Dr. Brian Peek received a B.S. in chemistry from Wake Forest University and Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of North Carolina. His graduate research involved the synthesis of novel amino acids and peptides that could harvest light and mimic photosynthesis. Dr. Peek was awarded a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship and spent several years at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Peek’s research here and later in the private sector led to several U.S. patents.
Dr. Karen Pasko earned a B.S. in medical technology at Penn State University. She received a Ph.D. in immunology and microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine. Her graduate work focused on the effects of diabetes on cellular immune function. Hospital laboratory diagnostic work and science teaching in Christian institutions filled the years between graduate school and arrival at Emmanuel College in 2000.
Tony Moon holds an A.A. and a B.S. from Emmanuel College, M.Div. from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Th.M. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and D.Min. from Columbia Theological Seminary.
Director of Spiritual Life and Campus Pastor Chris Maxwell joined Emmanuel College after pastoring in Orlando, Fla., for 19 years. Chris and his wife, Debbie, who teaches at Royston Elementary, have three sons: Taylor, Aaron and Graham. Taylor, a singer and songwriter, and his wife, Brittany, live in Denver, CO. They have two sons and a daughter. Aaron, who graduated from EC in 2010, serves as an RA at a school in Taejon, South Korea.
Michael Luper holds a B.A. from West Coast Christian College, M.Div. from the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, and Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has taught Biblical Studies, Greek, and Hermeneutics at EC since 1997. Dr. Luper says, “My wife and I came to Emmanuel College with a clear sense of God’s call that this is where He wanted us to be. I had been teaching for a number of years in my home state of California, but felt the Lord leading us away.
David Jordan received his B.S.B.A. in 1990 and M.B.A. in 1996 from the Citadel. He began teaching at EC in 1997; his courses include Business Law, E-Commerce Management, Principles of Information Systems, Microcomputer Operating Systems, Advanced Database, Systems Analysis and Design, Programming Logic, Windows Application Programming and Web Applications Programming.
Degrees— BA in History from Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Georgia MA in Public History and MLIS from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Teaching responsibilities – In addition to my responsibilities as the Public Services Librarian she also teaches Freshman Seminar courses.
Came to Emmanuel in August 2007