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Robert R. Mathisen


Professor of History

Diploma Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music
B.A. Bryan College
M.A. University of Tennessee
M.A. Ball State University
D.A. Illinois State University

  • Has been at Corban since 1991

  • Organizational Service: Numerous church ministries at Grace Baptist Church

  • Accomplishments: Teaching at three Christian colleges since 1971; publication of two books, a third in process, numerous articles; wonderful Christian family. Guest lectured at two Chinese universities; conducted week of seminars in Russia.

  • "Since coming to Corban in 1991 it has been a privilege to watch the college develop into an increasingly respectable institution of Christian higher education. The faculty has become stronger professionally, and the students the college is attracting are coming better prepared to do college work."

  • Family: Wife, Diane (1966); Son Jeff and daughter-in-law Jen, grandsons Connor, Kellen, Caden and Kraeton; son Jay and daughter-in-law Shannon,granddaughters Daisy Grace and Molly Hope; daughter Jill and son-in-law Scott Evans, grandson Noah and granddaughter Grace. Enjoys church ministries, family, reading, sports.