Faculty Details

Joeckel, Samuel

Professor of English




(561) 803-2391


The School of Arts and Sciences

 Dr, Samuel Joeckel serves as professor of English while also teaching in the Supper Honors Program. He is the author of The C.S. Lewis Phenomenon: Christianity and the Public Sphere (2013) and Golden Notes, a novel (2016). He is co-editor of The Christian College Phenomenon: Inside America’s Fastest Growing Institutions of Higher Learning (2011). His articles on a wide variety of subjects--eighteenth-century British literature, C.S. Lewis, humor theory, Christian higher education, political culture, and disability studies—appear in Christianity and Literature, Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, History News Network, Christian Scholar’s Review, SEVEN: An Anglo-American Literary Review, Christian Higher Education, The Kentucky Review, Mythlore, and Sehnsucht: The C.S. Lewis Journal. He has taught twenty-one different courses at PBA. Dr. Joeckel lives in North Palm Beach with his wife, son, and daughter.


B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University


English (UG), Honors (UG), Humanities (UG)