College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advisory Board

Katherine Gilbert, PhD
Director of the Center
Associate Professor of English

Chris Panza, PhD
Dean, College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor of Philosophy

Peter Meidlinger, PhD
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs -
Academic Quality
Professor of English

Heidi Backes, PhD
Assistant Professor of Spanish

John Taylor, PhD
Executive Director of the Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor
German Special Instructor, Business Administration

Curt Gilstrap, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication

Richard Schur, PhD
Professor of English
Director of Honors Program

Calvin Holden, JD
Springfield Circuit Judge

Greg  Burris
Springfield City Manager

Roseann Bentley
Greene County Associate Commissioner

Lance Ratcliff, VPAA
Cox College of Nursing

Brad Bodenhausen
Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Tom Carlson
Former Mayor of Springfield

William Hart
Drury Board of Trustees

Phil Caster
Drury Board of Trustees

Ilene Gipson
Drury Board of Trustees

Rosalie Wooten
Drury Board of Trustees