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Interim Director, Associate ProfessorHistory, Medieval Studies
8 - 8:45 AM Daily
Classical & Hellenistic Greece; Late Republican & Early Imperial Rome; intersection of Hellenistic, Roman, Jewish & Christian history; and Latin language & literature.
David W. Madsen was born in Everett, WA, and
educated at Saint Edward’s Seminary, Seattle University (BA, Classics, 1969),
and the University of Washington (MA 1974, PhD 1981). He served in the US Army
from 1969-1972, including 18 months in Munich, Germany as an interrogator in
the 18th Military Intelligence Battalion. He came to Seattle
University and the Matteo Ricci College as a professor in the humanities in the
fall of 1981. He began teaching in the University Honors Program in 1982, and
he was granted a tenure track position in the Department of History in 1987.
Promoted to Associate Professor in 1996, he assumed the Directorship of
University Honors in 1997 and held the position until 2005. In addition to his
teaching responsibilities, he is the Moderator of the University’s Naef
Scholars and he serves as the University’s Grand Marshal. His current teaching
load includes coursework in Matteo Ricci College, University Honors, Latin and
History. Professor Madsen is married and has two adult children as well as one
grandchild (in October two); his wife and both children graduated from Seattle
University in 1995, 2000 and 2002 respectively. He lives in Ballard in
Northwest Seattle where he enjoys his art collection, wine cellar, and library.
He regularly attends the theater and is a particular fan of early music. Firmly
convinced that a mens sana can only
be found in corpora sano, he is an
inveterate walker and the vice-president of a local walking club.
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