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Karen Knudson

College of Arts and Sciences

English and Modern Languages


Ph.D., candidate, Purdue University
M.A., 1999, University of Richmond
B.A., 1991, Olivet Nazarene University

 Professor Knudson is excited to be back at her alma mater instructing in the English department.

She is an ONU graduate and has since received her master’s degree at Richmond University. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University working on a degree in literary studies with a concentration in medieval literature.

Of particular interest to Professor Knudson is the use of Scripture in medieval literary texts. When she is not spending time with her daughter, Grace, and husband, Scott, she enjoys collecting toy knights and miniature Christmas nativity sets.

Psalm

25:5

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.