Faculty at the Houston Campus

Belhaven University Houston boasts distinguished faculty who are ready and available to lead students in the adult degree program toward their educational goals. Our professors are qualified and experienced across multiple fields, often working full-time in local businesses and introducing first-hand knowledge of their subject matter into the classroom. Call or email today and let our faculty help you discover your area of expertise!

Larry Ruddell Dr. Rick Upchurch, Associate VP for Regional Campuses
rupchurch@belhaven.edu

D.Min., Drew University
M.A., Olivet Nazarene University
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University
Edrick Hall Edrick Hall , Instructor in Psychology and Sociology
ehall@belhaven.edu
 
M.A., Counseling-Prairie View A & M University
M.A., Sociology-Prairie View A & M University
B.S., Law Enforcement- Prairie View A &M University
Jason Smith Jason Smith , Instructor in Business and Bible
jssmith@belhaven.edu

Th.M., Theologiae Magister - Harvard University
M.B.A., Business Administration - Western Carolina University
M.A., Master of Arts in History - Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Historical Theology - Moody Bible Institute
Certificate in Advanced Placement U.S. History - University of North Carolina (Asheville)

Name Degree Graduate School Teaching Field
Lois Blyden J.D. Florida State Business Law, Ethics
Christine Bowen M.A. Liberty University Human Services, Counseling
Prentiss Collins M.B.A. LeTourneau University Business
Devin Dabney Ed. M. LSU Business Admin
Kim Elgie M.A. Trinity International University Psychology
Lubega Frankio M.A. Liberty University Bible
Edrick Hall M.A. Texas A&M University Sociology, Counseling, LPC 
Chassity Heard M.S. University of Phoenix Health Admin
Robert Hendrix M.B.A. Belhaven University Business Admin
Robert Hulme M.S. University of Houston Finance, Accounting
David Jung D.B.A. University of Phoenix Business
Kevin Kean D.C. Palmer College of Chiropractic Biology, Healthcare Admin
Jan Larkins M.A. Sam Houston State University BASS
Warren Matthews Ph.D. Texas A&M University Economics and Statistics
Jim McCleskey M.B.A. University of Houston Bauer College Business, Marketing
Alex Montgomery M.V.A. Belhaven University Business Admin
SKC Ogbonnia Ph. D. Walden University Business Admin
Larry Ruddell Ed. D. University of Houston & Western Carolina University Business, Bible
Bryan Schneider Ph. D. Central Michigan University Healthcare Admin
Scott Scheinfeld Ed. D. Argosy University Business Admin
Jason Smith T.H.M., M.B.A. Harvard University & Western Carolina University Bible, Business, History
John Soden Ph. D. Union Institute & University Bible, History
David Strong Ph. D. Walden University Management, Marketing
Debbie Watkins Ph. D.  Prairie View A&M University English, Education
Kwohn Whitaker M.B.A. Belhaven University Math, Accounting
Vicky Williams M.S. University of St. Francis Healthcare 
Susie Wolf M.S. UNT Psychology
Mark Worthen M.S. LSU Baton Rouge Accounting, Business