Humanities

Humanities Faculty and Administration

English

Chair: jjo20250 [at] creighton [dot] edu (John O’Keefe, PhD) | Administrative Assistant: jilldickey [at] creighton [dot] edu (Jill Dickey)

Ngwarsungu Chiwengo, PhD

Ngwarsungu Chiwengo, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

nch75172@creighton.edu

402.280.2517

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, PhD

Robert S. Dornsife, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rsd08670@creighton.edu

Fidel Fajardo-Acosta, PhD

Fidel Fajardo-Acosta, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ffa43968@creighton.edu

Brooke A. Kowalke, PhD

Brooke A. Kowalke, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

bst95639@creighton.edu

Faith M. Kurtyka, PhD

Faith M. Kurtyka, PhD

Associate 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, PhD

Trey Moody, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

TreyMoody@creighton.edu

402.280.2548

David P. Mullins, MFA

David P. Mullins, MFA

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Creative Writing (Fiction)

dpm94106@creighton.edu

Joshua D. Prenosil, PhD

Joshua D. Prenosil, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jdp29698@creighton.edu

Kathleen R. Rettig, PhD

Kathleen R. Rettig, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

krr13964@creighton.edu

Matthew L. Reznicek, MA, PhD

Matthew L. Reznicek, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Nineteenth-Century British and Irish Literature

mlr23962@creighton.edu

402.280.3458

Nyunda Y. Rubango, PhD

Nyunda Y. Rubango, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

nyr73742@creighton.edu

Brent A. Spencer, MA, MFA, PhD

Brent A. Spencer, MA, MFA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Fiction (Writing and Study)

bas10581@creighton.edu

402.280.2192

Robert D. Whipple, Jr., PhD

Robert D. Whipple, Jr., PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Rhetoric and Composition

rdw78282@creighton.edu

402.280.2520

Tamora A. Whitney

Tamora A. Whitney

Adjunct Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

taw68877@creighton.edu

Greg W. Zacharias, PhD

Greg W. Zacharias, PhD

Professor

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

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

pdb25673@creighton.edu

402.280.2758

John C. Calvert, BA, PhD

John C. Calvert, BA, PhD

Professor

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

Associate 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

Ogechukwu Williams, PhD

Ogechukwu Williams, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ogechukwuwilliams@creighton.edu

Modern Languages and Literature

Chairjcm29335 [at] creighton [dot] edu (Joseph (José) McClanahan, 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 E. Bohlke, PhD

Olaf E. Bohlke, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

oeb19267@creighton.edu

402.280.2505

Thomas F. Coffey, PhD

Thomas F. Coffey, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

tfc87291@creighton.edu

402.280.2546

Maria Garcia-de la Torre, PhD

Maria Garcia-de la Torre, PhD

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

MariaAntoniaGarciadelaTorre@creighton.edu

Erin L. Johnston

Erin L. Johnston

Adjunct Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

elh30808@creighton.edu

402.280.2528

Jose M. Lemus, PhD

Jose M. Lemus, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Spanish Literature and Culture

jle13823@creighton.edu

402.280.2765

Joseph (José) C. McClanahan, PhD

Joseph (José) C. McClanahan, PhD

Associate Professor

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 Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

mfm98526@creighton.edu

Roxana C. Recio, PhD

Roxana C. Recio, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rcr91685@creighton.edu

Enrique Rodrigo, PhD

Enrique Rodrigo, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ero36235@creighton.edu

Ivelisse Santiago-Stommes, PhD

Ivelisse Santiago-Stommes, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

isa54540@creighton.edu

402.280.2508

Ryan A. Spangler, PhD

Ryan A. Spangler, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

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

rsp44124@creighton.edu

402.280.3867

David S. Vanderboegh, PhD

David S. Vanderboegh, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

dsv75704@creighton.edu

Maria T. Vanderboegh, PhD

Maria T. Vanderboegh, PhD

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

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • American Philosophy

jja04319@creighton.edu

402.280.2334

Michael A. Brown, PhD

Michael A. Brown, PhD

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, PhD

Kevin M. Graham, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Social and political philosophy

kmg28581@creighton.edu

402.280.1219

Thomas J. Kiefer, Jr, PhD

Thomas J. Kiefer, Jr, PhD

Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

tjk72232@creighton.edu

David L. McPherson, PhD

David L. McPherson, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ethics (esp. Virtue Ethics), Social and Political Philosophy, 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

jpm61957@creighton.edu

402.280.1787

Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ethics

aco48088@creighton.edu

402.280.2847

Chris P. Pliatska, PhD

Chris P. Pliatska, PhD

Adjunct Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

cpp17517@creighton.edu

Michael R. Romero, SJ, MA, PhD

Michael R. Romero, SJ, MA, PhD

Associate 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

jas01763@creighton.edu

402.280.2647

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

Amy E. Wendling, BA, PhD

Amy E. Wendling, BA, PhD

Professor

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, PhD

Richard J. White, PhD

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

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

dlb85862@creighton.edu

402.280.2768

Sherri L. Brown, MS, PhD

Sherri L. Brown, MS, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biblical Narrative; Johannine Literature

slb76638@creighton.edu

402.280.3086

Gordon P. Brubacher, PhD

Gordon P. Brubacher, PhD

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 & Christian origins

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 A. Feder, PhD

Julia A. Feder, PhD

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

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Comprehensive Doctoral Exams: Moral Theology, Patristic Theology

jaf18153@creighton.edu

402.280.5808

Leonard J. Greenspoon, BA, PhD

Leonard J. Greenspoon, BA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ancient language, 2nd Temple Judaism, versions (translations) of the Bible

ljg44545@creighton.edu

402.280.2304

H.  A. Hall, PhD

H. A. Hall, PhD

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

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Catholic Social Thought

tmk05861@creighton.edu

402.280.3734

Christina G. McRorie, PhD

Christina G. McRorie, PhD

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

Professor

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 G. Roddy, MA, PhD

Nicolae G. 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

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

College of Arts and Sciences

ras49641@creighton.edu

402.280.2504

Zachary B. Smith, PhD

Zachary B. Smith, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences