This is a list of some of the graduate students in the department.

  • Chris Andreski
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Music, University at Oneonta, SUNY
  • M.A. Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Interests: mathematical logic, philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, metaphilosophy
  • e-mail: andrcr11 at gmail.com
  • Gunnar Babcock
  • Education: B.A. Sarah Lawrence College; adjunct faculty, University of Anchorage Alaska, Matsu
  • Interests: Ancient philosophy, history of philosophy and environmental ethics (particularly agricultural)
  • e-mail: gbabcock at albany.edu
  • Joseph Bissonnette
  • e-mail: jbissonnette at albany.edu
  • Mark Brennan
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Political Science, James Madison University; M.A. Philosophy, Boston College.
  • Interests: Ancient Philosophy, particularly Aristotle; Virtue Ethics; Theory of Value
  • e-mail: mcbrennan at albany.edu
  • Christopher Caulfield
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Interests: Bioethics, metaethics, metaphysics, Kantian ethics, Aristotelian ethics, environmental ethics
  • e-mail: lvchris at gmail.com
  • Justin Chiarot
  • Darleen Cieply
  • Education: M.A. Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY; B.A. Philosophy and English, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Interests: Hume, normative ethics, applied ethics​(bioethics), and moral psychology
  • e-mail: dcieply at albany.edu
  • Jordan Corner
  • James Cryster
  • Colin J. Donnaruma
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Government, Hamilton College
  • J.D. (Constitutional Law & Civil Rights) Albany Law School
  • Interests: political philosophy, metaethics, philosophy of law, and epistemology.
  • e-mail: cdonnaruma at hotmail.com
  • Sarah Eade
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
  • Interests: metaphysics, idealism, phenomenology
  • e-mail: swing6shot at aol.com
  • Sydney Faught
  • e-mail: sfaught at albany.edu
  • Daniel Feuer
  • Education: B.A. Sonoma State University; M.A. Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Interests: Political Philosophy, Global Justice, Applied Ethics, Normative Ethics
  • e-mail: daniel.a.feuer at gmail.com
  • Shelby Giaccarini
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, English, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Interests: Bioethics, animal ethics, environmental ethics, ancient philosophy, feminism, and social philosophy
  • e-mail: sgiaccarini at albany.edu
  • Susan Henry
  • e-mail: svhenry at albany.edu
  • Nicholas Jacobson
  • e-mail: ncjacobson at albany.edu
  • Natasha Karablina
  • Michael Knoll
  • e-mail: mk855142 at albany.edu
  • David Krueger
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, History, Simpson College
  • M.A. Philosophy, Northern Illinois University
  • Interests: Hume, history of philosophy, metaphysics, logic
  • e-mail: dk637751 at albany.edu
  • Kara McLuckie
  • Wes McMichael
  • Education: B.A. The Master's College
  • MAT Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A. (all but thesis), California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Ph.D. Candidate, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Interests: bioethics, applied ethics, virtue ethics, environmental ethics
  • e-mail: wesmcmichael at gmail.com
  • website: http://www.albany.edu/~jm913476/
  • Erjus Mezini
  • John Milanese
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy and Economics, St. Lawrence University
  • Interests: epistemology and philosophy of science, philosophy of logic
  • e-mail: johnrmilanese at yahoo.com
  • Kali Milner
  • Education: B.A. in Philosophy from UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Interests: Logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, bioethics, metaethics
  • e-mail: khmilner at albany.edu
  • Benjamin Moss
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy (minor in Psychology) from UC Davis, M.A. Philosophy from San Francisco State
  • Interests: hilosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of language, phenomenology, Wittgenstein, history of philosophy in the 20th century, and metaphilosophy
  • e-mail: bamoss at albany.edu
  • Kevin Olbrys
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Binghamton University
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of New Mexico
  • Interests: ancient philosophy, especially ancient metaphysics, epistemology and logic.
  • e-mail: kolbrys at albany.edu
  • Susan M. Parrillo
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Skidmore College
  • Interests: applied ethics - particularly environmental ethics, metaphysics and epistemology - particularly Plato and Kant, existentialism, and philosophy of religion.
  • e-mail: chefrow at nycap.rr.com
  • Nicholas Partyka
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, State University of New York at Oswego
  • Interests: marx, socialism/anarchism, philosophy of history, existentialism, the philosophy of participatory economics
  • e-mail: npartyka at albany.edu
  • Marius Pascale
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Art History, Rider University
  • Interests: The philosophy of horror, moral psychology, aesthetics, applied ethics, Mill
  • e-mail: mapascale at albany.edu
  • Leahanna Pelish
  • Education: B.A. Political Science, Philosophy, Union College
  • Interests: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law Environmental Ethics, Human Rights and Global Justice, Feminism, and areas of Bioethics.
  • e-mail: lpelish at albany.edu
  • Wilsinia Quizphi
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy and English (concentration in British literature); M.A. Philosophy The New School for Social Research
  • Interests: German Idealism, phenomenology, Hegel, history of philosophy, existentialism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, feminism (most especially French feminism), intersectionalism, reproductive ethics, and social philosophy
  • e-mail: wquizhpi at albany.edu
  • Dustin Reidy
  • Erica Shaw
  • e-mail: eshaw at albany.edu
  • Keith Sherman
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, University of Arizona; M.A. Political Science, Northern Arizona University
  • Interests: Human enhancement ethics, political philosophy, animal ethics, Nietzsche
  • e-mail: ksherman at albany.edu
  • Thomas Skowronek
  • Rudy Stegemoeller
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Haverford; J.D., Duke
  • Interests: Everything, but I'm working on narrowing that down.
  • e-mail: rudysteg at logical.net
  • Jennifer Tillman
  • e-mail: jtillman at albany.edu
  • Toan Tran
  • e-mail: ttran at albany.edu
  • Christopher Valencia
  • Education: B.A. Philosophy, Hofstra University
  • Interests: Hume, epistemology, philosophy of mind
  • e-mail: cv488271at albany.edu
  • Kathleen Whipple
  • Education: B.S. Studio Art, Southern Connecticut State University
  • M.A. Women's Studies (concentration: philosophy), Southern Connecticut State University
  • Interests: bioethics (especially genetic enhancements), virtue ethics
  • e-mail: igofi13 at yahoo.com
  • Scott Wolcott