Alan B. YoungProfessor of Sociology
MBA; 2010, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK
Ph.D.; Sociology, 1993, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A.; Sociology, 1992, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master of Divinity; 1987, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL
B.A.; Sociology, 1985, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
I am grateful for the opportunity to have students in multiple courses and get to know them on a more personal level. As a professor, I get the most satisfaction when I can see the growth in a student's life over their four years of study.
- Program Director: Emerging Scholars Network National Gathering, December 27-28, 2008. Designed and managed program for a conference of 90 students who desire to be college professors. Moderated one panel discussion and served on a second panel.
- Seminar speaker: "Flourishing in College: A Guide for College-Bound Students and their Families.", 2007.
Awards & Honors
- Professor of the Year - Bethel College (Mishawaka, IN) 1999