Chair, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., Marquette University
M.A., Missouri State University
B.A., William Jewell College
Dr. Stratman's research and teaching interests include Christianity and literature, young adult literature, disability studies, pedagogy and hospitality, and American literature.
Dr. Stratman received his B.A in English and Secondary Education from William Jewell College . After graduation he taught English and coached soccer in the Springfield Public School system in Springfield, Missouri, for six years. During that time, he completed his M.A. in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing at Missouri State University. He earned his PhD in English from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dr. Stratman and his wife, Julia, have two sons, Benjamin Curtis and Jude Hadley.