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Dr. Paul Kohls, PhD

Dr. Kohls is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor-Institutional Planning & Development at Pan Africa Christian University.

He Holds a BA in Biology, Religion and Culture (Archaeology) from Wilfred Laurier University, an MTS in Old Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a MA in Education from Wheaton College, and a PhD in Educational Studies from Trinity International University, as well as, a Master Certificate in Organizational Leadership from Villanova University.

Dr. Kohls first came to the University in 1979 when it was then known as Pan Africa Christian College. 

From 1980 to 1989 he served as the Principal of the College. He later returned to the University in 2008.  Since his return, he has served in various capacities including Director of Finance and Administration, Dean of Graduate Studies, and now as Deputy Vice Chancellor-Institutional Planning & Development.

He also teaches Education and Cross-Cultural courses in the Undergraduate programs and Leadership courses in the Postgraduate programs.

Between his appointments at PAC University, Kohls served for 14 years as a professor and program supervisor of the Cross-Cultural Studies program at Master’s College and Seminary in Toronto, Canada, where his geographic area of focus was on Africa. As well, he spent two years in Ethiopia as the Academic Dean of the Pentecostal Theological College in Addis Abba. 

Paul continues to travel extensively throughout the world as an educator and educational consultant.  He has been involved academically and administratively with schools in Kenya, Uganda, Ukraine, Cuba, Ethiopia, United Arab Emirates, Seychelles, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. 

Paul was born and raised in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. He is married to Lynn, and they are blessed with two sons; James and Ryan.