Dr. Larry Brunner


Dr. Larry Brunner, senior professor of English, is a graduate of McMurry University in Abilene, where he earned a B.A. in English (summa cum laude). He completed his graduate degrees at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, receiving M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

He served eighteen years as head of the HSU English Department and 10 years as director of graduate studies in English.

He is a member of professional organizations and has held various positions and offices in them, including the presidency of the Texas College English Association.


Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Art, English, McMurry University, 1967
  • Master of Art, English Literature, Duke University, 1969
  • Doctor of Philosophy, English Literature, Duke University, 1973
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
  • Colleges of Distinction
  • College Choice Best Christian Colleges and University
  • University and College Accountability Network