Dr. Ron Coody

Ron Coody, PhD

Dean, School of Creative Expression
Professor of Cultural Communication
Print Journalism Specialist
International Experience: Central Asia, Western Asia, USA



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Intercultural Studies, Concordia Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN 
  • Doctoral Studies, Intercultural Studies, Asbury Seminary, Wilmore, KY 
  • Master of Divinity, Anderson School of Theology, Anderson University, Anderson, IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA  


  • Honor in Turkish Self-Identification: From Contention to Contact

Teaching Specializations

  • Cultural Communication 
  • Print Journalism

Academic Experiences 

  • Guest Lecturer, Romanian Centre of Cross-Cultural Studies, Costanta, Romania
  • Guest Lecturer, Anderson School of Theology, Anderson University, Anderson, IN
  • Guest Lecturer, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Assistant Instructor, Microbiology Lab, Anderson University, Anderson, IN

Professional Experiences

  • Intercultural Communications, Western Asia
  • International Press Correspondent, Fort Wayne News Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Script and Grant Proposal Writer, Radio/TV Media, Larnaca, Cyprus
  • Environmental Science, Grant Proposal Writer, Western Asia 
  • Turkic Tea Weblog