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

Dr. Robert Turnbull
B.A. California State University, Fullerton
D.E.A. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales, Paris
Ph.D. New York University
Luke Gibbs
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. Missouri State University
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia

Barbara Howard
B.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia

Glenda Mohr
B.A. Friends University
M.A. Missouri State University

 Adjunct Faculty

Jamie Higgins
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. Evangel University
Dr. Eliezer Oyola
Ph.D. University of Maryland
David Bigelow Gayle Dissmore
Milta Oyola Sharon Rooney
Lane Simmons Vickie Wisdom
Chris Faith  Kevin Babin
Lynda Hausfeld  Mitch Yung

Glenda Mohr: Associate professor of Theatre

Glenda Mohr has been teaching Theatre since 1995, the year she began teaching drama at Central Bible College. Mohr came to Evangel in August 2013 when the schools consolidated. A Kansas native, Mohr graduated in 1973 with a degree in theatre from Friends University in Wichita. She and her husband, Greg, pastored for 23 years ...

Categories: Humanities, Humanities, Theatre, Theatre/Music, Theatre/Speech Education

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

Melinda Booze

Melinda Booze: Assistant professor of communication and The Lance adviser

Melinda Booze joined the Evangel faculty in 2006, where she currently teaches communication courses and serves as adviser for The Lance, Evangel’s student newspaper. Booze is the founding editor of the Assemblies of God’s On Course magazine, a position she held for 10 years. Along with writing for On Course, Booze has written articles for ...

Categories: Advertising Public Relations, Communication Studies, Digital Arts, Journalism, Undergraduate Studies, Writing

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