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About Dr. Pamela Jordan-Long

Dr. Jordan-Long has served as chair of the department since the professional writing major was established.  Her responsibilities include scheduling classes, managing the curriculum, and coordinating special events.  Her favorite role is advising students.  She serves as the academic advisor for all professional writing majors.

Dr. Jordan-Long has taught a variety of courses at Taylor, including education classes, literature classes, and writing classes.  Currently, she teaches Writing for Business, Expository Writing, and special topics courses.  Her passion comes to life when she teaches a seminar on C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, or J.R.R. Tolkien.

Dr. Jordan-Long has published several articles on the works of Lewis and MacDonald.  She has also been a guest lecturer at Indiana-Purdue University and Huntington University and frequently has given addresses at national conferences on Lewis, MacDonald, Tolkien and even “Harry Potter.”  She is a member of the Lewis Committee at Taylor University, which oversees the Brown Collection housing first editions, letters, and memorabilia of Lewis and related authors.

Dr. Jordan-Long is a graduate of Taylor University, where she received her BS in English Secondary Education in 1978. In 1982 she received an MA in Education from Ball State University. In 1992 she completed an MA in Ministerial Education from IWU. She received her Ph.D. in British and American Literature with a cognate in English Education from Ball State University in 1997.

One comment

  1. Hi, Pam!
    Found you again!



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