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Classical Education Faculty and Staff

The Classical Education Graduate Program is administered by the leadership and staff of Braniff Graduate School and draws from the strength of the Core Curriculum of the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal Arts.

Program Faculty

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Dr. Lehman

Jeffrey Lehman, Ph.D.

Professor of Humanities; Graduate Director of Classical Education; Director, Saint Ambrose Center for Catholic Liberal Education and Culture

Quadrivium, Master Teachers, Augustine the Teacher
SB Hall 234

Dr. Post

Matthew Post, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Humanities; Associate Director, Saint Ambrose Center for Catholic Liberal Education and Culture

Philosophy of Education, Great Works of the Ancient World
Anselm 219

 Dr. Peterson

John M. Peterson, Ph.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Humanities; Graduate Director of American Studies; Assistant Dean, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Classical Pedagogy Ancient & Modern, History of Liberal Arts Education, Teaching Great American Speeches
Braniff 126

Dr. Wilson

Andrew Seeley, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities; Executive Director, Arts of Liberty Project

The Trivium

Program Staff

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 William Perales

William Perales

Director, PreK-12 Curriculum & Professional Development

Catholic Education, K-12 Curriculum, Teacher Formation, School Transition to Classical Education, Parent Education, School Administration
Anselm 211

 Robin Johnston

Robin Johnston

Classical Curriculum Writing Specialist

Catholic Education, Classical pedagogy, Middle School English and History, Music
 Alexis Mausolf

Alexis Mausolf

Classical Curriculum Writing Specialist

Foreign Language Acquisition, Classical Homeschools, Catholic Education in K-5, Literature, Writing

Associated UD Faculty

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Scott Crider, Ph.D.

Scott Crider, Ph.D.

Professor, English Department

Classical Rhetoric, Aristotle's Rhetoric, The Trivium--the Liberal Arts of Language and Liberal Education, The Art of the Sentence, and Shakespeare
Augustine 108

Laura Eidt, Ph.D.

Laura Eidt, Ph.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Modern Languages Department; Program Director, Humanities; Faculty Advisor, K-12 Classical Curriculum


Teaching Classical Children's Literature, Great Works of the Modern World
Anselm Hall 103

Susan Hanssen, Ph.D.

Susan Hanssen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair, History Department

History of Liberal Arts Education
Braniff Graduate Building #242

Dr. Hochberg

Robert Hochberg (Rob), Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Science Department

Logic, Geometry, Proof
Patrick E. Haggerty Science Building #50

Dr. Moran

Andrew Moran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English Department; Program Director, Classical Education in Rome

Shakespeare, the Renaissance, and the Baroque
Braniff Graduate Building #236

Dr. Roper

Gregory Roper (Greg), Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English Department

Chaucer, Gawain-Poet, Writing as Imitation, Argumentation
Braniff Graduate Building #360

Associated External Faculty

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Dr. Joshua Avery

Joshua Avery, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities; Humane Letters Teacher & Senior Thesis Director,
North Phoenix Preparatory Academy

Shakespeare on Human Nature, Renaissance Literature

Dr. Steven Bourgeois

Steven J. Bourgeois, Ph.D.

Adj. Assist. Professor of Leadership; Founder & CEO, Ahart Solutions

Educational Leadership: Teacher Retention & Motivation

Dr. Michael Ivins

Michael Ivins, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities; Humane Letters Teacher, Scottsdale Preparatory Academy

 Galileo and His Predecessors

Dr. Brian Polk

Brian W. Polk, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Science at College of the Ozarks

Classical Pedagogy in the Science Classroom