Rob Krise grew up in Northern Arizona and is part of the full-time online faculty at GCU. He earned his Doctor of Education from Grand Canyon University and his Master of Divinity from Talbot Theological Seminary. His undergraduate studies were in the area of agriculture before earning his M.Div. and Ed.D. He enjoys hiking and camping. He and his wife, Dianna, have two grown children, Stephani, and Robbie.