Grad Students

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Ata Akhlaghi

DHT 605C
Ethics, Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy, Asian Philosophy
BA Philosophy, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Jewelle Bickel
Specialties:Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion
Bio:BA Philosophy, Classics, University of Texas;
MA Philosophy of Religion, Yale University 

Eli J. Brandom

DHT 620

Sammuel R. Byer

Daniel D. Cheon

Guy M. Crain

Jason Daft

Jordan Droira

Office:DHT 605C
Specialties:Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology
Bio:BA Philosophy, Florida International University

Tyler Eaves
Office:DHT 616
Specialties:Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics,
Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy

BA Philosophy, University of Tennessee-Martin

Marissa D. Espinoza
Office:DHT 605C

Cheryl Frazier

Office:DHT 608
Specialties:Aesthetics, Ethics, Applied Ethics, Biomedical Ethics
Bio:BA Philosophy, Barry University

Jeremy Fried

Office:DHT 605C
Specialties:Philosophy of Law, Aesthetics
Bio:BA Philosophy, University of Oklahoma;
JD University of California- Berkeley

Daniel Grosz
Office:DHT 611
Specialties:Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion,Early Modern, Ethics, Applied Ethics
Bio:BA Philosophy and Political Science,
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Sevcan Gugumcu
Office:DHT 619
Specialties:Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Political Philosophy 
Bio:BA Philosophy, Middle East Technical University:
MA Film Studies

Luke Hillman
Specialties:Philosophy of Religion, Modern Philosophy
Bio:BA, Ouachita Baptist University

Kazi A S M Nurul Huda
Office:DHT 620
Specialties:Ethics, Epistemology, Development Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy
Bio:BA Philosophy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh;
MA Philosophy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Joseph D. Jones
Office:DHT 611

Zachary L. Jurgensen

Madeline Martin-Seaver

Office:Cate Center Two 332
Specialties:Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Ethics, Ancient Philosophy
Bio:BA English, Philosophy,
Notre Dame Of Maryland University
Dissertation: The Aesthetics of Respect

Chase McCumber

Zachary Milstead
Office:DHT 605C
Specialties:Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophical Logic, History of Modern Philosophy
Bio:BS Management Information Systems, University of West Florida;
MA in Philosophy, Western Michigan University

Kevin T. Nordby

S.N. Nordy
Specialties:Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
Bio:MA Philosophy, Virginia Tech;
Graduate Certificate, Religious Studies, Virginia Tech

Max G. Parish
Specialties:Ethics, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy
Bio:AS Aviation Maintenance Technology, Reedley College;
BA Philosophy, University of Illinois-Springfield; MA Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
Dissertation: "Normativity, Human Nature and Practical Reason: A New Solution to an Old Problem"

Seth Robertson

Office:DHT 612
Specialties:Ethics, Moral Psychology, Early Chinese Philosophy, Logic
Bio:BA Philosophy, Politics, & Economics,
Juniata College;
MA Philosophy, University of Houston

Arielle Rodriguez

Office: DHT 608
Specialties:Ethics, Moral Psychology, Decision Theory, Ancient Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy 
Bio: BA Philosophy, Montclair State University 

Ziming Song
Office:DHT 612

Amin Sophiamehr
Specialties:Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Islamic Philosophy, Epistemology
Bio:BA Philosophy, University of Oklahoma;
MA International Areas Studies

Dave M. Spindle

Raymond B. Stewart
Office:DHT 605C

Alexander I. Velasquez
Office:DHT 605C
Bio:AA Hebrew Studies, Los Angeles Valley College; BA Philosophy, UCLA

Joseph C. Weaver
Office:DHT 616

Wen Hui Xie

Office:DHT 619

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