Faculty

Deborah Achtenberg
Associate 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.
Piotr Hoffman
Professor; Ph.D., University of Paris, Sorbonne, 1970.
History of philosophy; continental philosophy (especially Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre).
Kenneth G. Lucey
Professor; Ph.D., Boston University, 1973.
Metaphysics, epistemology, philosophical logic, philosophy of religion.
Thomas Nickles
Professor; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1969.
History and philosophy of science; science, technology, society; scientific methodology; epistemology; philosophy of mind (cognitive aspects).

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, 2014

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.

Emeritus Faculty
John C. Kelly
Emeritus Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1969.
Ethics, philosophy of religion, Plato, Wittgenstein.
Frank Lucash
Associate Professor; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1970.
History of philosophy (especially the rationalists), metaphysics, philosophy of mind (especially the emotions).

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.
Denise Lackamp
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2007.
Joe McCoy
Ph.D., University of Boston, 2007
Max McLaughlin
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 2011
Vicki Sink
M.A., University of Nevada, Reno, 1997.
James Smith
M.A., Virginia Tech, 2010

Teaching Assistants
Devin Bray
Lisa Madura

Adjunct Faculty
Bruce Moran
Professor of HIstory; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1978.
William O'Donohue
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986.
Frank Tobin
Professor of German; Ph.D., Stanford, 1967.