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Dr. M. Jan Anderson


Professor of English


Degrees Earned


TESOL Certificate, University of South Florida, 1994
Ph.D. University of South Florida, 1988, Literature
M.A. Vanderbilt University, 1965, English
A.B.D. Vanderbilt University, 1970, Comparative Literature
B.A. Campbell University, 1964, English/Modern Language

Courses Taught


17th & 18th Century British Literature
19th Century British Literature
Survey of American Literature
Survey of British Literature
Contemporary Literature
Cross Cultural Issues
Elementary German
English Composition
Intermediate German
Introduction to Linguistics
Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Seminar in C.S. Lewis
Shakespeare
World Literature

Teaching and Professional Experience


2006-Present Clearwater Christian College, Professor of English
1998-2006 Chung Yuan Christian University, Chungli, Taiwan
1997-1998 ORTV (Christian Media Company in Taiwan)
1985-1995 Clearwater Christian College, Professor of English
1976-1985 Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL
1970-1976 Memphis State University, Memphis, TN

Publications/Awards/Memberships


Fulbright Grant to train English teachers in Taiwan (1995-1997)
A Beka Literature Series (9 volumes)
Several honor societies
Numerous books, articles, and magazine/newspaper columns

"My heart's desire for my students is that they be able to express themselves in English with excellence as they communicate truth and serve God. How providential it is today that the world wants to know English; and as a result, we can have abundant ministry opportunities using our native language."

Interests: reading, writing, publishing

Contact Information:
727-726-1153 ext. 276
JanAnderson@clearwater.edu