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Nursing Faculty

In the Nursing dual-degree program, you are either a biology or kinesiology major at Gordon College and take courses with Curry College starting your sophomore year. Here are the faculty members from both the biology and kinesiology departments, who you may take courses with during your time at Gordon.


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Sean Clark

Professor of Kinesiology
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Dr. Clark joined the kinesiology faculty at Gordon College in 2000 and serves as the department chair. Dr. Clark teaches courses that focus on the neurophysiological and mechanical basis of human movement. He also serves as the Director for the Gordon College Center for Balance Mobility and Wellness.  

Dr. Clark’s research interests focus broadly on the coordination and multisensory control of posture and orientation. His ... more ➔

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Valerie Gin

Professor of Kinesiology
Chair, Department of Recreation, Sport and Wellness

After coaching collegiate volleyball and softball for 13 years, Dr. Gin continues her love of and interest in sport through researching and writing about sport ethics. She enjoys researching with students and creating engaging interactive class projects. Dr. Gin is a two-time recipient of the Gordon College Distinguished Faculty Award.  

Dr. Gin has travelled the globe lecturing in South Africa, Egypt, England, Singapore, Kenya, ... more ➔

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Greg Keller

Gregory Keller

Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology

Dr. Keller joined Gordon College in 2007 after teaching for five years at Eastern New Mexico University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology.

Essays written by Keller for a general audience include: "Denizens of the Autumn Air" and "A Sense of Shared (Avian) Presence." ... more ➔

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Dorothy Boorse

Dorothy Boorse

Professor of Biology

Dr. Boorse joined Gordon College in 1999, and has worked to bring a greater understanding of the complex interactions among wildlife and the environment to the Gordon Community and the wider world. Her primary research interests are in aquatic community ecology and invasive species. Dorothy also spends a great deal of time studying the integration of faith and science, particularly in the realm of environmental ethics. In the past several years, ... more ➔

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Donna Clark

Adjunct in Kinesiology

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Evangeline Cornwell

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Cornwell joined Gordon College in 2014. Her primary research involves understanding molecular signaling pathways leading to airway or gut remodeling in allergic diseases such as inflammatory asthma and eosinophil-driven gastrointestinal disorders. She was selected to participate in the fellowship program, “Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities Part II,” sponsored by SCIO (Scholarship & Christianity in ... more ➔

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Thomas Faulds, MSPT, ATC

Adjunct In Kinesiology

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Peter Harmeling, PT, SCS, ATC

Adjunct In Kinesiology

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Peter Iltis

Professor of Kinesiology

Peter Iltis joined the faculty of Gordon College in 1983 and holds a variety of scholarly interests both within the discipline of kinesiology and in music. His research projects have included such diverse interests as reliability and validity in the measurement of bioenergetics, movement disorders such as focal task specific dystonia (in musicians), body composition assessment techniques, the use of computer-assisted visual feedback in French ... more ➔

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Jerry Logan

Jerry Logan

Director Academic Operations (Office of Provost)
Lecturer

Dr. Logan serves as Director of Academic Operations in the Office of the Provost and also as a Lecturer for the Department of Kinesiology. He teaches courses in leadership, programming, and leisure theory for the Recreation, Sport & Wellness major. His research focuses on the use of big-time college athletics programs for the greater good of their universities. 

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Craig Story

Craig Story

Professor of Biology
Director, Pre-Health Professions
Director, Pastors and Science Project

My research interests have centered around immunology and molecular biology. In graduate school at Brandeis University, I cloned and studied the transporter protein, called FcRn, that carries IgG antibodies across the human placenta under Dr. Neil E. Simister.

Subsequent to my graduate work, new roles the antibody transporter have been discovered—it extends the serum ... more ➔

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Jessica Ventura

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Jessica Dawn Ventura joined the Gordon College faculty in 2010 after earning a doctorate degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Ventura specializes in biomechanics, with an emphasis in computational modeling and simulation of human gait. She has published research in assessing the effect of prosthetic feet on the walking gait of unilateral amputees and muscle coordination during turning of both amputees and healthy ... more ➔

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Gregory Walker, DPT

Gregory Walker, DPT

Lecturer in Kinesiology
Physical Therapist

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Ming Zheng

Professor of Biology

Dr. Yuanming Zheng joined Gordon College in 2002 with experiences in both academia and industry. His research focuses on plant biotechnology and crop breeding. He uses an immature pollen system he established to study the cellular and developmental events associated with somatic embryogenesis of plant cells. He has published numerous journal papers and book chapters on the subject. His more recent interests include the ethical, legal, social, ... more ➔

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