The Humanities area encompasses four academic departments and two academic support centers, and programs of study in history, philosophy, political science, American Sign Language, world languages, and women's and gender studies. The division employs over 30 full-time faculty, four department chairs, 14 full-time staff, and over 80 adjunct instructors.
Annual Humanities Cherry Blossom Conference: See a virtual exhibit of some of the best of the work our students are doing in Humanities courses at Montgomery College.
Global Classrooms: Global Classrooms is an approach to teaching and learning that brings together geographically distant instructors and students from different lingua-cultural backgrounds to communicate and collaborate through online tools and innovative teaching methodologies.
Philosophy Courses (PDF, ) : Explore philosophy classes and enroll now. In Montgomery College's philosophy courses, you will hone your critical thinking and reasoning skills, improve your writing, and learn how to effectively understand, evaluate, and construct arguments. The skills you gain with your philosophy training are transferable to other academic disciplines and additional endeavors in your life.
Confluence Conference: Learn more about Montgomery College Confluence Translation Conference and a career in translation.
Humanities Area Newsletter (PDF, )
Dr. Campbell joined Montgomery College in 2008. Prior to her recent role as department chair of the Humanities Department at the Germantown Campus, Sarah taught all levels of Spanish on the Rockville Campus, where she also served as World Languages coordinator and as the facult liaison to the Digital Language Lab. She is active in the professional organizations of her discipline, having recently concluded a four-year term as the secretary for the Community College Special Group of the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages and serving as the founder and adviser of the Montgomery College chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria de la Lengua Española, an honor society that recognizes students at two-year colleges for excellence in their study of Spanish.
Dr. Campbell earned her doctorate in Spanish from the University of Virginia and holds a masters degree in Spanish and a bachelor's degree in Latin American Studies, also from the University of Virginia.
Department Chair: Sarah Campbell
Department Chair: Joseph Stumpf
Department Chair: Ivonne Bruneau-Botello
Department Chair: Maria-Elvira Luna Escudero-Alie