I have been a teacher in Triton
College for 29 years. I live
in Oak Park, Illinois.
I have 3 sons
in the public schools in Oak Park.
I descend from a long line of Illinois
farmers. I still get back to the old place from time to time to help my
brother. He still follows the plow. But I am the first in my family to
leave the land and follow a different path in life. I like to say I
till a different soil and harvest a different crop.
My undergraduate degree was in
philosophy and literature from Millikin University.
My Master's Degree is in the Humanities from the University
of Chicago. My Ph.D. is in
the Division of the Social Sciences of the University
of Chicago. I teach courses
at Triton, both online and enhanced, in U.S. History, Sociology,
Humanities and English. I enjoy interacting with students and talking
with them about some of the great ideas in history, the achievements of
the social sciences, and the profound insights of great literature. To me, these are the important things in
I sincerely hope this course will
enhance your understanding
and appreciation of these wonders of the intellectual and artistic
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