Dr. Privett graduated from Lubbock Christian University 1983, earning her B.A. in Art and secondary teaching certificate in Art and English.
In 1985, she married Bryan Privett (LCU, Math, 1983) in 1985, and they have two children, Austin (LCU, Math and Chemistry, 2010; TTU PhD Physical Chemistry projected 2015) and Emily (ACU, Communication Disorders, 2012; TTUHSC, MS Speech Pathology, projected 2014).
Dr. Privett returned to school when her children were small, earning her Master's in English (British and American Literature) in 1995 and her Ph.D. in English (American Literature) in 1999, both degrees from Texas Tech University.
Dr. Privett has had the joy of teaching English and Humanities in the Humanities department at LCU since 1999, and currently serves as chair of the department.
Recently completed: Co-chair of the Task Force for Academic Reorganization
Presented paper entitled "Reading Moby-Dick in Context: The Final Scene" at the Conference for College Teachers of English in Beaumont (March 5-7, 2010)
Will be presenting a paper entitled "Finding Thea Kronborg's Voice: "One Passion and Four Walls" at the national College English Association conference in San Antonio (March 24-27, 2010)
Plan to present at the LCU Scholars Colloquium in April 2010