John Coakley, Ph.D.

Instructor of English English


Office: Sedgwick 214 K

  • B.A. Religious Education, St. Mary's College, Winona, Minn., 1960
  • M.Ed. Education w. English Emphasis, St. Mary's College, Winona, Minn., 1966
  • M.A. Public Address/Theatre, UMKC, 1970
  • Ph.D. Ed. Administration, University of Kansas, 1978


  • College Composition I (EN1110)
  • English Composition (EN1140)
  • World Literature Since 16th Century (EN2760)
  • Fundamentals of Communication (CT2000)
  • Supervision of Student Teachers (2003) and Educational Psychology (2004)--Education Department

Dr. Coakley has taught high school and served as a high school principal. On the college level he has taught educational psychology, public speaking, debate, oral communication and composition