Contact:
Dr. Christopher Panza
Co-Chair of Philosophy & Religion
Associate Professor
Office: (417) 873-6837
cpanza@drury.edu

Dr. Teresa Hornsby
Co-Chair of Philosophy & Religion
Associate Professor
Office: (417) 873-7849
thornsby@drury.edu

Alumni Information

What happens after Drury...

2010 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Gus Kollmeyer Philosophy (applying to graduate schools in philosophy for 2011)
Caleb Sanders Philosophy (applying to graduate schools in philosophy for 2011)
Eli Kurtz Philosophy and Theater (currently pursuing possibilities in acting)
Christina Bornemann Haworth Religion Brite Divinity School, MDiv candidate. Currently working on CPE at Juliette Fowler Homes in Dallas & working through DOC ordination process
Matt Hartman Religion Missouri State University, MA candidate (religious studies)
Mark Walter Philosophy

(currently studying ballet in Portland, Oregon)

2009 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Marie Tracy Religion

Missouri State University, MA candidate (teaching)

Brett Durbin Religion, Biology and Chemistry Currently a DDS student at UMKC School of Dentistry. Currently the representative for the school's Honor Council  and ethics board.
2008 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Latesa Holder Religion

Vanderbilt Divinity School, MTS candidate.

Brock Warren Religion

Vanderbilt Divinity School, MDiv candidate. Currently finishing work for Nashville's Metropolitan Human Relations Commission

Kassie Smith Religion Central Baptist Theological Seminary, MDiv candidate. Currently a licensed minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)and working as the Minister for Children, Youth, and Young Adults at Countryside Christian Church in Mission, KS
Max McCoy Philosophy (applying to graduate schools for 2011)
2007 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Brock Warren Religion Vanderbilt Divinity School
Cara Bates Philosophy and Women's Studies

University of Oregon, Ph.D candidate (philosophy)

Laura Haney Religion

Eden Theological Seminary and Washington University, candidate for dual masters in divinity and social work

Cameron Christy Philosophy and International Business

Duquesne University, M.A. (philosophy)

2006 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Avery Snelson Philosophy and Religion University of British Columbia, Ph.D candidate (philosophy)
Lindsey Arnold Religion

Missouri State University, M.A (theology)

Becky Schwandt Religion Alumnae of Louisville Presbyterian School of Theology (M.Div)
Meg Clark Owens Religion

Seabury Western Theological Seminary, MDiv. Currently the rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Brittany Leckey Philosophy and Writing

Duquesne University, M.A. (philosophy), Texas A&M University, Ph.D. candidate (philosophy)

2005 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Andrew McFarland Philosophy University of Kansas, Ph.D candidate (philosophy)
Seth Crownover Philosophy

University of Mississippi, M.A. Leeds University, Ph.D candidate (philosophy)

Ben Haas Philosophy University of Illinois - Carbondale, M.A. LSU, Ph.D. candidate (rhetoric and speech)
Jess Whitson Philosophy and Physics Missouri State University, M.A. (geospatial science)
Heather Fuller Benak Religion Columbia University School of Social Work (MSSW). Currently working as a therapist at an outpatient mental health clinic in the Bronx

Canaan Sonnenschein

Religion Alumnus of Vanderbilt Divinity School (M.Div)
2004 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Becky Schwandt Religion

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div and , Th.M. Currently an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church. Currently serving as a solo pastor

Adam Gordon-Lauck Religion

Saint Paul School of Theology, MDiv. Ordained an Elder in The United Methodist Church, currently appointed to Maples Memorial United Methodist Church in Olive Branch, MS.

2003 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Andrea Taylor Philosophy and Religion University of Oklahoma, Ph.D candidate (philosophy)
Amanda Millsap Owen Religion

Vanderbilt Theological Seminary, MTS. Currently the owner and operator of "Homegrown Food" in Springfield.

Crystal White Religion, English and Writing

Harvard Divinity School, MTS and Pace University, MS (teaching). Currently in her 7th year teaching in the Bronx, NY, teaching underprivileged/inner-city kids

2002 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Ryan Owen Religion Alumnus of

Vanderbilt Divinity School, Rainbow Network Director in Springfield

Justin Hayes Religion Getting an M.Div. degree from a seminary in northern Indiana
Julianna Phillips Religion Peace Corps Delegate
Ryan Owen Religion

Vanderbilt Divinity School, MDiv. Also attended Harvard Divinity School Summer Language Program

Andrea Barnes Philosophy and Religion University of Iowa in an M.A./Ph.D program in Religious Studies
2000 Graduates
Name Major(s) Post-Drury School/Program/Job
Casey Williams Religion M.Div. degree at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California
Pamela Scroggins Religion Chaplain serving with the St. John's Hospital Hospice Services
Heather Quinn Religion Alumnae of Duke Divinity School (M.A. in Theological Studies)
Seth Herschberger Religion Alumnus of University of Missouri - Columbia (M.A. in Library Science)
Jill Yager Religion Alumnae of Assemblies of God Theological School (M.Div), Pastoral counselor in Springfield
Robin Colerick Religion Alumnae of Lexington Theological Seminary (M.Div), Hospital chaplain in Texas
Melissa Afdahl Religion Alumnae of Pacific Lutheran School of Theology in Berkeley, California (M.Div)