Roger PetersenPart-Time Faculty, Speech and Story Performance

    Part-Time Faculty, Speech and Story Performance, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    • D. Litt. in Narrative Studies, Drew University
    • M.Ed. in Storytelling, East Tennessee State University
    • M.A. in New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
    • B.S. in Bible from Cairn University

    In addition to teaching speech and storytelling at Cairn, Dr. Roger Petersen is a senior instructor with Walk Thru the Bible Ministries headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Recognized as one of the organization’s top instructors, he has told the story of the entire Bible to over 120,000 people at over 750 live events. He has been a Walk Thru the Bible instructor for 40 years and has taught more live events than any other instructor in the organization.

    Dr. Petersen has also made three trips to China, presenting storytelling concerts at several universities. He has twice been a featured storyteller at the International Storytelling Institute at East Tennessee State University. In June 2000, he performed at the Hans Christian Andersen Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Currently, Dr. Petersen is working on a one-man play on the life and works of Hans Christian Andersen, whose life and works (adapted for solo performance) served as the topic of his doctoral dissertation.


    Teaching at Cairn since 1982

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    Palladino, Chris