Professor William Wainwright, RIP

The Department is sad to announce the passing of Prof. William “Bill” Wainwright (emeritus) on November 5th. Bill taught at UWM from 1968 until his retirement in 2003, and continued to be a very active member of the Department over the past two decades. A prolific philosopher of religion, he published 13 books and numerous articles and chapters. Bill was a distinguished professor at UWM and, following his retirement, the recipient of the Ernest Spaights Plaza Award for his significant and lasting contributions to the university.
His obituary can be read here.