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October 15, 2016

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​Program Directors

David Gitomer, PhD

Associate Professor and Director
Columbia University 

Susan Dean Jacobs, MA

Associate Director
Northern Illinois University

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program draws on faculty from throughout the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at DePaul.  The following faculty represent those who have been active in the program in the current academic year.

David Brenders, PhD

Associate Professor (Communication)
Purdue University

John Burton, PhD

Associate Professor (American Studies)
College of William and Mary

Ada Shu-Ju Cheng, PhD

Associate Professor (Sociology)
University of Texas at Austin

James Fairhall, PhD

Professor (English)
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Laila Farah, PhD

Associate Professor (Women's and Gender Studies)
Southern Illinois University

Frida Furman, PhD

Professor (Religious Studies)
University of Southern California

Jonathan Gross, PhD

Professor (English)
Columbia University

Sandra Jackson, PhD

Professor (Women's and Gender Studies)
Director, Center for Black Diaspora
University of California at Berkeley

Paul Jaskot, PhD

Associate Professor (History of Art and Architecture)
Northwestern University

Beth Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor (Women's and Gender Studies)
Rutgers University

Elizabeth Lillehoj, PhD

Associate Professor (History of Art and Architecture)
Columbia University

Paula McQuade, PhD

Associate Professor (English)
University of Chicago

Alexandra Murphy, PhD

Associate Professor (Communication)
University of South Florida

Alex Papadopoulos, PhD

Associate Professor (Geography)
University of Chicago

Mark Pohlad, PhD

Associate Professor (History of Art and Architecture)
University of Delaware

Lucy Rinehart, PhD

Interim Dean and Associate Professor (English)
Columbia University

Francesca Royster, PhD

Associate Professor (English)
University of California at Berkeley

Ann Russo, PhD

Associate Professor (Women's and Gender Studies)
University of Illinois

Karen Scott, PhD

Associate Professor (History)
University of California at Berkeley

Warren C. Schultz, PhD

Professor (History)
University of Chicago

Eric Selinger, PhD

Professor (English)
University of California at Los Angeles

Rose Spalding, PhD

Professor (Political Science)
University of North Carolina

Charles R. Strain, PhD

Professor (Religious Studies)
University of Chicago

Simone Zurawski, PhD

Associate Professor (History of Art and Architecture)
Brown University