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Heather Walker Peterson, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of English and Literature
Associate Professor of...

Heather Walker Peterson is interested in the ways in which language, written and spoken, influence spiritual identity in worship and in formational activities with children. She writes for the...

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Helen Aling, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of English

A native of the Twin Cities, Helen Aling has enjoyed teaching English at Northwestern since 1986. Living...

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Aaron S. Belz

Adjunct Instructor

Annalisa Buerke, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Field Experiences for the School of...

Annalisa Buerke serves as the early field experience coordinator for all licensure areas in the School of...

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Brianna Flavin

Assistant Professor

Brianna Flavin has been teaching courses in English writing and literature since 2014 and mentors...

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Erika Harman

Adjunct Instructor
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Sally Harris, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of English

Background Dr. Sally Harris first came to University of Northwestern in the fall of 1974 when there were 440...

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Steven P. Harthorn, Ph.D.

Director, Eagle Scholars Honors Program
Professor of English

Steven Harthorn joined the English and Literature faculty at Northwestern in 2015. Previously, he taught at...

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Judith Hougen, MFA

Professor of English

Judy Hougen has been teaching at UNW since 1993. She believes learning happens best in community and wants...

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Linda Humnick

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Humnick, a member of SIL International, specializes in discourse analysis and field linguistics and also...

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Sara Johnson-Steffey, M.A. SID

Adjunct Instructor

As a nonprofit professional Sara has worked for twenty years in a variety of capacities supporting social and...

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Keith Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of English

Dr. Keith Jones received his B.A. in English from Covenant College and his M.A. in English Literature and...

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Kristin Kamau

Adjunct Instructor

Michelle Lutz, M.Ed.

Adjunct Instructor

Professor Lutz sees Northwestern as an ideal environment to grow spiritually, academically and relationally....

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Adam Minnie

Instructional Designer & Technologist
Adjunct Instructor

Adam Minnie is enthusiastic about cultivating transformative growth, whether through higher education...

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Amy G. Nelson, Ed.D.

Program Coordinator for Communication Arts and Literature Education...

Amy Groetsema Nelson serves as the Coordinator for the Communication Arts and Literature Education (CALE) and...

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Laura Palke

Adjunct Instructor

Carol J. Steinbach

ALPHA Center Program Manager
Adjunct Instructor

Kari Steinbach, M.Ed.

Adjunct Instructor

Background Before taking on the ALPHA Center, Kari Steinbach taught writing and literature courses through...

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Kim Witt, MS

Adjunct Instructor

Kimberly Witt serves as an adjunct professor in both the English department and in the School of Education....

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