Evansille professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities program

Lisa Kretz, an assistant professor of philosophy, was chosen from a national applicant pool.
Lisa Kretz, an assistant professor of philosophy, was chosen from a national applicant pool. | Contributed photo

The University of Evansville's Lisa Kretz has been named a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.

Kretz, an assistant professor of philosophy, was chosen from a national applicant pool. The endowment is a federal agency that hosts enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities and cultural institutions. The faculty can collaborate and study with experts in humanities disciplines.

Each scholar receives a stipend of $3,300 to cover travel, study and living expenses.

Kretz will participate in the summer institute titled “Moral Psychology and Education: Putting the Humanities to Work,” a four-week program at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. The program is co-directed by Youngstown State University religion and philosophy professor Deborah Mower and Grand Valley State  philosophy professor Phyllis Vandenberg.

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