Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

2018 Cohort

  • Emily E. Anderson

    Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, is associate professor in the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She teaches research ethics and responsible conduct of research to graduate students in bioethics and biomedical sciences as well as medical students.
  • Jessica Brown

    Jessica R. Brown is a professor of visual communication and multimedia journalism at the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago. Ms. Brown began her professional career in journalism as a sports desk editor and graphic designer at The Post-Standard.
  • Shelley Dunck

    Shelley Dunck is the Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Clinical Professor of Business Law and the Director of the Business Law Clinic at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a student run live client transactional law clinic with over 150 active clients. Professor Dunck teaches experiential learning classes in contract drafting and transactional law, and supervises law students in the representation of for profit and not for profit start-ups.
  • Margaret Heller

    Margaret Heller works on digital library projects including open access publications, web development, and preserving digital information. She supports students and scholars in creating innovative digital projects.
  • Geraldine R. Henderson

    Geraldine Rosa Henderson co-authored Consumer Equality: Race and the American Marketplace. Her primary areas of research include: global marketplace diversity and inclusion, health disparities, public policy, consumption communities, and consumer networks (both cognitive and social).
  • Ron S. Hochbaum

    Ron Hochbaum is a clinical teaching fellow in the Health Justice Project at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. In the Health Justice Project, Professor Hochbaum teaches lawyering skills to students in the context of a medical-legal partnership with Erie Family Health Center.
  • Katherine Kaufka Walts

    Katherine Kaufka Walts is the Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago, which advances efforts to understand and protect the human rights of children utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Ms. Kaufka Walts conducts research, teaches, writes, and provides training and consultation to various stakeholders in the US and internationally on the subject of various children’s rights issues, including human trafficking.
  • Aisha Raees

    I was born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan. I completed my A-levels in Karachi and travelled to the states to pursue my undergraduate education at Hanover College. After graduating with a B.A., majoring in Philosophy, I went on to Southern Illinois University Carbondale to complete my M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy.
  • Tisha M. Rajendra

    Tisha M. Rajendra is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Loyola University of Chicago. She is the author of Migrants and Citizens: Justice as Responsibility in the Ethics of Migration. She is currently at work on a book about solidarity and global justice.
  • Maryse H. Richards

    After obtaining my Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1984, I have worked on a variety of research projects examining the mental health and development of adolescents. Over the last couple decades, my research interests have involved identifying the risk and protective factors that promote or diminish the effects of urban poverty and exposure to community violence on youth.
  • Peter M. Sanchez

    Peter M. Sanchez is professor and Graduate Program Director in the department of political science at Loyola University Chicago. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in government from the University of Texas at Austin, and his B.A. in political science from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
  • Nadia N. Sawicki

    Nadia N. Sawicki is a Professor of Law and the Academic Director of the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She holds degrees from University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Brown University.
  • Carol Scheidenhelm

    As Director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy, Scheidenhelm works with faculty and staff to expand their understanding of teaching in the Jesuit tradition, but also to review and discuss what makes effective teaching. With over forty-five years of teaching experience, this process is one where she gets to share what she has learned but also to learn from each faculty member she works with.
  • Frederick Charles Staidum, Jr.

    Dr. Frederick Charles Staidum, Jr. is an experienced scholar of African Diaspora Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies with a demonstrated history in higher education across research university, liberal arts college, and HBCU settings. Dr. Staidum is an Assistant Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Loretta J. Stalans

    Dr. Loretta Stalans is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology and Psychology, and is Director of the Psychology of Crime and Justice Minor. She also is an affiliated Professor of Women's Studies and Gender Studies at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar

    Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Loyola University Chicago, where her research and teaching focus on feminist ethics, economic ethics, family ethics and theories of justice. She holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University, an MA in Ethics and Social Theory from the Graduate Theological Union, and a doctorate in Religious Ethics from the University of Chicago.
  • Charles Tocci

    Charles Tocci is the assistant professor of social studies education at Loyola University Chicago. He started his career in education as a social studies teacher at South Shore Community Academy, part of Chicago Public Schools.
  • Aana Marie Vigen

    I earned a BA from St. Olaf College, an MA in Theology and Ethics from the Graduate Theological Union, and a PhD in Social &Theological Ethics from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. I am an active lay member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and served on the national ELCA Genetics Taskforce from 2008–2011.
  • Sherrie Weller

    I currently serve as the Writing Program Director at Loyola University Chicago, and am a member of the English Department Writing and Core Literature faculty. I received an MFA in poetry from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and have taught composition, literature, and creative writing classes at various colleges and universities in Chicago for the last 14 years.