Meet Our Team

Justin Harbin, EdD

Director, Center for Teaching & Learning; Associate Professor of Education

Department: Education

Office Location: Lancaster

Justin Harbin has served as the Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning at LBC | Capital since 2020. Previously, he coordinated the Office of Teaching Effectiveness in a similar role from 2016-2019 and held the position of Instructional Designer in the Office of Digital Learning.

His doctoral research centered around supporting faculty innovation in teaching practice through faculty learning communities at LBC (EdD, Arizona State University), a model which has become a key practice of the Center since this time.

His current research interests focus on the work of integrating the Christian faith within the classroom, specifically around which practices form students into Christian learners and thinkers.


EdD Educational Innovation & Leadership, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
MA Secondary History Education, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
BS Secondary History Education, Northland International University, Dunbar, WI

Courses Taught:

Instructional Design

Intro to Middle Grades

Teaching Social Studies

Faith, Ethics, & Equity in Education

Systematic Study of Complex Problems of Practice

Action Research

Biblical Integration for Faithful Christian Teaching

Publications/Creative Works:
  • Harbin, J. S. (2022). Investigating Faith-Learning Integration at Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School. Biblical Higher Education Journal, XVI(Spring), 11-30
  • Harbin, J.S. (2022). Faithfully Christian Global Education. Echo Magazine, Spring 2022
  • Harbin, J. S. (2020). Learning Together: Employing a Faculty Learning Community at Lancaster Bible College. Biblical Higher Education Journal, XV(Spring), 55–73
  • Dissertation: Innovating Together: Employing a Faculty Learning Community to Support Blended Learning. Defended August 12, 2019
  • Harbin, J.S. (2018). Let’s Get Active! Connecting the Learning Process to Learning Outcomes. Journal for Christian Educators Fall 2018

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