Assistant Professor of Communication Arts/Gannon University
Growing up, Brent was a member of the Indian
Head (Pa.) Church of God and is the sixth member of the Sleasman clan to
graduate from Findlay – a testament to the strong historical ties between the Church
of God, General Conference (CGGC), and the college that was founded by the
church 130 years ago.
Brent graduated from UF with a bachelor of
arts degree in speech and pursued a master’s of divinity degree at
Winebrenner Theological Seminary.
After leaving Findlay, Brent served in a number
of church ministry and teaching positions while pursuing a doctor of
philosophy degree at Duquesne University in rhetoric.
Brent had great experiences here at UF and said that his studies, “were the
perfect preparation for what I am doing now – it could not have been better.” Currently, he is teaching public speaking, communication ethics and the
philosophy of communications. Brent is also is awaiting publication of his book about
philosopher Albert Camus and communication ethics.