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School of Arts & Sciences

Prepare to engage culture.

The School of Arts and Sciences houses the foundational liberal arts core of the university. Our mission is to train students for their calling as thoughtful Christian professionals who are prepared to engage culture in significant and meaningful ways.

Every Eagle begins their academic journey with us, taking introductory courses in history, composition, and mathematics from our passionate faculty.

These faculty members seek to create a community where gifts and personalities are nurtured to help you achieve your calling. We are writers and filmmakers. We are scientists and musicians. We are justice-bringers and aid-givers. We seek to see the world through fresh eyes and to take part in a better story, and we’re committed to helping you succeed in your chosen field.

With a variety of diverse majors, OKWU’s School of Arts and Sciences has the capacity to meet the needs of an ever-changing student body. Find your place here.

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Social and Behavioral Science

Meet the faculty.

Kelly Chisum

Kelly Chisum

Instructor of Design
Monica Epperson

Monica Epperson

Director of Academic Enhancement, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dalene Fisher

Dalene Fisher

Dean, Assistant Provost, Assistant Professor of English
Eric Gray

Eric Gray

Associate Professor of English
Beverly Hartter

Beverly Hartter

Professor of Mathematics
Evan Hewitt

Evan Hewitt

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Julie Hufstetler

Julie Hufstetler

Assistant Professor of History and Political Science
Stacy Pierce

Stacy Pierce

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Doug Quick

Doug Quick

Professor of Biology
Lisa Riggs

Lisa Riggs

Associate Professor of English and Literature

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