Graduate Students

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Abi Anima

Name: Abi Anima
Degree: B.A. Philosophy and Microbiology, Cornell University 
Specialization: Ethics of Parenting, Ethics, Moral Philosophy
Advisor: Anja Karnein

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J. Spencer Atkins
Name: J. Spencer Atkins
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; B.A. Philosophy and English, University of Tennessee, Martin 
Specialization: Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Social Epistemology
Competence: Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics 
Advisor: Christopher Morgan-Knapp
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Spencer Beaudette
Name: Spencer Beaudette
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, San Francisco State University; B.A. Math and Philosophy, University of Washington  
Specialization: Liberal and Democratic Political Philosophy, International Justice, Migration, Normative Theory 
Competence: Ethical and Metaethical Theory, Social and Political Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy
Advisor: Anthony Reeves

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Jason Bond
Name: Jason Bond
Degree: B.A. Philosophy, Texas A&M University
Specialization: Ethics, Genocide and Perpetrator Studies
Competence: Social and Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy (19th Century), Buddhist Philosophy, Environmental Ethics
Advisor: Max Pensky


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Cullin Brown
Name: Cullin Brown
Degree: B.A. Philosophy and Physics, Minor in German, Case Western Reserve University
Specialization: Ethics, Metaethics
Competence: Environmental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy 
Advisor: Lisa Tessman

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T.J. Buttgereit
Name: T.J. Buttgereit 
Degree: B.A. Binghamton University  in History and Philosophy, Politics, and Law
Specialization: Ethics, Disability Studies, Social Philosophy 
Advisor: Lisa Tessman

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Alexander Christen
Name: Alexander Christen
Degree: B.A. Philosophy, Politics and Law; Political Science, Binghamton University 
Specialization: Ethical Theory, Metaethics, Political Philosophy  
Competence: Consequentialism, Analytic Philosophy 
Advisor: Charles Goodman

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Tyler Cosmer
Name: Tyler Cosmer
Degree: M.S. Bioethics Columbia University; B.A. Economics, Boston College
Specialization: Democratic Theory, Political Civility, Post-Structuralism 
Competence: Social and Political Philosophy, Bioethics, Early Modern Philosophy
Advisor: Melissa Zinkin

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Andrey Darovskikh
Name: Andrey Darovskikh
Degree: M.A. Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies, Central European University; M.A. Philosophy, Saint-Petersburg State University; B.A. History, Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts
Specialization: Ancient Philosophy, Aristotle, Philosophy of Biology
Competence: Modern Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics
Advisor: Anthony Preus

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Ariadne Dubus
Name: Ariadne Dubus
Degree: M.A. Brandeis University; B.A. Philosophy, Minor in English, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Specialization: Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy
Competence: Feminist Ethics, Oppression Studies, Existentialism
Advisor: Lisa Tessman

Name: Alyssa Green
Degree: B.A. Political Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Specialization: Political Philosophy, Cosmopolitan Theory
Advisor: Max Pensky

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Scott Gordon

Name: Scott Gordon
Degree: BA, The College of Wooster
Specialization: Continental Philosophy (19th and 20th Century), Buddhist Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, History of Philosophy
Competence: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Metaethics, Ancient Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy
Advisor: Robert Guay

Name: John Gudenzi
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, King's College London; B.A. English Literature and Philosophy, University of Southern California
Advisor: Robert Guay

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Jonathan P. Hagofsky
Name: Jonathan P. Hagofsky
Degree: M.A. Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy, Binghamton University; B.A. Philosophy, Classics, English, Bucknell University
Advisor: Robert Guay

Name: Jeffrey Hastings
Degree: M.A. Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy, Binghamton University; B.A. Philosophy, DePaul University
Specialization: Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory
Competence: Analytic Ethics, History of Philosophy
Advisor: Robert Guay

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Eric Janec
Name: Eric Janec
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, UPenn; B.A. Philosophy, UPenn; M.S. Library Science, Drexel University
Specialization: Social-Political Philosophy 
Competence: Ethics, History of Early Modern Philosophy 
Advisor: Anthony Reeves

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Robert Austin Kippes
Name: Robert Austin Kippes
Degree: M.A. Boston College; B.A. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Specialization: Marxism, Anarchism, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Critical Theory, Pragmatism
Competence: Social and Political Philosophy, Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, Modern Western
Advisor: Mattias Iser

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Nick Kreuder
Name: Nick Kreuder
Degree: M.A. Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy, Binghamton University; B.A. SUNY Geneseo
Specialization: Normative and Applied Ethics
Advisor: Christopher Morgan-Knapp

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James C. Lethbridge
Name: James C. Lethbridge
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, University of Toledo; B.A. Philosophy, Minor in History, Bloomfield College; A.A. Liberal Arts, Sussex County Community College
Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy
Competence: Ethics, American Philosophy, American Intellectual History, Philosophy of Religion
Advisor: Mattias Iser

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Vincent Li
Name: Vincent Li
Degree: M.A. Philosophy University of Georgia; B.A. Philosophy University of Georgia 
Specialization: Political Philosophy, Poststructuralist Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind
Advisor: Mattias Iser

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Aakanksha Mansukhani
Name: Aakanksha Mansukhani
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, Manipal Centre for Humanites, Manipal, India; B.A. Political Science, Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Pune, India
Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, and Hermeneutics
Competence: Ethical Theory, Critical Theory, and Indian Philosophy
Advisor: Robert Guay

Name: Courtney Miller
Degree: M.A. Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy, Binghamton University; B.A. John Carroll University
Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy
Competence: Feminist Philosophy, Epistemology, Applied Ethics
Advisor: Lisa Tessman
Dissertation: "Structuring Epistemic Injustice" (working title)

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Adam Renner
Name: Adam Renner
Degree: M.A. Ancient History, Newcastle University; M.A. Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs, American University; B.A. History, Philosophy, Classics, Anderson University
Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy
Competence: Political Economy, Theories of Violence
Advisor: Anthony Reeves
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Name: Madeleine Taylor
B.A. Philosophy and Comparative Religion, Minor in French, Drew University
Feminist Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Ethics
Lisa Tessman

Name: Henock Y. Tessemma
Degree: M.A. Philosophy and Social Policy, George Washington University; B.A. Philosophy, Addis Ababa University; Associate Degree in Aviation Maintenance, Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy
Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy
Competence: Applied Ethics
Advisor: Anthony Reeves

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Andrew Towers
Name: Andrew Towers
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, Gonzaga University; B.A. Philosophy, minor in Religious Studies, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne
Specialization: Buddhist Philosophy, Philosophy of Consciousness, Comparative Philosophy
Competence: Ethics, Phenomenology, Pragmatism
Advisor: Charles Goodman

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Coleen M. Watson
Name: Coleen M. Watson
Degree: M.A. Applied Philosophy and Ethics, Texas State University; B.A. Philosophy, St. Edward's University
Specialization: Applied Philosophy, Ethics, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Economic Thought, Philosophy of Sport
Advisor: Anthony Reeves

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Tony White
Name: Tony White
Degree: M.A. Philosophy, West Chester University 
Specialization: Ethics, Social & Political Philosophy
Competence: Asian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaethics
Advisor: Charles Goodman
Dissertation: "The Normative Foundations of Nonviolent Resistence" (working title)