Aurora University

Faculty

Gregory J. Goalwin
Gregory J. Goalwin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology Office Phone: 630-844-6518
Email: ggoalwin@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Sociology of ethnicity and nationalism, global sociology, sociology of religion, comparative and historical methods, sociology of migration, cultural sociology, political sociology, borders and borderlands Education: PhD, Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara
MA, Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara
MA, History, University of California-Santa Barbara
BA, International Affairs and History, University of California-Riverside View LinkedIn Profile

Denise Hatcher
Denise Hatcher, EdD

Professor of Spanish and Chair of Foreign Languages Office Phone: 630-844-7827
Email: dhatcher@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Spanish literature, Spanish phonetics, second language acquisition, cross-cultural studies Education: EdD, Adult and Higher Education with specializations in Spanish Phonetics and Second language acquisition, Northern Illinois University
MA, Spanish Language and Literature, Northern Illinois University
BA, Spanish and Secondary Education, Northern Illinois University Favorite thing about AU: "Witnessing the transformative growth of our students." View LinkedIn Profile

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

Dean of Latino/a Initiatives 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