Faculty and Staff

Note: The area code for all phone numbers below is 574.

Instructor Email Phone Office Spring 2016 Office Hours
Dr. Mahesh Ananth 520-4264 DW 3289

Professor Ananth is on leave

for the Spring 2016 semester

Dr. Louise Collins, Acting Chair 520-4245 DW 3283

Monday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Monday and Wednesday 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Also by appointment

Dr. Joseph Kotva




Before or after class

or by appointment

Alex Rausch 520-4137 DW 3285

Monday and Wednesday 12:50 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Also by appointment

Dr. Matthew Shockey 520-5545 DW 3281 Sabbatical until Fall 2016
Dr. Warren (JR) Shrader 520-4376 DW 3287

Monday and Wednesday 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Also by appointment

Dr. Robert Stockman 520-4237 DW 3285

Tuesday and Thursday 1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

Also by appointment

Dr. Lyle Zynda 520-5512 DW 3277

Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tuesday and Thursday 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Also by appointment


Administrative Assistant

Victoria Pontius, Wiekamp Hall, Room DW3286, (574) 520-4491,

Emeritus Faculty

Andrew Naylor, Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 1966), Professor Emeritus, theory of knowledge, ethics, metaphysics, early modern philosophy, logic (Email:

J. Wesley Robbins, Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 1969), Professor Emeritus, philosophy of religion, American philosophy, pragmatism, religion and science, modern philosophy

Michael Washburn, Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego, 1970), Professor Emeritus, philosophy of psychology, nineteenth-century philosophy, phenomenology and existentialism, eastern philosophy (Email: