College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. Our emphasis is on academic excellence, service to the community, and global engagement. We provide a liberal arts education in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences. In addition to more than 80 undergraduate major and minor degrees, we offer seven master's degree programs and three professional advanced degree certificates.

 

NEWS

Helfgott and Gunnison Named Editors of Criminal Justice Journal

Criminal Justice Professors Jacqueline Helfgott and Elaine Gunnison have been appointed co-editors of the Journal of Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, an academic journal that features articles on research and practice related to criminal justice.
Published: Aug 25, 2016

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Joy Gordon to Address Gender Issues in Jesuit Higher Education

Dr. Gordon kicks off a series of events on women’s leadership in higher education in her presentation "Jesuit Higher Education and the Challenge of Gender" on October 6.
Published: Aug 17, 2016

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Schoettmer Joins Political Science Faculty

Patrick Schoettmer, PhD, joins the faculty to teach American political institutions: Congress, the Presidency, elections, and parties. He is particularly interested in the role of religious groups in politics in the United States.
Published: Jul 29, 2016

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Burdick Receives State Department Scholarship

Social Work student Morgan Burdick, class of 2017, received a Critical Language Scholarship from the US Department of State to study Punjabi in India this summer. Burdick, who is already proficient in Spanish, Urdu, and Hindi, sees a critical need for social workers to understand and be familiar with the languages and cultures of immigrants and refugees in the Seattle area.
Published: Jul 22, 2016

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Kirsten Thompson to Direct Film Studies

Kirsten Thompson joins the English Department faculty to direct the Film Studies program. Her research and teaching focus on American cinema and media (film noir, crime, blockbuster, and special effects); New Zealand and Pacific film and media; German cinema; and film theory, history, and animation.
Published: Jul 18, 2016

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