Honors Program

Bob Groven  •  Honors Program Director  •  612-330-1560  •   groven@augsburg.edu

Program Faculty

Picture of Tracy BibelnieksTracy Bibelnieks

Associate professor of Mathematics

Degrees:
PhD Clemson University, MS Clemson University, BA St. Olaf College

Academic interests:
Mathematics teaching, big data problems in industry

PIcture of Tim PippertTim Pippert

Associate professor of Sociology

Degrees:
PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln, MA University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BA University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Academic interests:
Family, homelessness, stratification, juvenile delinquency, and gender

Lars Christiansenchristiansen

Associate professor and chair of Sociology, Sabo Senior Fellow

Degrees:
PhD Florida State University, MS Florida State University, BA Clark University

Academic interests:
Informed by classical and contemporary Pragmatism, social psychology and neuroscience, Lars is engaging three projects that explore the relation between sense, aesthetics, bodies and urban experiences.

Paul C. Pribbenowpaulpribbenow

Augsburg College President

Degrees:
PhD and MA, University of Chicago, BA, Luther College (Iowa)

Academic interests:
Ethics, philanthropy, and American public life

Phil Quanbeck, IIquanbeck

Associate professor of Religion

Degrees:
MDiv Luther Theological Seminary; DTh Luther Theological Seminary, BA St. Olaf College

Academic interests:

Picture of Mary LoweMary Lowe

Associate professor of Religion

Degrees:
PhD Graduate Theological Union, MDiv Luther Seminary, BA Pacific Lutheran University

Academic interests:
Doctrine of the human person; issues in sexuality and gender; hymns, theology, and memory; narrating your Theological Legacy

Picture of Colin IrvineColin Irvine

Associate professor of English

Degrees:
PhD Marquette University, MA Notre Dame, BA Carroll College

Academic interests:

Garry Hesserhesser

Professor of Sociology and chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division

Degrees:
PhD fUniversity of Notre Dame, Master of Divinity Union Theological Seminary

Academic Interests:
Advancing the field of service-learning as a teacher, researcher, and community partner.

Picture of Diane PikeDiane Pike

Professor of Sociology

Degrees:
PhD Yale University, MA Yale University, AB Connecticut College

Academic interests:
Teaching effectiveness and student engagement, curriculum development and assessment; national lecturer and consultant on educational assessment and teaching.

Picture of Larry CrockettLarry Crockett

Professor of Computer Science

Degrees:
PhD University of Minnesota, MDiv Luther Theological Seminary

Academic interests:
Computer science, philosophy, and religion

Picture of Bob GrovenRobert C. Groven, Honors Program Director

Associate professor of Communication Studies, Honors Program director, Director of Forensics

Degrees:
JD University of Minnesota Law School, MA University of Minnesota

Academic interests:
Forensic argumentation, rhetoric, and legal discourse