Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/philosophy/faculty.html

Brandon Cooke

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy 
  • B.A. University of Maryland, Ph.D. 2003, University of St. Andrews 
  • Specialty in Philosophy of Art, Ethics

John Humphrey

  • Professor of Philosophy 
  • B.A. 1982, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Ph.D. 1988, Washington University. 
  • Specialties in Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Contemporary Philosophy.

Richard Liebendorfer

  • On Sabbatical leave in Spring 2015
  • Professor of Philosophy
  • Director of Program in Cognitive Science
  • B.A. 1968, Rider College, Ph.D. 1984, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • Specialties in Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, and History of Modern Philosophy.

Craig Matarrese

  • Professor of Philosophy & Department Chairperson
  • Director of Program in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics (PPE).
  • B.A. 1992, Northwestern University, Ph.D. 2001, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Specialties in Continental Philosophy, Social/Political/Legal Philosophy.

Anastasia Panagopoulos

  • Full-time Instructor
  • B.A. 2002 University of British Columbia, M.A. 2004 Simon Fraser University, M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2012 University of Minnesota
  • Specialties in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, and Epistemology

Joshua Preiss

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • B.A. 1999, Gustavus Adolphus College, Ph.D. 2006, University of Chicago.
  • Specialties in Social and Political Philosophy and Applied Ethics.

Christopher Stevens

  • Full-time Instructor
  • M.A. 2004 City University of New York Graduate Center, Ph.D. 2011 University of Maryland College Park
  • Specialties in Moral and Political Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Aesthetics

Julie Wulfemeyer

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy
  • B.A. 2005 University of Kansas, Ph.D. 2011, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Specialties in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, and related issues in Metaphysics and Epistemology

Sun Kyeong Yu

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • B.Sc. M.Sc. Seoul National University, M.A. Ph.D. 2008, Duke University.
  • Specialties in Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Mind.
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Emeritus Faculty

Hal Walberg

  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy
  • B.A. 1964, M.A. 1968, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • Specialties in Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Mind, Medical Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion.

Ron Yezzi

  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy
  • B.S. 1960, University of Chicago, Ph.D. 1968, Southern Illinois University.
  • Specialties in Social and political philosophy, ethics, business ethics, medical ethics, logic, philosophy of science, history of western philosophy, American philosophy, and philosophy of history.