Philosophy faculty at 2017 ConvocationDepartment of Philosophy Faculty and Staff

Name Email Role/Specialty Area Office Location Fall 2017 Office Hours
Sergio LaPorta Department Chair Music Building 102A Coming soon
Ruth Aparicio Department Administrative Assistant MB 102   

Pedro Amaral Logic, Philosophy of Mind, Modern Philosophy MB 113  Coming soon

Mariana Anagnostopoulos Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Theory of Action MB 111  Coming soon

John Beversluis    MB 110 Coming soon

Tina Fernandes Botts Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy, Ethics, Applied Ethics, Ethical Theory, Hermeneutics  MB 105 Coming soon

Carolyn Cusick Philosophy of Gender and Race, Epistemology, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Education MB 103  Coming soon

Andrew Fiala   MB 114  Coming soon

Thomas Higgins Contemporary Ethics and Cultural Theory MB 110  Coming soon

Veena Howard Asian Religious Traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism MB 109  Coming soon

Sudarshan Kapoor   MB 113  Coming soon

Vadim Keyser

  Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, and Philosophy of Science Policy MB 107  Coming soon

Robert Maldonado Religion, Hermeneutics, Feminism MB 112  Coming soon

James Rocha Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy MB 101  Coming soon

Negin Tahvildary Law, Peace Studies, Middle East Studies MB 110  Coming soon
Terry Winant Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Feminism MB 108  Coming soon

Emeritus Faculty

Karen Bell (1987)

  • Boston University A.B.; University of Kansas M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Research Interests: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Philosophy of Law

Ann E. Berliner (1884-2015)

  • Goddard College B.A.; California State University, Sonoma M.A.; Graduate Theological Union Ph.D.
  • Research Interests: Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Comparative Religion

Donald Blakeley (1989-2008)

  • California State University, Fresno B.A.; University of Hawaii M.A., Ph.D.
  • Research Interests: Comparative (Asian/Western), Ancient Greek and Roman, Philosophy of Religion, Chinese Philosophy

Hague Foster (1966-1998)

  • University of Chicago B.A., Ph.D.
  • Research Interests:  Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Marxism

Warren Kessler (1968-2007)

  • University of Wisconsin M.A., Ph.D.
  • Research Interests: Ethics, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy 

Jack Pitt (1957-1997)

  • Research Interests: Marxism 

James Slinger (1969-2003)

  •  University of Wisconsin B.S., Ph.D.
  • Research Interests: Logic, Philosophy of Language, Epistemology

James Smith  (1959-1966; 1969-1991)

  •  Research Interests:  Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Social Philosophy