Graduate Placement

Below is a listing of the immediate job placements (post-graduation) of our recent graduates.

(Send updates and corrections to Brit Brogaard)

 


 

2019 Graduates:

Haley Mathis, “Care Ethics: Morality with No Responsibility” Assistant Professor of Philosophy (TT), Broward College, from Fall 2019.

Amanda McMullen, "Offensive Uses of Language: Slurs and Synecdochical Utterances Targeting Women" From Fall 2019: Visiting Assistant Professorship, University of Arkansas.

Felipe Alves Moreira, "Disputes: The Incommensurable Greatness of Micro-Wars" From Fall 2019: Lectureship, Department of Philosophy, University of Miami.

 


 

2018 Graduates:

Theodore Locke, “Counterpossibles for Modal Normativists.” 2019-present: Visiting Assistant Professorship, Concordia University (Montreal). 2018-2019: Visiting Assistant Professorship, University of North Florida. 

 


 

2017 Graduates:

Lance Aschliman, “Reconsidering Epistemic Evaluation.” (Did not do academic job search).

Daniel Corrigan, “Frontiers of Human Rights: Corporate Responsibility and the Environment.” Assistant Professor (TT) Marymount University, from Fall 2018. Arsht Ethics Initiatives Postdoctoral Associate in Business Ethics and Bioethics, University of Miami, 2017-2018.

Nihel Jhou, “Reviving the Transient Present in a Relativistic Universe: a Novel Approach.” Aug 2018 to the Present: Assistant Professor (TT), National Taiwan University, Taiwan Feb 2018 to Jul 2018: Assistant Professor (TT), National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.

 


 

2016 Graduates:

Bartek Chomanski, “The Spatial Structure of Unified Consciousness.” 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rotman Institute and Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario. 2016-2019: Visiting Assistant Professor, Northeastern University.

Sarah Beth Lesson, “Making Ourselves Intelligible: A Nondescriptivist Approach to Propositional Attitudes.” Assistant Professor (TT), Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California, from Fall 2017.

John Pinkston, “Evidence and Hypothesis in Clinical Medical Science.” (Did not do academic job search).

Rina Tzinman, “Reviving the Body.” 2018-2019: Post Doctoral Fellow at the Edelstein Center (Hebrew University). Spring 2018: Post Doctoral Fellow at Ben Gurion University working with Hagit Benbaji. 2016-2017: Instructor of Philosophy at Bilkent University.

 


 

2015 Graduates:

David Augustin Garnette Hodge, Sr., “Jesus the Virtue Ethicist: A Metaethical Anticipation of Moral Sentimentalism, Empathy and Care.” Associate Professor (TT), Florida Memorial University, from Fall 2015.

Micah Dugas, “Relativism, Disagreement ad Assertion.” Math teacher at Rayne High School, Rayne LA.  Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

 


 

2014 Graduates:

Noel Alphonse, “Recent Critiques and Defenses of Ethical Intuitionism.” Lecturer, University of Miami. 2014-2015. Instructor, Florida International University, from Fall 2015.

Rami El Ali, “Relationalism and the Varieties of Misrepesentation. Assistant Professor (TT), The Lebanese American University, Lebanon, from Fall 2014.

Nurbay Irmak, “Purpose-Relativity and Ontology.” Assistant Professor (TT), Bogazici University, Turkey, from Fall 2014.

Philipp Schwind, “Moral Knowledge without Justification? A Critical Discussion of Intuitionist Moral Epistemology.” Senior Teaching and Research Associate, the Center for Ethics, the University of Zurich (continuing), from Fall 2014.

Benjamin Yelle, “Personal Well-Being.” Northeasten University, Teaching Assistant Professor (renewable and promotable), from Fall 2016. Visiting Instructor, Mount Holyoke College, 2015-2016.

 


 

2013 Graduates:

Fredrik Haraldsen, “The Variety of Names.” Sept. 2017–Present: Førsteamanuensis (Visiting Associate Professor, continuing), University of Agder, Norway. Jul. 2015–Sept. 2017: Marie Curie Fellow (SASPRO Mobility Program), Slovak Academy of Sciences. Research fellowship on the project The Scope of Formal Semantics. Aug. 2014–May 2015: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Aug. 2013–May 2014: Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Miami.

Michael Hurlburt, “Ethics and Fiction: Imaginary Evil and Aesthetic Value.” Assistant Professor (TT), Broward College, from Fall 2011.

Ryan Lake, “No Fate but what we Make: A Defense of the Compatibility of Freedom and Causal Determinism.” Assistant Professor (TT), Georgia Perimeter College, from Fall 2014. Lecturer (renewable), Clemson University, 2013-2014.

Mark Douglas Warren, “Lightweight Moral Realism: Objectivity and Reasoning Without Heavyweight Facts.” Assistant Professor (TT), Daemen College, from Fall 2016. Visiting Assistant Professor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2015-2016.

Aaron Wilson, “Peirce’s Empiricism: Placing Peirce in the Empiricist Tradition.” Instructor (permanent), South Texas College, from Fall 2013.

 


 

2012 Graduates:

Nick Wiltsher, “The Structure of Sensory Imagination.” 2019–Present: Assistant Professor of Philosophy (TT), Uppsala University, Sweden. 2018–2019: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow of Philosophy, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp, Belgium. 2017–2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, philosophy, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp, Belgium. 2016–2017: Instructor of Philosophy, Auburn University, AL, USA. 2014–2016: Postdoctoral Fellow, philosophy, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2012–2013: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Leeds, UK.

Daniel Hampikian “An Investigation of Moral Emotions in Non-Human Animals.” Adjunct professor of philosophy, the University of Miami and at Miami Dade College, from Fall 2013.

Daniel Cohen, “A Defense of Two-Level Ethical Theory.” (Only sought private high school position). Teacher, Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster PA, from Fall 2011.

 


 

2011 Graduates:

Kristin Borgwald, “Extending Care.” Assistant Professor (TT), Miami-Dade College, from Fall 2011.

Brian Mondy, “The Aims and Value of Inquiry.” Lecturer (permanent), University of Minnesota-Rochester, from Fall 2012.

Kristjan Laasik, “Fulfillment in Perception: A Critique of Alva Noe's Enactive View.” Assistant Professor (TT). Shandong University, China. From Spring 2013.

Ben Burgis: “A Critical Assessment of Dialetheism.” Lecturer (continuing), Georgia Perimeter College, from 2018. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Underwood International College of Yonsei University, The Republic of Korea, 2013-2015. Lecturer, University of Miami, 2012-2013.

 


 

2010 Graduates:

Meggan Payne-Padvorac, “Truth in Philosophy and Fiction.” Instructor (part-time), Bellevue College. (Did not do an academic job search).

 


 

2009 Graduates:

Michael McCracken, "Prospects for a Deflationary Account of the Ontology of Propositions." (Did not seek academic position).

 


 

2008 Graduates:

Jeremy Morris, “The Epistemic Significance of Pure Indexicality.” Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio University, from Fall 2008.

Matthew Schuh, “The Epistemic Necessity and Ethical Permissibility of Randomized Clinical Trials: A Minimalist Defense.” Assistant Professor (TT), Miami-Dade College, from Fall 2008.

Leonard Olsen, “A Groundwork for the Theory of Notation.” Assistant Professor (TT), Philander Smith College, Little Rock Arkansas.

 


 

2006 Graduates:

Nenad Popovic, “In Search of the Best Solution to the Skeptical Puzzle: A Comparative Analysis of Possible Responses.” Visiting Lecturer, Southern Methodist University, from Fall 2006.

 


 

2005 Graduates:

Hsi-Heng Cheng, “A Peircean Theory of Real Kinds.” Assistant Professor (TT), National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, from Fall 2005.

Corina Vaida, “How Kant needs to Interpret Free Will.” Visiting Assistant Professor, William and Mary, from Fall 2005.

Sheron Fraser-Burgess, “How Can a Multicultural Society Educate its Members for Pluralism?” Assistant Professor (TT), Ball State University, from Fall 2005.

 


 

2004 Graduates:

Shirong Luo, “Morality and Human Nature: Classical Confucian Ethics and Sentimentalist Virtue Ethics.” Assistant Professor (TT), Simmons College, from Fall 2005. Visiting Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College, 2004-2005.

Kiriake Xerohemona, “Liar, Language, and Truth.” Lecturer (renewable), Florida International University, from Fall 2005.

Melissa Bergeron, “The Ethics of Belief: Our Duty to Humanity.” Assistant Professor (TT), United States Military Academy, West Point.

 


 

2002 Graduates:

Timothy Mosteller, “Epistemological Relativism: Macintyre, Putnam and Rorty.” Assistant Professor (TT), California Baptist University, from Fall 2002.

Eivind Balsvik, “Triangulation, Interpretation, and First-Person Authority: A Essay on the Philosophy of Donald Davidson.” Lecturer, University of Oslo, Norway, from Fall 2002.

Yvette Pearson, “Procreation and Obligation.” Assistant Professor (TT), Old Dominion University, from Fall 2002.

Michael Veber, “Recent Rationalism: A Survey and Evaluation of Contemporary Theories of the A Priori.” Assistant Professor (TT), East Carolina University, from Fall 2002.

Rosa Mayorga, “On Universals: The Scholastic Realism of John Duns Scotus and Charles Sanders Peirce.” Assistant Professor (TT), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, from Fall 2002.

 


 

2001 Graduates:

Anthony J. Kreider, “On the Likelihood of Finding a Satisfactory Naturalistic Explanation of Mental Representation.” Assistant Professor (TT), Miami-Dade College, from Fall 2001.

Jason Borenstein, “Expertise and the Courts.” Assistant Professor (TT), School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, from Fall 2001.

Mark Neunder, “The Ethics of Genetic Engineering.” Associate Professor (TT), Miami-Dade College, from Fall 2001.

 


 

2000 Graduates:

Michael J. Shaffer, “Idealization and Empirical Testing.” Assistant Professor (TT), St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, from Fall 2000.

 


 

1999 Graduates:

Bernardo J. Cantens, “Suarez and Meinong on Beings of Reason and Non-Existent Objects.” Assistant Professor (TT), Barry University.

Fred Altieri, “Cerebral Commissurotomy, Consciousness, Minds, and Persons.” Assistant Professor (TT), North Shore Community College.

Robert B. Horner, “A Defense of Davidson's Theory of Metaphor.” Assistant Professor (TT), Barry University.

 


 

1998 Graduates:

Ruben Rabinsky, “Philosophy of Journalism: On the Theory and Practice of the News Enterprise.” Lecturer, University of Miami.

Robert E. Lane, “Charles Sanders Peirce and the Principle of Bivalence.” Visiting Assistant Professor, State University of West Georgia.

Christopher J. Hajec, “The Argument from Order.” (Current position not known.)

 


 

1997 Graduates:

William F. Hasselberger, “Heidegger's Thinking on Art.” (Non-academic career, living in Portugal.)

John C. Wingard, Jr., “Plantinga on Proper Functionalism, Knowledge, and Rationality.” Associate Professor (TT), Erskine College.

Alfredo Perez-Triff, “World Making, Praxis, and the Genealogy of Cubism.” Assistant Professor (TT), Miami-Dade Community College. Violinist and composer.

Gene Ray, “The Use and the Abuse of the Sublime: Joseph Beuys and Art after Auschwitz.” (Postdoctoral research in Germany; until recently Curator, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. Current position not known.)

 


 

1996 Graduates:

James A. Ryan, “Ethical Naturalism.” Assistant Professor (TT), University of Western Ontario, Huron College.

Shannon Krenkel, “Victims' Rights in Capital Sentencing.” (Current position not known.)

Sally N. Wiedmann, “Rawlsian Justice and Environmental Ethics.” Assistant Professor (TT), North Georgia College and State University.

William Harper, “Internalism and Externalism in Epistemic Justification.” Instructor, University of Alabama.