Jerold J. Abrams, PhD
Jerold J. Abrams, PhD

Jerold J. Abrams, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences


  • American Philosophy

Academic Appointments


  • Philosophy


  • Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” In 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die. Ed. Steven Schneider. New York: Penguin,, Quintessence, 2009
  • “Aesthetics and Ethics: Santayana, Nietzsche, and Shusterman.”, The Modern Schoolman: A Quarterly Journal of Philosophy, 233-266, 2004
  • “Philosophy After the Mirror of Nature: Rorty, Dewey, and Peirce on Pragmatism and Metaphor.”, Metaphor and Symbol, 17:3, 227-42, 2002

Awards and Honors

  • Teacher of the Week, Delta Zeta, 2008
  • Teacher of the Month, Pi Kappa Alpha, 2005
  • The 2004 Annual Order of Omega Teaching Award, The Greek Community of Creighton University, 2004