Joshua Hren

Dr. Joshua M. Hren 

Assistant Professor of English

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012
  • Honors College
  • Rhetoric
  • Fiction Writing
  • Western Literature Courses
  • Thomas More Program
  • This Our Exile: Short Stories, through Angelico Press, received an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Christianity and Literature Book of the Year Award
  • Middle-earth and the Return of the Common Good: J.R.R. Tolkien and Political Philosophy, through Cascade Books in November 2018
  • Article “Climbing to God on ‘The Burning Ladder’: Dana Gioia’s Via Negativa,”in Religion and the Arts, March 2019
  • Poem “The Nuclear Winter,” in Commonweal
  • Short Story “Their Fire is Not Quenched,” in Windhover
  • Short Story “Tears in Things,” in Dappled Things
  • Essay “‘Faith’s Ardor in an Air-Conditioned Tomb: Dana Gioia’s Sights of the Unseen in a Secular Age” in <