Meet Our Faculty

Manuel Barrantes

Manuel Barrantes, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Pontifical Catholic University of Peru; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of expertise: philosophy of science
Justin Clark

Justin Clark, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Areas of expertise: ethics, ancient philosophy, social and political philosophy
Megan Dean

Megan Dean, Chauncey Truax Post-doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of King’s College and Dalhousie University; M.A., University of Alberta; Ph.D., Georgetown University
Areas of expertise: bioethics, feminist philosophy, 20th-century European philosophy, philosophy of food
Katheryn Doran

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
A. Todd Franklin

A. Todd Franklin, the Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professor of Philosophy and Africana Studies

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

Marianne Janack, the John Stewart Kennedy Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Colgate University; M.A. and 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

Russell Marcus, Associate Professor and Chair 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

Richard Werner, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

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

Contact Information

Philosophy Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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