Debbie Pope


Assistant Professor of Communication
BA, Bethany University, 1983
MA, Wheaton College, 1990

Office: Marston 217

Debbie Pope began teaching at Seattle Pacific University in 1995 as an adjunct instructor in both Communication and English while also teaching full-time at Northwest University. She joined the SPU faculty full-time in 2008 as an Assistant Professor of Communication. Ms. Pope earned her BA in English from Bethany University in California and her MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Wheaton College in Illinois.

At SPU, Ms. Pope teaches “Public Speaking,” “Interpersonal Communication,” “Gender Issues in Communication,” “Performing Literature,” USEM 1000, UCOR 1000, and WRI 1000.

Ms. Pope’s students know her to be an early morning riser who comes to 8 a.m. classes wired on Starbucks coffee, a cat whisperer par excellence, a Southerner who loves Flannery O’Connor, a Frederick Buechner devotee, and a person who is hard to keep up with at Saturday morning Jazzercise class.

Please see Ms. Pope’s CV (PDF) for more information.