At-Large Board Member
Liza H. Gold, MD is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is an at-large member of the Signum University Board of Directors.
Maggie Parke earned her Ph.D. in Film and Digital Media from Bangor University, Wales UK, with her specialty in the Creative Industries.
Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge, and teaches at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge.
Marc Okrand devised the dialogue and coached the actors speaking the Klingon language heard in many Star Trek films and TV series. He also created a language for Atlantis: The Lost Empire and helped produce the documentary Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues.
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 […]
Faculty-Elected Board Member; Lecturer; Preceptor
Paul Peterson, a proud native of Minnesota, holds a Ph.D. in Germanic Medieval Studies from the University of Minnesota. He is also the Faculty-elected member of the Signum Board.
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 […]