Joeckel, Samuel

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Contact Info

Campus: West Palm Beach
Building: Borbe Hall
Number: 2nd Floor

Phone: (561) 803-2391
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School and Department

The School of Arts and Sciences
English (UG)
Honors (UG)
Humanities (UG)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: Samuel T. Joeckel


Professor of English


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

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.