Sheena Finnigan (2012)
Assistant Professor of History


  • B.A., Wisconsin Lutheran College - History and Theology
  • A.M., University of Chicago - Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS)

Research Interests

  • Classical civilization
  • Imperial Rome and the rise of Christianity
  • Interactions between religion and political entities
  • 18th c. Enlightenment movement
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to the study of civilization

Courses I Teach

  • Western Civilization I and II
  • Medieval History
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Classical Greece
  • Rome and Its Empire
  • Plague, War and Other Calamities: Europe 1300-1750
  • Islam and the Middle East
  • Women in History
  • East Asian History