About Us

The humanities are more than one thing; they include many ways of expressing and understanding human values. Thus, the Humanities Program is designed for innovative, integrative, and interdisciplinary study, including some of the sciences and many of the social sciences.

Why Study Humanities at Eastern?

We are committed to excellence and student success.

Affordable Education

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

Small Class Sizes

Most classes are limited to 15-25 students, which allows professors to devote time to individual students.

Graduate School Opportunities

Our alumni have excellent study opportunities in graduate schools across the country.

Careers in Humanities

Earning a minor in humanities from Eastern Washington University leads to many career opportunities:

Copy Editor

Film Director

Human Resources Manager

Real Estate Broker

Speech Writer

Contact Us

For questions relating to the Humanities Department, please contact:
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Garrett Kenney

Professor; Program Director of Humanities and Religious Studies
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Patterson Hall 229G
  • PhD, Educational Leadership, Gonzaga University (1994)
  • MA, Religious Studies, Gonzaga University (1986)
  • BA, Religious Studies, Whitworth University (1980)

New Testament Studies, Religious Studies, Humanities