DeLoach, Long And Stephenson Promoted To Associate Professor At Lee

Friday, August 16, 2013

Lee University faculty members Drs. Guy DeLoach, Lisa Long and Lisa Stephenson have earned promotion in rank to associate professor from assistant professor.

Dr. DeLoach joined Lee's Department of Business in the fall of 2005. He is a certified quality and certified reliability engineer having served organizations such as the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Defense. Prior to joining Lee, he was an executive vice president for Toyota North America.

In addition to teaching, Dr. DeLoach continues his work as an international speaker and consultant in the fields of quality and business excellence, a visiting lecturer for many universities, and helps improve efficiency and performance in the pharmaceutical, chemical and healthcare industries. 

He earned his doctorate in business administration at Baker College in Dearborn, Mich., his master’s in business administration from Union University, and his bachelor’s from Guilford College.

Dr. Long joined the Department of Christian Ministry in the fall of 2006. She is an associate professor of Christian formation and the Director of Graduate Studies in Christian Ministry. She also serves as the coordinator for the Children’s Ministry major. 

Dr. Long is a member of the Society of Professors in Christian Education, the Society for Pentecostal Studies and the Christian Adult Higher Education Association. She serves as an area book review editor for the Journal of Christian Education, has published numerous articles on a variety of topics related to Christian formation, and is a contributing author in the Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

She earned her doctorate from Biola University, her masters from the Church of God Theological Seminary, and her bachelor’s from Lee University. 

Dr. Stephenson joined Lee’s Department of Theology in 2007. She has taught introductory classes in Christian theology and ethics, upper level theology classes, and graduate seminars. In 2012 she received Lee’s Excellence in Scholarship Award.

Dr. Stephenson’s scholarly interests include theological anthropology, ecclesiology, political theology and feminist theology. She has presented at several conferences, as well as published articles concerned with these issues in Scottish Journal of Theology, Journal of Church and State, Religions, and Pax Pneuma.  She is the co-chair for SECSOR’s “Women, Gender and Religion” group.

Dr. Stephenson earned her doctorate from Marquette University in religious studies, and her master’s and bachelor’s from Lee University.

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