Liberal Arts & Education Faculty

Our Liberal Arts & Education faculty want you to learn a variety of academic subjects, such as English, history and philosophy. But they also want you to learn about yourself. Check out our full list of faculty & staff.

Libby Balter Blume
Professor and Director, Developmental Psychology and Program in Certified Family Life Education

“After taking a class with me, you will have a greater sensitivity and respect for children.”
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Harold H. Greene
Associate Professor, Psychology

“You will take away a 'questioning' mind and the ability to use appropriate research methods to get the answers you want.”
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Mary-Catherine Harrison
Assistant Professor, English

“What we read is essential to who we are and how we engage with the world around us.”
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Heather Hill-Vasquez
Associate Professor, English

“I will teach you to become a responsible, critical thinker with the ability to look at topics from multiple perspectives.”
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Hsiao-Lan Hu
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Women's & Gender Studies

“You will become a better global citizen who can deal with differences with sensitivity.”
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David R. Koukal
Professor, Philosophy

“What philosophy does for you is bring you into contact with the most fundamental questions that human beings can ask.”
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Lorri MacDonald
Associate Professor and Chair, Education Department

“Science education is such an exciting field and so much on the cutting edge that you can go out there and you can make a real difference.”
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Victoria Mantzopoulos
Professor, Political Science; Chair, Political Science & Economics; Director, Pre-Law Program

“If math terrifies you, you’ll find you were overly anxious for no reason in my Statistics class.”
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Isaiah McKinnon
Associate Professor, Education

“My favorite part about teaching you is seeing the light go on for you.”
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Cheryl C. Munday
Associate Professor, Psychology; Director, Psychology Clinic

“Psychology can be used to solve real-world problems, through the integration of science, philosophy and introspection.”
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Beth Oljar
Assistant Professor, Philosophy

“We want you to find a direction in life and achieve your goals. We want to give you more than just a base of knowledge — we want you to be critical and ethical thinkers.”
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Gail Presbey
Professor of Philosophy

“At different times in life, people are open to focus on philosophical questions.  My courses will be such times for you.”
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Jason Roche
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies; Director, Honors Program

“When you graduate with a degree in Communication Studies, you've got a whole world of possibilities.”
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Nicholas Rombes
Professor and Chair, English

“We want you to think about the world in a skeptical way, and to think more deeply about your place in it.”
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Tom Stanton
Associate Professor, Communication Studies

“Journalism is an adventure, and it's intriguing, and it's compelling and it matters in this world.”
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Gregory D. Sumner
Professor, History

“History isn’t names and dates, but flesh and blood people just like you, and you’re standing on their shoulders.”
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Rosemary Weatherston
Associate Professor, English; Director, Women's and Gender Studies

“You’ll get an appreciation for things richer and more complicated than they seem at first. You’ll have an eye for the obscure.”
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Carol C. Weisfeld
Professor, Psychology

“After my class, you will appreciate the differences between males and females at any age.”
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