There are no classes on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The College is open. Visit the Campus Hours page for more information.

Keith W. Krasemann

Keith W. Krasemann

Keith W. Krasemann

Professor, Philosophy/Religious Studies

Tel.: (630) 942-3407
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E08A

Areas of Research Interest:

  • World Philosophy
  • Human Rights Issues
  • Leadership and Creativity
  • Time and Metaphor
  • Business Ethics
  • Critical Thinking

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Philosophy 1100 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • Philosophy 1110 - Ethics
  • Philosophy 1114 - Business Ethics
  • Philosophy 1120 - Logic
  • Philosophy 1125 - Critical Thinking
  • Philosophy 1130 - Social & Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy 2250 - Philosophy of Art
  • Religious Studies 1155 - Asian Thought

Current Projects:

  • Leadership and Creativity
  • Critical Thinking for Teachers

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • The Role of Time Consciousness in Lifelong Learning: A Theoretical Framework for Adult Education
  • Ethics: Theory and Practice with Jacques P. Thiroux
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics: The Callista Wicklander Lectures, with Patricia H. Werhane
  • Business Ethics: Problems, Principles, Practical Applications
  • Quest for Goodness: An Introduction to Ethics
  • Questions for the Soul: An Introduction to Philosophy
  • "Rethinking US-China Relations"
  • "Phenomenological Methodology"
  • "The Shanghai Communiqué: Thirty Years and A New Century"
  • "The Politics of Asian Values and The Politics of Human Rights"
  • "A Balanced Look At China and Human Rights"


  • Ed.D. Education, Northern Illinois University
  • M.A. Applied Professional Studies, DePaul University
  • M.A. Philosophy, Northern Illinois University
  • B.S. Philosophy, University of Wisconsin
  • Beijing University, Chinese History and Culture
  • Harvard University, Management Development Program
  • University of Chicago, Leadership Arts Program

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Fulbright Professor China
  • Outstanding Faculty Award for College of DuPage
  • Illinois Community College's Trustee Association (ICCTA)- Award for outstanding teaching
  • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)-Excellence Award
  • Studs Terkel Award for Service in the Humanities
  • Beverly K. Firestone Memorial Award for Innovative Teaching
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • US-China Peoples Friendship Association (USCPFA), National Volunteer Award

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

  2017 College of DuPage