Social Sciences

Social Sciences Faculty and Administration

Communication Studies

Chair: cmcbride [at] creighton [dot] edu (Chad McBride, PhD)

Marty Birkholt

Marty Birkholt

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mbi39711@creighton.edu

Raymond Blanton

Raymond Blanton

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

rbl46778@creighton.edu

Laura K. Gill

Laura K. Gill

Instructor

College of Arts and Sciences

lke50175@creighton.edu

Amanda J. Holman

Amanda J. Holman

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ajh15746@creighton.edu

402.280.2530

Erika L. Kirby

Erika L. Kirby

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

eki54620@creighton.edu

402.280.2630

James L. Leighter, PhD

James L. Leighter, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jll54238@creighton.edu

Chad McBride, MD

Chad McBride, MD

Professor

Chair, Communication Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Family Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Qualitative Research Methods

mcm83803@creighton.edu

402.213.4507

George F. McHendry, Jr

George F. McHendry, Jr

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

gfm20207@creighton.edu

402.280.2531

Samantha M. Senda-Cook, MA, PhD

Samantha M. Senda-Cook, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

sms61139@creighton.edu

402.280.2794

Sherianne Shuler

Sherianne Shuler

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

ssh75741@creighton.edu

402.280.2194

Cultural and Social Studies

Chairlauraheinemann [at] creighton [dot] edu (Laura Heinemann, PhD) | Administrative Assistant: arbatson [at] creighton [dot] edu (Angela Batson)

Sabrina M. Danielsen, MA, PhD

Sabrina M. Danielsen, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Sociology of Religion
  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Social Problems

smd46441@creighton.edu

402.280.4909

Barbara J. Dilly, MA, PhD

Barbara J. Dilly, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Cultural Anthropology, Sustainability Studies, Environment, Women and Gender Studies

bjd48622@creighton.edu

402.280.1424

Barbara M. Harris, BA, PhD

Barbara M. Harris, BA, PhD

Associate Professor

Director, Social Work Program

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Forensic Social Work

bmh71383@creighton.edu

402.280.2081

Laura L. Heinemann, PhD

Laura L. Heinemann, PhD

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of Cultural and Social Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Medical Anthropology
  • Kinship, Caregiving

lhe82665@creighton.edu

402.280.2302

Dawn M. Irlbeck, MA, PhD

Dawn M. Irlbeck, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Criminal Justice
  • Race and Policing

dmi91650@creighton.edu

402.280.2565

Steven M. Nelson, MA, PhD

Steven M. Nelson, MA, PhD

Resident Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Criminal Justice
  • Deviance
  • Social Psychology

StevenNelson12@creighton.edu

402.280.3203

Alexander Roedlach, MA, PhD

Alexander Roedlach, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

Director, Master of Medical Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Medical Anthropology
  • Global Health
  • African Studies
  • Determinants of Health
  • Explanatory Models of Disease

aro16607@creighton.edu

402.280.2567

Martin R. Rosales, SJ, MA, PhD

Martin R. Rosales, SJ, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mrr20957@creighton.edu

402.280.2587

Pamela L. Runestad, MA, PhD

Pamela L. Runestad, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Medical Anthropology, Japan

plr85370@creighton.edu

402.280.1896

Susan K. Walsh, RN, MSN

Susan K. Walsh, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor

Program Director, Health Administration and Policy

College of Arts and Sciences

skw25186@creighton.edu

402.280.3288

Monica N. White, MSW, LCSW, MS

Monica N. White, MSW, LCSW, MS

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mnw89188@creighton.edu

402.280.5594

Ryan Wishart, MA, PhD

Ryan Wishart, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Environmental Sociology
  • Political Economy/Ecology

wwi59991@creighton.edu

402.280.1780

Political Science and International Relations

Chair: grahamramsden [at] creighton [dot] edu (Graham Ramsden, PhD) | Administrative AssistantJwc03914 [at] creighton [dot] edu (Justin Carter)

Terry D. Clark, BS, MA, PhD

Terry D. Clark, BS, MA, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

tdc28313@creighton.edu

402.280.4712

Sue E. Crawford

Sue E. Crawford

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

sec24599@creighton.edu

Scott A. Hendrickson, PhD

Scott A. Hendrickson, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

sah76009@creighton.edu

402.280.2643

Maorong Jiang

Maorong Jiang

Associate Professor

Director, East West Graduate Studies

Director, Asian Studies Minor

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College of Arts and Sciences

  • Asian Politics, Comparative Politics and International Relations

maj87215@creighton.edu

Erika Moreno

Erika Moreno

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

emo42956@creighton.edu

402.280.2388

Graham P. Ramsden

Graham P. Ramsden

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of Political Science & International Relations

College of Arts and Sciences

  • American Politics
  • Environmental Politics
  • Canadian Politics

gpr37493@creighton.edu

402.280.4711

Richard C. Witmer

Richard C. Witmer

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • American Politics, American Indian Politics, Policy and Law

rwi17930@creighton.edu

402.280.2869

James S. Wunsch

James S. Wunsch

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • -Comparative Politics: (Politics of Africa, Democratization and Governance, Politics of the Developing World, Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict, Political Systems of West Europe, International Political Economy)
  • -Public Policy and Public Administration: (Public Policy Analysis and Reform, International Development Policy, Local Governance, Decentralization, Public Administration, Development Administration)
  • -Political Theory: (Institutional Analysis and Design, Political Economy, Public Choice Theory, Conservative Political Thought)
  • -Methodology: (Outcomes Assessment)

jsw83776@creighton.edu

402.280.2568

Psychology

Chair: mhuss [at] creighton [dot] edu (Matthew Huss) | Administrative Assistant: Debmarr [at] creighton [dot] edu (Deb Marr)

Amy Badura Brack, PhD

Amy Badura Brack, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

aba80885@creighton.edu

402.280.1229

Jill R. Brown, PhD

Jill R. Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

JillBrown@creighton.edu

402.280.2434

Thomas L. Budesheim, II, PhD

Thomas L. Budesheim, II, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

tlb26062@creighton.edu

402.280.3000

Joshua A. Fairchild, PhD

Joshua A. Fairchild, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jaf88073@creighton.edu

402.280.3755

Laura L. Finken, PhD

Laura L. Finken, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Developmental Psychology

llf74558@creighton.edu

402.280.3192

Corey L. Guenther, PhD

Corey L. Guenther, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

clg52734@creighton.edu

402.280.3165

Matthew T. Huss, PhD

Matthew T. Huss, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

mth84848@creighton.edu

402.280.3773

Maya M. Khanna, PhD

Maya M. Khanna, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Cognition and Development; Developmental Neuroscience

mmk21215@creighton.edu

402.280.3452

Alicia K. Klanecky, PhD

Alicia K. Klanecky, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Clinical Psychology

akk45490@creighton.edu

402.280.2146

Gary K. Leak, PhD

Gary K. Leak, PhD

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • statistics and test validation; evolutionary psychology

gkl62310@creighton.edu

402.280.3120

James V. Lupo, PhD

James V. Lupo, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

jvl75021@creighton.edu

402.280.3195

Dustin J. Stairs, PhD

Dustin J. Stairs, PhD

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Behavioral Pharmacology
  • Nicotine Addiction

djs18454@creighton.edu

402.280.2461