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

D.Min., Drew University
M.A., Olivet Nazarene University
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University
Edrick Hall Edrick Hall, Instructor in Psychology and Sociology
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
Dr. Warren Matthew, Professor of Business Administration Dr. Warren Matthews, Professor of Business Administration

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
B.A., Texas A&M University
Jason Smith Jason Smith, Instructor in Business and Bible

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
Ebony Baylor Ph.D Capella University Business
Lois Blyden J.D. Florida State University Business Law
Christine Bowen M.A. Liberty University BASS, Counseling
Collin Brack M.B.A. University of Houston Business, Health Administration
Mary K. Brammer M.B.A. Texas A&M University Finance
Darrin Brown M.A. American Intercontinental University Business
Prentiss Collins M.B.A. LeTourneau University Business
Kim Elgie M.A. Indiana University Psychology
Sarah Farenick M.A. Sam Houston State University History
Lubega Frankio M.A. Liberty University Bible, Worldview
Edrick Hall M.A. Texas A&M University BASS, Psychology
Marsha Hudson Ed. S. Walden University English
DeAndrea Hughes Ed. D. Texas Southern University Sociology
Robert Hulme M.S. University of Houston Finance, Accounting
Leon Jenkins M.B.A. Oklahoma City University Business
Sandra Jenkins Ph.D. University of Texas Nursing, Healthcare Administration
Kevin Kean D.C. Palmer College of Chiropractic Biology, Healthcare Administration
Alvin Keen M.B.A. Pepperdine University Business, Finance
Jan Larkins M.A. Sam Houston State University Psychology
Alex Montgomery J.D./M.B.A. Belhaven University Business and Law
Buck Oliphant D. Min. Drew University Bible, Worldview
James Robinson M.B.A. Belhaven University Business
Bryan Schneider Ph.D. Central Michigan University Healthcare Administration
John Soden Ph.D. Union Institute and University Bible, History, Worldview
Pretta Stallworth M.C.E. Rice University Business Statistics
David Strong Ph. D. Walden University Management
Debbie Watkins Ph. D. Prairie View A&M University English, Leadership
Kwohn Whitaker M.B.A. Belhaven University Math, Finance, Accounting