Leslie Sillars, Ph.D.

Les SillarsAssociate Academic Dean

Chairman, Department of Applied Liberal Arts

Professor of Journalism

Email: ldsillars@phc.edu

Phone: 540-441-8230

Educational Background:
Ph.D. in Journalism, University of Texas (Austin)
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Bachelor of Religious Education, Briercrest Bible College

Time at PHC: 2002 to present

 Dr. Sillars (University of Texas at Austin), professor of Journalism since 2002, accepted his role as Associate Academic Dean and Chairman for the Department of Applied Liberal Arts in March, 2019. He directs internships, serves as a student adviser, and oversees The Herald, PHC's student newspaper. He writes and edits for worldmag.com and is Mailbag Editor at WORLD Magazine. His work has also appeared in The Weekly Standard, Touchstone, The American Conservative, The Gospel Coalition, and others. His first book, Intended for Evil: A Survivor's Story of Love, Faith, and Courage in the Cambodian Killing Fields, came out in October, 2016.