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Dr. Andrew (Drew) Kim has been named the next director of Marquette’s Center for the Advancement of the Humanities. Dr. Kim, who will begin his new role on July 1, is a faculty member in Theology. Having completed his Ph.D. at The Catholic University of America in 2013, Dr. Kim was an Assistant Professor at Walsh University prior to joining the Marquette faculty in 2017. His research and teaching focus on interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to the theology of addiction and recovery. He has also written on virtue ethics and just war theory and has participated in a grant-funded project on Catholicism and the Common Good. Dr. Kim’s research and teaching evince a deep commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
As Director, Dr. Kim will promote the visibility and impact of the humanities at Marquette and beyond, support humanities faculty research and teaching, support undergraduate research in the humanities and help to secure external funding for humanities work.
Dr. Kim was appointed following an internal search process led by a Search Advisory Committee: Dr. Heather Hathaway (chair), Mr. Pat Kennelly and Dr. Rob Smith. The composition of this Committee reflects the importance of continued collaboration between the Center for the Advancement of the Humanities with the Center for Peacemaking and the Center for Urban Teaching, Research and Outreach.