Central Division

Learn more about the Central Division of the Community College Humanities Association

The following states comprise the Central Division:

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

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Central Division President

Profile picture of Rajka RushRajka Rush
Philosophy Department
Metropolitan Community College
Email: RRush@mccneb.edu

Dr. Rajka Rush received her B.A. (Philosophy & Comparative Literature, with a minor in Education) and M.A. (Contemporary Philosophy, thesis: The Problem of Epistemology in N. Hartmann’s New Ontology) from Zagreb University, the Republic of Croatia. She received her Ph.D. at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI in Comparative Religion. She published the book Semiosphere and the Metamorphoses of the Religious: From the Religious to the Secular and Beyod, (Scholar’s Press, 2014). Her professional experiences are in both fields–research/writing (younger researcher at the Lexicographic Institute Miroslav Krleža, Zagreb, Croatia) and teaching in the higher education institutions. Rajka is the full-time Philosophy Instructor at Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE, a long lasting member of the Humanities and Visual Arts Department, and a dedicated member of the Community College Humanities Association, presently the President of the CCHA Central Division. She is always open for intellectual communication or an exchange of creative ideas.

Central Division Vice President

Profile picture of Kristin HansonKristin Hanson
Associate Professor, Humanities
Kirkwood Community College

Kristin Hanson is an Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Kirkwood Community College, where she has taught since 2007. Prior to Kirkwood, she completed her Ph.D. in Theatre History and Criticism at Louisiana State University.

Central Division Secretary

bridget malone
Bridget Malone

World Languages
Kirkwood Community College

Central Division Conference

Conference planning is underway, so check back in late 2017 for updates!