Dr. Nichole Criss Sullivan, DWS

Communications Director

Dr. Nichole Criss Sullivan holds a Doctorate of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Hope International University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Kent State University. An award-winning piano instructor and collaborative pianist, Nichole is a multi-year recipient of the Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award and the 2019 Church Mutual Religious Scholars Award. She and her husband Tyler live in Houston, Texas.


  • DWS, The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies
  • MA in Christian Leadership, Hope International University
  • BA in Music, Kent State University