Professor of Philosophy
Degrees earned: B.A.,
Creighton University; Ph.L. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; M.A./Ph.D.,
University of Iowa
experience: Administrative director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
Program, University of Iowa; developmental editor for Physics and Astronomy,
Wm. C. Brown Publishers; director of Campus Ministry, Clarke.
Communication of my love for learning and my discipline. Stop in to see me and
I’ll tell you all about it.
Clarke’s impact on Tom:
Community is among the keys to happiness, and I’m grateful to Clarke for that.
Tom’s impact on students:
Positive, I hope.
Movie – Brazil
Book – The Last
Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis
Quote – “Many
people would sooner die than think. In fact they do.” Bertrand Russell
Class in college –
Many … philosophy (obviously), art history, composition, classics
Place traveled –
Portugal, Crete, Belgium
Hobby – Music
(guitar, accordion, mandolin, singing), golf, handy-man stuff