WSC Professor Elected to Nebraska Humanities Council Board
Dr. Andrew Alexander, professor of English and philosophy at Wayne State College, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Humanities Council. The Nebraska Humanities Council serves thousands of people in communities across the state through a variety of annual programming.
Alexander was born and raised in eastern South Dakota. He received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, an M.A. from South Dakota State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Prior to coming to Wayne State College in 1993, Alexander taught at Iowa State University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Suffolk University, and Rhode Island College. At Wayne State College, Alexander teaches a variety of courses on British literature, composition, logic, and ethics.
The Nebraska Humanities Council (NHC) presents programming such as the Capitol Forum, the Nebraska Book Festival, Chautauqua, Nebraska Public Radio’s “Humanities Desk,” Museum on Main Street, Governor’s Lecture, and Nebraska’s Changing Population. The NHC also provides grants to help create high-quality programs that add to the understanding and appreciation of Nebraska and the world, and provides special event speakers through its Speakers Bureau.