LifeQuest Instructor Bios
LifeQuest instructors come from a broad range of backgrounds and fields of expertise. Master gardeners, physicians, college professors and artists - all LifeQuest instructors volunteer their time and talents to share their knowledge with our members every term.
Has taught yoga at the Yoga Studio of Little Rock.
Anthropology Instructor at UALR
Her first class is in the Summer 2021 Term.
Retired professor of Theatre & Dance from UALR
BA & MA University of Arizona
PhD University of Utah
Retired Music Instructor from UALR
Begin teaching at LifeQuest in 2018
Founding Partner at Cranford Co.
University of Pennsylvania and University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a degree in economics. His first class with LifeQuest is in Summer 2021.
Retired U.S. Ambassador (Republic of Malawi and Republic of Congo)
BA from Hendrix College
JD from Georgetown University
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Retired teacher from Little Rock Public Schools
Hendrix College BA, emphasis on art and education. UCA, MSE with certifications in early childhood education and gifted and talented education.
Became a CZT Certified Zentangle Teacher in 2016. I trained in Providence RI with the creators of the Zentangle Method.
Retired Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Interested in paper crafting. Has taught at LifeQuest since 2018
Retired Teacher from Bryant High School; all AP courses in European History, World History and Macroeconomics and French and German.
BA in History and French from UALR Summa C.L.
MIM in International Finance and Economics, American Grad School and International Management.
MovieStyle Editor/Columnist for Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Has taught with LifeQuest since at least 2015
Mary Sha Moriarty
Retired from Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare
Studied at UAMS College of Nursing
Began facilitating LifeQuest Book Club in 2019
Retired from UAMS Department of Pediatrics
Studied Art & English at Ohio Wesleyan University
Chairperson of LifeQuest Curriculum Committee beginning in 2018
Founder of The Peacock Group.
First class with LifeQuest is Summer 2021
Has attended LifeQuest classes for many years and began facilitating Great Books in 2019.
Retired from the Workers Compensation Commission as a Legal Advisor
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with additional hours for school counseling certification
Interested in facilitating book groups related to art or spiritual subject matter.
Senior Consultant, Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock, Arkansas
MD from Univ. of Oklahoma
Started in 1980 giving lectures to the general public on science topics and related theological overlaps about cosmology, origin of life, evolution, genetics and ethics, neuroscience, why is there something rather than nothing, time, multiverses, consciousness-matter, etc (relationships between science and religion/theology)
Avid game player and art lover
Joined LifeQuest in 2020
Director of Volunteers and Membership at Historic Arkansas Museum
Retired from Mitchell Williams Law Firm (specializing in taxes)
Attended University of Texas
Has headed LifeQuest's Law Crew which has taught on a variety of topics since 2000.