The central role of the Humanities Division in Lakeland's curriculum is to transmit the Western cultural heritage, in both its historical and contemporary forms, to each new generation of students. Programs in this area make it possible for students to confront the central issues of cultural identity and the dilemmas of life which intrigue the members of all the varied cultures of our globe.
The English, German and Spanish majors are also available as majors for Secondary/Middle School Certification.
Click the links below to learn more about Lakeland's humanities faculty.
Not only is Meg Albrinck a talented teacher, she is one of the college's leaders. Her classes are filled with engaging discussions that invite all students to discuss, question, and debate as part...Read more about Meg Albrinck
Dr. José Ignacio Álvarez, Assistant Professor of Spanish, joined the faculty in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. His...Read more about José Ignacio Álvarez-García
Dr. Lucretia Crawford, Associate Professor of English, teaches courses in literature and writing, subjects that led her to study in both England and Germany while completing her undergraduate...Read more about Lucretia Crawford
Mr. Tim Fojtik, Interim Director of the English Language Institute, came to Lakeland in 2006. A native of the Milwaukee area, Fojtik has had the opportunity to study and work in a variety of...Read more about Timothy Fojtik
A prolific author and religion scholar, Karl Kuhn challenges students to explore Scripture as he leads thought-provoking discussions about biblical interpretation. An ordained United Church of...Read more about Karl Kuhn
Mr. David Lynch, Instructor of General Studies and Chinese, has been teaching for Lakeland since 2000. He is a graduate of National Cheng Chih University, Taiwan.Read more about David Lynch
Dr. Peter Sattler, Associate Professor of American Literature and Chair of the Humanities Division, received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has been with Lakeland since 1998 and was...Read more about Peter Sattler
Ms. Elizabeth K. Shumway, Instructor of Spanish, has been teaching for Lakeland since 2002. She is a graduate of Marquette University. She has traveled and lived in Spain, Mexico, and Central and...Read more about Katie Shumway
Dr. Linda Tolman, Professor of English, has been teaching for Lakeland since 1969. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Marquette University. Tolman's areas of expertise include the literature of...Read more about Linda Tolman
Dr. Martin Ulrich, Associate Professor of German and Music, has been teaching for the college since 1983. Ulrich holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.Read more about Martin Ulrich