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Crystal Hurd, Ph.D.

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Visitng Faculty for Inklings Studies

Crystal Hurd (Ed.D., East Tennessee State University) is an educator, poet, and researcher from Virginia. She holds a Master of Arts in Literature, a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (University of Texas at El Paso), and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University. She currently serves as Reviews Editor for Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal. She is also the author of Thirty Days with C. S. Lewis: A Women’s Devotional (2014) and The Leadership of C. S. Lewis (2021). She was awarded the 2020 recipient of the Clyde S. Kilby Research Grant by the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College. She can also be found at her website,

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Ed.D.   Doctor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis – specializing in   Postsecondary and Private Sector Leadership. East Tennessee State   University
   M.F.A. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. University of Texas
   M.A. Master of Arts in English. East Tennessee State University
   B.A. Bachelor of Arts in English   Literature. University of Tennessee

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