Undergraduate Faculty

The Undergraduate Faculty of ILT bring with them many years of ministerial experience, as well as educational and theological expertise. Many of our faculty have spend years as Lutheran parish pastors or Directors of Christian Education. Some of the faculty are published authors. Each is an expert in his or her field and is concerned with bringing students the best theological education and making it practical for their ministries and individual lives. 

Undergraduate Faculty


Jacobson, Thomas Ph. D.

Assistant Professor of History

B.A. Augustana College (2002) 
M.Div. Luther Seminary (2006) 
Ph.D. Luther Seminary (2018) 



Kwok, Eddie Ph. D.

Associate Professor of
Pastoral Theology

B.Sc., University of Singapore (1980)
M.Div., Regent College, Vancouver (1986)
Ph.D., London School of Theology (2004)

Morton, Douglas

Assistant Professor of

Biblical Theology

B.A. Wartburg College (1974)
M.Div. Concordia Seminary (1979)

Patterson, David


B.A. Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle (1999);
C.P.S. Trinity Lutheran College (2000);
MLIS University of Washington (2002);
M.R. Institute of Lutheran Theology (2015)


Rasmussen, John

Assistant Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology

B.A. Luther College (1973)
M.Div. Luther Seminary (1978)
M.Th. Luther Seminary (2007)

Swenson, Timothy

Assistant Professor of

Pastoral Theology

M.Div. Luther Seminary (1990)

Undergraduate Faculty - Adjunct


Christensen, Chad

B.A. South Dakota State University (1993) 
M.Div. Luther Seminary (2000)

M.Th. Princeton Theological Seminary (2006)

Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia (2019)


Eidsmoe, John
Pastoral Theology- Apologetics 

B.A. St. Olaf College (1967) 
J.D. University of Iowa (1970) 
M.Div. Lutheran Brethren Seminary (1980) 
M.A.B.S. Dallas Theological Seminary (1980) 
D.Min. Oral Roberts University (1985) 
S.H.D. Emmanuel College of Christian Studies (2001) 


Flick, Seth 
Biblical Theology

B.A. Concordia University-Wisconsin (2003) 
M.Div. Concordia Seminary (2011)

Jamison, Mark 
Pastoral Theology

B.A. Luther College, (1972)

M.Div. Luther Seminary (1980)


Lee, Dana 

B.S. University of South Carolina (2004)

M.Ed. University of South Carolina (2005)

Miles, Leon 


B.A. Concordia University, NE (2002}

M.A. Institute of Lutheran Theology (2014)

Sorenson, Constance 
Biblical Theology 

B.A. Cal State University, Fullerton (1988) 
M.A. Concordia University, CA (1998)

Welton, Patrick


B.S. Texas A and M University (1989)

M.A. University of Texas (1996)





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