Language and Literature Faculty

Dr. Felicia Squires

Felicia Squires 2012
Position: 
Associate Professor of Language & Literature; Chair of the Language & Literature Department; Associate Dean for the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Squires models continuous knowledge and growth in the field of Language and Literature for her students. Her students said of her, “Her effective communication skills changed the way I interpret literature. Her passion for students to learn and understand literature surpasses that of any other literature professor I’ve ever had. She is always willing to provide extra one-on-one help to any student in and out of the classroom.

Gentry Sutton

Gentry Sutton 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Language and Literature, Associate Dean for Assessment, Accreditation and Online Education

Gentry brings a diverse set of experiences to Sterling College. As a writing instructor, he benefits from his background as a professional writer and editor. He began his editorial career by working as an academic editor and editing adult education materials. He is also an experienced composition instructor, and he is the author of Team Church: Big-League Teamwork to Strengthen the Local Church, in which he draws from his experience as a Sterling College baseball player.

Dr. Mark Watney

Mark Watney 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Language & Literature

Mark was born and raised in South Africa until he immigrated to the United States in 1977. He has been a part of a view short-term missionary to Japan , India, and Turkey. He is married to his wife, Laurel, with three sons: Caleb, Micah, and Josiah. He was won the Whose Who Among American Teachers Award in 1998 from Belmont High School from Los Angeles, California.