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English & Humanities Faculty

Ms. Diana Lurz

Assistant Professor
Baird Hall, Room 215B
918-343-7745
dlurz@rsu.edu
Personal Web Page

 

Education

  • M.S., English
    Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska
    Master’s Thesis: The Novels of Charles Dickens: an Instrument of Social Reform
    1970
  • B.S., Education, English, Religion, Ancient History
    Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC
  • Further Study: Oklahoma State University, English Department

Professional Experience

  • 2012-Present: Assistant Professor
    2000-2012: Instructor
    1998-2000: Director of Distance Education
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
    Courses: Composition I & II, Humanities I & II, Foundations of World Languages, Technical Writing, College Experience, Art Appreciation, Introduction to Literature, African American Culture, Nonwestern Humanities, Regional Literature, Special Topics: Jane Austen
  • 1996-1998: Division Director for Liberal Studies Department
    Rogers State College (now Rogers State University), Claremore, OK
  • 1975-1996: Faculty
    Claremore Junior College (now Rogers State University), Claremore, OK
    Courses Taught: Humanities I & II, Composition I & II
  • 1972-1975: Faculty, Claremore Public Schools, Claremore OK
    Adjunct Faculty, Claremore Junior College (now Rogers State University), Claremore, OK
  • 1971-1972: Instructor, English Department
    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 1970-1971: Graduate Assistant, English Department
    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Honors & Awards

  • Master Teacher Recognition [seminar in Maine]
  • Nisod Award for Teaching Excellence [medallion]
  • Pixley Award [cash award]
  • Herrington Award [cash award]
  • Outstanding Faculty Award [cherrywood rocking chair]