Office or Program: Black Studies (Minor)

Joel Garver, Ph.D.

October 2, 2023

Education B.A.: University of Pennsylvania Ph.D.: Syracuse University Specialized Interests philosophical theology, postmodernism, epistemology Publications/Presentations “The Magic of Personal Transformation” in Gregory Bassham, editors, The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: […]

Maureen O’Connell, Ph.D.

September 25, 2023

After eight years in the Theology Department at Fordham University, Maureen H. O’Connell returned in 2013 to her native city of Philadelphia to Chair the Department of Religion at La […]

Stuart Leibiger, Ph.D.

September 19, 2023

Education Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995 M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989 B.A., University of Virginia, 1987 Teaching HIS 202 (Themes in American History) […]

Charles A. “Chip” Gallagher, Ph.D., is a professor in the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department and a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Urban Ethnography Project. His research focuses on social […]

Trent McLaurin, Ph.D.

March 9, 2023

Before joining La Salle, Dr. McLaurin was a special education practitioner in a variety of K-12 school settings. He has experience as an ABA therapist at a private school, special […]

Luisa Ossa, Ph.D.

March 9, 2023

Luisa Ossa is a professor of Spanish at La Salle and director of the Black Studies minor. Her research interests include Afro-Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, as well as the Chinese […]

Dr. Taylor received his PhD in Human Sexuality Studies and Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University. He received his Master in Christian Counseling from Gordon Conwell […]

Dr. Candace Robertson-James received her doctorate in public health from Drexel University School of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health and Prevention. She received her master of public […]