At-Large Board Member (Chair)
Dr. Matthew M. DeForrest is Professor of English and Mott University Professor at Johnson C. Smith University, and Chair of the Signum University Board.
Michael D.C. Drout is Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of the Medieval at Wheaton College.
Dr. Nelson Goering hails from the Ocooch Mountains in Wisconsin, and holds a DPhil in Comparative Philology and General Linguistics from the University of Oxford. His research interests centre on the linguistics of the older Germanic and Indo-European languages, and he has a particular love for Old English, Old Norse, Gothic, and Avestan. His DPhil […]
Dean of Language & Literature; Lecturer; Preceptor; Coach
Paul Peterson, a live and breathing Germanic philologist, holds an M.A. in Medieval Icelandic Studies from the University of Iceland, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Germanic Medieval Studies from the University of Minnesota.
At-Large Board Member
Peter is an at-large board member and lifelong fan of Tolkien's works. He currently lives in Finland and is very diligently attempting to read the Kalevala in its original language.
Philip Walsh received his BA in classical studies at the College of William and Mary and his Ph.D. in comparative literature from Brown University. A broadly-trained comparatist, he enjoys teaching drama of all periods, ancient Greek and Roman literature, the classical languages, and the prose fiction of Kazuo Ishiguro. His research focuses on the reception […]
Language and Literature Department Chair; M.A. Thesis Coordinator; Lecturer; Preceptor
Sara is a Lecturer and Preceptor within the Language and Literature faculty, as well as the Teaching Coordinator and Thesis Coordinator for the MA Program.