Colorado Christian University
Dr. Janet Black

Dr. Janet Black

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Degrees and Experience
  • Ph.D. English (University of Denver)
  • M.A. English (Bucknell University)
  • B.A. Religion (Eastern College)

Dr. Janet Black, long-time professor of English and former co-chair of the English department at CCU, was appointed Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs on April 17, 2020, after serving for nearly two years as Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs in the College of Undergraduate Studies. Dr. Black has an extensive history with Colorado Christian University and an outstanding record of accomplishments throughout her service in CCU's English department and Academic Affairs office. She has numerous scholarly publications to her credit, as well as authorship of Colorado Christian University: The First 100 Years, which was published in 2014 to celebrate CCU's centennial anniversary. In 2012, Dr. Black was named a Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. Department of State, with an appointment in Uganda. She served at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, where she taught a full-time faculty credit load each semester, completed faculty committee work, and conducted research on African voices in world literature. She was later invited to train new Fulbright Scholars in the Sub-Saharan Region. Dr. Black and her husband Ed, an ordained minister serving in an ECO (Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians) congregation, reside in Lakewood, Colorado.