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Meet Dr. Jeff Sorrels

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5-6

Dr. Jeff Sorrels had eight years of teaching experience when he came to ETBU in 2015 and he currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at East Texas Baptist University. Before coming to ETBU, he taught at Delta College in University Center, MI. Dr. Sorrels earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and his Master of Arts degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. He completed his Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership at Lamar University. His research and teaching interests include interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, social media, and communication theory. Dr. Sorrels knows from his own experience that education can positively and dramatically change the course of a learners life. He brings passion and energy to the classroom because he believes that engaged learners learn best.