Philosophy

Melody Allison

PhD
GE
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Wednesdays from 2-4 pm in 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Environmental Philosophy, Pragmatism, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Epistemology, Worldviews and Paradigm Shifts, Human-Nature Relationships, the Degrowth Movement, and Food Systems.

Ramón Alvarado

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Data Science Initiative
Data Ethics Coordinator/Graduate Placement Committee/Colloquium & Events Committee
Digital Humanities, Philosophy
Office: 245 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 AM

Abbas Bagwala

PhD
GE and Promising Scholar
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: 1000 - 1200 on Fridays
Research Interests: philosophy of machine learning, philosophy of science, epistemology, political philosophy, Marxist thought, pragmatism

Brock Baines

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Kant; Phenomenology; Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

Elizabeth F. Balskus

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: 20th Century and Contemporary European Philosophy (particularly the works of Giorgio Agamben and Walter Benjamin), Decolonial Philosophy, Latin American Thought, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Race and Gender, Trauma Studies

Cara E. Bates

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Aesthetics, Cognitive Science, Identity, Philosophy of Time, American Pragmatist Philosophy

Krysta Best

M.A.
GE for Environmental Studies
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5003
Office: 241 Columbia Hall
Research Interests: Aesthetics, Environmental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Beauvoir, Philosophy of Education

Tali Bitton

Ph.D.
GE
IRES, Philosophy
Office Hours: By Appointment

Melissa Bowers

Associate Director, Academic Support
Classics, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1506
Office: 124 PLC
Office Hours: (if needed, please contact me via email for an appointment, walk-ins are not guaranteed) Mon. -Wed. 8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1- 5 p.m. (118 PLC) 541.346.1506, Thursday and Friday remote 8am-5pm

Steven Brence

Senior Instructor of Philosophy & Pre-Law Advisor
Undergraduate Studies Committee
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5553
Office: 250D Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays from 3-5 pm or by Appointment. For PHIL 225 only: Wednesdays from 2-3:50 pm
Research Interests: Social/Political, Ethics, Philosophy of Film, Pragmatism, 19th and 20th Century German

Benjamin Brewer

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Post-Kantian Continental thought, history of philosophy (esp. late modern and medieval), aesthetics (esp. literature), the body, philosophical style and writing

Nicolas Brooks

M.A.
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy, 20th Century French and German Philosophy, phenomenology

Audrey Brown

PhD
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Thursdays from 12-3 pm
Research Interests: History of philosophy, American philosophy, Religious Philosophy, Decolonial Philosophy

Megan M. Burke

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Existential Phenomenology, 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Social-Political Philosophy

Brooke Burns

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Feminist philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Genealogy (esp. Michel Foucault and Bernard Williams)

Larry Busk

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, 20th Century Continental Philosophy (esp. Arendt, French Phenomenology, and Critical Theory)

Gonzalo Bustamante-Moya

Ph.D. & GE
Managing Editor Hypatia Reviews Online | Undergraduate Advisor
Philosophy
Office: Susan Campbell Hall Room 11B
Office Hours: Tuesdays from 11:30-13:30 at 11B Susan Campbell Hall or by appointment
Research Interests: Political and Social Philosophy (esp. critiques of capitalism), Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Early Analytic Philosophy (Wittgenstein), German Idealism, Critical Theory

Elizabeth Caldwell

Courtesy Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2013-2014
Philosophy
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy and History of Philosophy

Asher Caplan

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-7352
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:30pm-3:30pm and by appointment
Research Interests: Philosophy of Media & Technology, Social Epistemology, Pragmatism, Applied Ethics (esp. data ethics, bioethics, AI ethics), Aesthetics

Jesse Chambers

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social/political, Feminist, Continental, Peace and conflict, Post-structuralism

Zhongping “Bill” Chen

Courtesy Research Assistant, 2013
Philosophy
Research Interests: Embodied Philosophy, Cognitive Semantics

Tim Christion Myers

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: COL 47A
Research Interests: Environmental Philosophy, especially ecophenomenology, philosophy of nature, ecofeminism, and climate ethics. Social Theory, Critical Theory, Spatiality & Place, Human & Nonhuman Agency, Alienation

Massimo Cisternino

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays from 10:30am-12:30pm
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, American and Continental Philosophies, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Experience, Political Philosophy

Hunter Clark

MA
Philosophy
Research Interests: Metaphysics; Logic; Epistemology; Metaethics; Philosophy of Science

Kit Connor

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: remote only
Office Hours: Email only
Research Interests: applied feminism, critical phenomenology, philosophy of language, trauma studies, disability theories

Anna Cook

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and political philosophy; early modern philosophy (esp. Spinoza); feminist philosophy

Alec Cowan

Student Office Assistant
Philosophy

Elena Cuffari

Courtesy Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2012-2015
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Experienced Researcher, TESIS ITN
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, Embodied Cognition, Cognitive Linguistics

Myles Cunningham

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Critical Social Theory, Pragmatist Philosophy, Philosophy of Geography, History of Philosophy

Luke Currie

M.A.
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Hermeneutics, Ontology, Ethics, Epistemology, Logic, Continental Philosophy, American Philosophy, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Aphoristic Philosophies

William E. Davie

Associate Professor Emeritus
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5552
Office: 317 PLC
Research Interests: ethics, Wittgenstein, history of philosophy

Nick Denning

Grad Student
Philosophy
Research Interests: Feminist Epistemology, Existentialism, John Locke and the Philosophy of Property and Money

Joseph Dillabough

Graduate Student
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5544
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: 1:00-2:00 on Monday & Wednesday.
Research Interests: American Philosophy & Pragmatism (esp. Charles S. Peirce & Josiah Royce); Phenomenology, Categories, Semiotics, Metaphysics, & History of Philosophy.

Alex Dong

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Comparative Philosophy

Eris Donohue

MA
Philosophy
Research Interests: Trans Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, 20th-21st Century Continental Thought (esp. Poststructuralism), Nietzsche, Aesthetics

Amanda Dubrule

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays from 9-10am and Fridays from 3-4pm
Research Interests: Pragmatism, Feminist Philosophy, Queer Theory, Disability Studies, Philosophy of Film, Political Theory

Russell J. Duvernoy

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Research Interests: Process Ontologies and Metaphysics; Pragmatism;Philosophy and Ethics of Reading and Literature

Patrick Eldridge

Courtesy Research Assistant 2016-2017
Philosophy
Research Interests: Husserl’s phenomenology of memory and time-consciousness

Emily Ellis

Graduate Support Coordinator, ASU #3
I work closely with Graduate Students, specifically focusing on the Philosophy Department
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-7978
Office: 211 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: I'm on Campus M/T/R/F and working remotely on W (avail by email)
Research Interests: I have an honorary PhD in Sarcasm and Halloween Studies

James Emery

M.A.
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, Post-Structuralism, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Language, Eastern Philosophy

Heather Enderle

Student Worker
Philosophy

Alyson Escalante

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Marxism, Radical Feminism, Continental Philosophy

Chiara Esposto

Pre-Masters
Philosophy
Research Interests: Epistemology and Ground Thinkers (includes Plato, Descartes, Kant, Wittgenstein)

Ming Fang

Courtesy Associate Professor
Philosophy
Research Interests: aesthetics research on the cognitive structure of language

Abram Fernandez

M.A.
GE for Ethnic Studies
Philosophy
Office Hours: Spring '21: Thursday 11 am - 1 pm and by appt. only
Research Interests: Philosophy of Race, Latin American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Martina Ferrari

ABD Ph.D.
GE and Undergraduate Advising Assistant
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: by appointment during Spring 2021
Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Decolonial Thought, Philosophy of Race

Devin Fitzpatrick

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: Susan Campbell Hall Room 20
Research Interests: Phenomenology, pragmatism, virtue ethics and value theory, feminist philosophy and post-humanism

George N. Fourlas

Courtesy Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Visiting Assistant Professor, Hampshire College
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social-Political Philosophy, Ethics, and Philosophy of Race/ethnicity (specifically Middle-Eastern identity), Conflict Resolution/Transformation

Jade Fraley

Academic and Operations Coordinator, ASU #3
Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 118 PLC
Office Hours: M/T/W 8:30a-3:30p (in person)|Th/F 8:30a-3:30p (Remote)
Research Interests: B.A. Communication Disorders & Sciences, Lover of Theatre Arts & Dogs

Trish Franco

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Ecofeminism, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Environmental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy

Ricardo Friaz

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: 11-1pm Friday
Research Interests: Decolonial Theory, Latin American philosophy, 19th and 20th-century Continental philosophy

Jazmine L. Gabriel

Courtesy Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2012-2014
Philosophy
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology

Cameron Gamble

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2022 Fridays 1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Research Interests: Social and political philosophy, environmental philosophy, critical theory, aesthetics, environmental ethics, Marxist ecology.

Madeline Georgevich

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of disability, Philosophy of embodiment, Friedrich Nietzsche, Feminist Philosophy

Puja Ghosh

ABD
GE & Promising Scholar
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2024: 3:20-5:20PM
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; South Asian Marxism & Critical Caste Studies; Critical Phenomenology; Political Decolonial Ecologies; Feminist Philosophy & Queer Studies; Indian Philosophical Traditions; De/Postcolonial Thought

Billy Dean Goehring

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: European Philosophy, Philosophy of Media and Technology, Northeast Asian Philosophy, Design, History of the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Nature

Julia Graham

Academic Programs Manager
Classics, College of Arts and Sciences, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-5062
Office: 118 PLC

Elizabeth M. Grosz

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: 19th and 20th century Continental, East Asian philosophy (especially Kyoto School and Japanese Buddhism), Philosophical psychology, Phenomenology, and Existentialism

Miguel Gualdrón Ramírez

Assistant Professor
Philosophy
Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm
Research Interests: Critical Philosophy of Race, Latin American and Caribbean Philosophy (Social and Political), Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, 18th and 19th century German Philosophy (esp. Hegel and Nietzsche), 20th century Continental Philosophy

Paul J. Guernsey

ABD Ph.D.
IRES, Philosophy
Research Interests: the confluence of phenomenology, ecology, pedagogy (especially Dewey) and Marx, attempting to practice these disciplines in solidarity with women, children and ethnic minorities.

Louise Guizard

Pre-Masters
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Ethics, American Philosophy

Ale Gutiérrez

MA
Philosophy
Research Interests: Anti-Colonial/Decolonial Theory, Philosophy of Race and Gender, Philosophy of Emotion, Queerness, Bio/Necro-Politics, and State-Sponsored Violence

Adam Haaga

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Schelling, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Math

Sterling Hall

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Ethics, Post-Structuralism, Critical Theory, history of philosophy, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy

Reese Haller

M.A.
GE for Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Philosophy, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office Hours: Please email GEs using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course.
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Marxism, Ideology, Identity, Critical Philosophy of Race, Feminism

Maurice Hamington

Courtesy Research Associate 2013-2016
Executive Dean, Lane Community College
Philosophy
Phone: 303 883 0300
Research Interests: ethics, feminist philosophy, American pragmatism, care theory, Jane Addams

AJ Harmond

M.A.
GE
Philosophy
Research Interests: Pragmatism (particularly C. S. Peirce), contemporary continental philosophy, and German Idealism.

Guy Hastings

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Ethics, political, philosophy, existentialism and queer theory.

Orlando Hawkins

Ph.D. Student
Raymund Fellow & Promising Scholar
IRES, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 4:00pm-5:00pm and Friday 9:45am-10:45am (SCH)
Research Interests: Existentialism, Black Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Black Marxism and Political philosophy

Shannon Hayes

ABD Ph.D.
GE for Religious Studies & Humanities
Philosophy
Office: 158 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Philosophy of Nature, Phenomenology, Critical Theory

Hannah Heilman

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Pragmatism, existentialism, phenomenology, feminist and race philosophy

Elliny Hiebert

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, and Social and Political Philosophy

Anna Hindley

Executive Support Coordinator, ASU 3
Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 5413462356
Office: 338 PLC

Trey Hodges

M.A.
Philosophy
Phone: 770-318-4453
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Continental Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Roman Stoicism, and Philosophy of Literature

John Holmes

Adjunct Instructor
Philosophy
Research Interests: Medical Ethics

Wenjie (Wendy) Hu

Courtesy Research Assistant
Philosophy
Research Interests: A Comparative Study of English and Chinese “Heart” Metaphors: Perspective of Embodied Philosophy

Em Hudson

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: feminism, environmental ethics, philosophy for children (p4c)

Fulden Ibrahimhakkioglu

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Gender, Ethics

Tim Irwin

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social/Political Philoosophy, Animal Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Marxism, Critical Theory

Mark Johnson

Philip H. Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus
College Scholars, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5548
Office: 240 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Metaphor Theory, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Cognitive Science, American Philosophy, Kant, Moral Theory, Ethical Naturalism, Aesthetics.

Albert A. Johnstone

Courtesy Professor
Philosophy
Research Interests: phenomenological investigation in the Husserlian tradition into what it is like to be a human being

Rugile Kasperiunaite

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 3-5 PM
Research Interests: Language, Logic, Philosophy of Technology, Pre-Qin Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy

Rebecca Keating

M.A.
GE for Philosophy Winter 2021
Philosophy
Office: 211 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-3, Friday 2-3
Research Interests: My philosophic interest is in freedom, access to and the potential of freedom, and knowledge in relation to freedom.

Colin Koopman

Professor of Philosophy
Director of New Media and Culture Certificate Program & Pre-Law Advisor (on leave 2024)
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5980
Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: Political Philosophy, Information Politics and Data Ethics, AI, History of Philosophy, Genealogy, Pragmatism

Bjørn Ralf Kristensen

ABD Ph.D.
GE for Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5057
Office: 144 COL
Office Hours: Mondays 8:00am to 10:00am and by appointment during Summer 2024
Research Interests: Multispecies Studies, Animal Ethics, Medical and Public Health Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Hermeneutics, American Pragmatism (John Dewey), Ecofeminism (Val Plumwood), Development Studies, Water & Sanitation, Informal Settlements

Olga Kuskova

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Imagination and Reality

Jonathan E. Langseth

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Metaphysics, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Process Philosophy.My dissertation investigates the concepts of continuity and discreteness.

Jon LaRochelle

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: American Pragmatism, Social and Political, Public Philosophy (esp. homelessness)

Don S. Levi

Professor Emeritus
Philosophy
Research Interests: logic, philosophy of mathematics

Rhiannon Lindgren

Ph.D.
GE & GTFF Steward 2021.2022
Philosophy
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays 10-11:50 am in 11B (basement) of SCH. 1-1:50pm in SCH 11B Wednesday 4-4:50 pm in SCH 11B
Research Interests: Marxist Feminism, Historical Materialism, Social Reproduction, Political Theory, Social Theory, Queer Politics, and Wages for Housework

Hanna Lipkind

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: German philosophy, existentialism, Arendt, Foucault

Edgar Mauricio Llamas

Ph.D.
GE & Promising Scholar (2022-23)
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-3pm
Research Interests: Heidegger, Marx, critical phenomenology, Latin American philosophy, psychoanalysis

Katherine Logan

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Feminism, American Pragmatism, History of Philosophy (esp. Modern and 20th-Century Continental)

Christina Lujin

Operations Specialist ASU 3
Classics, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1327
Office: 311 PLC
Office Hours: PLC: MTW 12:30-4pm, Remote: MTW 7am-11:30am and ThF 7:30am-4pm

Caroline Lundquist

Pro Tem Instructor of Philosophy & Research Associate/Associate Director CGOEP
Philosophy
Office: 310 Chapman Hall
Office Hours: Fridays: 2:30-3:30 p.m. AND by appointment during Spring 2021

Adam Ma

Courtesy Research Associate 2015-2016
Philosophy

Caitlin Mace

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophical psychology, philosophy of mind & cognitive science, phenomenology

Bonnie J. Mann

Professor of Philosophy
Committee on Diversity & Inclusion Chair
Philosophy, Translation Studies
Office: 234 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/98139166536?pwd=ZGVGSVJ1RkJMbVFMMjVtd0dtN2s1QT09
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Continental Philosophy

Marina Marren

Pro Tem Lecturer
Philosophy
Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Critical approaches to the History of Philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, Kant, 19th Century German philosophy, Russian literature, Hermeneutics and Deconstruction, Comedy as an aesthetic mode of political critique.

Cintia Martínez Velasco

Assistant Professor
Committee on Diversity & Inclusiveness
Philosophy
Office: 211D Susan Campbell Hall

Amy Marvin

Courtesy Postdoctoral Scholar
Philosophy
Office: 211 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Humor Studies, Transgender Studies, 19th Century Continental Philosophy

Teri L. Mayfield

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy

Phil Mayo

Ph.D
Philosophy
Research Interests: Ethics (esp. History of Ethics) Moral Psychology, & Hume. Cognate interests in History of Modern, Adam Smith, Political Philosophy and American Philosophy

Erin McKenna

Professor of Philosophy
Director of Undergraduate Studies/Ethics Minor Director//Curriculum Committee/GTF Appointment Committee/Merit Review Committee/Undergraduate Philosophy Club
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-9613
Office: 237 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12:00-1:00
Research Interests: Animal Ethics, Feminist Theory, American Pragmatism, Ecofeminism

Sarah McLay

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2023: Thursdays from 1:30-3:30 PM
Research Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Critical Disability Studies, Biomedical Ethics, Philosophy of Medicine

Mare McLevey

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 158A Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: social and political philosophy, philosophy of technology, 20th century continental

Matthew McNall

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Phenomenology, Existentialism, Critical Theory, Economic Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Philosophy of Language (esp. Wittgenstein), Philosophy of Religion

David Meens

Pro Tem Instructor of Philosophy
Philosophy

John Montani

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2021 TBA
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Nicolae Morar

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies ENVS/ Graduate Placement Committee Chair PHIL
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 250B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Sabbatical leave for the 2024-2025 academic year
Research Interests: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, 20th Continental Philosophy

Josemaria Moreno Gonzalez

Courtesy Research Assistant 2016
Philosophy

Rhea Muchalla

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Racial Theory, and interests in American Philosophy

Barbara Muraca

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
Associate Department Head (Philosophy)/Curriculum Committee (Chair)/GTF Appointment Committee
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesdays 2:00-3:30pm & upon appointment; for graduate students only (upon email confirmation): Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Research Interests: Environmental Philosophy, Process Philosophy sustainability, degrowth, human-nature relationships

Cheyenne Naeb

M.A.
GE
Philosophy
Phone: 7192892444
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Thurs: 10:30-12:30pm
Research Interests: German Idealism/Marxism/ Symbolic Logics/Philosophy of Science/ Philosophy of Alain Badiou/ Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars

Grant Nagai

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: Susan Campbell Hall 11B
Office Hours: Thursdays, 12:00-2:00pm
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Genealogy, Historical Materialism, Aesthetics, Decolonial Thought, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science

Jane Nam

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Theory, Ethics, Asian Philosophy

Jacob P. Neal

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy
Office: 211D Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: 12:45-2:45 Tuesdays
Research Interests: Philosophy of Biology, History & Philosophy of Science

Maggie Newton

ABD Ph.D.
Hypatia HRO Managing Editor Winter 2022
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-1421
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Questions of place, space, and subjectivity within American Philosophies (inc. Classical American Pragmatism), Feminist Philosophies (esp. Feminist Phenomenology and Latinx Feminism), and Queer Studies

Zachary Nickels

MA
Comparative Literature, Philosophy

Amy Nigh

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, 20th Century Continental Philosophy (esp. Foucault/Derrida and "otherness")

Zeinab Nobowati

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2021 Fridays 3-5:00
Research Interests: Social political philosophy (esp. Foucault and Frankfurt School), feminist philosophy, ethics, postcolonial theory

Rosa O'Connor Acevedo

Ph.D.
GE
IRES, Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 2:50 pm-3:50 pm and Friday 9:50 am-10:50 am
Research Interests: Caribbean Thought, Decolonial thought, Latin America Decolonial Feminism, Black Feminism, Frantz Fanon, Sylvia Wynter, and Michel Foucault.

Juan Sebastián Ospina

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2021 TBA
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, History of Political Philosophy, Political Theory, Critical Legal Thought, Latin American Philosophy

Xiao Ouyang

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2021 TBA
Research Interests: The later philosophy of Heidegger in a cross-cultural context

Justin Pack

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Phenomenology and Hermeneutics, Critical Theory, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Arendt

Suh-hyun Park

Courtesy Research Assistant 2017-2019
Philosophy
Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, esp. Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Contemporary French Philosophy, Italian Autonomism, Commons Movement, and Philosophical Issues in Language

Daniel Peres Santos

PhD
GE
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Mondays 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Research Interests: Phenomenology (early and contemporary), Logic (classical and non-traditional), Ancient Greek Philosophy

Claire Pickard

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 232 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Genealogy

Eli Portella

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2021 Tuesdays 1:30 - 3:30 PST
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Marxism and Frankfurt School Critical Theory (esp. Adorno), Philosophy of History, 19th Century German (esp. Hegel, Marx), Anti-Colonial / Postcolonial / Decolonial Thought, and Feminist Theory

Scott L. Pratt

Professor of Philosophy
Department Head
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5971
Office: 239 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Office Hours are Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 Pacific Time in person or by Zoom. Use this link (https://calendly.com/spratt-9/office-hours) to schedule a meeting. Other times are available on request.
Research Interests: American Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Education

Evan Quarles

M.A.
GE for Philosophy
Philosophy
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: 3:00-3:50pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Winter 2020
Research Interests: Phenomenology, Marxist Thought

Sanjula Rajat

Ph.D. & G.E.
GTFF Steward 2023-2024
Philosophy
Office: 221 Student Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Wednesdays 11.30am-1.30pm.
Research Interests: Feminist Theory; Decolonial and Postcolonial Theory; Philosophy of Race; Queer Theory; Trans Studies; Critical Caste Studies

Óscar Armando Ralda

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Marxist Theory (particularly the relation between philosophical anthropology and the critique of political economy), Value-Form Theory, Frankfurt School Critical Theory, Aesthetics and Politics

David Reese

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social Justice issues, specifically the relation of Masculinity to War and Violence, Feminist Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Marx and Critical Theory.

Alan Reynolds

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy

Christine Reynolds

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: environmental philosophy, aesthetics, 20th and 21st century continental philosophy, disability studies

Charlotte Rheingold

Office Assistant
Philosophy

Annie Ring

Ph.D.
Hypatia Social Media Editor/Managing Editor Assistant
Philosophy
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays 11am-1pm
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Language and Mythology, Environmental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy

Aaron A. Rodriguez

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Aesthetics, Ethics, Pragmatism, Nietzsche, History of Philosophy, Native American Philosophy.

Eric Rodriguez

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Foucault, Spinoza, Critical Genealogy, Psychoanalysis

Randall Rodriguez

Graduate Student
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-7352
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2023: Tuesdays 2-4 pm on Zoom https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/93596143231?pwd=dHZPaW52UjVGODRLcjZTVDdxdWZIdz09
Research Interests: pre-Cuauhtémoc Latin American philosophy, Chicanx philosophy.

Dana Rognlie

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Trauma Theory

Camisha Russell

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies for Admissions/Diversity Focus Advisor/MAP Advisor
Disability Studies, Philosophy
Office: 233 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Monday & Friday 11:00-11:50am or by appointment (in person or via Zoom: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/92382926767)
Research Interests: Critical Philosophy of Race, Ethics (esp. Bioethics), African American Philosophy, Feminist Theory

Cheyney Ryan

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Law
Philosophy
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Law; Peace Studies and Philosophy of Conflict Resolution; Philosophy of Film

Ian Sato

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Race, Asian Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic

Augie Schiano

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-7352
Office: Susan Campbell 11A
Research Interests: Phenomenology, Ontology, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Feminist Philosophy. My current research is on touch, intimacy, and love.

David Schmunk

Interim Faculy Support Coordinator, ASU #3
Classics, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5053
Office: PLC 311
Office Hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Lucy C. Schultz

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century European Philosophy, East Asian Philosophy, Philosophy of Nature and Environment, Aesthetics

Christopher Shambaugh

Ph.D. Candidate
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2021 TBA
Research Interests: 19th Century German Philosophy, Critical Theory, Philosophy of Biology

Xinxin Shan

Courtesy Research Assistant 2016-2017
Philosophy
Research Interests: language typology and metaphorical motion

Bonnie Sheehey

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 161 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Data/Information Ethics, Ethics

Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

Courtesy Professor
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophical Biology/Anthropology, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Mind/Body, Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Language in Evolutionary Perspective, Aesthetics

Paul Showler

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Mondays and Wednesdays 4-4:50 pm
Research Interests: Ethics, Pragmatism, Genealogy, History of Philosophy

Valérie Simon

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: by appointment for Summer 2022
Research Interests: Philosophy of Technology, Phenomenology, Sexuality Studies, Feminist Philosophy, and Philosophy of Social Science

Celena M. Simpson

ABD Ph.D.
PathwayOregon Advisor
Philosophy, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3226
Office: 5 PLC
Office Hours: 3:30-4:20pm Monday & Wednesday
Research Interests: African-American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race [with an emphasis on Mixed Race], American Pragmatism

Rebekah Sinclair

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2021 TBA
Research Interests: Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, Native American Philosophy and Native Science, Feminist Philosophy (esp. Latinx & Feminist Science), Philosophy of Biology and History of Biology, 19th and 20th Continental Philosophy

Gus Skorburg

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics

Harris Smith

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: German and Greek Philosophy, esp. Nietzsche, Heidegger, Plato, and the pre-Socratics

Joel Southall

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Native American philosophy, environmental philosophy, philosophy of race, peace & conflict studies, CRT

Beata Stawarska

Professor of Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies for Advising/Curriculum Committee/GTF Appointment Committee/Graduate Placing Committee/Graduate Philosophy Club
Black Studies, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5545
Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Alex Steele

Graduate Student
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2022 1:30-3:30pm on Wednesdays in SCH 221

Susan Stocker

Visiting Assistant Professor 2015-2016
Philosophy
Research Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Human Nature, Ethics, Metaphysics

Matthew Stone

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: SCH 221
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 12-2:00 pm or by appointment
Research Interests: Pragmatism (esp. John Dewey), Environmental Pragmatism, Ecofeminism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind

Wyatt Thomas

Graduate Student
Philosophy

Ted Toadvine

Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
Comparative Literature, Philosophy
Research Interests: 19th & 20th Century Continental Philosophy (especially Phenomenology and Post-Structuralism), Philosophy of Nature and Environment

Matthew Tuten

PhD Student
Graduate Employee
Philosophy
Office: Susan Campbell Hall 11C
Office Hours: W 11:00a-1:00p
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy (esp. Realism and Oppositional Political Theory), Decolonial Thought, Critical Philosophy of Race; Genealogy

Shunji Ukai

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2022 By Appointment on Fridays 3-5 PM at SCH221
Research Interests: John Dewey's later naturalism, Charles S. Peirce, Hannah Arendt

Alejandro Vallega

Professor of Philosophy
Committee on Diversity & Inclusiveness
Philosophy
Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30-4:30
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy (Deconstruction, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics); Latin American Thought; Ancient Greek Philosophy. Aesthetic Philosophy. World philosophies.

Daniela Vallega-Neu

Professor of Philosophy
Graduate Studies Committee/Colloquium and Events Committee/Merit Review Committee
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5549
Office: 240 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Mondays from 2:30-4:30pm or by appointment
Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century European Thought (especially Nietzsche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Contemporary French thought); Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Deconstruction; Ontology related to issues of body.

Jason T. Vanderhaar

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Continental Philosophy

Kirstin Waldkoenig

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 221 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:50-3:50pm in SCH 11A
Research Interests: Environmental philosophy, feminist philosophy, body & materiality, ethics

Peter A. Warnek

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5542
Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays, 2-3 pm; Thursdays, 11 am -12 pm.
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

Karin Sprei Watson

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: history of philosophy, ethics, political theory, and epistemology

Ed Weiser

Courtesy Professor Of Practice
Philosophy
Research Interests: Medical Ethics, Neuroethics, Philosophy of Sport, and Sports Ethics as related to health and well-being

Peg Weiser

Courtesy Professor
Philosophy
Research Interests: Aesthetics, Feminist Aesthetics, Philosophy of Sport, Sports Ethics as related to gender, race, and social justice

Maia Wellborn

Ph.D.
Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-7352
Office: Susan Campbell Hall 11B
Office Hours: Mondays 10:00AM-12:00PM
Research Interests: 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Critical Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Queer and Trans Studies

Daniel Westbrook

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Race (esp. Mixed Race), Aesthetics, Phenomenology, Pragmatism, and Non-Western Philosophy.

Teague Wiebe

M.A.
Philosophy
Research Interests: Pragmatism, philosophy of religion, feminism, philosophy of psychiatry, environmental philosophy

Julie Williams-Reyes

Ph.D. Student
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024
Research Interests: feminisms, environmental philosophy, critical theory, social-political philosophies, pragmatism/pluralism

Ryan Wilson

Grad Student
Philosophy

Fangfang Xie

Courtesy Research Assistant
Philosophy
Research Interests: philosophy of language and metaphor

David Yorgesen

Operations Manager, ASU 3
Classics, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1539
Office: 338 PLC
Office Hours: In the office: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday - Wednesday. Remote office: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Thursday. 7:30 am – 4 pm, Friday

Amie Leigh Zimmer

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Social & Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Applied Ethics (esp. Bioethics)