Dr. Cornman serves as Professor of History, Academic Vice President and chief Academic Officer. He began his career as a church historian, teaching classes in Bible and theology, as well as western civilization U.S. history and American church history. Dr. Cornman holds a Ph.D from the University of Illinois at Chicago; an M.A. from Temple University; an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; and a B.S. form Philadelphia College of Bible. His publications include contributions to the Moody Handbook of Preaching (Moody, 2008), and Foundational Faith: Unchanging Truth for an Ever-Changing World (Moody 2003). He also served as general editor for Proclaiming Jesus: Essays on the Centrality of Christ in the Church (Moody, 2007). In 2003, his work Caterpillars and New-Fangled Religion was published by University Press of America.