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Meet the Faculty

History Department Staff

"The professors guided my studies with humility and graciousness, equipping me with the truth about God and man so I could come to my own conclusions."

—Dawson Frasier, '17


Douglas Favelo, Ph.D.

Chairman of the Department of Classical Liberal Arts and Professor of History

Dr. Favelo teaches courses in the history of western civilization, Roman history, Greek history, and historical research methods at Patrick Henry College. Prior to coming to Patrick Henry College, he served for ten years as a lecturer at California State University Fresno, teaching history, literature, and Latin.

Dr. Favelo's passion is to facilitate students in their intellectual and spiritual development, primarily through the medium of a rigorous, Biblically-centered classical education, to the greater glory of God. He, his wife, and his four children live on a mountain farm in Loudoun County, VA, where they raise pigs and chickens.

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