Global Studies

Global Studies Committee


Dr. Chris Franks


Phone: 336-841-4501
Chris joined HPU in 2003 and is now Owen D. and Mattie Holt Macpherson Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy.  His teaching includes Global Studies courses, and he has enjoyed living abroad in the U.K, first as a Methodist minister in 1996-1997, and then as HPU faculty-in-residence in Oxford in Fall 2010.

Global Studies Committee Members:

Dr. Tom Albritton – Chair, Department of Professional Education & Leadership Studies; Associate Professor, English Education

Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser – Robert G. Culp Jr. Director of Service Learning; Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy

Dr. Hayden Carron – Assistant Professor of Spanish

Mr. Andrew Fair – Evening Reference Librarian

Dr. Jerry Fox – Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Tessa Gurney – Assistant Professor of Italian

Dr. Stefan Hall  – Associate Professor of Communication

Dr. Elizabeth Hupfer – Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Mr. Mark Michael – Assistant Professor of the Practice of Marketing

Dr. Veronica A. Segarra – Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Larry Simpson – Professor of History

Dr. Bryan Vescio – Chair, Department of English; Professor of English

Dr. Daliang Wang – Chair, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Associate Professor of Chinese

Dr. Sam Whitt – Assistant Professor of Political Science



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