Robyn Bluhm
Associate Professor

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Philosophy of Neuroscience
Philosophy of Medicine

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Feminist Philosophy
Bioethics
Science and Values

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Heather Douglas
Associate Professor

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Philosophy of Science,
Values in Science, Science in Society,
Responsible Research, and Science Policy

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Stephen L. Esquith
Professor & Dean of RCAH

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Philosophy of Law  
Moral and Political Philosophy

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Matt Ferkany
Associate Professor

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Environmental Philosophy, Ethics  
Philosophy of Education

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Leonard M. Fleck
Professor

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Medical Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Deliberative Democracy
Health Care Policy

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Fred Gifford
Professor

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Philosophy of Science  
Philosophy of Ethics of Health Care 
Health Care Ethics and Development

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David Godden
Associate Professor & Director of the Undergraduate Program

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Argumentation Theory  
Epistemology
Informal Logic 

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John Grey
Academic Specialist

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Early Modern Philosophy
Metaphysics & Epistemology

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Todd Hedrick
Professor

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Social & Political Philosophy
Critical Theory, Philosophy of Law 

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Emily Katz
Assistant Professor

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Ancient Greek Philosophy

Catherine Kendig
Associate Professor

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Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy and History of Science
Metaphysics

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Chris Long
MSU Foundation Professor, Dean, College of Arts and Letters, and Dean, MSU Honors College

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Ancient Greek  
Contemporary Continental Philosophy

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Christian Lotz
Professor &
Director of the Graduate Program

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Continental Philosophy
Aesthetics  
Marx & Critical Theory

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John McClendon
Professor

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History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
Social & Political Philosophy

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Matthew W. McKeon
Associate Professor & Chair of the Philosophy Department

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Epistemology
Metaphysics  
Logic & Philosophy of Language

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Michael O'Rourke
Professor

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Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Interdisciplinary Theory 
Epistemology, Philosophy of Action

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Frederick Rauscher
Professor

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Kant, German Idealism
Early Modern, Ethics 
Political Philosophy

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Tacuma Peters
Assistant Professor

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Africana Philosophy
Caribbean Philosophy
   Social and Political Thought

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Ted Richards
Assistant Professor (Fixed Term)

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Philosophy of Science
History of Philosophy
 Philosophy of Sport

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Elena Ruiz
Associate Professor

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Political Philosophy 
Critical Social Theory
Feminist Philosophy
(Decolonial and Latina Feminism)

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Lisa H. Schwartzman
Associate Professor

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Feminist Philosophy 
Social & Political Philosophy
Ethics

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Paul B. Thompson
Professor

Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food, & Community Ethics
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Agricultural Ethics, Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Technology,
Continental Philosophy

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Philosophy of Medicine
Philosophy of Biology
 Health Equity in Marginalized Populations

Affiliated Faculty

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Kevin Elliott
Professor

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Philosophy of Science
Environmental & Research Ethics,
Philosophy of Environmental Justice

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Robert T. Pennock
University Distinguished Professor

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Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Biology,
Cognitive Science, Science & Ethics

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Gretel A. Van Wieren
Professor

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Environmental Ethics,
Religion & Nature, Ecological Restoration,
Children & Nature, Food Ethics

Instructors

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James Lambert

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Social & Political Philosophy

Jason Mask

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Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Philosophy
Early Modern Politics and Economics
History of Logic

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Joy Franks
Fiscal Officer

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Administrative Assistant

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