Daniel Thurber

Daniel C. Thurber

Professor of English

English, Communication and Theatre Department

Office: Jesse 227
Office phone: 402-643-7494
Email: Daniel.Thurber@cune.edu


Daniel Thurber has taught at Concordia University, Nebraska since 1987. He was a visiting professor in England in 1992, and has studied abroad in Holland, Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria. His professional affiliations include the American Association for Higher Education and the Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts. In June 2004, he initiated the Program for the Orientation and Mentoring of New Faculty at Concordia University through his association with the Lilly Fellows Program.


D.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. Ed., Concordia University, Nebraska

Courses taught

English 201, Introduction to Literature English 231, Studies in the English Language English 362 & 363, English Literature I & II English 366, Shakespeare English 381 & 382, World Literature I & II English 383, Modern Poetry English/Psychology 385, Psychological & Sociological Analysis of Modern Literature English 466, Teaching Shakespeare/Great Books, English 102 Experiences in Writing, World Literature III English 384


Nearly five hundred students have participated in Dr. Thurber's annual London and Europe Study Tour that he has led for twenty consecutive years over the Christmas semester break. The tour has included cities such as London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Berlin, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Prague, Vienna, Brussels, Bruges and others. He has also led students on study tours to Asia, including Taiwan, China, and Japan.