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Ryan Allen

Associate Professor of English and Writing; Chair of General Education

Department: Department of Modern Languages
Phone: 712-279-5211
Office Location: Heelan Hall 307


Ryan Allen holds doctorate and master’s degrees in English from the University of South Dakota. Dr. Allen holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Western Kentucky University.


Dr. Allen has taught English and writing at Briar Cliff since 2011. He chairs the general education program and the honors program at BCU. He is also the Nonfiction and Siouxland Editor for The Briar Cliff Review.

Prior to arriving at BCU, Dr. Allen was an online course mentor for Western Governors University.