Faculty and Staff

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Monica Bowen

Instructor, Fine Arts
Associate Appointment, Catholic Studies

Phone: 206.296.5360

Building/Room: HRDG 140R2

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Maria Carl, PhD

PhD, Philosophy

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Philosophy

Phone: 206.296.5383

Building/Room: Casey 430-16

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Daniel Dombrowski, PhD

PhD, Philosophy

Professor, Philosophy

Phone: 206.296.5465

Building/Room: Casey 430-07

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Theresa M. Earenfight, PhD

PhD, Medieval and Early Modern History

Professor, History
Program Director, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Phone: 206.296.5479

Building/Room: Casey 410-09

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Le Xuan Hy, PhD

PhD, Social & Personality Psychology

Associate Professor, Psychology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, School of Theology and Ministry
Director, Institute for Human Development
Director, Catholic Studies Program

Phone: 206.296.5395

Building/Room: HRDG 140O

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Paulette Kidder, PhD

PhD, Philosophy

Interim Dean/College of Education

Phone: 206-296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500B

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Paul Kidder, PhD

PhD, Philosophy

Professor, Philosophy

Phone: 206.296.5357

Building/Room: Casey 430-05

Specializing in metaphysics, Continental philosophy, philosophy of art and architecture, and ethics, including ethics in urban affairs. Teaching competence in history of philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophical anthropology.

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David Joseph Leigh, SJ, PhD

PhD, English

Professor Emeritus, English

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Sean H. McDowell, PhD

PhD, English Literature

Associate Professor, English

Phone: 206-296-5608

Building/Room: Casey 510-10

Sean McDowell joined Seattle University in 2002 after a two-year stint as a visiting professor at Indiana University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2000. His teaching specialties include classical, medieval, and Early Modern poetry and drama; Irish literature; Chinese and Japanese poetry in translation; historical phenomenology; the history and philosophy of science; archipelagic literature; film studies; and creative writing.

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Thomas R. Murphy, SJ


Associate Professor, History

Phone: 206.296.5444

Building/Room: Casey 410-05

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Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD

PhD, Religion and the Personality Sciences

Professor, Couples & Family Therapy
Professor, Theology & Religious Studies
Associate Appointment, Women & Gender Studies

Phone: 206.296.5324

Building/Room: Casey 230-12

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Donna Teevan, PhD

PhD, Systematic Theology

Associate Professor, and Chair, Theology and Religious Studies

Phone: 206.296.5334

Building/Room: Casey 230-09

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Josef V. Venker, S.J.

MFA, Painting

Assistant Professor, Visual Art

Phone: 206.296.5364

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Le Xuan Hy
Director, Associate Professor

Kate Reynolds
Administrative Assistant