Harvey Solganick

Professor of Humanities

Dr. Solganick teaches Humanities courses at The College at Southwestern. He has also taught Philosophy and English, both in the traditional undergraduate program in The School of Arts and Sciences, and as a Master Faculty in the Graduate and Professional Studies (GAPS) division, at LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas. Previously, he was professor of English, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and coordinator of the Honors Capstone Program at Missouri College, St. Louis. Administratively, Dr. Solganick was a former Division Chair of Communications within the Dallas County Community College District and was the originating, founding Headmaster for Prestonwood Academy of Dallas. He serves as coordinator of Discipleship University as a member of First Baptist Church of Dallas. Born in Brooklyn, New York, his parents were Russian and Rumanian Jews, who immigrated to America in 1914. Dr. Solganick’s spouse, Elaine, formerly served as a professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Texas A&M University–Commerce, and taught Sociology at Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas. Dr. Solganick’s further studies include: Criswell College; Certification in Biblical Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary; Oberstufe Certification in German Language, Philosophy, and Culture, at The University of Heidelberg, and Mittelstufe Certification at Goethe Institute, Germany; Humanities Fellow at Cornell University; Master of Liberal Arts, S.M.U., Dallas; and Master of Education, The University of North Texas, Denton. His Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Arlington, Freud’s Search for the Soul, culminates from studies at the Freud Museum, London and at The University of Heidelberg where he studied with the late professor of Philosophy, Hans Georg-Gadamer. He has traveled, lectured, and served on missions throughout Germany, Sweden, Russia, the Ukraine, Israel, and China. His publications include Our Holy God and Sinful Man: Truths of the Tanakh and Torah; “Worldview Apologetics,” The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization; and Critical Thinking for the Constructive Christian.

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