Placement Record




Dissertation Title
Supervisor Placement
(Upon Graduation)

 Current Placement
TUNA, Emine Hande
PhD Fall 2016
 A Kantian Theory of Art Criticism
A. Rueger
Instructor, U of Alberta & MacEwan University
Instructor, U of Alberta & MacEwan University 
ZYLSTRA, Justin PhD Fall 2016
 On the Nature and Structure of Reality K. Koslicki
Instructor, U of Alberta Instructor U of Alberta
Fall 2016
 The Politics of Incommensurability: The Case of Rorty and Foucault C. Taylor
PhD Program U Oregon PhD Program U Oregon
UDE, Donald
MA Fall 2016
 Ressentiment in Nietzsche's Critique of Christianity R. Burch/M. Morin MPhil Program KU Leuven MPhil Program KU Leuven
BULLOT, Nicholas
PhD Fall 2015
Tacking and Controlling Persons: Identification for Control in Cognitive
Behaviours and Cultural Practices
R. Wilson Instructor, U of Alberta
Lecturer in Philosophy (tenure track),
Darwin U, Australia
SANTOS CASTRO, Juan PhD Fall 2015
The historical Convergence of Happiness and Virture: a reading of Hume's
Theory of Moral Motivation
A. Schmitter
Fac. Filosofia, Pontifical
U Javerinana, Bogota
Fac. Filosofia, Pontifical
U Javerinana, Bogota
SARI, Yasemin PhD Fall 2015
Revolutionary Spacing: an Arendtian Recognitive Politics

M. Morin &
C. Kellogg

DAAD Postdoc Goethe U
Professor at the University of Northern Iowa.(tenure-track)
DUKIC, Vladimir
MA Fall 2015
Heidegger on Wonter, Restraint and the Beginnings of Philosophy
R. Burch
PhD Program, U Alberta
PhD Program, U Alberta 
OZCEVIK, Ozkan MA Fall 2015
Conditional Sentences in Belief Revision Systems B. Linsky MSc Program, Comp Sc.
 MSc Program, Comp Sc.
ZHOU,Liaghua MA Fall 2015
Ontological Questions
K. Koslicki
PhD Program, U Virginia
 PhD Program, U Virginia
CLUNE-TAYLOR, Catherine PhD Spring 2015
From Intersex to Disorders of Sex Development: A Foucauldian Analysis
of the Science, Ethics and politics of the Medical Production of Cisgendered lives
C. Heyes
Postdoc (3yrs) Gender &
Sexuality Stud. Princeton
MA Fall 2014
Laughing Matters: Micro-Resistance to Gendered Rationality
C. Heyes
Service Canada
Ph.D. Program in Philosophy, McGill University
FINNIE, Bianca
MA Fall 2014
 Circumstance, Character or Both? The Intersection of Situationist Social Psychology,
Virtue Ethics and Virtue-Ethical Moral Education
J. Welchman
Employment assessment,
industrial psychology,
South African Road Accident Fund

Part-time continuation of employment assessment work; B.Ed Program, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (part-time)
KERSTEN, Luke MA Fall 2014
 Music Cognition, Internalism and the Extended Mind
R. Wilson MSc Program, Cognitive Science,
Carleton University, Ottawa

Ph.D Program, U of Edinburgh
MORRIS, Connor MA Fall 2014
Ontology and Agency: Martin Heidegger and the Problem of Reification R. Nichols
MSc Program, Public Policy
Simon Fraser
SEBTI, Reza MA Fall 2014
The Status of Mathematical Induction in an Axiomatic System B. Linsky   MLIS Program, U of Alberta and working as a librarian
TEDDER, Andrew
MA Fall 2014
Paraconsistent logic for Dialethic Arithmetic's K. Bimbo
PhD, U Connecticut
PhD U Connecticut
BALL, Andrew
PhD Spring 2015
Virtue in Context B. Hunter
Lecturer in Philosophy
U of Alabama at Birmingham
(not tenure track)
Lecturer in Philosophy at the U of Alabama at Birmingham (no-TT)
MASOUD, Seyed Hassan PhD Spring 2015
The Epistemology of Natural Deduction B. Linsky Instructor, U of Alberta  
Instructor, U of Alberta
RODGER, Charles
PhD Spring 2015
The Proofs of God in Hegel's System R. Burch
Instructor, U of Alberta
Instructor, MacEwan U and U of Alberta
RODIER, Kristin
PhD Spring 2015
Habits of Resistance; Feminism, Phenomenology and Temporality C. Heyes Instructor, U of Alberta
Instructor MacEwan U
ABEDINIFARD, Morteza MA Fall 2013 The Status of Aesthetics in Wittgenstein's Tractatus B.Linsky Ph.D. Musicology, U of Alberta PhD Musicology, U of Alberta
PATERSON, Grace MA Fall 2013 The Aesthetics of Mathematical Proofs A. Rueger PhD Stanford U PhD Stanford U
PONA, Nika MA Fall 2013  The False Only Problem for Dialetheism J. Pelletier  MSc in Computing Science, Dresden/Bozen-Bolzano/Vienna PhD Program in Mathematics and Computing, U of Barcelona
ST. PIERRE, Joshua MA Fall 2013 Performing the (Dis)abled Speaker R. Wilson  PhD U Alberta  PhD U Alberta
UNDERKOFFLER, Keith  MA  Fall 2013 Aretaic Assessment and the Non-Identity Problem  H. Nye  JD Program, George Mason Lawyer in DC area  
STEVER, Kimberley MA  Fall 2013 Distributive Justice and Public Health:Examining Pandemic Obligations to the Global Poor G. Griener  Office work  Clinical Ethicist, Alberta Health Services 
BACHMAN, James PhD Spring 2014 Accounting for Pure Consciousness: An Examination of the Ability of the Representationalist Approach to Phenomenal Consciousness to Account for Pure Consciousness  R. Wilson  Instructor U of Alberta  Computer programmer, Vancouver 
JOHNSON,Christopher  PhD Spring 2014 Political Liberal or Comprehensive Capabilities? A Critique of Nussbaum's Capabilities Approach H. Nye  Instructor U of Alberta  2 yr Asst. Prof, Miyazaki International College 
LENART, Bartlomiej PhD Spring 2014 Shadow People: Relational Personhood, Extended Diachronic Personal Identity, and Our Moral Obligations Toward Fragile Persons R.Wilson MSLIS PRogram, University of Alberta Instructor U of Alberta University librarian (part-time) and continuing MSLIS Program
DEAN, Megan  MA Fall 2012  When Knowing Better is Not Enough: Experiencing Bodies, Feminist Critique, and Foucault (04/12) C. Heyes  PhD Program, Georgetown   PhD Program, Georgetown
GOODINE, Elliot  MA  Fall 2012  Of The Standard of Sentiments: Hume on Virtue and Beauty (08/12)  A. Schmitter  PhD Program U of Texas, Austin  PhD Program U of Texas, Austin 
KUNDRIK, Sara  MA  Fall 2012 Smells in the Library: A moral perspective on the homeless and library policy  H. Nye  MSLIS, U of Alberta  School librarian 
MURPHY, Taylor  MA  Fall 2012  Cognitive Homology: Psychology Kinds as Biological Kinds in an Evolutionary Development Cognitive Science(08/12)  I. Brigandt  PNP Program, Washington U   
SMALL, Matthew  MA  Fall 2012  Matter, Extension, and Intellect in Aristotle (07/12)  P. Corkum  PhD Program, Western U   
STAIT, Evan  MA  Fall 2012  Escaping "Oblivion": Rethinking Heidegger's Challenge through the Metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas  M. Morin  Insurance work   Insurance work
THACHUK, Angela  PhD  Fall 2012  The Politics of Coming Out: Stigma and Biomedical Models of Mental Disorder   C. Heyes  Bioethics consulting work in Victoria, British Columbia    
BUCHINSKI, Alexander MA Fall 2011  Bernard Stiegler’s Critique of and Supplement to Martin Heidegger’s Account of the Independence of Entities (08/11)   R. Burch  Law Program, U Victoria  PhD Program in Philosophy, Indiana U 
FEDORKIW, Jeffery   MA  Fall 2011  Compositionality and the Metaphysics of Meaning (08/11)  J. Pelletier /B. Linsky  PNP Program at WUStL   
OSTREM, Jacqueline  MA  Fall 2011  Media Regulation and Democracy: A Minimalist Approach (09/11)  D. Ipperciel  Research Assistant, U of Alberta   
PITCHER, David  MA  Fall 2011  Problems of Extension in Justice as Fairness (09/11)  H.Nye     
WEAVER, Sara  MA  Fall 2011  A Cross disciplinary Exploration of Essentialism about Kinds: Philosophical Perspectives in Feminism and the Philosophy of Biology  I. Brigandt/ C. Taylor  Ph.D. Program, University of Waterloo   Ph.D. Program, University of Waterloo
WOODROOFFE,Sophia  MA  Fall 2011  Where the Wild Things Are: Exploring the Concept of Wilderness & its Moral Implications    Publishing intern  MJ Program, UBC School of Journalism 
ION, Octavian PhD Spring 2012 Sensitive Semantics: On the Clash Between Naïve Semantics and Intuitions (10/11)  A.Morton  Instructor, U of Alberta and MacEwan University Instructor, U of Alberta and MacEwan University 
LOCKHART, Michael  PhD  Spring 2012  Epistemic Value Pluralism (01/12)  A.Morton  Sessional teaching U of A and MacEwan  Sessional teaching U of A and MacEwan
TAYLOR, Jason  PhD  Spring 2012 ‘Relations all the way down?’ Studies in the Metaphysics of Ontic Structural Realism (09/11)  A.Rueger  Instructor, U of Alberta and Director, Eurekamp!  Instructor, U of Alberta and Director, Eurekamp! 
MCMAHEN, Ben  MA  Spring 2012  Saving Face: Shame and Bodily Abnormality (01/12)  R. Wilson  Site Developer, Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada Computer Programmer, self-employed   Site Developer, Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada Computer Programmer, self-employed
BUENTING, Joel PhD   The Erotetic Epistemology: A Primer (06/11) A. Morton Employed in Civil Service Job    
BULEANDRA, Andrei  Phd   The Prescriptivity of Conscious Belief (04/11)  A. Morton  Fiction Writer   
DOBOZY, Peter  MA   Holy Intertextual Identity Conditions, Batman! (09/10)  B. Linsky  Independent business  Bank Work
FLOOD, Michael  MA   The Problem of Temporary Intrinsics (06/11)  P. Corkum  Freelance writing and editing  Freelance writing and communications manager, BioAlberta 
GLASS, Jordan  MA   The Hither Side of Good and Evil: Desire and the Will to Power (04/11)  R. Burch /M. Morin  PhD Program in Philosophy, Fordham NYC   
HAYMAN, Edward  MA    Personal Identity as a Social Concept (08/10)  W. Cooper  Retired   
KARDOSH, John  MA    Deficient Causation in Leibniz (05/11)  A. Schmitter  Canada Post  Ph.D. Program, UCLA 
VIZEAU, Brent  MA   Badiou, Political Nihilism and a Small-Scale Solution (08/10)  M. Morin  Ph.D Program in Philosophy, Western U  Construction work 
SIMPSON, John  PhD    Simulating Strategic Rationality (04/10)  A. Morton  Postdoctoral Fellowship, Humanities Computing, U of A Instructor, U of Alberta and Compu Canada  Postdoctoral Fellowship, Humanities Computing, U of A Instructor, U of Alberta and Compu Canada 
BUIJS, Peter  MA    On the Relationship Between Historical Faith and Rational Religion (06/10)  R. Burch  Law Program, Alberta Articling with local law firm  Law Program, Alberta Articling with local law firm 
CONTREIRAS, Andrew  MA    Moral Virtues Require Intellectual Virtues: A Case for Intellectual Virtues in Ethics (04/10)  A. Morton /J. Welchman  Law School, California   
HARTFORD, Sean  MA    Heidegger’s Critique of the Cartesian Problem of Skepticism (04/10)    Law Program, U of Alberta   
MACLEOD, Damon  MA    Ethics for Dark Times (06/10)  R. Burch  Law program, U of Alberta  Local Law Firm 
TUNA, Emine  MA    Location, Location, Location: Locating the Deduction in Kant’s Third Critique (12/09)  A. Rueger  PhD program, U of Alberta  Instructor, U of Alberta 
WEBER, Greg  MA    The Development of Thomas Hobbes' Religious-Politico Thought (05/10)  A. Schmitter  Law program, U of Alberta   
WOO, J.  MA    Understanding National Authenticity (09/09)  D. Ipperciel  Foreign Service Officer, Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.  Foreign Service Officer, Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. 
ETIEYIBO, Edwin  PhD   David Gauthier’s Moral Contractarianism and the Problem of Secession (07/09)  W. Cooper  Assistant Professor equivalent (tenure-track), U of A Witwatersrand, South Africa  Assistant Professor equivalent (tenure-track), U of A Witwatersrand, South Africa 
ISLAM, Shaheen  PhD    Stuff, Universals, and Things: some themes from metaphysics (06/09) A. Morton  Returned to assistant professorship (tenure-track) in Bangladesh   Returned to assistant professorship (tenure-track) in Bangladesh  
FOWKE, Julian  MA   Rule-Following, Meaning, and Thinking About Thought (08/09)  B. Hunter     
JALEA, Justin  MA    Calibrating Intuition: A Defense of Standard Philosophical Analysis (07/09)  A. Morton  Sheldon Chumir Institute Internship MA, Human Rights, Columbia U Sheldon Chumir Institute Internship MA, Human Rights, Columbia U 
HADJIANTONIOU, Aristotle  MA   Many-Sorted Free Logic (01/09)  A.Mortan    Deceased
ROHEL, Jaclyn MA    Food and Philosophy: Eating as a Way of Life (09/08)  C. Heyes/J. Welchman  PhD, Food Studies, New York U PhD, Food Studies, New York U
ROSS, Andrew  MA    AD/HD, Ethics and Social Justice (12/08)  J. Welchman  PhD Program, Philosophy, Queens
MOUSAVIAN, Seyed  PhD    Empty Names and Neo-Russellianism (05/08)  B. Linsky/A. Morton  Assistant Professor, Tehran, Iran  Secondment to Gothenberg, Sweden 
ALLAN, Curtis  MA    The Crisis of Nihilism and the Question of Technology: A Heideggerian Perspective (08/08)  R. Burch  Fine furniture design business  Fine furniture design business 
BARRETTE, Paul  MA    The Rationality of Self-Revolutions (05/08)  A. Morton  Law Program, U of Alberta Lawyer  
BURI CHOY, Stephanie  MA    When We Should Know Better: Investigative Virtues and Moral Blameworthiness for Ignorance (07/08)  A. Morton/J. Welchman  Employment counsellor, City of Winnipeg  Manitoba Program Counsellor, govt of Manitoba 
GAMEZ, Patrick MA    The Ends of Law: Walter Benjamin’s Conception of History (05/08)  R. Burch  PhD Program, Notre Dame U   
MCPIKE, David MA    Historicity, Truth, and the Possibility of Philosophy (12/07)  R. Burch  PhD Program, Ottawa Finished PhD in 2015   
RALSTON, Laurel  MA    A Derridean Approach to Musical Identity (01/08)  R. Burch Professional musician and festival organizer  PhD Program in Cultural Meditations, Carleton U