Faculty

Regular Faculty

Professor Ryan Preston-Roedder

Ryan Preston-Roedder, Chair

Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Rice University; Ph.D., New York University
Ryan Preston-Roedder specializes in moral and political philosophy, moral psychology, and philosophy of religion.
Professor Carolyn Brighouse

Carolyn Brighouse

Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs; Professor, Cognitive Science, Philosophy
B.A., University of Liverpool; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Caro Brighouse's interests include philosophy of science, philosophy of space and time, and philosophy of physics.
Professor Clair Morrissey

Clair Morrissey

Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Clair Morrissey is a moral philosopher who specializes in practical ethics and political philosophy.
Professor Saul Traiger

Saul Traiger

Professor, Cognitive Science, Philosophy
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Saul Traiger teaches courses in 17th- and 18th-century philosophy, the foundations of cognitive science, contemporary epistemology, and the philosophy of mind.

On Special Appointment

Erica Preston-Roedder

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A. Stanford University; M.S., UNC Chapel Hill; Ph.D., New York University
Erica Preston-Roedder specializes in applied ethics. She also has interests in philosophy of race/gender, public philosophy, and philosophy of psychology.  In recent work with Occidental College, she...
Professor Dylan Sabo

Dylan Sabo

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Philosophy, Cognitive Science
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dylan Sabo’s areas of philosophical interest include philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of language. 

Emeriti/ae Faculty

Professor Marcia Homiak

Marcia Homiak

Professor, Philosophy, Emerita (1974-2019)

Marcia Homiak taught courses in philosophy, women's studies and ancient history.

Herman A. Lauter

Professor, Philosophy, Emeritus (1963-1991)