Dr. Suzanne Rose, Associate Professor of English

Suzanne Rose

Dr. Suzanne Rose, Associate Professor of English
(270) 852-3217
Faculty Office Building #12



Ph.D., English, University of Oklahoma
M.A., English, University of Oklahoma
B.A., English, University of Oklahoma

Areas of Concentration

* 19th century American literature
* American Studies (U.S.): emphasis on Native American literature and American nature writers
* American language usage

Publications (recent)

* “Bishop McRaith’s Model of Service to the Poor.” Western Kentucky Catholic 36.3
(2009): 4.
* “Can We Give?” Western Kentucky Catholic 31.8 (2004): 10.
* “Children Serve as Missionaries During Camp Friendship: Sts. Joseph and
* Paul Parish Integrates Mandeville Mission Into Vacation Bible School.” Western Kentucky Catholic 31.7 (2004): 29.
* “Christian Inclusion: Hospitality in Our Worship.” Western Kentucky Catholic 34.2
(2007): 26-27.
* “Dorothy Day: Servant of God.” Western Kentucky Catholic 36.1 (2009): 33-34.

Professional Service (Recent)

* Kentucky Humanities Council Board, 2008-2012
* Editor and Consultant for Fr. Ken Mikulcik, Catholic Social Teaching According to Dr. Seuss, forthcoming
* Editor for James Alexander, Stories of a Recovering Fundamentalist: Understanding and Responding to Christian Absolutism, 2008
* Editor for James Alexander, The Very Small Church Revival Guide, 2005
* Diocesan Communications Committee/Editorial Consultant 2006-present
* Editor for Fr. Carl McCarthy, 2006-2008
* Writer/Editorial consultant for Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church, 2005-2007


* Nominated for National Catholic Charities Volunteer of the Year by the Diocese of Owensboro, 2006
* Academic Advisor of the Year 2004
* Nominated for the American Association of University Women Emerging Scholar Award, 1996

Community Service

* Collaborated with James Robinson, Executive Director of International Center, to bring a satellite office to Owensboro for resettlement of refugees, 2008-2009
* Bishop’s Pastoral Council, Diocese of Owensboro 2007-2009
* Facilitator for Just Faith classes, Diocese of Owensboro, 2005-2009
* Social Justice Committee, Diocese of Owensboro, 2006-present
* Mandeville Mission Board, Diocese of Owensboro, 2006-2009
* Chairperson, Social Justice Committee, Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church, 2005-2008
* Founding member, St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter, Owensboro
* Founder, Refugee Ministry, (housing and sponsoring political refugees)
Founder, Pilgrims of Hope (lay missionary association)


KENTUCKY WESLEYAN COLLEGE - 3000 Frederica Street - Owensboro, Kentucky 42301 - 1.800.999.0592
Site Map | Directory | Contact Copyright KWC 2010 Higher Ed Websites by Illuminate Design Studio