Department Chair

Dr. Nathan Nelson
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.A.T. Northwestern University
M.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
British Literature and Critical Theory

Judy Peebles – Administrative Assistant


Dr. Diane Awbrey
B.A. Evangel College
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
British Literature, History and Structure of the English Language

Michael Buesking
United States Army Veteran
B.A. Southern Illinois University
M.S. Southern Illinois University
M.F.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Painting, drawing and art history

Stan Maples
B.F.A. Missouri State University
M.F.A. University of Nebraska
Graphic Design and Sculpture

Jennifer Morrison
B.S. Drury University
M.A. Missouri State University
Coordinator of Freshman Composition and TESL/TEFL program

LaDonna Friesen
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. Missouri State University
Literature and Creative Writing

Dr. Vickie Wisdom
B.A. Evangel College
M.B.A. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Theatre Performance and Theatre Education
Dr. Luke Gibbs
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. Missouri State University
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
British and American Literature

Barbara Howard
B.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Composition and Literature

Dara Brannan
B.A. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Director of The Write Place
Dr. Brenda Adcock
B.A. Texas A&M University
M.A. University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D. Texas Tech University
Spanish Language and Literature

 Adjunct Faculty

Elizabeth Stoyeff Nathalie Jeter
David Bigelow  Mitch Yung
Dr. Milton Krans Erin Scheibe
Natasha Johnson Lane Simmons
Gary Strunk James Hawkins
Cole Trent Cynthia Everson
Suzanna Thomas
Dara Brannan

Dara Brannan: Missionary and The Write Place director

Dara Brannan was born into a missionary family, growing up in Costa Rica, Colombia, Argentina and Paraguay. She found her own unique calling to educate teachers in Christian schools around the world after graduating from Evangel. Brannan has served as an Assemblies of God missionary and Missionary in Residence for Evangel, specializing in Latin America ...

Categories: Humanities, Humanities, Intercultural Studies

Diane Awbrey

Dr. Diane Awbrey: Professor of English

Dr. Diane Awbrey has been teaching English courses at Evangel since 2005. Prior to joining the Humanities faculty, Dr. Awbrey developed curriculum for the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. She has also taught at Central Bible College, Friends University and St. Michael’s College in Vermont. For a time she also owned her own magazine publishing business. ...

Categories: English, Humanities, Writing

Jennifer Morrison

Jennifer Morrison: Associate professor of English and TESOL coordinator

Since 1993, Jennifer Morrison has been sharing her love of English and heart for other cultures with Evangel students. As an assistant professor of English, Morrison coordinates the freshman composition classes as well as the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) programs at Evangel University. “Teaching ...

Categories: TESOL

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