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Liberal Arts Honors Program Faculty

​​​​​​​​The Liberal Arts Honors faculty is comprised of professors and Dominican Friars from virtually all departments on campus. Faculty members are selected by the director of the program on the basis of outstanding teaching and scholarship.

Honors courses are also offered by the Randall Distinguished Professor in Christian Culture.

No courses in the Honors Program or at Providence College are taught by teaching assistants or graduate students.

Listing of current faculty members who teach in the Honors Program

Fine & Pe​rforming Arts

Joan R. Branham, Ph.D., Professor of Art and Art History

Deborah J. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor of Art and Art History

Ann Wood Norton, Ph.D., Professor of Art and Art History

Humanities

Christopher Arroyo, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy

Brian Barbour, Ph.D., Professor of English

Eric Bennett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English

Patrick Breen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Elizabeth Bridgham, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Alison Caplan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages

Joseph Cosgrove, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy

Matthew Cuddeback, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Dana Dillon, Assistant Professor of Theology

Mario DiNunzio, Ph.D., Professor of History, Emeritus

Matthew Dowling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Fred Drogula, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Charles Duffy, Ph.D., Professor of English, Emeritus

Anthony Esolen, Ph.D., Professor of English

Suzanne Fournier, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Richard J. Grace, Ph.D., Professor of History

Aurelie Hagstrom, S.T.D., S.T.L., Associate Professor of Theology

John Hennedy, Ph.D., Professor of English, Emeritus

Rev. Leonard P. Hindsley, Ph.D., Professor of Foreign Languages   

William Hogan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Karen Holland, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

James Keating, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology

Sandra Keating, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology

Laura Landen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy

John Lawless, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Stephen J. Lynch, Ph.D., Professor of English

Margaret M. Manchester, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Rev. Thomas P. McCreesh, O.P., S.T.L., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology

Alexander Moffett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English

Vance Morgan, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy

Darra Mulderry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

Michael O'Neill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Jane Lunin Perel, M.F.A., Professor of English

Rev. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., S.T.D., Assistant Professor of Theology

Despina Prassas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology

Robert Reeder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Patrick Reid, Ph.D., Professor of Theology

Rev. Paul W. Seaver, O.P., S.T.L., Professor of Theology

Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy

Raphael Shargel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Raymond L. Sickinger, Ph.D., Professor of History

David Stokes. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Theology

Giacomo Striuli, Ph.D., Professor of Foreign Languages   

Rev. Joseph Torchia, O.P., Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy

Natural Sciences ​& Mathematics

Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology

Sheila M. Adamus Liotta, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry

Francis P. MacKay, Professor of Chemistry

Martin Saltzman, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry

Charles Toth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

Social Scienc​es

Angela Dills. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics

William E. Hudson, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science

Hugh Lena, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology

MaryJane Lenon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics

Charlotte O'Kelly, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology

Robert Trudeau, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science

Eve Veliz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology