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Faculty

Mark Alfano

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: on Oregon Humanities Center Research Fellowship leave Fall 2014
  • Interests: Ethics (moral psychology, virtue ethics, utilitarianism); Epistemology (virtue epistemology, reliabilism); Nietzsche; Philosophy of Mind (desire, preference); Experimental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Paul Bodin

  • Title: Adjunct Instructor
  • Phone: 541-686-9270
  • Office: 124 Lokey Education Bldg
  • Office Hours: Winter 2015 Office Hours TBA
  • Interests: Education studies, elementary/middle school writing and social studies; philosophy for children curriculum and community outreach; jazz performance and composition, hiking the Sierras & North Cascades.

Steven B. Brence

  • Title: Instructor
  • Office: 250 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:00-2:50pm Thursdays and by appointment
  • Interests: Classical American, 19th and 20th Century German, Social/Political, Ethics, and Philosophy of Film
  • Website: Website

Mark Johnson

  • Title: Philip H. Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Phone: 541-346-5548
  • Office: 240 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 8:00-9:50 Monday/Wednesday during Fall 2014
  • Interests: Metaphor Theory, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Cognitive Science, American Philosophy, Kant, Moral Theory, Ethical Naturalism, Aesthetics.
  • Website: Website

Colin Koopman

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: on Oregon Humanities Center Research Fellowship leave Fall 2014
  • Interests: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Pragmatism, Genealogy, History of Modernity
  • Website: Website

Bonnie J. Mann

  • Title: Head of Philosophy and Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5549
  • Office: 211C Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 12:00-2:00pm during Fall 2014
  • Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Continental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Nicolae Morar

  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Biology
  • Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 11:30-1:20pm during Fall 2014
  • Affiliated Departments: Biology Department, Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, 20th Continental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Scott L. Pratt

  • Title: Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-5971
  • Office: 237 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 11-11:50am Monday and 8:30-9:20 Wednesday (and by appointment)
  • Interests: American Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic

Beata Stawarska

  • Title: Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:30-3:20pm
  • Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Ted Toadvine

  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
  • Office: 233 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:40-3:20pm Thursdays during Fall 2014
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: 19th & 20th Century Continental Philosophy (especially Phenomenology and Post-Structuralism), Philosophy of Nature and Environment
  • Website: Website

Alejandro A. Vallega

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 1:00-3:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Latin American Thought and History of Latin American Philosophy. 20th Century European/Continental Philosophy. Aesthetics. Literature and Philosophy. History of Philosophy.

Daniela Vallega-Neu

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: 245 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: on Departmental Research Leave during Fall 2014
  • Interests: 19th and 20th Century European Thought (especially Nietzsche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Contemporary French thought); Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Deconstruction; Ontology related to issues of body.

Peter A. Warnek

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:30-3:20pm on Thursdays, September 29-December 5
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

Naomi Zack

  • Title: Professor
  • Office: 239 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:00-1:50pm Tuesday/Thursday during Fall 2014
  • Interests: Philosophy of Race (issues of ethics science, and identity), Feminist Theory and Politics, Disaster Ethics, History of Philosophy (esp. 17th c).

RocĂ­o Zambrana

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 2:00-3:50pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, esp. Kant and German Idealism (Hegel), and Frankfurt School Critical Theory.