Kevin Henderson, Ph.D.

Portrait of Kevin Henderson.

Office: Pearsons Hall 301
Phone: (417) 873-7426

Spring 2024 Office Hours

Noon – 2:30 p.m.

11 a.m. – Noon

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
4:50 – 5:20 p.m.

11 a.m. – Noon
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

I have also reserved additional office hours for directed studies, honors projects and advising student groups.

Kevin Henderson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
Chair of Languages & Literature

Dr. Kevin Henderson has taught American and British literature, creative writing, genre studies, special seminars, and literary theory at Drury University for many years. In recent semesters, he has also served the Dean’s office in an administrative capacity, assisting with assessment and liaison work between Day and CCPS programs. In addition to his professorship, he also serves as Faculty Coordinator for English.

Kevin is the author of several short stories, essays, and feature articles. He has read his fiction and criticism at numerous universities and conferences and will be presenting his scholarship on literature, film, and writing in the humanities at a conference in Washington, D.C. in Spring 2014. He is also a charter member of Drury’s online programs and one of an original five to offer courses via this method of delivery. He has been honored as Drury’s Outstanding Educator of the Year, serves on the Humanities Steering Committee and Continuing Studies Council, and is currently the Director of the Humanities Film Series at the Moxie.

Drury University faculty member since 2005
Professor since 2018


  • B.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1993
  • M.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1995
  • Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012