Research strengths in the humanities and the human experience at USD include the following:

  • Communication studies
  •  English
  • History
  • Modern languages and linguistics
  • Native studies
  • Philosophy

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Name Department & Office Contact
Elise Boxer
  • Assistant Professor
HISTORY
East Hall
Scott Breuninger
  • Associate Professor / Director, Honors Program
UNIVERSITY HONORS
Old Main 120
Steven Bucklin
  • Professor
HISTORY
East Hall 205
David Burrow
  • Associate Professor
HISTORY
East Hall 206
Prentiss Clark
  • Assistant Professor
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall
John Dudley
  • Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences / Professor
ARTS & SCIENCES
Arts & Sciences 101
Darlene Farabee
  • Chair, English / Associate Professor
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall 211
Paul Formisano
  • Director of Writing / Assistant Professor
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall 226
Istvan Gombocz
  • Professor
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS
Robert L Slagle Hall 304B
Nicole Hamonic
  • Assistant Professor
HISTORY
Dakota Hall
Angela Helmer
  • Associate Professor
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS
Robert L Slagle Hall 306B
Christopher Jenks
  • Assistant Professor
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall 231
Sara Lampert
  • Assistant Professor
HISTORY
East Hall
Clayton Lehmann
  • Professor
HISTORY
East Hall 210
Armik Mirzayan
  • Assistant Professor
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS
Robert L Slagle Hall 301B
David Posthumus
  • Assistant Professor
ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY
East Hall 309
LEE RORIPAUGH
  • Professor/Editor, SDR
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall 207
Molly Rozum
  • Ron Nelson Distinguished Professor / Associate Professor
HISTORY
East Hall
Shane Semmler
  • Associate Professor
COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES
Dakota Hall 337
Joseph Tinguely
  • Assistant Professor
PHILOSOPHY
East Hall 304
Rob Turner
  • Assistant Professor
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS
Robert L Slagle Hall 308
Jill Tyler
  • Chair, Communication Studies / Associate Professor
COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES
Dakota Hall 334
Skip Willman
  • Coordinator, Grad Program / Associate Professor
ENGLISH
Dakota Hall 205