Deborah Achtenberg
Professor; Ph.D., Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research; 1982.
Ancient Greek philosophy (especially Plato and Aristotle); recent continental European philosophy (especially Levinas and Derrida), psychoanalytic theory.

Jason Fisette
Lecturer; Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 2015.

Early modern philosophy, ethics, Hume.

Kenneth G. Lucey
Professor; Ph.D., Boston University, 1973.
Metaphysics, epistemology, philosophical logic, philosophy of religion.
Carlos Mariscal
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Duke University, 2014.
Philosophy of Science, History & Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Astrobiology

David Rondel

Assistant Professor, Ph.D., McMaster University, 2009.

Social and political philosophy, ethics (theoretical and applied), American Pragmatism, Philosophy of Law, history of ehtics and political philosophy, philosophy of art/aesthetics.

Katharine Schweitzer

Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Emory University, 2013.

Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Feminist Philosophy, Applied Ethics

Christopher Williams
Associate Professor, Chair; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993.
Aesthetics; ethics; Philosophy of Mind; Hume.
Benjamin Young
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., City University of New York, 2011.

Philosophy of Cognitive Science & Neuroscience, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology

Emeritus Faculty


Thomas Nickles
Professor; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1969.
History and philosophy of science; science, technology, society; scientific methodology; epistemology; philosophy of mind (cognitive aspects).
John C. Kelly
Emeritus Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1969.
Ethics, philosophy of religion, Plato, Wittgenstein.

Frank Lucash
Emeritus Associate Professor; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1970.
History of philosophy (especially the rationalists), metaphysics, philosophy of mind (especially the emotions).

Piotr Hoffman
Emeritus Professor; Ph.D., University of Paris, Sorbonne, 1970.
History of philosophy; continental philosophy (especially Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre).

Letter of Appointment Faculty

Roswell Allen
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 1997.
Raymond Avansino
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2012
Gary Cage
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1978.
Mario de la Rosa
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2003.
Daniel Gebhardt
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2011.
Joseph Gebhardt
M.A. University of Nevada, Reno, 2012
Shaun Grekor
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2012
Blakely Hume
M.A. University of Nevada, Reno, 2007
Sherwin Iverson
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972.
Vicki Sink
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 1997.

Teaching Assistants
Galen Gorelangton, Jones Center 103C

Christopher Stancil, Jones Center 103C