Faculty and Staff

Scott Stripling

Department Head; Instructor of Humanities
Richmond Campus (FBTC)
Phone: (281) 239-1570
Email: striplingd@wcjc.edu

Dr. Scott Stripling degrees include the following: BS (English/Physical Education), MA (English), MA (Biblical Literature), and DMin (Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology). He has taught at the University of Texas Brownsville, International Bible College, Belhaven University, and WCJC.  Dr. Stripling is an active field archaeologist and serves as the Director of Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Israel.  Courses Currently Taught: Humanities 1301.


Ava Humme

Instructor of Humanities
Wharton Campus (Changing to Sugar Land in Fall 2014)
Phone: (979) 532-6345
Email: avah@wcjc.edu

Ava King Humme received her B.A. in Journalism from Texas A & M University and M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, with additional graduate course work in English Literature, from the University of Houston-Victoria. Since 1991 she has taught for WCJC in various departments, including Vocational Education, Adult Basic Education, Developmental Studies, English, and Humanities. Ms. Humme has taught at the University of Houston-Victoria and for Region IV of the Texas Education Agency and volunteered as a Special Education reading tutor for middle school students in Fort Bend ISD. She also has a strong professional background as a writer and editor for several major energy companies. Courses Currently Taught: Humanities 1301.


Jimidene Murphey

Instructor of Humanities
Wharton Campus
Phone: (979) 532-6318
Email: murpheyj@wcjc.edu

Jimidene Murphey has 25 years experience in the classroom. She earned her B.B.A. and M.B.A. in marketing and management from Tarleton State University, and completed her M.A. in composition/rhetoric and technical writing at Texas Tech University. Ms. Murphey has taught at South Plains College, Clarendon College, Victoria College, University of Houston, and WCJC. Additionally, she has prepared over 32 ancillaries for English and business textbooks and was a part of a grant to bring online student services to rural colleges. Courses Currently Taught: Humanities 1301.


Anna Patrick

Instructor of Spanish
Fort Bend Tech Center
Phone: (281)-239-1573
Email: patricka@wcjc.edu

Anna G. Patrick received her B.A. in Corporate Communications and Spanish, and her M.A. in Spanish Linguistics and Latin American Literature from the University of Houston. Part of her graduate studies were completed at Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. She has taught Spanish language classes at Lone Star College-North Harris and Wharton County Junior College. Courses Currently Taught: SPAN 1311, SPAN 1312, SPAN 2311 and SPAN 2312.




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