Shelley Groves

Name: Shelley Groves

Title/Position: Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Discipline: English Education

Year Hired: 2005

Ph.D. (Candidate) Instructional Leadership in Academic Curriculum, English,
University of Oklahoma
M.A., English, University of Central Oklahoma, 2009
M.A.E.L, Educational Administration, Southern Nazarene University, 2003
B.A., English Education, Evangel University, 1993
B.A., Social Sciences Education, Evangel University, 1993
A.A., Liberal Studies, Redlands Community College, 1989

Professional Organizations and Affiliations: National Council of Teachers of English, Oklahoma Council of Teachers of English, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Conference on Christianity in Literature, Jane Austen Society of North America

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Courses Taught:
ENGL 0203 – Dev. English
ENGL 1113 – Comp I
ENGL 1213 – Comp II
CHED 1423 – Ministry of Christian Education
ENGL 2033 – Creative Writing
ENGL 2113 – Intro to Literature
EDU 2223 – Methods of Teaching English
ENGL 2903 – English Seminar
ENGL/HUM 2923 – Masterpieces in English Lit
ENGL 3063 – Expository Writing
ENGL 3103 – World of C. S Lewis
ENGL/HUM 3203 – Greek Literature & Culture
ENGL 3333 – English Literature to 1660
ENGL 3353 – English Literature after 1660
ENGL 3423 – American Literature I
ENGL 3433 – Studies in Poetry
ENGL 3503 – Great Works in Christian Lit
ENGL 3523 – American Literature II
ENGL 3663 – World Literature
ENGL 4113 – History of English
ENGL 4663 – Senior Research Paper
ENGL 4913 – Studies in Shakespeare

Office Location: Roberson 106

Campus Phone Number: 405-789-7661 x 3461

Email Address:

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Research Interests: Impact of travel on student learning.

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Mission/Passion: To inspire others to seek Christ and fulfill His purpose in their lives

Favorite Bible Verse: Colossians 3:23-24, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for man, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Personal Interests: Travel, cooking, and spending time with my precious family.

Hometown: Mustang, Oklahoma