Faculty

 

Regular Faculty

jeff behrends

Jeff Behrends
Lecturer on Philosophy
Research Interests: Practical Normativity, Moral Epistemology

 
selim berker

Selim Berker
Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity
Research Interests: Ethics, Epistemology

 
cheryl chen

Cheryl Chen
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer on Philosophy
Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Religion

 
jimmy doyle

James Doyle
Senior Lecturer on Philosophy
Research Interests: History of Philosophy, Plato, Philosophy of Action, and Philosophy of Mind

 
warren goldfarb

Warren Goldfarb
Walter Beverly Pearson Professor of Modern Mathematics and Mathematical Logic
Research Interests: Mathematical Logic, Development of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophical Logic, and Metaphysics

 
ned hall

Edward J. Hall
Department Chair
Norman E. Vuilleumier Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science

 
sean kelly

Sean Kelly
Teresa G. and Ferdinand F. Martignetti Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Perception, Philosophy of Literature, French and German Philosophy

 
peter koellner

Peter Koellner
Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, and the Philosophy of Mathematics

 
christine korsgaard

Christine M. Korsgaard
Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Moral Philosophy and its history, Practical Reason, Agency, Personal Identity, and Human/Animal Relations

 
samantha matherne

Samantha Matherne
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Kant, Phenomenology, Neo-Kantianism, Aesthetics, Perception

 
jeff mcdonough

Jeffrey McDonough
Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology

 
richard moran

Richard Moran
Brian D. Young Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Moral Psychology, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Literature, later Wittgenstein

 
bernhard nickel

Bernhard Nickel
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, and Philosophy of Mind

 
mark richard

Mark Richard
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, Philosophical Logic, Metaphysics, and Epistemology

 
susanna rinard

Susanna Rinard
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, and Formal Epistemology

 
jacob rosen

Jacob Rosen
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, especially Aristotle

 
gina schouten

Gina Schouten
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Gender Justice, Educational Justice, and Political Legitimacy

 
amartya sen

Amartya Sen
Thomas W. Lamont University Professor
Research Interests: Economics and Economic Theory, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law

 
tommie shelby

Tommie Shelby
Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy
Research Interests: Africana Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, and Social Theory

 
susanna siegel

Susanna Siegel
Placement Director
Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

 
alison simmons

Alison Simmons
Samuel H. Wolcott Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Perception, Early Modern Philosophy

 
Lucas Stanczyk

Lucas Stanczyk
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Political Philosophy and Political Economy, Ethics, Inequality

 
hugh woodin

W. Hugh Woodin
Professor of Philosophy and of Mathematics
Research Interests: Logic and Foundations of Mathematics, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Set Theory

 
 
 

Affiliated Faculty

danielle allen

Danielle Allen
James Bryant Conant University Professor

 
gennaro chierchia

Gennaro Chierchia
Haas Foundations Professor of Linguistics

 
khaled el-rouayheb

Khaled El-Rouayheb
Professor of Islamic Intellectual History
Research Interests: Arabic Philosophy, Islamic Philosophical Theology, History of Logic

 
peter galison

Peter Galison
Joseph Pellegrino University Professor
Research Interests: History and Philosophy of Physics, History and Philosophy of Environment, Theoretical approaches to History of Science

 
peter gordon

Peter E. Gordon
Amabel B. James Professor of History
Research Interests: Critical Theory, the Frankfurt School (Adorno, Habermas), Existentialism, Modern French and German Social Thought

 
parimal patil

Parimal Patil
Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy
Research Interests: History of Philosophy in India, Buddhist Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

 
mathias risse

Matthias Risse
Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy

 
michael rosen

Michael Rosen
Professor of Government
Research Interests: Political Philosophy, Kant, German Idealism, Marx and Marxism, Post-Kantian Continental Philosophy (especially German)

 
cornel west

Cornel R. West
Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy

 

 

 

Post-doctoral Fellows

david gray grant

David Gray Grant
Post-doctoral Fellow, Embedded EthiCS
Research Interests: Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence and Automated Decision Systems, Practical Ethics, Philosophy of Mind

 
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Meica Magnani
Post-doctoral Fellow, Embedded EthiCS
Research Interests:

 
emilio mora

Emilio Mora
Harvard College Fellow
Research Interests:

 
seth robertson

Seth Robertson
Harvard College Fellow
Research Interests: Ethics, Moral Psychology, History of Ethics, and Early Chinese Philosophy

 

 

 

Emeritus/a Faculty

charles parsons

Charles Parsons
Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus
Research Interests: Mathematical Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Logic and Language

 
tim scanlon

Thomas M. Scanlon
Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus
Research Interests: Ethics, History of Ethics, Theories of Justice and Equality, and Political Philosophy

 
gisela striker

Gisela Striker
Walter C. Klein Professor of Philosophy and of the Classics, Emerita
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, Hellenistic Philosophy, Aristotelian Logic