Faculty - Philosophy and Religion

Timothy Connolly
Name
Timothy Connolly
Title
Co-Department Chair Modern Languages, Philosophy, & Religion

B.A., 2002, Xavier University
Ph.D., 2007, SUNY Buffalo

Phone
(570) 422-3406
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 408 G

My teaching and research center on Ancient Greek philosophy and classical Chinese philosophy.

Storm Heter
Name
Storm Heter
Title
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion

B.A., 1997, University of Illinois
M.A., 1999, University of Illinois
Ph.D., 2003, University of Illinois

Phone
(570) 422-3168
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 408
Heon Kim
Name
Heon Kim
Title
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion

B. A., Arabic Language, 1994, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea
M.A., 2001, Marmara University, Turkey
M.A., 2005 Temple University
Ph.D., 2008 Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3602
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 408

As the sole Religious Studies Ph.D. in ESU, I teach various religion courses, including World Religions, Asian Religions and Cultures, Religious Studies. As a teacher-scholar, I specialize in Comparative Religions, Interreligious Dialogue, Religion, Conflict and Peace, Religion and Justice, and Islamic Studies.

Peter Pruim
Name
Peter Pruim
Title
Professor of Philosophy & Religion

B.A., 1976, Hope College, Michigan
M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1989, University Wisconsin-Madison

Phone
(570) 422-3529
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 408
Martin Weatherston
Name
Martin Weatherston
Title
Professor of Philosophy & Religion

B.A., 1979, University of Toronto
M.A., 1982, University of Toronto
Ph.D., 1988, University of Toronto

Phone
(570) 422-3603
Campus Address
nweather@esu.edu

I teach Continental Philosophy, especially in metaphysics and epistemology, with specialization in Kant and Heidegger.

Faculty - Modern Languages

Paul Creamer
Name
Paul Creamer
Title
Associate Professor of Modern Languages

B.A., 1988, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., 1992, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Ph.D., 1999, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Phone
(570) 422-3318
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208
Esther Daganzo-Cantens
Name
Esther Daganzo-Cantens
Title
Associate Professor of Modern Languages

B.A., 1998, Florida International University
M.A., 2002, Florida International University
Ph.D., 2006, Florida International University

Phone
(570) 422-3199
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208
Annie Mendoza
Name
Annie Mendoza
Title
Associate Professor of Modern Languages

B.A., 1998, Marquette University
M.A., 2001, University of Miami
Ph.D., 2010, University of California, San Diego

Phone
(570) 422-3842
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208
Jeffrey Ruth
Name
Jeffrey Ruth
Title
Co-Department Chair Modern Languages, Philosophy, & Religion

B.A., 1981, Northwestern University
M.A., 1990, New York University
Ph.D., 2002, City University of New York

Phone
jruth@esu.edu
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208

Greetings! ¡Saludos! Please feel free to contact me with any inquiries or questions about ESU language offerings, programs, or special opportunities. I look forward to serving you via phone or email, or in person.

Shuang Wu
Name
Shuang Wu
Title
Instructor of Chinese

Ph.D, Sichuan University

Phone
(570) 422-3673
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208

Dr.Wu's research is focused on Chinese literature in trans-cultural comparisons with Japanese and American similar genres, she also teaches the Chinese language at all levels.

Pana Barova Ozcan
Name
Pana Barova Ozcan
Title
Instructor of Modern Languages

B.A., Sofia University, St Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria
M.A., Sofia University, St Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria
Ph.D., International Christian University (ICU), Tokyo, Japan

Phone
(570) 422-3405
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208

Courses: Japanese language, Level 1&2

Modern Languages Adjunct Faculty

Susana Maiztegui
Instructor of Modern Languages
smaiztegui@esu.edu
(570) 422-3381
Stroud Hall 208

Karin Drennan
Secretary of Modern Languages, Philosophy, and Religion
kdrennan1@esu.edu
(570) 422-3407
Stroud Hall 208

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For additional information regarding the programs offered, please contact the department secretary at (570) 422-3407 or email kdrennan1@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall 208
Phone:
(570) 422-3407
Title of Department Leader
Co-Department Chair Modern Languages, Philosophy, and Religion
Name
Timothy Connolly
Phone:
(570) 422-3406
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