Assistant Professor in the Department of English
Phone: (605) 995-2640
Department: English and Languages
Location: Smith Hall | Room 302 B
Year Started: 2015
Education History: Dakota Wesleyan Univeristy (BA degree in English and history), University of South Dakota (MA degree in literary criticism)
Professional History: 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.