Charles R. Carlson, PH. D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A. in Philosophy, Religion, and Government/International Affairs, Augustana College; M.A. University of Toledo; M.S. in Biology, Texas A&M; Ph. D. Texas A&M
Areas of interest:Philosophy of Biology, Ethics, American Philosophy, German Idealism, Modern Philosophy, History, and Philosophy of Science
Frank K. Fair, Ph.D.
A.B. Xavier University, Cincinnati; M.A. Boston College; Ph.D. University of Georgia
Areas of interest: Logic and Philosophy of Science, Critical Thinking Theory and Pedagogy, Theories of Evolution and Human Cooperation, and Philosophy for Children
S. West Gurley, Ph.D.
B.A. Austin College; M.A. University of New Mexico; Ph D. University of South Florida
Areas of interest: History of 19th and 20th Century Continental European Philosophy, Existentialism, Aesthetics, Philosophy in Film and Literature, Postmodernism, Hermeneutics, and Phenomenology
Glenn M. Sanford, Ph.D.
Professor, Program Coordinator
B.A. The College of Wooster; Ph.D. Duke University; J.D. University of Houston Law Center
Areas of interest: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, and Public Policy, Administrative Law, History of Biology, Logic, Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Law, and Genetics and Law
Adjunct Faculty & Lecturers
Camille Atkinson, Ph.D.
BA in English Literature and Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA; MA in Philosophy at Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D. in Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York City
Areas of interest: phenomenology, the continental tradition, and hermeneutics, Stoicism, ethics and animals, the philosophy of culture and identity, and the philosophy of humor
Harris Bechtol, Ph.D.
BA, Baylor University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; MA in Philosophy, Loyola Marymount; Ph.D. in Philosophy, Texas A&M University, 2015
Areas of interest: Continental Philosophy since Kant, especially as it has developed in phenomenology, hermeneutics, existentialism, and continental philosophy of religion
Thomas Brommage, Ph. D.
B.A. Manhattanville College;M.A. University of South Florida; Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies - Emphasis Standpoint Epistemology; Ph. D. University of South Florida
Areas of interest: History of Analytic Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Language, History of Modern Philosophy, Feminist Theory, and Philosophy of Humor
Alan C. Clune, Ph.D
B.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D. Suny at Buffalo (State University, New York)
Areas of interest: Animals and Ethics, Applied Ethics/Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Critical Thinking, and Philosophy of Science
Ian McDaniel, Ph.D.
BA, Philosophy, Virginia Tech, 2002; BS, Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 2003; MA, Philosophy, Oklahoma State, 2008; MA and PhD, Philosophy, University of Kansas, 2011, 2015
Areas of interest: Bioethics, Medical and Healthcare Ethics, Ethics, Egalitarianism