QERC Staff

David Hoekman, Ph.D.

QERC Director

Jeff Griffitts, Ph.D.

QERC Assistant Director

Brendan and Emely Blowers De León

QERC Field Station Co-Managers

Nancy Rayo Amador

QERC Housekeeper

QERC Faculty

John Cossel, D.A.

Professor
Herpetology

Lena Crouso, Ph.D.

Professor
Biblical Theology and Global Stewardship

David Hille, Ph.D. (ABD)

Professor
Ornithology

David Hoekman, Ph.D.

Director, QERC
Professor
Tropical Ecology
Tropical Field Research

Mike Mooring, Ph.D.

Professor
Mammalogy

Dennis Williams, Ph.D.

Professor
Central American History and Culture

John Bechtold, Ph.D.

Professor
Biblical Theology and Global Stewardship

Caio França, Ph.D.

Professor
Tropical Medicine

Bruce Hoagland, Ph.D.

Professor
Biogeography
Botany

QERC Board

Keith Newman, Ed.D.

President
Southern Nazarene University

Tim Eades, Ph.D.

Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Southern Nazarene University

Scott Strawn, Ed.D.

Vice President for Business and Finance
Southern Nazarene University

Dennis Williams, Ph.D.

Dean of Teaching and Learning
Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness
Southern Nazarene University

Mark Winslow, Ph.D

Dean, College of Natural, Social, and Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Physics
Southern Nazarene University

Jeff Griffitts, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, QERC
Chairman, Department of Biology
Southern Nazarene University

David Hoekman, Ph.D.

Director, QERC
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology

Southern Nazarene University

Lena Crouso, Ph.D.

Vice President for Intercultural Learning & Engagement
Southern Nazarene University

Brendan Blowers De León, M.A.

Field Station Co-Manager
Quetzal Education Research Center

Emely Blowers De León

Field Station Co-Manager
Quetzal Education Research Center