Degrees and Programs

English

Instructor Bios

  • Scott Abels

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Instructor for Foundational English and English as a Second Language. Bachelor of English Literature, Chadron State College; MFA in Creative Writing (poetry emphasis), Boise State University.

  • Jason Elznic

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: M.S.E. English Emphasis; additional graduate work in journalism and media law; 7 years experience as professional educator

  • Bonnie Johnson-Bartee

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor of English Literature and Writing; M.S.E. Wayne State College; additional teaching experience with E.S.L., G.E.D., and Developmental English; published poet; editor

  • Renee Krusemark

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: B.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A. National University

  • Julie Ptacek-Wilkey

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Master of Arts in English; 19 years teaching experience; 3 years editor of Pearl Poet Newsletter; 3 years law experience; one year Assistant Continuing Director for radio station; published poet and part-time photographer

  • Kristi Rastede

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor of English Writing and Literature; Master of Art in English Literature; currently working towards Master of Art History

  • Carole Tharnish

    English Instructor

    Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

    Program: English
    Profile: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and minor in Speech Communications, University of Nebraska at Kearney; Master of Arts of Teaching in English, Hastings College; post-secondary Information Technology teaching experience; industry experience in technical training, communication, and management positions.