Aurora University

Faculty

Libby Escobedo
Libby Escobedo, PhD

Associate Professor of Art History Office Phone: 630-844-3829
Email: lescobed@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Medieval art and architecture, northern Renaissance art and architecture, iconography, interactions between text and image Education: PhD, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College
MA, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College
BA, Art History, UCLA

Gopal K. Gupta
Gopal K. Gupta, PhD, MS

Joe Dunham Distinguished Associate Professor of Ethics Office Phone: 630-844-6884
Email: ggupta@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Comparative Religious Ethics, Business, Medical, and Environmental Ethics, Science and Religion, Eastern Philosophy and Religions Education:

PhD, Religious Studies, University of Oxford, Queens College, UK
Master's Degree, Science and Religion, University of Oxford, Linacre College, UK
MS, Electrical Engineering, Boise State University, USA
BS, Electrical Engineering, Boise State University, USA

Favorite thing about AU: "Engaging in ethical reflection and discourse with our inquisitive and outstanding students."

Matthew Kneller
Matthew Kneller, EdD

Associate Professor of Communication, Director of General Education Office Phone: 630-844-5466
Email: mkneller@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Media production, media analysis and criticism, popular culture, documentary film Education: EdD, Northern Illinois University
MA, Communication, Northern Illinois University
BA, Computer Science and Communication, Aurora University

John W. McCormack
John W. McCormack, PhD

Assistant Professor of Religion Office Phone: 630-844-5267
Email: jmccormack@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: History of Christianity, religion and politics, world religions, early modern Europe, France, Latin America Education: PhD, History, University of Notre Dame
MA, History, University of Notre Dame
MA, Religion, Yale University
BA, History, Yale University Favorite thing about AU: "Engaging in the process of cultural discovery and self-evaluation with our hard-working, curious students." View LinkedIn Profile

Eva Serrano
Eva Serrano, EdD

Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Office Phone: 630-844-6259
Email: eserrano@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Identity development among U.S. Latinos/as, status of Latinos/as in higher education, role of parent involvement in supporting educational attainment among U.S. Latino/a students, acculturation and assimilation of U.S. Latinos/as

Mark Walter
Mark Walter, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy Office Phone: 630-844-4239
Email: mwalter@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Modernity, language, aesthetics, ancient philosophy, contemporary continental philosophy Education: PhD, Philosophy, DePaul University
BA, Liberal Studies, University of Pittsburgh