Current Students M.A. in Philosophy

azizAziz Alfailakawi

He/him/they/them

Interests: Applied Ethics, Existentialism and Phenomenology, and Philosophy of Education

Education: B.S. Marquette University

 

Felix Breitbarthfelix

He/him/his
Interests: Social and applied ethics, with a focus in the overlap between ethics-as-lived and ontology; propaganda ethics; the comparison of differential ethical approaches between socio-political groups; existentialism and religion and mythology; sex/gender/sexuality.

Education:
B.A. Eureka College, Philosophy and Religion, with a minor in Psychology
Associate of Arts, Illinois Central College, Philosophy

Roy Chamorro Pinelroy

They/them/theirs

Interests: Personhood, Personal Identity, Agency

Education:
B.A. in Philosophy from U.C. Riverside

Other: Current PGSA Representative

 

Ayala Edouard ayala

They/them/theirs

Interests: Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy, and Environmental Ethics

Education:
B.A. in International Studies and Social Science from
Stetson University

Matthew Friesnerfriesner

He/him

Interests:  Philosophy of Religion, Ethics

Education:

B.A. Creighton University, Psychology
M.A. University of Bonn, Theology and Ecumenical Studies

hausmanJoseph Hausman

Interests: Philosophy

Education: B.A. University of New Mexico

 

 

 

 

Heidi HildemanHeidi

She/her/hers

Interests: Existentialism, Ethics, Epistemology, and Metaphysics

Education:
B.A. University of Tennessee, Philosophy

Edi Kuhn  edi

They/them/theirs

Interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Personal Identity, Ethics. 

Education:
B.A. Marquette University, Philosophy and Psychology
B.S. Marquette University, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science
Fun Fact: I moved to Oregon and will complete the program remotely.

langJonathan Lang

Interests: Moral & Ethical Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Scholasticism

Education:
B.S. United States Coast Guard Academy, Government
M.A. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Theology & Christian Ministry

I am an active-duty Coast Guard Officer studying in preparation to teach Moral & Ethical Philosophy at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.


damonDamon Paffenroth 

Interests: Ancient Greeks, Neoplatonism, Phenomenology

Education:
B.A. Cal State Long Beach

 

 

 


gwendolynGwendalynn Roebke

They/them/theirs

Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Action, Social Epistemology, Decolonial Philosophy, Cognitive Science

Education:
B.A. CU Boulder, Distributed Studies Magna Cum Laude

Fun things: 1st full length poetry collection, A Bruxist Manifesto,  published Fall of 2021

 
 

Andrew Speaseandrew

He/him/his

Interests: Absurdism, Atheist Existentialism, Western Marxism, Buddhist and Daoist Philosophy 

Education:
B.A. High Point University, Philosophy,

 



wynneWynne Thom

They/them

Interests: Posthumanism and Semiotics

Education:
B.A. Marquette University, Philosophy, Classics,  

Quote: Today, as our machines approach human competence across the board, our stone-age biology and our information age lives grow ever more mismatched. Hans Moravec, Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind.

 

john tJohn Tigatiga

Interests: Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, and Ancient Philosophy.

Education:
B.A. Jordan University Collage- Tanzania East Africa, Philosophy
B.A. Jordan University Collage- Tanzania East Africa, Theology   

 

 

yangXuan Yang

Interests: Neoplatonism Philosophy and Metaphysics

Education: Gordon College, double-major, mathematics, and philosophy 

 

 

 


 

Not pictured: Shannen Cashman, John Laufenberg, Eric Miller, and Marc Orjansen.