New Faculty Join William Woods University

Three new faculty have joined William Woods University this semester. They are: Linda Duke, instructor of marketing; Anthony Lungstrum, instructor of athletic training, and Elizabeth Wilson, assistant professor of social work.

Lungstrum and Wilson will have additional duties as directors of their respective programs.

Duke has been a full-time instructor at Moberly Area Community College and an adjunct instructor at Columbia College for the past two years. Prior to that, she was an instructor for four years at Northwest Missouri State University, where she received the Most Inspirational Faculty Award in 2003.

Before teaching at NWMSU, Duke was an instructor for Premium Standard Farms. She has more than 10 years of corporate management and marketing experience, including Hallmark Cards, State Farm Insurance, Colonial Insurance, Missouri Employers Mutual and Central Programs Inc.

Duke earned her B.A. in business administration from Columbia College and her master of business administration from William Woods.

Lungstrum has been an instructor in the department of health and human performance at Texas A&M University-Commerce for the past three years. Along with his teaching responsibilities, he held the position of clinical coordinator for the athletic training education program and assistant athletic trainer for the university’s NCAA Division II teams. He was part of the adjunct faculty for four years before that.

Before going to Texas A&M, Lungstrum served as medical coordinator for the National Youth Sports Program in Tahlequah, Okla. He has a B.S. in health and human performance and an M.S. in college teaching, both from Northeastern State University, in Tahlequah, Okla. He is completing a doctorate of education at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Wilson has been a clinical instructor for the University of Missouri School of Social Work for six years and was previously an adjunct instructor. She received the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award from the School of Social Work Alumni Association earlier this year and won the College of Human Environmental Sciences Outstanding Faculty Service Award in 2006.

Before joining the MU faculty, Wilson was a crime victim specialist for the Boone County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for seven years. She also served as a mental health worker at Charter Hospital, a juvenile court program aide at the Boone County Juvenile Justice Center and a program assistant at Rainbow House Emergency Shelter.

Wilson earned a bachelor of educational studies and a master of social work, both at the University of Missouri. She is a Ph.D. candidate at MU.