Faculty Stories

Meet the faculty who will mentor you on the path to success.

Patricia Soto's lab with her students

Patricia Soto Becerra, PhD

Patricia Soto Becerra, PhD, associate professor of physics, loves when her students discover “the joy of doing,” which happens often in her computational biophysics laboratory.

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Simon Appleford, PhD

Simon Appleford, PhD

“I always want to make myself available to students. They should see me not as someone who is trying to enforce rules or trip them up but as someone who is an ally in helping them reach their potential.”

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Creighton College of Arts and Sciences Success Story Gintaras Duda

Gintaras Duda, PhD

Gintaras Duda, PhD, an associate professor of physics, knows that students learn best with social interaction.

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Nebraska Professor of the Year Jeffrey Hause at Creighton University

Jeffrey Hause, PhD

For Jeffrey Hause, PhD, a professor of philosophy and Classical and Near Eastern studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University, the classroom is what brings him to life.

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Creighton College of Arts and Sciences Success Story Matthew Huss

Matthew Huss, PhD

Matthew Huss, PhD, a professor of psychology, says his goal in the classroom is to capture his students’ attention—and keep it.

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Creighton College of Arts and Sciences Success Story Wendling Amy

Amy Wendling, PhD

Amy Wendling, PhD, professor of philosophy, studies the concept of time as a structure of social domination.

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Creighton College of Arts and Sciences Success Story Greg Zacharias

Greg Zacharias, PhD

Greg Zacharias, PhD, professor of English, is a leading scholar of Henry James and was named 2014 Nebraska Professor of the Year.

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Creighton College of Arts and Sciences Success Story Carol Zuegner

Carol Zuegner, PhD

Carol Zuegner, PhD, teaches social media, while putting it to work engaging her students and the causes she cares about.

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