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Department of Philosophy


We are first and foremost dedicated to providing you with the highest quality education in philosophy that we can. We encourage you to think very carefully about what you hope and plan to do after finishing a successful degree with us, and we will work hard, with you, to help ou make it happen. Here are where some of our most recent graduates have found employment.

Year Name Dissertation Last Known Position
2019 Cristin Chall

Non-Empirical Modeling and Theorizing: Scientific Progress in Particle Physics

post-doc, Large Hadron Epistemology Project, Germany
2019 Rosa Fuller

On the Criticism of Hegelian Necessity

2019 Jennifer Gray

Henry of Ghent on 'Persona': Summa, Article 53, Question 1

2019 Jeremy Weissman

Privacy, Transparency and Liberty in an Age of Publicity

post-doc, Roger Mudd Ethics Center, Washington and Lee University
 2019 Brittany Gentry

Time: A Measure of Change

Instructor, St. Anselm College
 2019 Chia-Hua Lin

Tool Migration: A Framework to Study the Cross-Disciplinary Use of Mathematical Constructs in Science

NSF post-doc Research Fellowship
2019 Hyun  Jeong Kang

Integrity and its Relationship to Morality

2019 Tiffany Beaver

Responsibility and Obligation in the Face of Modern Day Slavery: The Demands on Global Citizens to Fight for Justice for Slaves

Bridge Humanities Corps Fellowship (UofSC)
2018 Michael Glawson

Philosophy and Cleanliness: An Exploration of the Unexpected Connections between Our Most Mundane Practices and our Most Cherished Values

Instructor, Georgia State University
2018 Frank Martin

Marsilio Ficino's Neo-Platonist Concepts of Power as Represented in Selected Paintings by Sandro Botticelli: A Study in Representation, Iconography, Iconology, and Reasoning

Instructor, UofSC, Salkehatchie
2018 Gerad Gentry

The Imagination in Reason: Reframing the Systematic Core of Idealism in Kant and Hegel

Assistant Professor, Lewis University, Chicago
2018 Laura Cupples

Epistemological Issues in Quality of Life Measurement and Their Implications

post-doc, University of Washington
2018 Adam Omelianchuk

What Makes Killing for Organs Wrong: A Defense of the 'Dead-Donor' Rule

post-doc, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics 


Brandon Boesch

Scientific Representation and Human Action

Assistant Professor, Morningside College, Iowa


Nathan Sasser

Hume's Practical Conciliation of Science and Skepticism

Instructor, Greenville Technical College


Michelle Panchuk

Divine Ideas for Metaphysical Realism

Assistant Professor, Murray State University


 John Bauer

The Virtue of Truthfulness and the Military Profession: Reconciling Honesty with the Requirement to Deceive during War

Assistant Professor, Regent University


Rich Holmes

Situationism and the Promise of Virtue Ethics

Pastor, Northridge Presbyterian Church, North Canton, OH


Daniel Kruidenier

A Critique of Charles Peirce's Account of the Necessary Conditions for the Possibility of Experience

Instructor, Midlands Technical College


Caleb Colley

John Pecham on Life and Mind

Pastor, Macland Road Church of Christ, Marietta, GA


Michael Spicher

Political Perfectionism and Aesthetic Experience

Director, Brookline Adult and Community Education, Boston, MA; lecturer, Boston University


Argiri Aggelopoulou

Aristotle's Theory of Emotions

not seeking employment


Patrick Brissey

Descartes' `World': An Interpretation of the `Discourse on Method'

Instructor, University of South Carolina


Gordon Purves

The Productive Roles of Falsehoods in Science

Associate Professor, Sacred Heart University


Mia Wood

A Standpoint for Critique: The Metaphorical Status of Critique in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

Associate Professor, Pierce College


Yeuncheol Jeong

Bohmian Quantum Mechanics with Quantum Trajectory

Assistant Professor, Sejong University


Katherine Robinson

The Moral Significance of Environmental Aesthetics and its Importance for Environmental Decision Making and Policy Setting

Instructor, Department of Philosophy and School of the Environment, University of South Carolina


Preston McKever-Floyd

On Becoming Divine: A Study of the "Divine/Self" in Grace Jantzen

Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University



Christian Hipp

Trust in Medicine: Reconfiguring the Traditional Medical Fiduciary

Assistant Professor, Newberry College


Liz Stillwaggon Swan

Mind and Body?What's the Problem? A Systems Approach to Life-Mind Continuity

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Mercyhurst University


Rodrigo Moro

Linda is Back: Controversies Around the Conjunction Fallacy in the Psychology of Reasoning

Assistant Professor, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina

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