Dr. Bethany Hicks is a resident of Benton and teaches American Civilization and Western Civilization at OBU at NLC. She earned her undergraduate degree in History, German and Philosophy at Western Michigan University. After that, she went on to receive her Ph. D. in Modern European History from Michigan State University.
Dr. Hicks grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She first came to Arkansas five years ago to accept a position at Ouachita Baptist University, where she serves as current Assistant Professor of History and the Fulbright Program Advisor.
“I have been married to my husband, Cliff, for 10 years and we have three amazing children: Benjamin (9), Samuel (5) and Emma (3). I have traveled extensively in Europe; my family and I lived in Osnabrück, Germany for a year while I finished my dissertation research under a Fulbright IIE Grant.”