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Jennifer Hearson

Assistant Professor of Literature and Modern Languages
Instructional Faculty
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Jennifer Hearson serves as Assistant Professor of Literature and Modern Languages and as Coordinator of the Writer’s Studio, the Writing Center at Midwestern Seminary & Spurgeon College.  She holds a Master of Arts degree in French Literature from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in French and Secondary Education from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.  She began teaching at Midwestern in 2008, and she and her husband have been part of the MBTS community since 2006.

Mrs. Hearson came to Midwestern with more than a decade of experience in the classroom, most recently teaching French at an International Baccalaureate high school in the Cincinnati area. She has also volunteered in the children’s ministries of several churches over the years, and served as a parent representative on the SAGE (Students in Academically Gifted Education) Advisory Board for North Kansas City Schools from 2016 to 2020.

Professor Hearson loves seeing God at work in the lives of her students.  She takes particular joy in helping students become stronger and more confident writers, as well as in helping them connect with great literature.

She and her husband, Blake, have two daughters, Emma and Claire.

Local Church:

Northland Baptist Church