Ray Haberski, associate professor of History, has a Ph.D. in history from Ohio University. He teaches courses in United States history, including subfields in intellectual, contemporary, Catholic, and movie culture. He co-directs the United States track of the history program.
As of August 2009, Dr. Haberski is also the chair of the History and Social Science Department.
Dr. Haberski has written three books, including, It's Only a Movie (2001), Freedom to Offend (2007), and with Laura Wittern Keller, The Miracle Case (2008). He is at work on a book tentatively entitled, The god That Never Failed: Civil Religion and Postwar America for the series "Ideas in Action" at Rutgers University Press.
For the 2008-09 academic year, Dr. Haberski was the Fulbright Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the Center for the Study of the Americas (CSA) at the Copenhagen Business School. He is an associate of both the CSA and IUPUI's Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture.