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Lonnie Nelson

Lonnie Nelson

Professor of Philosophy
Email: lnelson@hlg.edu
Phone: 573-629-3201

Brief Bio

Dr. Nelson has taught at Hannibal-LaGrange University since 2000 and says that what he enjoys the most about teaching university students is the chance to build relationships and mentor students outside of the classroom.

At HLGU, Nelson serves as the faculty representative to the Board of Trustees and serves on the Student Learning Improvement Leadership Team, along with numerous other committees. He also teaches in the Honors Program and advises student's in the Liberal Studies program.

Nelson and his wife have two grown children. He is the pastor of Journey of Faith Fellowship in Kahoka, Missouri.

Educational Background

  • M.A, PhD in Philosophy, Tulane University
  • MDiv, New Orleans Theological Seminary
  • BSBA in Finance, University Missouri-Columbia

Awards and Achievements

  • Served as a career missionary with the International Mission Board, 1991-1997

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Christian Ethics
  • Comparative Religions
  • Bioethics
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • International Missions
  • Current Issues in World Cultures
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Program Design
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Internal Internship (CIS)
  • External Internship (CIS)
  • Computer Architecture
  • Information Technology Seminar

Contact Information

Academics Office
573-629-3092