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Endowed Chairs

Meet our Endowed Chairs and Professors

Students, staff and faculty at Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences benefit from working closely with some of the world’s most talented scholars: our endowed chair holders and professors.

Endowed Chairs

Joella Cohen Endowed Chair in Journalism (2019)

Carol Zuegner, PhD, chairholder
Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Journalism, Media and Computing

Email: carolzuegner@creighton.edu

 

Rev. John P. Schlegel, SJ, Distinguished Professorship in Politics and Government (2015)

Richard Witmer, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Political Science

Email: richardwitmer@creighton.edu

 

The Frederick H. and Anna K. Scheerer Chair in Mathematics (2013)

Davender Malik, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Email: malik@creighton.edu

 

The Barbara Reardon Heaney Chair in Pastoral Liturgical Theology (2011)

Eileen C. Burke-Sullivan, STD, Chairholder
Associate Professor of Theology; Vice Provost for Mission and Ministry; Director of the Online Master of Arts in Ministry and Associate Director of the Master of Christian Spirituality program

Email: e_burkesullivan@creighton.edu

 

John N. Mordeson, PhD Endowed Chair in Mathematics (2006)

Lance Nielsen, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Mathematics

Email: lancenielsen@creighton.edu

 

The John C. Kenefick Faculty Chair in the Humanities (1998)

J. Patrick Murray, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Philosophy

Email: jpm@creighton.edu

 

The Amelia B. & Emil G. Graff Faculty Chair in Catholic Theological Studies (1997)

Todd Salzman, PhD, Chairholder
Professor of Theology

Email: toddsalzman@creighton.edu

 

The Clare Boothe Luce Faculty Chair for Women in Science (1992)

Catherine Baker, PhD, chairholder
Assistant Professor in Computer Science; research interest is in the area of accessibility, creating technology for people with disabilities

Email: catherinebaker@creighton.edu

 

The Philip M. & Ethel Klutznick Endowed Chair in Jewish Civilization (1988)

Leonard J. Greenspoon, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; author; Jewish civilization scholar; noted worldwide speaker

Email: ljgrn@creighton.edu

 

The A.F. Jacobson Chair in Communication (1980)

Erika Kirby, PhD, chairholder
Professor of Communication Studies​

Email: eki54620@creighton.edu

 

Endowed Professorships

The Rev. Michael G. Morrison, SJ, Professorship in History (2017)

Britta McEwen, PhD
Associate Professor of History

Email: brittamcewen@creighton.edu

 

The Casper Professorship (2014)

Heather Fryer, PhD
Associate Professor of History; Director of the American Studies program

Email: heatherfryer@creighton.edu

 

The Timms Professorship (2014)

Lydia Cooper, PhD
Associate Professor of English, Director of the Magis Core Curriculum​​

Email: lco67641@creighton.edu​