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

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