Virginia Arbery, Associate Professor of Humanities at WCC
A Weaver Fellow and a Fellow of The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Dr. Arbery has taught at the University of Dallas, Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, St. Anselm College, Austin College, the University of Texas at Dallas, and at Assumption College. She has served as Dean of Admissions at University of Dallas, University of St. Thomas in Houston, and at Thomas More College.. Co-author and director of a grant from the U. S. Department of Education, she ran a nationally acclaimed program to educate high school teachers in American founding documents. A former Consultant to the National Center for Founding Documents (Boston University), her work on George Washington is included in Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition (ISI, 1999). Prof. Arbery has also published on Greek and Southern literature, on Rousseau, on women’s studies, on American education and on life issues. She has conducted numerous continuing legal education programs for lawyers, as well as leadership seminars for corporate executives. She is on the lecture bureau of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. In 2010, Prof. Arbery with her husband was awarded the Russell Kirk Paideia Prize (2010) for a lifetime achievement in the Humanities. At the beginning of the 2013-14 academic year, she will be Associate Professor of Humanities at Wyoming Catholic College.