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Faculty Biography - Eugene Muhammad

Faculty Biography - Eugene Muhammad

Eugene Muhammad


B.A. Morehouse College
M.Div. Chicago Theological Seminary
M.S. Ed. Chicago State University
Ph.D. Chicago Theological Seminary 

Room 2430 Des Plaines

Personal Statement

I was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. I attended Whitney M. Young High School on Chicago’s west side, and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Although I was a psychology major at Morehouse, I spent more time studying and preparing for my all-night religion/ philosophy debates with my friends than I did for my psych courses. This affinity for religion and theology served as the impetus for my deciding to attend the Chicago Theological Seminary upon graduation. There, I earned a Master of Divinity degree and am currently completing my Ph.D. in Theology, Ethics and Culture

In the classroom, I like to see myself as a facilitator of learning processes. For me, the classroom should be a hub for meaningful learning experiences, wherein students are challenged, enlightened and invited to be more inquisitive. I absolutely love teaching, which comes second only to spending time with my wife and six children.

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

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