Faculty & Staff

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., Victoria University; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Researches and teaches political and moral philosophy, with a focus on questions of distributive justice in global politics.

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  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Works on ancient Greek philosophy, with emphasis on ancient ethics and moral psychology.

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  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Researches and teaches moral and political philosophy, environmental ethics, heritage ethics, and philosophy of art.

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  • Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Professor of metaphysics, philosophy of language and law; also teaches logic and various seminars.

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  • Virginia Onderdonk ’29 Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Main interests: philosophy of mind, moral theory, the history of moral philosophy, especially 18th-century British moral psychology.

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  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

    Researches and teaches topics in early modern philosophy, with a focus on theories of human freedom and philosophical method in both rationalist and empiricist traditions. 

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  • Associate Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., McGill University; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Researches at the intersection of philosophy of language and cognitive science, focusing especially on figurative language.

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Faculty Emeriti

  • Professor Emerita of Philosophy

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  • Professor Emerita of Philosophy

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

    Professor Emerita of the history of philosophy, particularly Plato and Aristotle and feminist theory.

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  • Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

    B.A., Pomona College; M.S., Columbia University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Harvard University

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  • Professor Emerita of Philosophy

    B.Sc. U.C.L.A., Ph.D. U.C.L.A.

    As an undergraduate Chemistry major, she fell in love with Philosophy of Science and later turned to other areas of Philosophy. 

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