Faculty Directory

Philosophy Faculty

Bachman

Zachary Bachman

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A. University of California, San Diego; M.A. Texas A&M University; Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

Areas of interest: Ethics (theoretical and applied), Philosophy of Action, and Epistemology

zcb006@shsu.edu

Zachary Bachman's Website

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

mbotero@shsu.edu

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Jessica Elkayam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

B.A. DePaul University, M.A., Ph.D. Villanova University

Areas of interest: 19th & 20th Century Continental Philosophy, with an emphasis on Phenomenology & Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Aesthetics, & Philosophy of Film

CHSS 358

(936) 294-3779

jse018@shsu.edu

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Mitchell-Yellin

Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin

Associate 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

bxm040@shsu.edu

Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin's Website

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

hbb014@shsu.edu

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

brommage@shsu.edu

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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

phl_acc@shsu.edu

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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

ikm001@shsu.edu

Ramirez

Nelson Ramirez

Lecturer

Ph.D. in Philosophy Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX; M.A. in Philosophy Center for Thomistic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX; B.A. in Philosophy Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia

Areas of interest: Medieval Philosophy with emphasis on Thomas Aquinas, Truth Theory, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic, Philosophy of Science, Natural Philosophy

CHSS 360

(936) 294-2449

nar025@shsu.edu