David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences
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Faculty Overview and Areas of Specialization

The Religion and Philosophy Department boasts one of HPU’s most distinguished faculties. The department includes 13 full time faculty members, and 92.3% of the faculty have obtained their doctorate degree. Five members of the faculty are Phi Beta Kappa. The faculty hold advanced degrees from a range of prestigious universities, including:


Duke University

Emory University


Graduate Theological Union

University of Denver

Oxford University

Stanford University

University of Chicago

University of Minnesota

Vanderbilt University

Yale University


The Religion and Philosophy faculty also offer our students a unique set of specializations:

1)      Christian Ministry (Blosser, Franks, Norwood, Stoneking, Waldenmaier)

2)      Business Ethics (Blosser, Brophy, Norwood, Scharding)

3)      Modern German Philosophy (Blosser, MacArthur, Scharding)

4)      Theology and Economics (Blosser and Franks)

5)      Political Philosophy (Brophy, MacArthur, Scharding)

6)      Philosophy of Science (Brophy, MacArthur, Waldenmaier)

7)      Feminist Approaches to Religion and Philosophy (Lee, Scharding)

8)      Ancient and Medieval Western Thought (Corcoran, Franks, Larsen)

9)      Biblical Studies (Norwood, Moses)

10)    Comparative Religious Studies (Toole, Waldenmaier)

11)     Catholic Theology and Ethics (Ostrowski, Larsen)




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