Faculty & Staff


Full-Time Faculty and Staff


Timothy Hooker

ESL Programs Director


(270) 789-5073


  Timothy Hooker serves as the ESL Programs Director for Campbellsville University.  He received his M.A. in Intercultural Studies and TESOL from Wheaton College, and has been teaching ESL and EFL courses since 1997.  In addition to teaching over eight years at two South Korean universities, Tim has also taught in Thailand, Japan, Chicago, and Boston.  He enjoys learning about other cultures and trying new foods from around the world.      

Andrea Giordano

Assistant Director for ESL


(270) 789-5084

   Andrea Giordano serves as the Assistant Director of ESL for Campbellsville University. She received her M.Ed. in TESOL from Shenandoah University, and has been teaching ESL and TESL since 2006. Andrea also runs a video-centered ESL website, www.ESLbasics.com. She has traveled to 29 countries so far, including Panama, Croatia, Bahrain, and Lebanon.         

Ardeen Top

Assistant Director of ESL-LEC adtop@campbellsville.edu    (502)753-0264 ext: 232

  Ardeen Top serves as Campbellsville University’s Assistant Director of English as a Second Language at the Louisville Education Center and has been with C.U. since 2006. She also serves as the Designated School Official (DSO) at the LEC. She is a native of South Dakota and received her M.A. in Humanities with a concentration in Linguistics from the University of Louisville in 2005. Ms. Top is a member of NAFSA and TESOL and has been teaching ESL in different capacities for 12 years. She has enjoyed traveling to various countries from Germany to Sudan and China and has taught English and provided training for English as a Foreign Language teachers as well.


Maryann Matheny

ESL Endorsement Specialist




Maryann Matheny moved to Kentucky from Rhode Island in 2004. She lives with her husband Ed on a farm near Summersville, with her horses, five dogs and one cat. Maryann received a BA in Communication, together with her teaching certification from Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. In 2008, Maryann graduated from C.U. with her MATESOL degree.

Raquel Cunha

ESL Programs Secretary


(270) 789-5431 

  Raquel Cunha works as secretary to the ESL Institute of Campbellsville University. She has sixteen years of experience as a secretary, a Bachelor's Degree in Secretarial Studies, and a Post-Graduate degree in Social Communications. She is currently studying in the Masters of TESOL program at C.U. She is married to Tony Cunha, Dean of the School of Music, and together they raise four children. Raquel loves interacting with others.       

Adjunct Instructors


Ana Almeida


  Ana Almeida is originally from Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Education. She is currently studying in the Masters of TESOL program at Campbellsville University. Ana has taught in schools in Brazil and truly believes that teaching is her calling. “I enjoy sharing my love of learning and my passion for English as my second language”. Ana is married to Denis Santos and together they have a beautiful daughter named Sophia.


Vicky Campbell


  Vicky Campbell received her BA in English from Centre College and an M.Ed. with a Reading Specialist endorsement and Rank I from the University of Louisville. She has taught subjects such as English, reading, history, study skills, ACT preparation in the course of her career. Vicky has been teaching in the General Studies department at C.U. since 2001 in addition to the ESL Institute. She is married to Jim Campbell and has three wonderful grown children and four amazing grandchildren.



Joy Hagan



Joy Hagan received her Master of Arts Degree in Education from Eastern Kentucky University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Louisville. She is married and has two college-age children (a son and a daughter). She has served with her husband in a Christian organization for the past 25 years. The first 18 years were committed to serving in China. For two years of her time in China she taught English to Chinese university students. The past 7 years have been committed to serving the international students, professors, and researchers that come to Louisville, Kentucky. She understands what it is like to live in another country and study a different language. She loves learning about the people and cultures of the world.

Travis Kennon


  Travis is truly a Campbellsville native. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Ministries from Campbellsville University in 2008. Currently, Travis is finishing a degree in Spanish and working on his Masters in TESOL. He has traveled in Africa, Europe, and spent extensive time in Latin America (specifically Peru). Travis’ personal belief is that if a language is made personal to a student then it is an easier and more "fun" way to learn.


 Edwina Rowell




  Edwina received her Bachelor of Music in Education from Murray State University, her Master of Religious Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and her ESL certification from C.U. She has studied both French and the Mossi tribal language, Moore. Edwina has taught in public and private schools, served as Minister of Ed. in several churches, and lived as a missionary in West Africa for 15 years. Edwina also serves as Site Coordinator for Campbellsville University Christian Women's Job Corps.      

Eduardo Trindade


  Eduardo Luiz Trindade is native of Curitiba, PR (Brazil). He received his MA in Hermeneutics from The London School of Theology in 1990 (England). He lectured in Theology in Rio de Janeiro from 1991 to 1999, when he moved to the U.S. He received his MA in Humanities (Linguistics) from UofL in 2011. Eduardo is married to Leila and they have three daughters, Gabriela, Luisa and Julia. Eduardo has visited 18 countries and lived in 5 of them, including Paraguay and Israel.



For more information contact us at international@campbellsville.edu