Faculty and Staff


Jeff Carroll (PhD, Virginia)

  • Position: Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
  • Email: jcarro@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 308 Shatzel Hall

Christian Coons (PhD, UC-Davis)

  • Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Ethical Theory, Axiology, Metaethics
  • Phone: (419) 372-2404
  • Email: clcoons@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 322 Shatzel Hall

Justin Donhauser (PhD, Buffalo)

  • Position: Assistant Teaching Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of the Institute for Ethics & Society

    Applied Philosophy of Science, Environmental Ethics, Metaphysics
  • Phone: 419-372-7216
  • Email: jdonhau@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 314 Shatzel Hall

Albert Dzur (PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill)

  • Position: Professor, Joint Appointment (Political Science & Philosophy)
  • Phone: (419) 372-7270
  • Email: awdzur@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 111 Williams Hall
    Bowling Green State University
    Bowling Green, OH 43403

Hrishikesh Joshi (PhD, Princeton)

  • Position: Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, PPEL (Philosophy, Politics, Economics, Law)
  • Phone: (419) 372-3561
  • Email: joshih@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 306 Shatzel Hall

Kevin Vallier (PhD, Arizona)

  • Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Director of the Philosophy Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) program

    Areas of Research: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Political Economy, Philosophy of Religion
  • Phone: (419) 372-7221
  • Email: kvallie@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 310 Shatzel Hall

Brandon Warmke (PhD, Arizona)

  • Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director of Graduate Admissions; Placement Director

    Ethics, Moral Psychology, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy
  • Phone: (419) 372-7142
  • Email: bwarmke@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 311 Shatzel Hall

Michael Weber (PhD, Michigan)

  • Position: Chair; Professor of Philosophy

    Ethics, Political Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Economics
  • Phone: (419) 372-7209
  • Email: meweber@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 307 Shatzel Hall

Sara Worley (PhD, Pittsburgh)

  • Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director of Graduate Studies

    Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Psychiatry
  • Phone: (419) 372-2899
  • Email: sworley@bgnet.bgsu.edu
  • Address: 315 Shatzel Hall

Ian Young (PhD, Bowling Green)

  • Position: Teaching Professor

    Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics
  • Phone: (419) 372-9365
  • Email: iyoung@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 309 Shatzel Hall

Administrative Staff


TiMikko Sanders

  • Position: Senior Secretary
  • Phone: 419-372-2117
  • Email: phildept@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 305 Shatzel Hall

TiMikko began her journey at BGSU in 2018 with the Counseling Center. Before joining the Philosophy Department in 2021, she also worked in the Undergraduate Student Development Office for the College of Business.

Emeritus Faculty

George Agich (PhD, Texas): agichg@falcon.bgsu.edu
Thomas Attig (PhD, Washington University)
Richard Lineback (PhD, Indiana)
Fred Miller (PhD, University of Washington): fmiller@bgnet.bgsu.edu
James Stewart (PhD, Cincinnati)

Louis Katzner (PhD, Michigan): lkatzne@bgsu.edu

Updated: 09/01/2021 12:50PM