OBU’s own Dr. Alan Noble will speak during Wednesday chapel service Oct. 23. Noble serves as assistant professor of English at the University.
He has been teaching composition and literature for more than a decade. Before joining the OBU faculty in 2014, he taught at Baylor University and prior to that he taught at Antelope Valley College in his hometown of Lancaster, California.
Noble earned both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from California State University in Bakersfield. He then earned a Ph.D. from Baylor.
At OBU, Noble teaches courses including English composition and classical literature, Western civilization, literature of the Western world, professional editing, transatlantic modernism, contemporary literature and topics in drama and film.In addition to being a professor, Noble is the editor-in-chief of the online magazine Christ and Pop Culture. He is also the co-founder of the evangelical political organization Public Faith and he is a member of the leadership council of the AND Campaign. In his additional time, he works as a freelance writer, with work published in The Atlantic, Vox, Buzzfeed, First Things, Christianity Today and the Gospel Coalition. He has given talks on literature, popular culture, technology, secularism and related issues at a number of colleges, churches and organizations. His Twitter account, @TheAlanNoble, has a large following.