Heather Clemmer, Ph.D.
Department of History, Politics & Geography
Director of General Education
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B.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1997
M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1999
ABD, University of Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2008
Southern Nazarene University, 2004-
Dr. Clemmer began serving as an adjunct at SNU in 1997 and began teaching full-time in 2004. Her research focuses on American urban history in the early 20th century. Her dissertation examined urban identity in San Francisco during World War I. Besides her U.S. History and World Civilization surveys, Dr. Clemmer teaches American Women's history, Historical Methods, they history of Modern Europe, as well as courses on 20th century America. Dr. Clemmer is also the director of General Education.
Bob Lively, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Political Studies
Director of International Studies
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B.A., Bethany Nazarene College, 1977
M.A., Bethany Nazarene College, 1982
Study and Relief Work in India, 1978-79
Graduate Study at Oklahoma State University, 1983-85
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1998
Southern Nazarene University, 1980-
Dr. Lively has taught at SNU over thirty years. His area of speciality in early nineteenth century history transatlantic history. He has performed extensive research and written on the topic of British loyalists and their heirs in late eighteenth and early nineteenth centures. He spends his summers with his family in his native New Brunswick, Canada based in a cabin owned for several generations by his family overlooking the St. John River.
Dennis Williams, Ph.D
Dean of College of Teaching and Learning
Professor of History
B.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1987
M.A., Texas Tech University, 1989
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1992
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Historian, 1992-2000
Southern Nazarene University, 1994-
Dr. Williams has taught at SNU since 1994. His area of specialization is environmental history, the study of the relationship between humans and nature in the past. Before coming to SNU, Dr. Williams was the historian of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His recent book God's Wilds: John Muir's Vision of Nature (Texas A&M University Press, 2002) explores the evangelical roots of the American environmental movement through the biography of Sierra Club founder John Muir. He is currenty working on an exploration of the cultural and economic development of Costa Rica's Rio Savegre watershed in which the SNU Costa Rican campus (QERC) is located. Williams enjoys taking students both to Costa Rica and the American Southwest on field studies trips and teaching courses in geography. In the Spring of 2004, he directed the Oklahoma Historical Geography survey of roadside historical markers.