Faculty Directory

Philosophy Faculty

Bazil

Leamon Bazil

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A. Xavier University of New Orleans, LA.; Ph. D. Saint Louis University

Areas of Interest: Social Political Philosophy, Ethics, Africana Studies, and The Philosophy of Race

CHSS 338

936-294-2452

Botero

Maria Botero, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

B.A. Universidad Javeriana; M.A., Ph.D. York University

Areas of interest: Philosophy of Psychology, Primatology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, and Ethics

CHSS 348

936-294-2461

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Carlson

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

CHSS 340

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Cording

Richard A. Cording, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D. University of Missouri

Areas of interest: History of Philosophy, Existentialism, Death and Dying

CHSS 339

(936) 294-4662

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Fair

Frank K. Fair, Ph.D.

Professor

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

CHSS 365

(936) 294-1509

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Gurley

S. West Gurley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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

CHSS 358

(936) 294-3779

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Mitchell-Yellin

Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin

Assistant Professor

BA University of Michigan; MA Boston College; PhD University of California, Riverside

Areas of interest: Ethics, Philosophy of Action, Death and Meaning of Life

CHSS 356

(936) 294-3585

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Sanford

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

CHSS 359

(936) 294-1510

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Stockdale

Katie Stockdale, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A. Western University; M.A., Ph.D. Dalhousie University

Areas of interest: Moral Psychology; Social and Political Philosophy; Race, Class, and Gender; Bioethics

CHSS 339

936-294-2453

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Wright

David Wright, Ph. D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A. in Philosophy and English, Bethel College; M.A. Ohio University; M.A. in History, Texas A&M; Ph. D. Texas A&M

Areas of interest: Critical Thinking, Ethics, and Social and Political Philosophy

CHSS 357

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Adjunct Faculty & Lecturers

Bechtol

Harris Bechtol, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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

CHSS 360

(936)294-2449

Brommage

Thomas Brommage, Ph. D.

Lecturer

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

CHSS 347

(936)294-2460

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Clune

Alan C. Clune, Ph.D

Lecturer

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

CHSS 349

(936) 294-4327

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McDaniel

Ian McDaniel, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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

CHSS 360

(936)294-2449

 

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