Humanities

Humanities Faculty and Administration

Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Chair: marthahabash [at] creighton [dot] edu (Martha Habash, PhD) | Administrative Assistant: verleenunruh [at] creighton [dot] edu (Verleen Unruh)

Leonard J. Greenspoon, BA, PhD

Leonard J. Greenspoon, BA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ljg44545@creighton.edu

402.280.2304

Martha W. Habash, BA, PhD

Martha W. Habash, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

Program Director, Classical and Near Eastern Studies

Coordinator, Classical and Near Eastern Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Petronius
  • Aristophanes
  • Satire
  • Greek Inscriptions in Jordan

mwh35022@creighton.edu

402.280.5527

Jeffrey P. Hause

Jeffrey P. Hause

Professor

Program Director, Honors Program

College of Arts and Sciences

jph02160@creighton.edu

Kyle Helms

Kyle Helms

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

KyleHelms@creighton.edu

William O. Stephens, BA, PhD

William O. Stephens, BA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy and Ethics

wos87278@creighton.edu

402.280.2632

English

Chair: Brent Spencer, PhD | Administrative Assistant: jilldickey [at] creighton [dot] edu (Jill Dickey)

Ngwarsungu Chiwengo

Ngwarsungu Chiwengo

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

nch75172@creighton.edu

Lydia R. Cooper, MA, PhD

Lydia R. Cooper, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • 20th and 21st-century American literature; Native American literature; Western literature; gender and queer theory

lco67641@creighton.edu

402.280.3918

Robert S. Dornsife

Robert S. Dornsife

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rsd08670@creighton.edu

Fidel Fajardo-Acosta

Fidel Fajardo-Acosta

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ffa43968@creighton.edu

Teri Grimm

Teri Grimm

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

terigrimm@att.net

Brooke A. Kowalke

Brooke A. Kowalke

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

bst95639@creighton.edu

Faith M. Kurtyka, PhD

Faith M. Kurtyka, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

fku05776@creighton.edu

Surbhi V. Malik, MA, PhD

Surbhi V. Malik, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

svm17189@creighton.edu

Trey Moody

Trey Moody

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

TreyMoody@creighton.edu

David P. Mullins

David P. Mullins

Associate Professor

Assistant Director, Summer School in Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Creative Writing (Fiction)

dpm94106@creighton.edu

Joshua D. Prenosil

Joshua D. Prenosil

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jdp29698@creighton.edu

Kathleen R. Rettig

Kathleen R. Rettig

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

krr13964@creighton.edu

Matthew L. Reznicek, MA, PhD

Matthew L. Reznicek, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

Director, George Mitchell Scholarship Program

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Nineteenth-Century British and Irish Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing
  • The City in Literature
  • Economics in Literature
  • Opera and the Novel

mlr23962@creighton.edu

402.280.3458

Nyunda Y. Rubango

Nyunda Y. Rubango

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

nyr73742@creighton.edu

Brent A. Spencer, MA, MFA, PhD

Brent A. Spencer, MA, MFA, PhD

Professor

Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing, Creighton University

Director, Creative Writing, Creighton University

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Fiction (Writing and Study)
  • Screenwriting (Writing and Study)
  • Modern and Contemporary American Fiction
  • Poetry (Writing and Study)
  • Publishing

bas10581@creighton.edu

402.280.2192

Robert D. Whipple, Jr.

Robert D. Whipple, Jr.

Professor

Program Director, College of Professional Studies/Independent Study Program

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Rhetoric and Composition

rdw78282@creighton.edu

402.280.2520

Greg W. Zacharias

Greg W. Zacharias

Professor

Director, Center for Henry James Studies

Coordinator, American Literature Group

College of Arts and Sciences

gwz31175@creighton.edu

History

Chair: johncalvert [at] creighton [dot] edu (John Calvert, PhD) | Administrative Assistantverleenunruh [at] creighton [dot] edu (Verleen Unruh)

Simon J. Appleford, BA, PhD

Simon J. Appleford, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

sap81762@creighton.edu

402.280.2824

Pamela D. Bennett, BA, PhD

Pamela D. Bennett, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

pdb25673@creighton.edu

402.280.2758

John C. Calvert, BA, PhD

John C. Calvert, BA, PhD

Professor

Chair, History

College of Arts and Sciences

jcc51300@creighton.edu

402.280.2653

Eileen T. Dugan, BA, PhD

Eileen T. Dugan, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

etd34997@creighton.edu

402.280.3156

Scott B. Eastman, BA, PhD

Scott B. Eastman, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Spain, Atlantic History

sbe10682@creighton.edu

402.280.2651

Elizabeth R. Elliot-Meisel, BA, PhD

Elizabeth R. Elliot-Meisel, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ere93815@creighton.edu

402.280.2654

Heather E. Fryer, BA, PhD

Heather E. Fryer, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

hfr46414@creighton.edu

402.280.2656

Michael C. Hawkins, BA, PhD

Michael C. Hawkins, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mch79444@creighton.edu

402.280.2347

Andrew J. Hogan, MA, PhD

Andrew J. Hogan, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ajh58337@creighton.edu

402.280.2376

Britta I. McEwen, BA, PhD

Britta I. McEwen, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

bmc07030@creighton.edu

402.280.2658

Adam D. Sundberg, PhD

Adam D. Sundberg, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Environmental History, Historical Geographic Information Systems, Early Modern Europe

ads11374@creighton.edu

402.280.2657

Modern Languages and Literature

Chair: erikakirby [at] creighton [dot] edu (Erika Kirby, PhD)

Colleen R. Baade, Dr., BA, PhD

Colleen R. Baade, Dr., BA, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

cba64596@creighton.edu

402.280.3701

Olaf Bohlke

Olaf Bohlke

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

oeb19267@creighton.edu

Thomas F. Coffey

Thomas F. Coffey

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

tfc87291@creighton.edu

402.280.2546

Maria Garcia-de la Torre

Maria Garcia-de la Torre

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

MariaAntoniaGarciadelaTorre@creighton.edu

Erin L. Johnston

Erin L. Johnston

Lecturer

College of Arts and Sciences

elh30808@creighton.edu

402.280.2528

Jose M. Lemus, PhD

Jose M. Lemus, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Spanish language. Spanish culture. Service-learning/community-based learning. Colonial studies. New Spain, 18th Century

jle13823@creighton.edu

402.280.2765

Joseph (José) McClanahan

Joseph (José) McClanahan

Associate Professor

Chair, Modern Languages and Literatures, HCCA 111-B

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Spanish for Medical Professionals, Peninsular Literature and Culture, Study Abroad

jcm29335@creighton.edu

402.280.3868

Maria F. Mena-Bohlke

Maria F. Mena-Bohlke

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mfm98526@creighton.edu

Roxana C. Recio

Roxana C. Recio

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rcr91685@creighton.edu

Enrique Rodrigo

Enrique Rodrigo

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ero36235@creighton.edu

Ivelisse Santiago-Stommes

Ivelisse Santiago-Stommes

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

isa54540@creighton.edu

402.280.2508

Ryan A. Spangler

Ryan A. Spangler

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • 19th and 20th Century Spanish American Modernismo, Vanguardia
  • Spanish American Theater

rsp44124@creighton.edu

402.280.3867

David S. Vanderboegh

David S. Vanderboegh

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

dsv75704@creighton.edu

Maria T. Vanderboegh

Maria T. Vanderboegh

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mtv37435@creighton.edu

Philosophy

Chair: amywendling [at] creighton [dot] edu (Amy Wendling, PhD) | Administrative Assistant: lmcclure [at] creighton [dot] edu (Laurel McClure)

Jerold J. Abrams, PhD

Jerold J. Abrams, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • American Philosophy

jja04319@creighton.edu

402.280.2334

Michael A. Brown

Michael A. Brown

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mab68139@creighton.edu

Elizabeth F. Cooke, PhD

Elizabeth F. Cooke, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Pragmatism, Philosophy of Science, American Philosophy

efc09574@creighton.edu

402.280.3329

Kevin M. Graham

Kevin M. Graham

Associate Professor

Director, Magis Core Curriculum

Endowed Professorship, Timms Magis Core Curriculum Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Social and political philosophy
  • Philosophy of race
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

kmg28581@creighton.edu

402.280.1219

Thomas J. Kiefer, Jr

Thomas J. Kiefer, Jr

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

tjk72232@creighton.edu

David L. McPherson

David L. McPherson

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ethics (Theoretical and Applied), Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Religion

dlm05903@creighton.edu

402.280.2726

John P. Murray, BA, PhD

John P. Murray, BA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Marx and Marxian theory, critical theory
  • philosophy and economics
  • the history of modern and 19th-century philosophy

jpm61957@creighton.edu

402.280.1787

Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Associate Professor

Associate Chair, Philosophy

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of Emotion
  • Applied Ethics

aco48088@creighton.edu

402.280.2847

Chris P. Pliatska

Chris P. Pliatska

Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

cpp17517@creighton.edu

Michael R. Romero, SJ, MA, PhD

Michael R. Romero, SJ, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ancient Philosophy, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Religion, Aesthetics

rro76114@creighton.edu

402.280.2897

Jeanne A. Schuler, Ph.D., BA, PhD

Jeanne A. Schuler, Ph.D., BA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • history of modern and 19th-century philosophy
  • feminism
  • Hegel
  • critical theory

jas01763@creighton.edu

402.280.2647

Amy E. Wendling, BA, PhD

Amy E. Wendling, BA, PhD

Professor

Chair, Philosophy

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Social and Political Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy (Especially Nineteenth Century)

awe22353@creighton.edu

402.280.3591

Richard J. White

Richard J. White

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rjw48451@creighton.edu

402.280.2642

Jinmei Yuan, Dr., PhD

Jinmei Yuan, Dr., PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Comparative Logic, Chinese Literature

jyu02084@creighton.edu

402.280.3309

Theology

Chairjuliafleming [at] creighton [dot] edu (Julia Fleming, PhD) | Administrative Assistant: lmcclure [at] creighton [dot] edu (Laurel McClure)

Dulcinea L. Boesenberg, BA, PhD

Dulcinea L. Boesenberg, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

dlb85862@creighton.edu

402.280.2768

Sherri L. Brown, MS, PhD

Sherri L. Brown, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biblical Narrative; Johannine Literature

slb76638@creighton.edu

402.280.3086

Gordon P. Brubacher

Gordon P. Brubacher

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

gbr16752@creighton.edu

Susan A. Calef, BA, PhD

Susan A. Calef, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • New Testament, specializing in Gospels, feminist hermeneutics; also biblical spirituality

sac02032@creighton.edu

402.280.5807

James J. Carney, PhD

James J. Carney, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Modern Catholicism in Africa

jjc79064@creighton.edu

402.280.4736

Julia Feder

Julia Feder

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • theological anthropology, feminist theologies, theology and science, theologies of suffering

juliafeder@creighton.edu

402.280.2209

Julia A. Fleming, MA, PhD

Julia A. Fleming, MA, PhD

Professor

Chair, Chair of Theology Department

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Comprehensive Doctoral Exams: Moral Theology, Patristic Theology

jaf18153@creighton.edu

402.280.5808

H.  A. Hall

H. A. Hall

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Reformation; Early Christianity; Ecumenism

hah34515@creighton.edu

402.280.2295

Thomas M. Kelly, MA, PhD

Thomas M. Kelly, MA, PhD

Professor

Director, Undergraduate Theology Majors

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Catholic Social Thought
  • Community-Based Learning/Service Learning
  • Liberation Theology
  • Church of Latin America
  • Social Justice and International Immersions

tmk05861@creighton.edu

402.280.3734

Christina G. McRorie

Christina G. McRorie

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ChristinaMcRorie@creighton.edu

402.280.2506

Richard W. Miller, II, BA, PhD

Richard W. Miller, II, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

Director

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College of Arts and Sciences

rwm69701@creighton.edu

402.280.3618

Peter Nguyen, SJ

Peter Nguyen, SJ

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

png65322@creighton.edu

John J. O'Keefe, IV, BA, PhD

John J. O'Keefe, IV, BA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jjo20250@creighton.edu

402.280.4799

Gail S. Risch

Gail S. Risch

Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

gsr90497@creighton.edu

Nicolae Roddy, MA, PhD

Nicolae Roddy, MA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Hebrew Bible / Older Testament; Society and Literature of Early Judaism and Early Christianity (Pseudepigraphical and Apocryphal Literature); Syro-Palestinian Archaeology; Eastern Orthodox Theology and Culture; Romanian Apocryphal Texts and Traditions

ngr39382@creighton.edu

402.490.5651

Todd A. Salzman, BA, PhD

Todd A. Salzman, BA, PhD

Professor

Endowed Chair, Graff Chair in Catholic Theology

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Catholic Theological Ethics: Biomedical, Sexual, Virtue Ethics and Ethical Theory.

tas30732@creighton.edu

402.280.5756

Ronald A. Simkins, MA, PhD

Ronald A. Simkins, MA, PhD

Professor

Director, Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society

College of Arts and Sciences

ras49641@creighton.edu

402.280.2504

Zachary B. Smith, PhD

Zachary B. Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

zbs39244@creighton.edu

402.280.5816