Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

Suzan Harrison
Professor of Rhetoric
Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina

Carolyn Johnston
Professor of American Studies and History
Elie Wiesel Professor of Humane Letters
Discipline Coordinator for American Studies, History, Women’s and Gender Studies

Ph.D. History, University of California-Berkeley

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

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

Christina Petersen
Christian Nielsen Associate Professor of Film Studies
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Daniel Spoth
Associate Professor of Literature
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

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

Emeriti

Catherine Griggs
Professor Emeritus of American Studies

Robert Wigton
Professor Emeritus of Political Science