Professors

All Special Guests Guest Lecturers The Board Faculty Staff

Sørina Higgins

Preceptor; Board Member Faculty Representative

Sørina Higgins is the a Ph.D. candidate, 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; maintainer of Google Classroom and the Community Hearth; and scheduler of preceptor sessions.

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.