School of Education & Child Development

Rebecca Denton, Ph.D.

Rebecca DentonAssociate Professor of Education
Director of Elementary Education

Phone: (417) 873-7377
Office: Lay Hall 203
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Dr. Rebecca Denton, Associate Professor of Education and Child Development, completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Missouri State University in business administration.  Dr. Denton worked as an auditor and business consultant for many years before turning her attention to the field of education.  Dr. Denton completed her graduate degree in education from Drury University and worked with the public schools before coming to Drury University as the Director of the Southwest Missouri Council on Economic Education in 2001.

Dr. Denton completed her doctoral work at Saint Louis University in 2006, where she received a PhD in Higher Education Administration.  Her research interests are in the areas of human development and psychology, diversity and social justice. Dr. Denton is married and has a beautiful daughter.  

B.S., Business, Southwest Missouri State University, 1992
M.B.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1995
M.Ed., Drury University, 1999
Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Saint Louis University, 2006

Drury University faculty member since 2003
Associate Professor since 2009