Patrick Henry, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and French at Whitman College
Ida E. King Distinguished Scholar during 2013-2014


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r. Patrick Henry was the Cushing Eells Professor of Philosophy and Literature at Whitman College prior to his retirement. He became a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Strasbourg, where he taught American Literature. Dr. Henry has a B.A. in French from St. John’s University and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D., from Rice University. Dr. Henry has published numerous books, articles, and reviews regarding French literature. He continues to educate others even in his retirement years. 

1974: Ph.D. and M.A. in French, Rice University
1965: B.A. in French, St. John’s University
1959: Maryknoll Minor Seminary, Glen Ellyn

Areas of Expertise:
Language Studies, Genocide Studies, Education, American Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Early Modern French Literature (1515-1789), the Holocaust in France, Ethics, Montaigne, Voltaire

Selective Publications Include:

Click here to read Edward Weinman’s (Whiteman College) Interview with Dr. Henry