New Faculty

Fall 2018


New Professor

The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Jessica Wolfendale will be joining the department as Professor of Philosophy effective fall 2018. Dr. Wolfendale works primarily in the areas of applied ethics and moral psychology.


New Assistant Professors

The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome three new Assistant Professors beginning fall 2018: 

  • Dr. Stephanie Rivera Berruz (SUNY Buffalo). She works in the areas of Social and Political Philosophy: Philosophy Race, Gender, and Sexuality, Latin American & Caribbean Philosophy/Latina Feminism
  • Dr. Kimberly Harris (Penn State). She works in the areas of Africana Philosophy, Nineteenth-Century Philosophy, Critical Philosophy of Race,
  • Dr. Desiree Valentine (Penn State). She works in the area of Africana Philosophy, Critical Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy, Feminist Theory