Sheridan Center for Classical Studies

The Sheridan Center for Classical Studies at Benedictine College forms minds and hearts by promoting the liberal arts and the Catholic intellectual tradition. The Center introduces students to the power of a living tradition to renew culture and to transform individuals through the intellectual and moral virtues.

Director: Dr. Andrew Salzmann

Dr. Salzmann is originally from Wisconsin. He writes on Augustine and the Augustinian tradition, with particular attention to anthropology and pneumatology. He did his graduate work at Yale Divinity School (MAR, 2007) and Boston College (PhD, 2015). At Benedictine, Dr. Salzmann teaches Christ and the Trinity, Christianity & World Religions, and American Catholic History, among other courses. In addition, he assists with deacon formation for the Archdiocese of Kansas City (Anthropology, Christology, Mariology) and serves as a subject matter expert in religion for the University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies at Fr. Leavenworth. He lives in Atchison with his wife Sabitha and their four children.