Faculty Feature: Dr Jon Arnold, Director of Classical Studies, TU Written by Brian Cain, Postsecondary Fellow Dr. Jon Arnold is the Director of Classical Studies and Associate Professor of History at the University of Tulsa. As a historian, Dr. Arnold specifically focuses on the late Roman empire, early medieval period and Mediterranean and European history. As a historian who studies the classics, Dr. Arnold does intense study of Greek and Latin in order to read original source material. However, what underpins his work as a historian is historiography. Dr. Arnold states that it was in high school where he learned what [...]
Faculty Feature: Dr. Libby Ethridge The Tulsa Higher Education Consortium’s Faculty Feature for the month of April is Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Ethridge, Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education at OU-Tulsa. Dr. Ethridge was awarded the Provost’s Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Engaged Teaching. Recipients of the distinguished award are recognized for implementing innovative and effective teaching that demonstrates community collaboration, institutional impact and deeply engaged, high-quality learning. Dr. Ethridge was nominated by her colleagues and students, who shared that her “passion for educational advocacy manifests in her teaching, research, and service; Dr. Ethridge weaves together her work in [...]
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