Instructor in the Department of English
Derric Ludens, instructor of English at DWU, joined the staff in 2015. Ludens is a 2010 DWU alumnus with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history, and earned his Master of Arts degree in literary criticism from the University of South Dakota. Ludens worked as the technical editor for USD’s Government Research Bureau and taught courses ranging from composition and literature, to honors English, and scientific and technical writing. Ludens has presented at numerous literary conferences and co-authored an entry for the Encyclopedia of United States-Latin American Relations where he addressed France’s 19th-century interests in Latin America. He also advises DWU’s Student Diversity Council and the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.