Department of Philosophy
Issue 1- Summer 2003
Bumper Crop of Doctoral Defenses
The years 2001 to 2003 have been the most productive in the department's history in terms of the numbers of doctoral graduations.
Most of those who graduated have found full-time positions around the country. Here is a brief list of who graduated, with their year of graduation and dissertation title in brackets and a little about what they're doing now.
Csaba Nyiri (2003, "Nation State or Cosmopolis? A Liberal Approach to Sovereignty and Borders.") Adjunct professor at Heidelberg College, Ohio.
Ana Lita (2003, "See Human Goodness, Iris Murdoch: A Contemporary Inquiry into the Moral Self.") Tenure track teaching position at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Kyle Swan(2003, "Republican Liberty and Needs: A Kantian Welfare State.")
Visiting Assistant Professor (One-year, beginning Fall 2002), Philosophy Department, College of Charleston, South Carolina
Jana Craig(2002, "Quality of Life: The Grounds for Attribution.")
Director, Clinical Ethics Center, Memorial Health System and Department of Medical Humanities, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Austin Dacey-Groth (2002, "How To Talk About Religion in Politics.") Executive Editor, of Philo: The Journal of the Society of Humanist Philosophers at the Center for Inquiry, SUNY Buffalo, NY. Also, commencing summer 2002 he is the Visiting Research Professor at The Center for Inquiry, SUNY Buffalo.
Alfred Decker (2002, "A Liberal Theory of Punishment.") Adjunct Professor at Owens College.
Carrie-Ann Khan (2002, "Belonging and Becoming: Toward a Consensualist Conception of Citizenship.") Research Assistant at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center in Bowling Green.
Collette Palamar (2002, "Dwelling.") Instructor in the Environmental Studies Department at Bowling Green State University.
Mario Pascalev (2002, "Territory: An Account of the Territorial Authority of the State." ) Assistant Vice-President of Asset Management Technology at the Bank of America in Florida.
Carol Powers (2002, "What's Wrong With Pornography?: An Argument by way of Philosophy and Psychoanalysis.") Instructor at Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin .
Sterling Burnett (2001, "Ecosystemic Goods: The Pros and Cons of a Property Rights Approach.") Senior Policy Analysis for the National Center for Policy Analysis Dallas Texas.
Peter Found (2001, "Never Judge a Dutch Book by Its Cover.") Decision Support Analysis, Canadian Tire Corporation.
Uri Henig (2001, "The Logic of Desire and Deliberation.")Lecturer at Virgina Commonwealth University.
Alexei Marcoux (2001, "Legal Normativity Reconsidered: Raz, Positivism, and Political Authority.") Assistant Professor of Business Ethics, Graduate School of Business, Loyola University Chicago.
Assya Pascalev(2001, "Medical Metaphors of Death and Dying: An Ethical Analysis.") Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
Associate Director, Center for Ethics, Public Policy, and the Professions, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.
James Spence (2001, "The Moral Foundations of the Duty to Rescue.") Teaching position, Philosophy Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
Gene Torisky (2001, "The Possibility of Supererogation Based on the Integrity of the Moral Agent.") Assistant Professor, St Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He recently become the extremely proud father of Justin Bartholemew.
Ian Young (2001, "Reconciling Social Unity and Cultural Diversity.") Philosophy Department Project Coordinator and Instructor at Bowling Green State University.
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