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Paria Akbar Akhgari

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Religious Studies & Humanities
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:30-12:20pm during Spring 2019
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program, Religious Studies
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Greek philosophy (Plato and Aristotle); German Idealism; Contemporary continental philosophy, phenomenology, and hermeneutics

Brock Baines

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Kant; Phenomenology; Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

Krysta Best

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Environmental Studies
  • Office: Knight 407
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Aesthetics, Environmental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Beauvoir, Philosophy of Education
  • Website: Website

Tal-Hi (Tali) Bitton

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 11:00am-12:50pm on Fridays during Spring 2019
  • Interests: 20th Century French Philosophy (esp. Foucault and Deleuze); Marxism; History of Political, Economic, and Theological Thought

Nicolas Brooks

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: Philosophy GE during Winter & Spring 2019
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-3:00pm
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, 20th Century French and German Philosophy, phenomenology

Brooke Burns

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: Continental philosophy, history of philosophy, feminist philosophy, environmental philosophy, critical animal studies, critical philosophy of race

Massimo Cisternino

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Experience, Social and Political Philosophy

Kit Connor

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: applied feminism, critical phenomenology, philosophy of language, trauma studies, disability theories

James Emery

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Philosophy during Spring 2019
  • Office: 305 Gerlinger
  • Office Hours: by appointment during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: History of Philosophy, Post-Structuralism, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Language, Eastern Philosophy

Abram Fernandez

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Ethnic Studies
  • Office: 303 Alder Building
  • Office Hours: Spring Term: Tuesdsays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:00p
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Philosophy of Race, Latin American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Martina Ferrari

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Office Hours: by appointment (email instructor)
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Adviser: Dr. Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: French Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Expression and Language

Devin Fitzpatrick

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: During Spring 2019: By appointment.
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Phenomenology, pragmatism, virtue ethics and value theory, feminist philosophy and post-humanism

Will Fitzsimmons

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: First Year Fellow
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: race and racism, mixed-race identity, legal philosophy, political philosophy

Ricardo Friaz

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: T 2-3pm; R 3-4pm
  • Interests: Latin American Philosophy, 20th Century Continental, Spinoza, Philosophical Anthropology

Cameron Gamble

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: T/R, 10-10:50am
  • Interests: Social and political philosophy, environmental philosophy, critical theory, aesthetics, environmental ethics, Marxist ecology.

Puja Ghosh

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  • Affiliation: student employee
  • Title: PhD
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: Feminist Phenomenology, Philosophy of Race, De-colonial Thought

Reese Haller

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: Philosophy GE during Spring 2019
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 2:00-3:50pm Wednesdays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Feminism, Epistemology, Pragmatism, Standpoint Theory, Ignorance, Critical Race Theory

Orlando Hawkins

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: Raymund Fellow & Promising Scholar
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: existentialism, feminist philosophy, philosophy of race, and political philosophy

Emily Hudson

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Teaching Level: Masters
  • Interests: feminism, environmental ethics, philosophy

Rebecca Keating

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Teaching Level: Masters
  • Interests: feminism and existentialism

Joshua Kerr

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 305 Gerlinger
  • Office Hours: TBA for Summer 2019
  • Adviser: Daniela Vallega-Neu and Alejandro Vallega
  • Interests: Philosophy of Nature (especially Vegetality), Philosophy of Literature, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Kenny Knowlton

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE and Undergraduate Advising Assistant
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 9:00-9:50am Tuesdays, 12:00-12:50pm Mondays, & 12:00-13:50pm Wednesdays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: Latin American Philosophy, Materialism, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Feminism, Phenomenology

Bjørn Kristensen

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Environmental Studies
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Philosophy Department

Jon LaRochelle

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: American Pragmatism, Social and Political, Public Philosophy (esp. homelessness)

Rhiannon Lindgren

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: First Year Fellow
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: I am most interested in the intersection of feminist theory, phenomenology, and marxism/ critical theory

Katherine Logan

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Feminism, American Pragmatism, History of Philosophy (esp. Modern and 20th-Century Continental)

Caitlin Mace

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Teaching Level: Masters
  • Interests: Philosophical psychology, philosophy of mind & cognitive science, phenomenology

Sarah McLay

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 154 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Religious Studies
  • Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Gender Studies, Biomedical Ethics, Trauma Studies
  • Website: Website

Mary McLevey

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 9:00-9:50am Tuesdays & Thursdays during Spring 2019
  • Interests: feminist phenomenology, philosophies of gesture and embodiment, contemporary theory

John Montani

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 11:00am-12:50pm Wednesdays during Spring 2019
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Semiotics, Post-Structuralism

Cheyenne Naeb

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Teaching Level: Masters
  • Interests: Post-Hegelian Thought (Marxism/Frankfurt School)/Heidegger/Psychoanalytic Theory (Lacan)/ Ordinary-Language Analysis (Late Wittgenstein)

Jane Nam

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: MW 3-4 PM
  • Interests: Social & Political Philosophy, Feminist Theory, German Idealism, Ethics, Asian Philosophy

Maggie Newton

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: Graduate Employee for ES and Undergraduate Advising Assistant for Philosophy
  • Office: 303 Alder Building
  • Office Hours: 1:30-3:20pm Thursdays during Spring 2019
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Questions of Place, Space, and the Self within American Philosophies (inc. Classical American Pragmatism), Feminist Philosopies (esp. Feminist Phenomenology and Latinx Feminism), and Queer Studies

Zeinab Nobowati

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 10:00-11:50am Mondays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: Social philosophy, political philosophy and feminist philosophy. Historically, I am interested in 20th century European thought with a focus on Foucault, especially his late work.

Rosa O’Connor Acevedo

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: Raymund Fellow
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, Social/Political Philosophy, Political theory, Latin-American philosophy, Decolonial thought, Critical theory and Michel Foucault.

Juan Sebastian Ospina

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment during Spring 2019
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Moral Theory, Continental Philosophy, History of Political and legal Thought, and Environmental Ethics

Xiao Ouyang

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 9:00-9:50am on Fridays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: The later philosophy of Heidegger in a cross-cultural context

Eli Portella

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment during Spring 2019
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Marxism and Frankfurt School Critical Theory (esp. Adorno), Philosophy of History, and Feminist Philosophy

Evan Quarles

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Philosophy
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays from 2:00-2:50p and Thursdays from 2:00 - 2:50p
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: Phenomenology, Marxist Thought

Óscar Armando Ralda

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Spring 2019
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Marxism, Frankfurt School Critical Theory, Critique of Political Economy, Literature

Kaja Jenssen Rathe

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Summer 2019
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: 20th century French Philosophy, Phenomenology, Eco-Phenomenology, Political/ Social Philosophy

Annie Ring

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: First Year Fellow
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Native American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics

Audrey Saltarelli-Fayad

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Teaching Level: Masters
  • Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Post Structuralist Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Logic

Chris Shambaugh

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 2:00-3:50pm Tuesdays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: German Idealism, Pragmatism, Critical Theory

Paul Showler

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 305 Gerlinger
  • Office Hours: TBA for Summer 2019
  • Interests: social and political philosophy, pragmatism, and history of philosophy

Valérie Simon

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11-11:50am for Spring 2019
  • Interests: Philosophy of Technology, Phenomenology, Sexuality Studies, Feminist Philosophy, and Philosophy of Social Science

Rebekah Sinclair

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 305 Gerlinger
  • Office Hours: TBA for Summer 2019
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: contemporary continental philosophy, critical animal studies, poststructuralim

Harris Smith

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:30-3:20pm Wednesdays during Spring 2019
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: German and Greek Philosophy, esp. Nietzsche, Heidegger, Plato, and the pre-Socratics

Shunji Ukai

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 9:00-10:50am Thursdays during Spring 2019
  • Interests: John Dewey's later naturalism, Charles S. Peirce, Hannah Arendt

Kirstin Waldkoenig

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: First Year Fellow
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Interests: Environmental philosophy and ethics, ecofeminism and feminist theory, critical animal studies, new materialisms

Amie Leigh Zimmer

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Summer 2019
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Aesthetics

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