Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Honors Program

Honors Program Faculty

Mary Beth Tegan
Office: WAC N-227
Phone: 773-298-3240
Email: tegan@sxu.edu

Mary Beth Tegan, Ph.D.
Honors Program Director and Associate Professor of Language and Literature

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California, English

Shannon Ambrose
Office: WAC N-416
Phone: 773-298-5240
Email: ambrose@sxu.edu

Shannon Ambrose, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Language and Literature

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, English
  • M.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs., Medieval Studies
  • M.A., Ohio University, Athens, OH, English
  • B.A., Carroll College, Helena, MT, English

Matthew Costello
Office: WAC N-220
Phone: 773-298-3284
Email: costello@sxu.edu

Matthew J. Costello, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Political Science

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Political Science

Joseph Dertein
Office: WAC N-114D
Phone: 773-298-5262
Email: dertien@sxu.edu

Joseph Dertein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

David Elmendorf
Office: WAC N-114A
Phone: 773-298-5243
Email: elmendorf@sxu.edu

David Elmendorf, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Christine Fojtik
Office: WAC N-219
Phone: 773-298-3241
Email: fojtik@sxu.edu

Christine Fojtik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History and Political Science

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Modern Europe and Women's and Gender History
  • B.A., Northwestern University

Alison Fraunhar
Office: VAC A217
Phone: 773-298-3083
Email: fraunhar@sxu.edu

Alison Fraunhar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art

Nelson Hathcock
Office: WAC N-423
Phone: 773-298-3235
Email: hathcock@sxu.edu

Nelson Hathcock, Ph.D.
Professor of Language and Literature

  • Ph.D., Penn State University, University Park, PA
  • M.A., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Amanda Lopez
Office: WAC N-225
Phone: 773-298-5238
Email: alopez@sxu.edu

Amanda López, Ph.D
Associate Professor of History and Political Science

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona, History
  • M.A., University of Arizona, Latin America Studies
  • B.A., Trinity University, Business Administration

Joanna Nemeh
Office: WAC N-411
Phone: 773-298-3242
Email: nemeh@sxu.edu

Joanna Nemeh, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, Jewish Studies
  • M.A., University of Chicago, The Divinity School
  • B.A., Saint Xavier University, Philosophy

Molly O'Donnell
Office: WAC N-407
Phone: 773-298-3458
Email: mkodonnell@sxu.edu

Molly O'Donnell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., DePaul University, Philosophy
  • M.A., DePaul University, Philosophy
  • B.A., Colorado State University, Philosophy
  • B.A., Colorado State University, English Literature

Forrest Perry
Office: WAC N-405
Phone: 773-298-3455
Email: perry@sxu.edu

Forrest Perry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Philosophy
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University, Philosophy
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, College of Letters

Gina Rossetti
Office: WAC N-214
Phone: 773-298-3598
Email: rossetti@sxu.edu

Gina Rossetti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Language and Literature

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, English
  • M.A., Northeastern University, English (Honors)
  • B.A., Regis College, English & Political Science (Summa Cum Laude)

Thomas Thorp
Office: WAC N-404
Phone: 773-298-3442
Email: thorp@sxu.edu

Thomas Thorp, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, Philosophy
  • Eberhardt-Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany
  • B.A., University of Kansas, Philosophy/French
  • L'Université de Haute-Bretagne, Rennes, France

Julia Wiester
Office: WAC S-324B
Phone: 773-298-3415
Email: wiester@sxu.edu

Julia Wiester, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry