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On April 19th the department, along with other friends and colleagues, celebrated the retirement of Professor Judith Kay. Judith specialized in ethics, teaching classes such as Antisemitism and the Holocaust and Modern Jewish Thinkers. She was also a leader of the Race and Pedagogy Initiative…





Suzanne Holland has been appointed to a national commission of the American Psychological Association.  She will be one of seventeen distinguished psychologists and ethics experts from other disciplines to serve on a special commission to review all of the association's ethics processes and procedures.  

Suzanne Holland was selected to present the first lecture at the inaugural meeting of the new Student and Faculty Lecture Forum on February 29, 2016 where she distributed the first chapter of the book she is currently working on: Technologies of Desire.    

Heather White has been selected as a keynote speaker at the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Graduate Conference 2016.  The Conference will be held May 13-14 in London with a conference topic of "Space, Identities, and Memory."

This Spring Professor Greta Austin received the James Dolliver/National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Professor.  She will be focusing the Dolliver project on "Valuing the Humanities." 

2/9/15 Tanya Erzen, religion, was awarded a 2015 Hedgebrook writer's residency to continue her current project. She was one of just 40 who received a residency out of more than 1,450 applicants.

1/26/15 Tanya Erzen, religion, and Robin Jacobson, politics and government, were quoted in a front-page Seattle Times photo story about the FEPPS program, directed by Erzen, which offers college classes led by local professors, including several from Puget Sound, to incarcerated women.

Congratulations to Jonathan Stockdale for receiving the Thomas Davis Teaching Award. Jonathan is one of four Thomas Davis Teaching Award winners announced at the Faculty dinner Tuesday, August 26th. Jonathan, along with the other recipients, will share some highlights of what they've learned from teaching at Puget Sound at  Wednesday at Four in September.

Suzanne Holland was named Graduate Theological Union alumna of the year in 2014.

Greta Austin was promoted to Full Professor in the spring of 2014. Congratulations, Greta!