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Profile Photo: Daniel Ostendorff, Ph.D.

Ostendorff, Ph.D.

Phone: 903-233-3831

  • Director of Alumni Engagement

  • Associate Professor of History

Daniel joined our team after 6 years of teaching history at LeTourneau University. As a full-time faculty member, Daniel spear-headed the visit of the Texas Supreme Court to LeTourneau University's campus in 2017, as well as a host of other events that followed, including a Holocaust Remembrance event, a celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and student study abroad trips to Germany, Poland, Greece, and Israel.  Daniel brings a passion for planning memorable events and a love of people into his new role coordinating LeTourneau's upcoming 75th anniversary and connecting with alumni in the East Texas area.

Daniel has a Doctorate in History from the University of Oxford, a Masters in Modern History from Queens University Belfast, and a double-major in History and Biblical & Theological Studies from John Brown University.  In addition to his academic background, Daniel brings five years of experience in university admissions, two years in international missions with MK2MK (Cru's ministry to missionary kids), and a lifetime of experience living and growing up overseas as a missionary kid.