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Dr. Walter J. Stucke

Dr. Walter J. Stucke

about the teacher

Hello, my name is Walter Stucke and I am originally from Lockport, Illinois, which is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Chicago. I grew up in a Christian home, being the youngest of five sons and having no sisters. After graduating high school in 2000, I completed by bachelor's degree in History in 2005 between two universities in Florida and Illinois respectively.

The year following my undergraduate completion, I enrolled in seminary, earning my M.Min in 2007. After my seminary studies, I ventured to East Asia, beginning my career in international education, specifically South Korea. I taught for a single year in Daegu, South Korea at Soseon Girls' Middle School. My first year in South Korea was one of the most rewarding of my life. However, I knew that my first year in South Korea would end with me returning to the United States to pursue my master's degree in History. In 2011, I graduated from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee with my MA in History.

In the winter of 2012, I returned to South Korea. This time, I lived and worked in Busan for two years, teaching for a year at Aloysius Technical High School and …

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Publications

“Anabaptists.”
In American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time
ed. Gary Smith. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA, forthcoming in September 2020.
“Edward Taylor.”
In American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time
ed. Gary Smith. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA, forthcoming in September 2020.
“Elijah Lovejoy.”
In American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time
ed. Gary Smith. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA, forthcoming in September 2020.
“Ezra Stiles.”
In American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time
ed. Gary Smith. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA, forthcoming in September 2020.
“The 100th Anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement”
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Groove Korea 144 (March 2019): 50-51.
“Christopher Columbus”
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In The Sea in World History: Exploration, Travel, and Trade, ed. Stephen K. Stein, 430-432. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA, 2017.
“The Yangban Class and the CSAT Exams"
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Groove Korea 109 (November 2015): 34-35.
“The 70th Anniversary of Korea's Independence from Japan.”
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Groove Korea 106 (August 2015): 34-35.
“Korean Women at the Turn of the Century.”
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Groove Korea 83 (September 2013): 26-27.
“A Show of Force.”
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Groove Korea 79 (May 2013): 36-37.
“The First Korean-American.”
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Groove Korea 76 (February 2013): 34-36.
Award
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Awarded a full-tuition scholarship for four consecutive semesters at East Tennessee State University (2009-2011).
"A Discussion with Walter Stucke on Leo Tolstoy's What is Art?"
The Signature of Man Podcast
Episode 4. Recorded October 1, 2019

Education

PhD
2020
Humanities with a History concentration
M.A.
2011
History
M.Min
2007
Master of Ministry
B.A.
2005
History