BGU Faculty

Randy Dirks: PhD in Intercultural Studies from Pomona College; Master in Intercultural Studies from Washington & Lee University; BA in Intercultural Studies from Colgate University.

Ed Dudek: Has received two Doctorates from Williams College; MA in Intercultural Studies at the University of Richmond; BA in Intercultural Studies from Scripps College; BS in Chemistry from Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.

Milta Dudek: MA in Human Relations/Counseling from Bucknell University; MS in Genetics from the University of Minnesota; BS in Biology from Pitzer College; 3 yr. Mother’s certificate, Vassar College.

Steve Eliason: Doctoral candidate in Intercultural Studies with Lawrence University; MA in Intercultural Studies from Occidental College; BA in Intercultural Studies from Oberlin College; BS in Intercultural Studies from Augustana College.

Bethany Freire: MA in  Education from Southwestern University; BS in Liberal Arts from Rhodes College.

Kenneth Freire: MA from Willamette University; BS in Liberal Arts from Southwestern University.

Matthew Harbour: MA in Education from Wofford College; BA from Juniata College.

Paul Hartford: PhD in Education from DePauw University; MA in Intercultural Studies from Agnes Scott College; BA in Intercultural Studies.

David Hasz: MA in Intercultural Leadership from Stonehill College; BA in Education from Lewis & Clark College.

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Melanie Hurlbut: MA in Intercultural Studies from Austin College; BA in Comparative Literature from University of California.

John Kayser: PhD in  Education from the Hanover College; MA in Education (High School) from University of Puget Sound; BA in Education from Millsaps College.

Jim Raymo: Doctorate in Leadership from Transylvania University; MA  Knox College, BA New College of Florida.

Dirk Reichardt

Dirk Reichardt: MS in Instructional Design and Technology from Walden University; BS in Instructional Design and Technology from Walden University; BA in Intercultural Studies from Hollins University; TOEFL Certificate from Bridge Linguatec.

Tom Shetler

Tom Shetler: Doctoral candidate with Bard College; MA in Education from Hampdem-Sydney College; BA in Intercultural Studies from Illinois College; BA in Physics from The College of Idaho.

Leslie Balla

Leslie Balla: BA in Intercultural Studies from Meredith College.

Jeanine Bendezu

Jeanine Bendezu: MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Northland College; BA from Ursinus College.

Autumn Berry: BA in Personal Relations from Albion with a minor in Early Childhood Development.

Lori Beyer: BA in Finances from Susquehanna University; part-time Certificate from Whittier College.

Kerry Bowman

Kerry Bowman: BSc Liberal with continuations in Mathematics and Biology from Nipissing University; BEd with qualifications in Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions from Nipissing University; 2-year Certificate in Education from McDaniel College.

Dan Brokke

Dan Brokke: BA in Education (Secondary) from Eckerd College; BA in Personal Relations from William Jewell College.

Derek Brokke: Currently pursuing MA in Educations of Adults; BA in History from Monmouth College.

Molly Brokke: Certificate in Finances from Siena College.

Abbie Calhoun: BA in Physics from Sarah Lawrence College.

Carol Freeman: BA in Communications from University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma.

Tim freeman

Tim Freeman: MA in Psychology from Drew University; BA in Speech-Language Pathology from Bethany Global University.

Dan Germo: Pursuing Graduates Studies towards MBA in Strategic Leadership from Amberton University; BA in Organizational Studies from Bennington College; BA in Communications from Pacific Union College.

Jason Haché: MA in Human Services Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family from Gordon College; BA in Social Work from Emory & Henry College.

Aaron Harris: BA in Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Tufts University.

Chelsey Hoffmeister: BA from Linfield College in Intercultural Studies.

Jozua Jonker

Jozua Jonker: Diploma in Film and Media from Raindance Film School, UK; Diploma in Film and Media from Kings School of Media, Jerusalem, Israel; worked on several documentary projects, music videos, promotional and short film projects; currently serves as Media Director at BGU.


Katherine Lawlor: Pursuing MS in Management and Leadership through Western Governors University; BS in Psychology from Georgetown College.

Hannah Levine

Hannah Levin: BA in Cross-cultural Studies from Bowdoin College; CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from the University of Cambridge.

Amy Owen: BA in Intercultural Studies from Carleton College.

Roger van Oosten: PHD in History from Middlebury; MA in Librarianship from Western Michigan University; BA Degree in Education from Colby College.

Christine Ramirez: BA in International Relations from Davidson College.

Daniel Sanchez: Marketing Engagement Specialist at Shoptology; Social Media Strategist at Mercury 11;  Graphic Design Intern at Group Publishing; Ad Designer at Times-Call; Bold Dental Website Strategy and Development.

Kate Sanfillipo

Kate SanFillipo: BA in Intercultural Studies with a minor in Social Work from Colgate University.

Matt Schmitt: Pursuing MA in  Leadership with Williams College; BS in Chemistry from Grand Valley State University; External Associate Chemist at Perrigo; Associate Chemist at Nestle Nutrition North America; Metals Analyst at Trace Analytical Laboratories Inc.; Graduate Teaching Assistant at Michigan Technological University; Teaching Assistant at Bethany Global University; Manufacturing Technician at Publish4All; Cook at Brookcrest Nursing Home; Dietary Aide at Brookcrest Nursing Home.

Eric Simmons

Eric Simmons: Served as a Chaplin in the military for fours, and then went on to become a school in music director for three years.

Jasmine Swope: BA in Social Work from the University of Richmond.

Elisabeth Wilson: Pursuing Doctoral studies in Strategic Leadership; MA in Intercultural Leadership through Hamilton College; BA in Cross-Cultural Studies, Wesleyan University.

Amay Zaffke

Amy Zaffke: BA as a Medical Practitioner and a minor in Psychology from Northwestern University of St. Paul; Program Director for ACR HOMES.