Meet Our Faculty

Ashley Bohrer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., George Washington University; M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., DePaul University
Areas of expertise: Early modern philosophy, feminist theory, political philosophy

Katheryn Doran, Associate Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Areas of expertise: American philosophy, the problem of skepticism, contemporary Anglo-American philosophy, and environmental ethics

Douglas Edwards, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Kent, M.Litt, University of St. Andrews, Ph.D., University of St. Andrews
Areas of expertise: metaphysics, philosophy of language and metaethics

A. Todd Franklin, the Sidney Wertimer Professor of Philosophy & Chair Africana Studies

B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Stanford University
Areas of expertise: existentialism, African-American philosophy and Nietzsche

Marianne Janack, Chair, Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Colgate University; M.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Areas of expertise: epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, theories of identity, feminist theory, philosophy and literature and American pragmatism

Russell Marcus, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Areas of expertise: philosophy of mathematics, logic, modern philosophy, and pedagogy

Alexandra Plakias '02, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: metaethics, moral psychology and ethics

Richard Werner, the John Stewart Kennedy Professor of Philosophy

A.B., Rutgers University; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of expertise: ethics, ancient philosophy, pragmatism and public philosophy

Robert Simon, the Walcott-Bartlett Professor of Philosophy Emeritus

A.B., Lafayette College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Contact Information

Philosophy Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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