Dr. Anthony Easter

Dr. Anthony Easter

Professor of Spanish

Email: easteraj@tntemple.edu

 

Education


  • Union University, Jackson, TN.  Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Higher Education, December 2012.  Doctoral dissertation,
    “A Comparative Analysis of Factors Influencing Students’ College Choice Between Attending Public Colleges, Private Colleges, and Religiously Affiliated Colleges.”
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.  Master of Arts, Spanish, December 2008.

  • Auburn University, Auburn, AL.  Master of Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, August 2007. 
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, Master of Science, Criminal Justice, September 2005.

  • Temple Baptist Seminary, Chattanooga, TN, Master of Ministry, May 1997.
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, December 2002.

  • Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN, Bachelor of Arts, Cross-Cultural Studies, May 1995.
  • Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN, Bachelor of Science, Theology, May 1995.

  • Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN, Associate of Science, Physical Education, May 2000.
 

Academic Experience


  • Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN
    Adjunct Professor of Spanish (August 2005—present)
    Responsible for teaching elementary and intermediate Spanish language courses.
  • Bryan College, Dayton, TN
    Adjunct Professor of Spanish (August 2011—2012)
    Responsible for teaching intermediate and advanced Spanish language and
    Hispanic culture and civilization courses. Facilitated a summer tutorial.
     

 

Teaching Specializations


  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
  • Hispanic Culture and Civilization
  • Spanish Literature
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Theology
  • Ministerial Studies
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Music Minister, East Brainerd Baptist Church, 2010 – 2012.

  • Police Sergeant, Chattanooga Police Department, 2000 – present.
 

Membership in Academic Organizations


  • Modern Language Association, member, 2005 – present.
 

Denominational & Community Service


  • Highland Park Baptist Church – Choir Member (1993 – 2003)
  • Silverdale Baptist Church – Band Member (2003 – 2009)
  • Multiple Mission Trips to Central and South America (1993 – present)
  • Tennessee Temple Academy – Volunteer at home basketball games (2001 – 2010)
  • Silverdale Baptist Church – Vacation Bible School (2004)
  • Tennessee Temple University – Summer Basketball Camps (1997 – 2005)
  • Highland Park & Ridgedale Neighborhood Associations – Represented PD (2001–02)
  • Habitat for Humanity – Volunteered to help construct houses (2004)
 

Special Recognitions


  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • National Dean’s List
  • Chancellor’s List
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Cum Laude
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • National Scholars Honor Society
  • Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society