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Elie Wiesel Professor of Humane Letters

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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American Studies

American Studies


Nathan AndersenNathan Andersen
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy, Penn State University

David BryantDavid Bryant
Professor of Religious Studies
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Joan Osborn EpsteinJoan Osborn Epstein
Professor of Music
M.M. Yale University School of Music.

David GliemDavid E. Gliem
Associate Professor of Art History
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

James GoetschJames Goetsch
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy, Emory University

Catherine GriggsCatherine M. Griggs
Associate Professor of American Studies
Ph.D. American Civilization, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Suzan HarrisonSuzan Harrison
Professor of Rhetoric,
Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina

Carolyn JohnstonCarolyn Johnston
Professor of American Studies, Elie Wiesel Professor of Humane Letters
Ph.D. History, University of California-Berkeley

Mary K. MeyerMary K. Meyer
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Gregory PadgettGregory Padgett
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. History, Florida State University

Christina PetersenChristina Petersen
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
PH.D. University of Chicago

Daniel SpothDaniel Spoth
Assistant Professor of Literature
Ph.D, Vanderbilt University

D. Scott WardD. Scott Ward
Professor of Creative Writing and Literature
M.A. University of South Carolina

Robert WigtonRobert Wigton
Professor of Political Science
Ph. D, Political Science
J.D., Syracuse University

Life After Eckerd

Students planning on attending graduate school will find American Studies provides suitable preparation for graduate programs in both the humanities and social sciences, as well as cultural studies programs. It is a well-favored major for law school admissions and MBA programs.