Dr. Jonathan Himes

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Dr. Jonathan  Himes

Dr. Jonathan Himes

Professor of English
Director of the Writing Center

Ph.D., M.A., Texas A&M University
B.A., Harding University


With his philological interests, Dr. Jonathan Himes has taught Intro to Linguistics, Advanced Grammar, Anglo-Saxon (language lab for a Beowulf course), and Latin (independent studies) at JBU.   In his Composition course, he takes freshmen on field trips to the Buffalo River for research on Ozarks culture.  His courses for English majors include Medieval Literature, World Literature 1 (Antiquity to Renaissance), and a C. S. Lewis & Inklings course.  Dr. Himes also enjoys supervising the tutoring practicum for English majors.   In his spare time, he plays racquetball, goes hunting, and enjoys family hikes with his wife Amanda (the other Dr. Himes) and their children Logan, Audrey, and Elinor.