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Current Graduate Students

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M.A. Students

Christopher Ansell Phenomenology, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Philosophy of Religion, Nietzsche, Absurdism, Camus
Andrew Blough Philosophy of Time; Nihilism; Physis & Metaphysics in Process Philosophy; Kant, Schelling, Nietzsche, Whitehead, Heidegger, Deleuze, Stiegler; Community
Robin Boddie 20th Century French & German, Phenomenology, Heidegger and Philosophy of Science
Anthony Casadonte
William Cox Critical Philosophical Historiography (esp. Agamben, Heidegger, Schürmann, Foucault), Post-Marxism (esp. Benjamin, Debord), Phenomenology, German Idealism, Aristotle
Travis Dandy Political Philosophy, post-Marxism, Ernesto Laclau, Antonio Gramsci, Chantal Mouffe, Critical Theory, Hegel, Ethics, Bioethics
Angela Dibelka
Martin Fitzgerald Philosophy of Art, Metaphysics
Alexander Griffin Phenomenology, Continental Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Merleau-Ponty, Husserl, Kant, and Heidegger
Peter Heft
Nicholas Mendigorin Nietzsche, Bergson, Deleuze, Foucault, Irigaray, Guattari, Braidotti, 20th Century French Philosophy, Schizoanalysis, Critical Theory, Perspectivism, Feminism, Gender Studies, Queer Theory, Post-Structuralism, Anti-Humanism
Jeremiah Noonan
Patrick Pender
Kyle Rodewald (MA/JD)
Jacob Sanders
Zachary Slocum Kierkegaard, Foucault, German Idealism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Literature
Stephen Timmis (MA/JD)
Kristen Tolo
Iziah Topete Kant and Hegel; Philosophy of Place, Space and Time; Historiography of Science; Latin American Philosophy
Dongke Tu
Brennan Van Spankeren Contemporary French & German Philosophy, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Ontology, Intersubjectivity, Kant
Ph.D. Students
Gizem Atalay Metaphysics, Enlightenment and Metaphilosophy
Jaclyn Berg
Roland Carspecken 19th-century and contemporary French and German philosophy: on language, communication, intersubjectivity and social theory
Daniel Cook 20th Century Continental, Philosophy of Time, Political Philosophy
Paul DiGeorgio 19th- and 20th-century French and German philosophy: Epistemology, and Phenomenology
Magdalena Figiel Early Modern Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, some ancient Greek Philosophy
Emily Grice
Alexander Gorman Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, and Deconstruction
Devon Hawkins History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, German idealism, Phenomenology, Logic, and Ethics
Aaron Higgins-Brake Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (esp. Neoplatonism)
Michael Kramer Philosophy of Mysticism and Religious Experience; Consciousness Studies; Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics; Rhetoric, Literary Theory and Criticism
Mackenzie Lefoster Phenomenology, Postmodernism, Medieval Philosophy, Applied Philosophy, Theories of Language and Meaning, Philosophy of gender and race, and ethics
Christopher Lutz Ancient Philosophy, Plato, Ontology, Philosophy of Art
Millie Marshall
Ellen Moysan Phenomenology, French and German contemporary philosophy, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Music, Psychoanalysis
Mine Sak Continental Philosophy and Phenomenology (esp. Heidegger), Post-structuralism, Ancient Greek philosophy, German idealism (esp. Hegel), History of Philosophy
Zachary Slanger Philosophy of sex and sexuality, German idealism (esp. Schelling and Hegel), French existential phenomenology (esp. Sartre and de Beauvoir), Psychoanalysis (esp. Freud, Ferenczi, Lacan, and Laplanche), Queer theory, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy and Literature, Pessimism/tragedy in Philosophy
Thomas Szwedska 18th-20th Century French & German Philosophy (Deleuze & Guattari, Lyotard, Nietzsche, Kant), Critique, Ontology, Social & Political Thought
Joe Tighe Ontology, Epistemology
Kimberly Tucker 19th-20th C. Continental Philosophy; Continental Philosophy of Math
Jurgis Viningis
Ph.D. Candidates (“ABD”)
Thomas Ball “Cultivating Eliot’s Historical Sense: Eliotic Time and The Waste Land’s Response to Alienation”; philosophy and literature, ancient philosophy, the intesection of theory and practice
Minglai Dong “To the Effort Itself: A Phenonemological Study of the Theory on Moral Effort of the Yangming School.” Phenomenology, semiotics, and Confucian ethics
Derek Elliott “Analyzing Irrationality: A Study on the Identification of Irrational Actions Concerning Their Possibility, Etiology, and Motivations.”
Jacob Greenstine “‘He Who Knows Not and Knows He Knows Not’: The Problem of Not-Being in Aristotle's Philosophy.” Ancient philosophy (esp. Aristotle’s theoretical philosophy), German idealism (esp. Hegel), early modern sciences, and contemporary materialisms and realisms
Martin Krahn “Externality in Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature.” German idealism, philosophy of nature, critical theory, history and philosophy of science
François Kodena, C.S.Sp. "Afrosphia: Knowledge and Method in Cheikh Anta Diop"; political philosophy, Kemetic Maatism, Egyptology, corporeality
Jeff Lambert "Relations and Folds in Leibniz"; early modern philosophy, contemporary French philosophy, questions of intimacy, philosophy of gender, race, and sexuality
Tristana Martin-Rubio "Time and Life in Mereleu-Ponty's Philosophy"; Phenomenology
Jiho Oh "Hegel's Speculative Anthropology: A Study of Hegel's Theory of the Embodied Mind"; German Idealism, contemporary French philosophy, postmodern ontology, modern & contemporary ethics
Sıla Özkara “Circle of Circles: Rethinking Idealism through Hegel’s Epistemology.” German idealism, early modern philosophy, theories of cognition, language
Alessio Rotundo “The Mediation of Being: The Problem of Nature in the Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty”; phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty), contemporary hermeneutics (Gadamer)
Bethany Somma “Non-Rationality and Philosophical Progress: An Historical Investigation Into the Neoplatonism of Ibn Tufayl’s Hayy Ibn Yaqzan”; Platonism, Arabic philosophy, Nietzsche, philosophy and adoption
Paul Zipfel “The Appearance of the Other Ego in Edmund Husserl’s Phenomenology.” Phenomenology, intersubjectivity, forgiveness, and evil