Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty & Staff


Terrence C. Casey  

Terrence Casey, Ph.D.

Department Head and Professor of Political Science
E-mail: Terrence.Casey[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Towson University, 1990
  • M.Phil., George Washington University, 1996
  • Ph.D., George Washington University, 2000
Phone: 812-877-8281
Office: A209 Moench

Dale S. Bremmer  

Dale S. Bremmer, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
E-mail: Dale.Bremmer[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., Arizona State University, 1979
  • M.S., Arizona State University, 1981
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1985
Phone: 812-877-8456
Office: A217 Moench

Patricia A. Carlson  

Patricia A. Carlson, Ph.D.

Professor of American Literature
E-mail: Patricia.Carlson[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., College of William and Mary, 1968
  • M.S., Duke University, 1969
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1973
Phone: 812-877-8107
Office: A203C Moench

Caroline Carvill  

Caroline Carvill, Ph.D.

Professor of American Literature
E-mail: Caroline.Carvill[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., University of Arkansas, 1980
  • M.A., University of Arkansas, 1983
  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1989
Phone: 812-877-8284
Office: A205 Moench

 Chapman , David Jr.  

David Chapman, Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music
E-mail: David.Chapman[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu 


  • B.M., Kennesaw State University, 2001
  • M.A., University of Georgia, 2006
  • Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2013
Phone: 812-877-8722
Office: B103B Moench

Kevin Christ  

Kevin P. Christ, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
E-mail: Kevin.P.Christ[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • Bach. Journalism, University of Missouri, 1981
  • M.A., Saint Louis University, 1995
  • Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1999
Phone: 812-877-6226
Office: A203 Moench

Christensen Paul 2014  

Paul A. Christensen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
E-mail: paul.christensen[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., University of Washington, 2000
  • M.A., San Francisco State University
  • PhD., University of Hawaii at Mãoa
Phone: 812-877-8262
Office: C118 Moench

Rebecca Dyer  

Rebecca G. Dyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
E-mail: Rebecca.Dyer[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., Oklahoma State University
  • M.A., University of Tulsa
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Phone: 812-877-8274
Office: A215 Moench

Gustavo Garcia  

Gustavo Garcia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
E-mail: Gustavo.Garcia[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., Universidad Mayor de San Simón, 1985
  • M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1990; M.A., The State University of New York, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Phone: 812-877-8860
Office: C202 Moench

Gardner , John  

John M. Gardner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
E-mail: John.M.Gardner[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A. and B.S., University of Nebraska, 1984
  • M.A., University of Kansas, 1988
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2001
Phone: 812-877-8524
Office: A204 Moench

Grose Timothy 2014  

Timothy A. Grose, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of China Studies
E-mail: timothy.grose[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., John Carroll University, 2005
  • M.A., University of Virginia, 2007
  • M.A., Indiana University, 2009
  • PhD, Indiana University, 2013
Phone: 812-877-8767
Office: B101 Moench

Daniel Hartner  

Daniel Hartner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
E-mail: hartner[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Philosophy & Psychology, Albion College, 2005
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, 2009
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, 2011
Phone: 812-877-8747
Office: C203 Moench

 Hartnett Terence 2014  

Terence Hartnett, Ph.D.

Director of Theatre Programs and Assistant Professor of English
E-mail: hartnett[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu  


  • B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1994
  • M.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2001
  • PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2011
Phone: 812-877-8725
Office: D215A Moench

Heidemarie Heeter  

Heidemarie Heeter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature
E-mail:  Heidemarie.Heeter[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 1980
  • M.A., Indiana University, 1982
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 1990
Phone: 812-877-8308
Office: A214 Moench

Maki Hirotani  

Maki Hirotani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Japanese
E-mail: Hirotani[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Nara Women's University (Japanese History), 1992
  • M.A., Michigan State University (Telecommunication), 1995
  • M.S., Purdue University (Foreign Language Education), 2001
  • Ph.D., Purdue University (Linguistics), 2005
Phone: 812-877-8862
Office: A216 Moench

House Richard 2015  

Richard A. House, Ph.D.

Professor of English
E-mail: Richard.A.House[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1994
  • M.A., University of California, Irvine, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2000
Phone: 812-872-6228
Office: D231 Moench

 Jern Alan 2015  

Alan Jern, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
E-mail: jern[at]rose-hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., UCLA, 2007
  • Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2013
Phone: 812-877-8724
Office: B103A Moench

Jong Hun Kim  

Jong Hun Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
E-mail: JongHun.Kim[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Korea University, 1988
  • M.A., Korea University, 1990
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2005
Phone: 812-877-8834
Office: A201 Moench

Michael Kukral  

Michael A. Kukral, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geography
E-mail: Michael.Kukral[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., Ohio University, 1982
  • M.Sc., Ohio University, 1986
  • M.A., Ohio University, 1987
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1995
Phone: 812-877-8280
Office: A206 Moench

Jessica Livingston  

Jessica Livingston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
E-mail: Jessica.Livingston[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., University of Georgia, 1997
  • M.A., University of Kentucky, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2007
Phone: 812-877-8832
Office: A212 Moench

Samuel Martland  

Samuel Martland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies
E-mail: Samuel.Martland[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • A.B., Harvard College, 1996
  • A.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
Phone: 812-872-6034
Office: A203A Moench

Andreas Michel  

Andreas Michel, Ph.D.

Professor of German
E-mail: Andreas.Michel[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • M.A., University of Freiburg, Germany, 1984
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1991
Phone: 812-877-8221
Office: A213 Moench

Mark Minster  

Mark Minster, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
E-mail: Mark.Minster[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.Phil., Miami University, 1991
  • M.Div., University of Chicago, 1995
  • M.A., University of California, Davis, 1997
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2004
Phone: 812-877-8535
Office: A203B Monech

Susan Smith  

Susan L. Smith

Learning Center Director Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
E-mail: Susan.Smith[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.S., Indiana State University, 1978
  • M.A., Indiana State University, 1980
Phone: 812-877-8374
Office: L116 Learning Center

Summers Sarah 2014  

Sarah Summers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English
E-mail: summers[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B. A., DePauw University, 2008
  • M.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2013
Phone: 812-877-8269
Office: C117 Moench

Corey Taylor  

Corey Taylor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
E-mail: Taylor13[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A. with Distinguished Honors, Ursinus College, 2001
  • M.A., University of Delaware, 2003
  • Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2007
Phone: 812-877-8831
Office: A210 Moench

Anneliese Watt  

Anneliese Watt, Ph.D.

Professor of English
E-mail: Anneliese.Watt[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College, 1992
  • M.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1994
  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998
Phone: 812-872-6074
Office: A211 Moench

Julia Williams  

Julia Williams, Ph.D.

Professor of English and
Executive Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

E-mail: Julia.Williams[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu


  • B.A., Trinity University, 1984
  • Diploma in Anglo-Irish Literature, Trinity College, 1985
  • M.A., Emory University, 1990
  • Ph.D., Emory University, 1992
Phone: 812-877-8186
Office: H201 Moench

Humanities and Social Sciences Staff

Merry Miller Moon  

Merry Miller Moon

Department Secretary
E-mail: miller2[at]Rose-Hulman[dot]edu
Phone: 812-877-8276
Office: A208 Moench

Phone: 812-877-8276
Office: A208 Moench