North Central College - Naperville, IL


Program Coordinator: Suzanne Chod, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Mara K. Berkland
Professor of Communication; Ruge Fellow
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 1997; M.A., University of Denver, 1998; Ph.D., University of Utah, 2003
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Stephen Maynard Caliendo
Professor of Political Science; Ruge Fellow; Chairperson, Division of Human Thought and Behavior
B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1993; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 1998, Purdue University
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Michael Christopher de Brauw
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages
B.A., University of Chicago, 1996; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2003, University of Texas at Austin
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Sara J. Eaton
Professor of English; Chairperson of English
B.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota
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Gerald R. Gems
Professor of Health and Physical Education
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, 1977; M.S., University of Arizona, 1980; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1989
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Sophie Hand
Professor of French
B.A., Ursinus College, 1982; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1992, University of Wisconsin
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Shereen Ilahi
Associate Professor of History
B.A., 1998, M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2008, University of Texas, Austin
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Jennifer A. Jackson
Associate Professor of English; Director of the Writing Center and First-Year Writing
B.A., 1979, M.A., 1985, Miami University, Ohio; Ph.D., Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, 1992
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Jennifer L. Keys
Professor of Sociology
B.A., Ohio University, 1993; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 2002
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Lisa A. Long
Professor of English; Chairperson, Division of Arts and Letters
B.A., University of Minnesota, 1989; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1997, University of Wisconsin
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Steve H. Macek
Professor of Communication; Chairperson of Communication and Media Studies
B.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1987; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 2001, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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Francine G. Navakas
Svend and Elizabeth Bramsen Professor in the Humanities; Professor of English; Director of Integrative Programs; Associate Academic Dean
B.A., University of Chicago, 1968; M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1969; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972
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Wioleta D. Polinska
Professor of Religious Studies; Chairperson of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Magister of Microbiology, Warsaw University, 1986; M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary, 1991; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1997
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Beverly L. Richard Cook
Professor of Spanish
B.A., 1979, M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1988, University of Kentucky
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Carin D. Silkaitis
Associate Professor of Theatre; Chairperson of Art and Theatre; Theatre Program Coordinator
B.A., Indiana University, 1993; M.F.A., The Theatre Conservatory, Roosevelt University, 1998
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John J. Zenchak
Professor of Biology
B.A., Youngstown State University, 1966; M.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1976, West Virginia University
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