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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Philosophy

Degree Programs

Department of Philosophy

Faculty & Staff


  • Michael Brent

    Michael Brent

    Assistant Professor  On Leave through 2021
    Metaphysics, philosophy of action, philosophy of mind
    Sturm Hall 260
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Thomas Nail

    Thomas Nail

    Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor 
    European philosophy; political philosophy; environmental philosophy 
    Sturm Hall 261
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Marco J. Nathan

    Marco J. Nathan

    Associate Professor
    Philosophy of science; philosophy of biology; philosophy of neuroscience, psychology and cognitive science
    Sturm Hall 264
    Phone: 303-871-2767
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Jared Nieft 

    Visiting Assistant Professor 
    Aesthetics; Critical Theory; Early Modern Philosophy; Frankfurt School
    Sturm Hall 260
    Email: [email protected]

  • Sarah Pessin

    Sarah Pessin

    Jewish philosophy; Neoplatonisms; comparative medieval philosophy
    Sturm Hall 265
    Phone: 303-871-7731
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Naomi Reshotko

    Naomi Reshotko

    Ancient Greek philosophy; philosophy of mind; metaphysics; epistemology
    Sturm Hall 489
    Phone: 303-871-2765
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Jere Surber

    Jere Surber

    Professor, Department Chair
    Modern and Contemporary Continental Thought; Philosophy of Culture and Cultural Critique; Metaphilosophy; Aesthetics; Language and Semiotics
    Sturm Hall 263
    Phone: 303-871-2759
    Email: [email protected]
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  • Candace Upton

    Candace Upton

    Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor
    Ethical theory; virtue ethics; moral psychology; Greek moral philosophy; philosophy of law; Logic
    Sturm Hall 262
    Phone: 303-871-2761
    Email: [email protected]
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  • William Anderson - Contemporary & analytic philosophy; formal logic
  • Roscoe Hill, Dean & Professor Emeritus
  • Frank Seeburger - Heidegger; phenomenology; existentialism; 20th century continental thought; European philosophy; philosophy of the emotions; feminist theory; addiction studies


  • Olesia R. Stockhold

    Program Coordinator
    Sturm Hall 266
    Phone: 303-871-2623
    Email: [email protected]