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

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, BA, PhD

Brent A. Spencer, BA, 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

Associate Chair, Modern Langauges and Literatures

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

Elizabeth F. Cooke

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Pragmatism, Philosophy of Science, American Philosophy

efc09574@creighton.edu

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

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