Wiekamp Hall

Philosophy Faculty

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Full-Time Faculty

Mahesh Ananth, Ph.D. (Bowling Green State University, 2003), Associate Professor, bioethics, ancient philosophy, philosophy of biology, philosophy of mind

Louise Collins, Ph.D. (McGill University, 1993), Associate Professor, social and political philosophy, ethics, feminist philosophy

Matthew Shockey, Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 2004), Assistant Professor, history of modern philosophy, phenomenology and existentialism, environmental philosophy

Warren Shrader, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame, 2005), Associate Professor and Department Chair, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion

Lyle Zynda, Ph.D. (Princeton University, 1995), Associate Professor, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, cognitive science, epistemology, metaphysics, logic

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:

Associate Faculty

Joseph Kotva, Ph.D. (Fordham University, 1994)

Peter Koritansky, Ph.D. (University of Toronto, 2002)

Joseph Rabbitt, M.A. (University of Notre Dame, 2005)

Robert Stockman, Th.D. (Harvard Divinity School, 1990)

Department Secretary

Susan Jacobs, 3286 Wiekamp Hall, (574) 520-4491,