Dr. D'Ann Campbell, Professor of History and Coordinator of the Academic Support Center
Office: JOH 303 E
Phone: (573) 288-6451
Born and raised in Colorado, Dr. Campbell earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Campbell is a pioneer in the study of American women's history, and has an international reputation for her research on women in military history. Her publications include her book, Women at War with America: Private Lives in a Patriotic Era, as well as three dozen articles on women in the military in the 20th century, especially World War II. She is a consultant to several rural school districts around the country, and helped design the Price of Freedom exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She is active in community affairs and has lectured to many groups on the role of women and patriotism in World War II.
Dr. Campbell came to Culver-Stockton from Montana State University, Billings, where she served as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Prior to joining Montana State, Campbell was dean of academics at the United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn., becoming the first woman to serve in that capacity at any of the service academies. Over the course of her career, she has been a dean at Indiana University and a vice president at several schools. She also served as interim president at White Pines College in New Hampshire.
Dr. Scott E. Giltner, Associate Professor of History
Office: JOH 216A
Phone: (573) 288-6382
Born and raised in northeast Ohio, Scott Giltner received his Bachelor of Arts in history from Hiram College before going on to graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his Ph.D.
Dr. Giltner’s primary area of research is the post-Emancipation period, particularly in former slave states. He is the author of Hunting and Fishing in the New South: Black Labor and White Leisure After the Civil War and “Slave Hunting and Fishing in the Antebellum South” in To Love the Wind and the Rain: African American and Environmental History. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Giltner enjoys cinema, eating sushi and golf.
Pamela Hart, Part-time Instructor of Foreign Language
Office: JOH 210A
Phone: (573) 288-6378
Born in Texas and raised in Quincy, Ill., Pam received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology with a minor in French from Quincy College and a Master in Education from Southwest Baptist University. She has taught in Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri; she came to Culver-Stockton in 2004. Ms. Hart has offered traditional classes in French and Spanish and presently moderates the Rosetta Stone groups, which now include French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Latin at varying levels (1-3).
Ms. Hart’s time off campus is focused on family. She enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and playing piano.
Dr. C. Patrick Hotle, Professor of History, John A. Sperry Endowed Chair of Humanities
Office: JOH 216B
Phone: (573) 288-6394
A native Iowan, Patrick Hotle received his Bachelor of Art in history from the University of Iowa before moving on to Cambridge University to earn his Ph.D in history. Before coming to Culver-Stockton in 1993, he taught in Nicaragua, Egypt, Belgium and the Netherlands. He teaches courses in European History and Middle Eastern History.
Dr. Hotle's primary area of research is Tudor England, particularly the reign of Henry VIII. He is the author of Thistles and Thorns, Anglo-Scottish Relations 1525-1542 and several articles on Henry VIII's Scottish policy. In addition, Dr. Hotle has authored numerous educational guidebooks on such topics as the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, and the European Renaissance.
In addition to teaching and research, Hotle enjoys fencing, horses and golf.
Dr. Jayme Long, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric/English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, English Department Head
Office: JOH 206H
Phone: (573) 288-6350
Jayme Long graduated from Ball State University with her Bachelor of Arts and continued there working on her Master of Arts. She earned her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale.
Dr. Long's areas of study include modern European literature, film studies, African-American literature, Emily Dickinson and rhetoric and composition. Her teaching experience includes World literature, film as literary translation, and introductory and advanced writing courses.
Currently she is teaching courses that focus on issues of class and race.
Dr. Steven Long, Associate Professor of English
Office: JOH 210B
Phone: (573) 288-6533
Dr. Steven Long's academic interests include philosophy, classical and contemporary rhetoric, literary aesthetics and theory, 19th-century British literature, and modern and contemporary American literature. He and his wife Dr. Jayme Long have two children, Helen and Marvin. Before teaching at Culver-Stockton, Long was copy editor for Nightlife, an arts and entertainment newspaper, in Carbondale, Ill. He is an invited scholar in the International Communicology Institute. In 2006, he published a monograph, “Hamartia Poetics in Dickens’ Bleak House,” in The American Journal of Semiotics (Vol. 18, no. 1).
Dr. Ron Stormer, Professor of English and Humanities Division Chair
Office: JOH 206G
Phone: (573) 288-6485
Originally from west-central Iowa, Ron Stormer received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English from the University of Northern Iowa and his Ph.D. in English from Northern Illinois University. He is the academic advisor to Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.
His academic specialty is Restoration and eighteenth-century English literature, but his academic interests also include classical literature and mythology, the Bible, the English religious poets (especially John Donne and George Herbert), John Steinbeck, Bobbie Ann Mason, and Flannery O’Connor. In addition, he enjoys apocalyptic science fiction and supernatural religious horror fiction and films like The Exorcist and Prophecy.
He enjoys writing poetry and fiction and playing the guitar.
Dr. Andrew D. Walsh, Professor of Religion and Philosophy
Office: JOH 207
Phone: (573) 288-6376
Dr. Walsh taught at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis for seven years before accepting the position at Culver-Stockton College in 2001. He received his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from North Central College, a Master of Theological Studies degree with a focus on ethics from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. with a focus on ethics and politics from the religion and society program at Drew University. His publications include Religion, Economics, and Public Policy. He has won several teaching awards, including Faculty Member of the Year from the Pan-Hellenic Association in 2007, Teacher of the Year from the Student Government Association in 2003 and in 2005, the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Missouri Department of Higher Education in 2004, and three Teaching Excellence Recognition Awards from the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University in Indianapolis in 2000, 1998, and 1997. He has led study abroad expeditions to Greece and Egypt, participated in a month-long Summer Seminar sponsored by the Lilly Foundation entitled “Peace and Justice in the Bible and the Qur’an,” and served as an expert on issues related to religion, economics and politics for Religion. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Christian Ethics.