Tom Spalding, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
Education & Career Highlights:
- BA—Drury College
- MA & PhD—University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Graduate Programming in the Faculty of Arts
Personal Interests & Hobbies:
Favorite TV shows/movies:
- Music (many kinds) & Books (particularly philosophy and history).
- Criminal Minds
- The Big Bang Theory
Favourite Musical Artists:
Allison Krauss, Gillian Welch, Sir Georg Solti, Beethoven, Brahms, Duke Ellington, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Warren Haynes.
“The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.”—G.K. Chesterton
“Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.”—G.K. Chesterton