Meet the Philosophy Faculty
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1992
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1970"My paper, 'Critical Features Theory: The Wetlands Example,' draws on ideas from discussions and field trips in my environmental ethics class-showing how teaching and research often strengthen each other."
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2009
Brandon E. Polite
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. candidate, University of Illinois-Urbana
Cooperating faculty from other programs
Professor of Black Studies
Ph.D., Union Graduate School, 1987"My most immediate projects are in the areas of Black Studies theory, African American literary criticism, Black psychology traditions, and the status of Blacks in Latin America."
William Frederick Matthews
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion
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