Philosophy Faculty

Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey P. Whitman received his Ph.D. from Brown University. He specializes in the study of ethics and epistemology and teaches courses in modern philosophy and logic.

Associate Professor of Philosophy Lissa Skitolsky received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She specializes in continental philosophy, social and political philosophy, and Holocaust studies.

Associate Professor of Philosophy Coleen P. Zoller, department head, received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She specializes in ancient Greek philosophy, especially Plato. She also teaches courses in metaphysics, ethics, feminism and women’s studies.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Joshua Gillon received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. His primary interests are in value theory (philosophy of art, philosophy of religion, ethics, political philosophy, etc.) and the history of philosophy (particularly Greco-Roman and 19th-century German philosophy).

Lecturer Ted Chappen received his M.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He specializes in Kantian ethics and teaches Problems in Philosophy, Logic and a variety of applied ethics courses, including business ethics.