Philosophy

Faculty

This page lists our faculty members.  You will find information regarding other academics (adjuncts, lecturers, emeriti), administrative staff, graduate students and alumni on each of their corresponding pages.

Katalin Bimbo
PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington

Professor

Specialization:Logic (philosophical, mathematical, computational) and Foundations of Mathematics, Philosophy of Computer Science and Informatics.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-69, (780) 492-3307
E-mail:bimbo@ualberta.ca
Website

Ingo Brigandt
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Biology, and Associate Chair - Graduate Studies

Specialization: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-49, (780) 492-9030
E-mail: brigandt@ualberta.ca

Phil Corkum
PhD, University of California,
Los Angeles

Associate Professor

Specialization: Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-66, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: phil.corkum@ualberta.ca
Website

Neil Dalal
PhD, University of Texas, Austin

Associate Professor (Joint appointment: Philosophy and Religious Studies)

Specialization: Indian Philosophy, Advaita Vedanta, Yoga, Hinduism, History of Indian Religions.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-66, (780) 492-3307
E-mail:  ndalal@ualberta.ca
Glenn Griener
PhD, University of Western Ontario

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomedical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-67, (780) 492-3307 
E-mail: glenn.griener@ualberta.ca
Cressida Heyes
PhD, McGill University

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality (Joint appointment: Philosophy and Political Science)

Specialization: Feminist Philosophy, Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of the Body, Wittgenstein, Foucault, Ethics.
Office: 11-27 H.M. Tory Building, (780) 492-9970
E-mail: cressida.heyes@ualberta.ca
Kathrin Koslicki
PhD, MIT

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Epistemology and Metaphysics

Specialization:
Metaphysics, Ancient Philosophy (esp. Aristotle), Philosophy of Language.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-68, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: kathrin.koslicki{at}ualberta.ca
Website

Bernard Linsky
PhD, Stanford University

Professor

Specialization: Philosophical Logic, Metaphysics, Early Analytic Philosophy (especially Bertrand Russell), Philosophy of Language.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-51, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: bernard.linsky@ualberta.ca

Marie-Eve Morin
Dr. Phil, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg

Associate Professor and Associate Chair - Undergraduate Studies  

Specialization: 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Post-Structuralism, Deconstruction, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Structuralism, Philosophy of Literature.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-65, (780) 492-8554
E-mail: mmorin1@ualberta.ca

Howard Nye
PhD, University of Michigan

 Associate Professor

Specialization: Metaethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Political Philosophy, and Applied Ethics.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-59, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: hnye@ualberta.ca

Francis Jeffry Pelletier
PhD, UCLA

Long-term Visiting Professor

Specialization: Philosophy of Logic and Language, Modern Philosophical Analysis, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Ancient Philosophy.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-45, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: jeff.pelletier@ualberta.ca

Geoffrey Rockwell
PhD, University of Toronto

Professor (Joint appointment : Philosophy and Humanities Computing)

Specialization: Humanities Computing, Text Analysis and Philosophy of Technology.
Office: 3-67 Assiniboia Hall, (780) 248-1209
E-mail: geoffrey.rockwell@ualberta.ca.  Blog: theoreti.ca

Alexander Rueger
Dr. Phil. University of Konstanz

Professor

Specialization: History and Philosophy of Science (especially Physics), Kant, History of Aesthetics. 
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-64, (780) 492-3307 
E-mail: alex.rueger@ualberta.ca

Amy Schmitter
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Professor

Specialization: History of Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, History of Metaphysics, History of the Emotions, Feminist Approaches to the History of Philosophy.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-70, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: amy.schmitter@ualberta.ca

Chloë Taylor
PhD, University of Toronto

Associate Professor (Joint appointment: Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies)

Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, 20th Century French Philosophy, especially Foucault, Animal Ethics, Philosophy of Food.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 1-02B, (780) 248-1186
E-mail: chloe3@ualberta.ca

Jennifer Welchman
PhD, John Hopkins University

Professor

Specialization: Ethics, History of Ethics, Applied Ethics.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-69, (780) 492-3307
E-mail: jennifer.welchman@ualberta.ca

Robert A. Wilson
PhD, Cornell University

Professor

Specialization: Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Biology, Disability Studies.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 3-71, (780) 492-8481
E-mail: rwilson.robert@gmail.com

Jack Zupko
PhD, Cornell University

Professor and Department Chair

Specialization: Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion.
Office: Assiniboia Hall 2-55, (780) 492-0616
E-mail: zupko@ualberta.ca