Summer Honors 2018 Professors

Dr. Jeff Cramer

Dr. Jeff Cramer is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering as well as the Coordinator of the Foundational Core Curriculum at Taylor University. He received his PhD in Educational Technology at Purdue University and was the recipient of Taylor's 2009 Distinguished Professor of the Year award. He and his wife Jane have 
 two children. 

Dr. Jon Denning

Dr. Jon Denning is a professor of computer science—specializing in computer graphics, data structures, and algorithms. He holds a PhD in computer science from Dartmouth College. Currently his research focuses on understanding how students and digital artists work. Dr. Denning developed RetopoFlow, the best-selling add-on for Blender, and works with CG Cookie and the Blender community. He and his wife Cindy live in Upland with their six children.

Dr. Kevin Johnson

Dr. Kevin Johnson is a professor of History, specializing in ancient history, and he also oversees the International Studies program. He received an MA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago and his PhD in Ancient Egyptian History from the University of Memphis. He has participated in an archaeological dig at the Temple of Tausret in Luxor and led multiple in-country tours specializing in the language, art, architecture and history of ancient Egypt. Currently his research focuses on political and diplomatic issues from the end of the 19th Dynasty in Egypt. He and his wife Kris live in Upland with their two daughters, Faith and Leah.

Dr. Aaron Householder

Dr. Aaron J. Housholder teaches writing and literature in the Department of English at Taylor University. His short stories, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared online and in print in more than 25 literary journals. He holds master's degrees in both Literature and Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature; his doctoral dissertation focused on late Victorian urban Gothic fiction. He and his wife Suahil live in Anderson, Indiana with their two children, Scottie and Alivia. Dr. Housholder also serves as the Fiction Editor for Relief Journal.