Kenya, France
Languages: French, Lingala, Mangbetu