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Paria Akbar Akhgari

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Religious Studies & Humanities
  • Office: 154 Susan Campbell Hall
  • 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

Amy Billingsley

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 12-2pm in Susan Campbell Hall 158 (email for appointment)
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Humor Studies, Transgender Studies, 19th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Tal-Hi (Tali) Bitton

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 3:00-4:50pm Thursdays during Fall 2018
  • Interests: 20th Century French Philosophy (esp. Foucault and Deleuze), Social and Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nicolas Brooks

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, 20th Century French and German Philosophy, phenomenology

Tim Christion Myers

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: COL 47A
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Environmental Philosophy, especially ecophenomenology, philosophy of nature, ecofeminism, and climate ethics. Social Theory, Critical Theory, Spatiality & Place, Human & Nonhuman Agency, Alienation
  • Website: Website

Kit Connor

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

Alex Dong

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Comparative Philosophy

Lauren Eichler

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Genocide Studies, Native American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, American Pragmatism, New Materialisms/Posthumanism

James Emery

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: History of Philosophy, Post-Structuralism, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Language, Eastern Philosophy

Alyson Escalante

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Interests: Marxism, Radical Feminism, Continental Philosophy

Abram Fernandez

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Ethnic Studies
  • Office: 303 Alder Building
  • Office Hours: Fall Term: Mondays from 3:00-4:00p and Fridays 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: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 10:00-11:50am Thursdays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Phenomenology, pragmatism, virtue ethics and value theory, feminist philosophy and post-humanism

Ricardo Friaz

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 12:00-1:50pm Wednesdays during Fall 2018
  • Interests: German Idealism, 19th and 20th Century Continental (esp. Nietzsche, Deleuze), Latin American

Cameron Gamble

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

Billy Dean Goehring

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Adviser: Dr. Nicolae Morar
  • Interests: European Philosophy, Philosophy of Media and Technology, Northeast Asian Philosophy, Design, History of the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Nature

Paul J. Guernsey

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Office: COL 240
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Geography
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: the confluence of phenomenology, ecology, pedagogy (especially Dewey) and Marx, attempting to practice these disciplines in solidarity with women, children and ethnic minorities.

Sterling Hall

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Ethics, Post-Structuralism, Critical Theory, history of philosophy, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy

Reese Haller

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Feminism, Epistemology, Pragmatism, Standpoint Theory, Ignorance, Critical Race Theory

Shannon Hayes

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Religious Studies & Humanities
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program, Religious Studies
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: Philosophy of Nature, Phenomenology, Critical Theory

Joshua Kerr

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 211D Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 10:00 - 11:50am Wednesdays
  • 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 Hal
  • Office Hours: 9:00-10:50am Tuesdays and Thursdays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: Latin American Philosophy, Materialism, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Feminism, Phenomenology

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 Hal
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Fall 2018
  • 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)

Sarah McLay

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Religious Studies
  • 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: 9:00-10:50am Thursdays during Fall 2018
  • 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: 11:00-12:50pm Tuesdays during Fall 2018
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Semiotics, Post-Structuralism

Jane Nam

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 10:00 am-12 pm, Tuesdays during Fall 2018
  • Interests: American Pragmatism, Asian Philosophy, Asian-American Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Theory, and Social and Political Philosophy

Maggie Newton

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: Graduate Employee for WGSS and Undergraduate Advising Assistant for Philosophy
  • Office: 331 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:00-1:50pm Mondays and Wednesdays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: American Pragmatism, Feminist Philosophy, and Latin American Philosophy

Zeinab Nobowati

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-3:50 pm during Fall 2018
  • 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 Hal
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Fall 2018
  • 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 only during Fall 2018
  • 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: 2:00-3:50pm Fridays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: The later philosophy of Heidegger in a cross-cultural context

Claire Pickard

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 10:00-11:50am Monday during Fall 2018
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Adviser: Naomi Zack
  • Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Genealogy

Eli Portella

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesdays 10-11:50
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Marxism and Frankfurt School Critical Theory (esp. Adorno), Philosophy of History, Feminist Philosophy, and Latin American Philosophy

Evan Quarles

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Additional Title: GE for Humanities
  • Office: 154 SCH
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM, or by appointment
  • 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: Wednesday 10:00 - 11:50
  • 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 Fall 2018
  • 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 Hal
  • Office Hours: by appointment only during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: Native American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics

Chris Shambaugh

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hal
  • Office Hours: 2:00-3:50pm Mondays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Bonnie Mann
  • Interests: German Idealism, Pragmatism, Critical Theory

Bonnie Sheehey

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Colin Koopman
  • Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Data/Information Ethics, Ethics

Paul Showler

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:30-3:20pm Fridays during Fall 2018
  • 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: 11:00-12:50am Mondays during Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: Phenomenology (especially Merleau-Ponty and Sara Ahmed), Sexuality Studies, Feminist Philosophy, and Philosophy of Social Science

Celena M. Simpson

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: PathwayOregon Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-3226
  • Office: 5 PLC
  • Office Hours: 3:30-4:20pm Monday & Wednesday
  • Adviser: Scott L. Pratt
  • Interests: African-American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race [with an emphasis on Mixed Race], American Pragmatism

Rebekah Sinclair

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Ethnic Studies during Fall 2018
  • Office: Fall Term: TBA
  • Office Hours: Fall Term: TBA
  • 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: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-4:30
  • 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: Thursdays 1300-1450 (Fall)
  • Interests: John Dewey's later naturalism, Charles S. Peirce, Hannah Arendt

Teague Wiebe

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Adviser: Beata Stawarska
  • Interests: American Pragmatism, Philosophy of Religion, Feminism, Moral and Philosophical Psychology, Environmental Ethics

Amie Leigh Zimmer

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE
  • Office: 158B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Adviser: Rocío Zambrana
  • Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Aesthetics

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