DR. AMBER DYER holds the Ph.D. in Literature from the University of Dallas, where she passed her dissertation defense “with distinction” for her scholarship on Dostoevsky and Faulkner. She has published on such diverse authors as C.S. Lewis, Dostoevsky and Rousseau and is the recipient of the Conference for Christianity and Literature’s James Sims Prize for Literature. Dyer serves on the graduate faculty of the Dallas Institute’s Sue Rose Summer Institute for Teachers and is a Senior Consultant for the Cowan Center for Education. She also teaches classical literature and philosophy at LeTourneau University, where she founded and developed several programs in marketing, university admissions, and student activities, and cheerfully recruited a record number of National Merit Finalists to the institution. Dyer has taught at Dallas Baptist University since 2001 and previously taught the epic and lyric portions of the Literary Tradition sequence at the University of Dallas. While at UD, she taught public speaking and business communication for graduate business students, served as the Assistant Dean of Students, and designed the summer program Arete: An Invitation to the Classics for High School Students. Dyer has spoken to over one hundred audiences nationally on the power of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty to shape human culture and transform human lives. She was Dr. Louise Cowan’s final graduate assistant and mentee of almost two decades.