Position/Title: Signum Academy Preceptor

  • Julian Barr's bespectacled smile reveals a dimple or two in his neatly-trimmed red-blond goatee. He wears a crisp blue shirt and grey jacket and stands partly turned toward his collection of books—young paperbacks and venerable old hardbacks—which are punctuated by a wee replica statue of Lupa suckling Romulus and Remus and a replica bronze helm which looks like the one on the cover of the Chickering Beowulf,but given Dr. Barr's interest in rem Romanorum, it might be Roman, so I'll have to ask him about that.

    Julian Barr

    After completing his PhD in Classical Studies at the University of Queensland and Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education at the Queensland University of Technology, Julian published the academic monograph Tertullian and the Unborn Child through Routledge, as well as several articles on classical mythology and rhetoric. A life-long devotee of fantasy, Julian also published the…

  • Wes is a man of European descent whose bespectacled countenance is smiling with a gentle welcome. He sports a fine beard and moustache and his green open-necked button shirt suggests that he was just cozily reading some delicious novel and got swept away into the world. losing track of time itself.

    Wesley Schantz

    Experience tutoring at the writing center at Washington College and as the Graduate Writing Assistant at St John’s College, Annapolis. Currently teaching at The Community School in Spokane, WA.

  • Pilar has the widest, sparkling smile! Her shoulder length hair sweeps a beautiful patterned sweater and she is standing in front of an incredible blue bay! Pilar is a native Columbian woman with just the tiniest dignified touch of grey in her shoulder length dark hair. That laughter in her eyes, though! I'll bet her sweet little dog is at her feet as the photo is taken.

    Pilar Barrera

    Pilar loves languages and literature. She is interested in fairy tales, especially Andersen’s, Wilde’s, and Japanese traditional tales. She also enjoys Japanese children’s literature, Old English elegies, and Shakespeare. Pilar has a Certificate of Higher Education in English literature from the University of Oxford, an MA in Literary Linguistics from the University of Nottingham, and…

  • Isaac Schendel is a man of european ancestory who is dressed in jacket and tie. He's giving us a wide, caring smile which crinkles up the corners of his warm eyes.

    Isaac S. Schendel

    Isaac S. Schendel is a Signum Academy Preceptor for Old English Translation Club and for German Conversation Club.  He is also a preceptor for Old English, Middle High German, Old Saxon, and Conversational German at Signum University’s SPACE Program. Dr. Isaac received his PhD in Germanic Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2018. His…