Henry B. Kreuzman, III

Henry Kreuzman, III

Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement; Associate Professor of Philosophy

Department/Affiliation: Philosophy, Academic Affairs, President's Cabinet
Office Address: Galpin
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Assistant to the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement: Karen Parthemore

The Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the academic program and for supporting curriculum development. The Dean is also responsible for creating opportunities for academic excellence for our students, leading student academic development, managing faculty advising, maintaining academic standards, and hearing student concerns related to teaching and program issues.

Together with the Class Deans and the Dean of Students’ staff, the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement monitors the academic progress of students at risk, provides support to these students, and serves as a point of appeal for student petitions. The Dean also is responsible for the following areas:

  • Overseeing the curriculum and working with individual faculty and departments to develop optimal offerings of courses, including First-Year Seminar in Critical Inquiry and other interdisciplinary courses
  • Supporting faculty in curriculum development
  • Working with EPC to develop and implement educational policies
  • Planning advising workshops for faculty in collaboration with the Class Deans
  • Planning the academic orientation, including summer reading assignment, for first-year students
  • Planning and coordinating the fall Forum series
  • Overseeing the Center for Academic Advising and the Lilly Project
  • Overseeing the Learning Center and the Writing Center
  • Appointing the Scholarships and Fellowships Committee
  • Collaborating with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion on academic outreach programs to under-represented students
  • Collaborating with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion on diversification and globalization of the curriculum and on off-campus study programs

Henry Kreuzman, Associate Professor of Philosophy, is serving as the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement.


  • B.S., Xavier 1981
  • M.A., Notre Dame 1984
  • Ph.D., Notre Dame 1990

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 100: Ethics, Justice, and Society
  • PHIL 400: Tutorial
  • Jurisprudence, Law & Society
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Scientific Revolutions & Methodology
  • Epistemology

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • A recipient of an Andrew Mellon Grant to study the history of science
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Philosophy of Science Association
  • History of Science Society
  • While on Research Leave at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, he focused upon the changes in medical science in the 18th century


Henry B. Kreuzman III is an associate professor of philosophy at The College of Wooster, where he joined the faculty in 1990. He served as the chair of Wooster’s Pre-Law Advising Program. He has expertise in the philosophy of science, epistemology, and philosophy of law. His current research focuses upon the history and philosophy of 18th century medicine and childbed fever.