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McKenna, Thomas

Director of the Honors Program

Division of Humanities
Contact Information

Building: Marsh Hall, Room: A231
Campus Box: F-23
Telephone #: 304-384-5280
E-mail Address:
Office Hours:

MTWRF 11:00-11:50 AM


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2004
  • M.A., Yale University, 2003
  • M.A., St. Bonaventure University, 1991
  • B.A., University of Delaware, 1989

Research Interests & Publications

Dr. Mc Kenna'a research interests include the thought of Bonaventure, a 13th century Parisian philosopher and theologian, and Jacoponi of Todi, a fourteenth century Italian poet. He is also the publisher and editor of Holler: A Journal of Poetry and Prose.


Dr. Mc Kenna is a historian and interdisciplinary scholar. He specializes in the history of philosophy, with particular interests in religion and aesthetics.

Courses Taught or Currently Teaching

  • PHIL 101 History of Philosophy
  • PHIL 102 History of Philosophy
  • PHIL 210 Logic
  • PHIL 310 Epistemology
  • PHIL 312 Metaphysics
  • PHIL 314 Aesthetics
  • PHIL 316 Ethics
  • PHIL 360 Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL 375 World Religions
  • PHIL 450 Contemporary Philosophy