BA, History-- University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha WI

MA, History--University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

Mr. Wiersum began his teaching career at Wayland Baptist University in 2012. He brings a wide array of experience with him.
He is presently a teacher at Western Valley Middle School (8th grade) in Phoenix, AZ. He is a member of Foundation for
Teaching Economics, the American Legion, Troops to Teachers and he volunteers at Operation KIDS, Children's Service
Society and received the Volunteer Service Award from the Adopt a Highway Program.

He has extensive military experience, having served in the US Marine Corps, the Wisconsin Army National Guard, the
US Army Reserve, and presently in the US Air Force Reserve at Luke AFB. He was awarded the Purple Heart in
Iraq as part of Operation Iraqui Freedom II (2004-2005). We are happy to have Mr. Wiersum as a part of the WBU team as an adjunct faculty member.