Faculty Focus: Dr. Bob Staples
DR. BOB STAPLES
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title: Online instructor
Years at GCU: 6
Academic degrees: B.A. Journalism, Th.M. Old Testament and Semitics, Ph.D. Rhetoric and Composition
Faculty scholarship (publications, scholarly presentations, fellowships, etc.): Published writing manuals and articles while a professor at Bethel University.
Notable research in your field: Researching the relationship between Soren Kierkegaard’s philosophy and teaching.
Notable employment in your field: I have been a pastor and youth minister and have taught at Tarrant County College, Texas Christian University, Bethel University.
What are you most passionate about in your field? Helping students learn to think.
What aspect of your teaching style is the most distinctive and/or memorable? It is all about Christ.
What do you like to do for fun in your spare time? Watch old movies, run/hike, landscaping, read.
What is something interesting about you that most people don’t know? I am dad to three West Highland Terriers (Gracie, Scout, and Ranger) and two horses (Romo, Cowboy).