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Faculty and Staff

Samuel Cocks

dr samuel cocksAcademic Background:
    BA Philosophy - Christopher Newport University, VA   
    PhD Philosophy - New School for Social Research, NYC

Courses Taught: Introduction to Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, Phenomenology, Environmental Philosophy

Research Area: 19th/20th Century German Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy

Contact:
scocks@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8421

Ron Glass

photo of Ron GlassAcademic Background:
    BA Philosophy University of Missouri
    MA Philosophy University of Missouri
    PhD Philosophy The Ohio State University

Courses Taught: Ethical Theory, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion, Business and Professional Ethics, and Advanced Philosophy of Religion

Contact: rglass@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8426

Eric Kraemer

(Department Chair and Director of the International Studies Curriculum)

Photo of Eric KraemerAcademic Background:
    BA Yale University
    PhD Philosophy Brown University

Courses Taught: Introduction to Logic, Theory of Knowledge, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, and Medical Ethics.

Research Area: Philosophical Naturalism, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Medical Ethics, Utilitarianism, Evil, and Immigration

Contact: ekraemer@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8423

Mary Krizan

this is not a catAcademic Background:
    BA Philosophy, BA Political Science - Michigan State University
    MA and PhD Philosophy - University of Colorado, Boulder

Courses Taught: Introduction to Logic, History of Philosophy I, Symbolic Logic

Research Area: Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics

Contact: mkrizan@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8420

Sheryl Tuttle Ross

photo of Sheryl Tuttle RossAcademic Background:
    BA University of Wisconsin - Madison
    PhD University of Wisconsin - Madison

Courses Taught: Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Film, Latin American Philosophy, Ethics of Propaganda, and Philosophy of Love, Sex and Friendship.

Research Areas: Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Film, Political Philosophy, Feminism, and Ethics.

Contact: sross@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8427

Sharon Scherwitz

photo of Sharon ScherwitzAcademic Background:  
    BA Philosophy and Psychology University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
    MA and PhD Philosophy Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Courses Taught:  Introduction to Philosophy, Multicultural Philosophy in the United States, International Multicultural Philosophy, Feminism and Philosophy, Philosophical Concepts in Literature, History of Philosophy II: Modern Philosophy, and American Philosophy.

Research Area: American Philosophy, Feminism, and Modern Philosophy.

Contact: sscherwitz@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8425

Janet AbnetJanet

Academic Department Associate

Contact: jabnet@uwlax.edu
             608.785.8424

 




Faculty Emeriti

William E. Felch ( - 1978)

Paul E. Rasmussen (1969-1988)
French philosopher Rene Descartes, History of Modern Philosophy, and Philosophy of Religion

David L. Miller (1970-2004)
British/ American philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, Process Philosophy, and Philosophy of Creativity

Kenneth Maly (1979-2005)
German phenomenologist Martin Heidegger, existentialism, history of philosophy (especially Greek philosophy) environmental philosophy