Professor of Philosophy
earned: BA, Trinity College (Philosophy and History); MA, DePaul
University (Philosophy); Ph.D., DePaul University (Philosophy); MTS, Nashotah
House Theological Seminary (Theology).
experience: DePaul University and several other colleges in the Chicago area
before moving to Clarke.
philosophy: “Teach without seeming to teach.” Mary Francis Clarke.
Clarke’s impact on Kent: Teaching at Clarke has helped me become a better teacher, a better
learner, and it has strengthened my faith.
on students: I hope that my students cultivate a critical mind that hungers
for truth with a passion for making a difference in the world.
Movie – Babette’s Feast (1987)
Book – G. K.
Chesterton, Orthodoxy (1908)
– “It is in the light of these overwhelming possibilities, it is with the awe
and circumspection proper to them, that we should conduct all our dealings with
one another, all friendships, all loves, all play, all politics.” C.S. Lewis
are no ordinary
people.” C.S. Lewis
have never talked to a mere mortal.” C.S. Lewis
college – My two favorite classes in college were English Renaissance
Literature and Renaissance and Reformation History.
traveled– Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, England, Belgium
Hobby – Biking, soccer, scuba diving