Professors

All Special Guests The Board Guest Lecturers Faculty Staff

Sharon Hoff

Doorward; Student Support

Sharon is the Doorward for Signum, serves in Student Support as a Signum Advisor, and leads the Outreach division. If you need and answer or want to make sure something gets done, she's the one to contact.

Sørina Higgins

Chair of the Department of Language & Literature

Sørina Higgins is the Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and a Ph.D. student, Teacher of Record, and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University.

Sparrow F. Alden

Precepting Professor, Hestia of the Hearth, Signum Advisor

Sparrow is a preceptor and student advisor at Signum University. She manages Signum's online learning platform, Google Classroom, and the Community Hearth.

Ted Nasmith

Special Guest

Ted Nasmith is a world-recognized artist, illustrator, and scholar who creates Tolkien-inspired illustrations.

Tina Harden

Tina is the Team Lead of the Bursary Department. She handles most of the day to day duties of accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Tom Shippey

Lecturer

At Signum University I offer courses which combine my two main career interests, namely, Old English studies (along with related languages and literatures), and the work of Professor Tolkien.

Verlyn Flieger

Lecturer

Verlyn Flieger, Ph. D. is Professor Emerita in the Department of English at the University of Maryland at College Park specializing in myth studies and comparative mythology. She teaches a sequence of graduate and undergraduate myth courses that offer Celtic, Arthurian, Hindu, Native American, and Norse myth. Concentrating on modern fantasy with a special focus on the works […]

Wesley Schantz

Signum Academy Coordinator; Writer's Forge Tutor

Experience tutoring writing at the undergrad and grad level, at the writing center at Washington College and as the Graduate Writing Assistant at St John’s College, Annapolis. Currently developing Signum’s programs for youth, Signum Academy, and working as a substitute teacher in Spokane, WA.