Dr. John Martin

Name: John F. Martin

Title/Position: Associate ProfessorJohn Martin.jpg

Discipline: Business

Year Hired: Adjunct 2007; Full time faculty 2018


Ph.D., Higher Education Leadership, Northcentral University, 2017

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP)®, The American College, 2009

M.A. Christian Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1999

B.B.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1982

Professional Organizations and Affiliations:

Bethany Kiwanas Club

Christian Business Faculty Association

International Association for Research on Service Learning & Community Engagement

Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

Area/s of Specialty:  Adult & Higher Education, Business, Ethics, Leadership

Courses Taught:   Business Communication; Business Ethics; Commerce, Culture & Christianity; Fundraising & Grant Writing; HR Management; Intro. to Business; Nonprofit Organization Leadership; Nonprofit Marketing; Organizational Behavior; Strategic Management

Office Location: LLC-253

Campus Phone Number: (405) 789-7661

Email Address: john.martin@swcu.edu

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, by appointment

Research Interests: Outcomes of service learning and civic engagement in higher education

Publications and Professional Presentations:

Paper Presentations: 

Exploring Affective Outcomes of Service Learning in Students: A Mixed Methods Study for Nursing, 5th and 6th Annual Conference on Medicine and Religion, Houston, TX, Mar 2016, Mar 2017.

Christian Charitable Care for the Medically Vulnerable: Seeking Best Practices, 2nd Annual Conference on Medicine and Religion, Chicago, IL, May 2013.

Perceptions of Faith-Learning Integration in Adult Studies Faculty: A Case Study, Christian Adult Higher Education Association (CAHEA), Grand Rapids, MI, July, 1999

Keynote Address:

Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Conference, Little Rock Chapter, AR, Aug. 2009.


My mission is to worship God, and to serve mankind by encouraging persons toward lives of spiritual, mental, and emotional wholeness in Christ. I seek to be a personable connector to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the business community.

Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31, "But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint (KJV).

Personal Interests: Genealogy, gardening, reading nonfiction

Hometown: Caddo, OK; Oklahoma City