Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Meet the Faculty

The faculty teaching in the Graduate Liberal Studies Degree Program are primarily Georgetown University faculty members drawn from the various departments of the University, seasoned in teaching adults in interdisciplinary courses. The faculty also includes adjunct professors who combine their active professional careers with classroom teaching.

 
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Francis Ambrosio
Photo of Francis Ambrosio Francis J. Ambrosio is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University. He was born in New York City and graduated from Regis High School in Manhattan. He received a B.A. in Literature and Philosophy, summa cum laude ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-604 DLS Foundational The Challenge of Postmodernism

Arnold J. Bradford
Photo of Arnold J. Bradford Professor Emeritus, Northern Virginia Community College PhD: University of Virginia, 1967 (English Literature) MA: Cornell University, 1962 (English Literature) BA: Williams College, 1961 (Chemistry) Publications include numerous articles and papers on pedagogy, literature, and instructional technology.
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This instructor has taught:
BLHS-106 The Renaissance
BLHS-107 The Early Modern World
LSHV-395 Classic and Romantic: Styles and Values in Western Culture

William A. Douglas
Professorial Lecturer, Liberal Studies Program Professor Douglas taught in the Liberal Studies Program annually from 1979 to 2009, receiving the LSP Excellence In Teaching Award in 2002. He returns to the program now after two years of teaching in China ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-380 Values and Issues in International Affairs

Richard Duke
Richard M. Duke, M.A. Liberal Studies faculty 1999 to present. M.A. Yale University (economics); B.A. The College of Wooster. Taught economics at Drew University. Economist at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and at the ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-413 The Economic System and Interest Group Politics

Ariel Glucklich
Photo of Ariel Glucklich Ariel Glucklich offers courses in Hinduism, Psychology of Religion and Anthropology of Religion. He is interested in a wide range of issues including classical Indian law, Hindu myths and rituals, contemporary folk religion and magic in Banaras, theories and methods ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-990 DLS Qualifying Exam
LSHV-995 DLS Thesis Proposal/Thesis Writing
LSHV-996 DLS Thesis Writing
LSHV-997 Thesis Proposal/Thesis Writing

Gregory Havrilak
Photo of Gregory Havrilak Gregory C. Havrilak, Ph.D. Gregory Havrilak joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies in 2008. Before coming to Washington, he was professor of philosophy at the City University and State University of New York, where ...
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This instructor has taught:
BLHS-100 Introduction to Ethics
BLHV-261 Politics and World Religions
BLHV-352 1960's: Decade of Trnsfrmation
LSHV-354 Religion and Conflict
LSHV-493 Political Theology

James Hershman
Photo of James Hershman James H. Hershman, holds a Ph.D. in Southern History from the University of Virginia. He has served as Lecturer in History at the University of Virginia and at Wake Forest University. He has worked in the federal government, served ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-463 Freedom and Slavery in American History

Rudolph P. Hock
Photo of Rudolph P. Hock Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Adjunct Professor of Liberal Studies, Georgetown University
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-388 Slavery and Roman Culture

Peter Kralovec
Photo of Peter Kralovec Peter James Kralovec has over 10 years of experience in urban policy research, writing, program management, policy advocacy, and faith and justice issues. He joined the Georgetown University Urban and Regional Planning program as Program Director in Fall 2014. Prior ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-480 CBL:Jesuit Values:ProfPractice
MPUP-520 Methods in Urban Planning Research and Analysis
MPUP-901 Independent Study: Urban Planning

Tod Linafelt
Photo of Tod Linafelt Tod Linafelt is professor of biblical literature in the Theology Department at Georgetown University. He teaches courses on biblical literature, the Bible in popular culture, and upper-level courses on the Hebrew Scriptures. His daughter Eleanor plays bass in the band ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-453 The Book of Genesis: Literature, Ethics, and Theology
THEO-011 Intro to Biblical Literature

Douglas McCabe
Photo of Douglas McCabe EDUCATION Ph.D. Cornell University M.S. Loyola University of Chicago B.A. magna cum laude (Phi Beta Kappa) Marquette University Dr. Douglas M. McCabe is Professor of Management at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in Washington, D ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-445 Managerial and Organizational Ethics
MGMT-201 Management & Org Behavior
STRT-282 Social Responsibility of Bus

Charles McNelis
Photo of Charles McNelis Charles McNelis is an Assistant Professor in the Classics Department. He is an expert in Latin Poetry, Hellenistic Poetry, Roman Social History and Latin Paleography.
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This instructor has taught:
BLHS-102 Greeks and Romans
BLHS-104 Medieval Thought and Culture
LSHV-601 DLS Foundational Introductory Colloquium: Liberal Studies as Perspective and Method

Jo Moran Cruz
Photo of Jo Moran Cruz Jo Ann Moran Cruz is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University and former chair of the department. She is the co-founder and former director of the Medieval Studies program at Georgetown. She has directed International Initiatives in the ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-602 DLS Foundational Love, Death, and God: From the Bible through the Renaissance

Phylis B. North
Photo of Phylis B. North Percy (Phylis) North has been a lecturer in the Liberal Studies program since 1985. She is a Professor Emerita from Montgomery College in Rockville, MD where she was the Coordinator of the Art History program for 25 years. A native ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-422 Cinema & American Values
LSHV-433 Art & Culture in 20th C

Adav Noti
Photo of Adav Noti New York University School of Law (J.D.), Georgetown University (MALS)
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-466 The Problem of Evil

William J. O'Brien
William J. O’Brien received his PhD in systematic theology from the University of Chicago. Before joining the Liberal Studies Program faculty in 1984, he taught at the University of Notre Dame, Catholic University, and as a visiting theologian at ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-443 Theology and Literature
LSHV-455 Classics in the Catholic Tradition
LSHV-485 Theological Issues in the 20th and 21st Century Fiction

Charles, O'Connor
Photo of Charles, O'Connor Charles A. O'Connor III is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, and teaches a course entitled “Western Culture, World War I and the Death of God.” He is a graduate of Harvard College, AB cum ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-478 Western Culture & the Rise of Neo-Darwinian Materialism after World War I

Rory Quirk
Photo of Rory Quirk Rory F. Quirk joined the Liberal Studies faculty in 1999. His courses range across three Liberal Studies curricular fields (American Studies, The Theory and Practice of American Democracy, Social and Public Policy) and cover a spectrum of Constitutional Law issues ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-444 Scorpions in the Constitutional Bottle: Uncivil Speech, Civil Society

Terrence Reynolds
Photo of Terrence Reynolds Terrence Reynolds is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Theology Department at Georgetown University. He was born in New York City and received degrees from Queens College (B.A.), Concordia Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-603 DLS Foundational The Rise of the Modern Spirit

Anne H. Ridder
Photo of Anne H. Ridder Anne Ridder, born and raised in Dallas, Texas, claims DC as home, and Georgetown a second home, enjoying over 30 years of employment and academic opportunities at the University. She and her family moved to Alexandria, Virginia in 1979 establishing ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-899 MALS Thesis Writing
LSHV-981 MALS Continuous Reg.
LSHV-982 MALS Thesis Writing (HT)
LSHV-984 MALS Thesis Writing (FT)
LSHV-988 MALS Continuous Reg. (HT)
LSHV-990 DLS Qualifying Exam
LSHV-995 DLS Thesis Proposal/Thesis Writing
LSHV-996 DLS Thesis Writing

Frederick Ruf
Photo of Frederick Ruf Frederick Ruf is an Associate Professor in the Theology Dept. at Georgetown. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, an M.A. from The University of Chicago, and a B.A. in religion from Williams College. He is the ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-367 Foundation: Alienation and Self-Identity
LSHV-435 Pilgrimage, Travel, and Tourism

Erika Seamon
Photo of Erika Seamon Erika B. Seamon, Ph.D. teaches for and directs the American Studies Program. She received The Faculty Excellence Award for Georgetown College in 2015, awarded by the College Academic Council to one professor based upon student nominations. Dr. Seamon continually ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-438 Who are We? US Origin Stories

Ori Soltes
Photo of Ori Soltes Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Professorial Lecturer in Theology and Fine Arts, Georgetown University
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-469 Greco-Roman Epic Poetry and Its Offspring
LSHV-471 What Is Italian Renaissance?
LSHV-486 Untangling the Middle East

Lauve Steenhuisen
Photo of Lauve Steenhuisen Lauve Steenhuisen has been a Visiting Assistant Professor and Professorial Lecturer in Theology and Women's Studies at Georgetown since 1995. She is a scholar of American theologies and religious movements, specializing in feminist and sociological analyses. She was raised ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-377 U.S. Cults:Relig Extrem/Meanin
LSHV-504 Religion & Politics in the US
THEO-001 The Problem of God

Michael Wall
Ph.D., Department of History, Georgetown University Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University
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This instructor has taught:
HIST-107 Pacific World
LSHV-378 Path to the Future: The U.S. in the 21st Century World
LSHV-421 Globalization: The World's Path to the Present

Gladys B. White
Photo of Gladys B. White Gladys B. White is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and also a faculty member at the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. She teaches global bioethics, workplace ethics and cyberethics. She ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-414 Global Bioethics

Charles Yonkers
Photo of Charles Yonkers Charles Yonkers has taught in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program since 2006. His courses have included: The Founding Era: The Great Debates; The Federalist Papers: Creating a New Nation; and, A Sense of Place: Values and Identity. He is a ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-399 Foundation: A Sense of Place: Values and Identity

Elizabeth Zelensky
Photo of Elizabeth Zelensky Elizabeth Zelensky is a scholar, writer and translator. She received her PhD. in History from Georgetown University in 1993. She is currently teaching in the Liberal Studies Graduate Program at Georgetown University. From 2006-2012 she taught European and Russian history ...
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This instructor has taught:
LSHV-436 Russia: Politics and Culture through Literature and Film

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