This is a list of some of the graduate students in the department.
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Music, University at Oneonta, SUNY
M.A. Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY
Interests: In terms of the history of philosophy, my main interests lie in the movements of German Idealism and Husserlian/Post-Husserlian phenomenology; and, in terms of general philosophic problematic, aesthetics and the philosophy of music (particularly the thought of Theodor Adorno), philosophy of mind/psychology (especially as applied to psychoanalytic theory), and metaphysics.
Education: B.A. Sarah Lawrence College; adjunct faculty, University of Anchorage Alaska, Matsu
Interests: Ancient philosophy, history of philosophy and environmental ethics (particularly agricultural)
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Political Science, James Madison University; M.A. Philosophy, Boston College.
Interests: Ancient Philosophy, particularly Aristotle; Virtue Ethics; Theory of Value
Education: B.A. Philosophy, University at Albany, SUNY
Interests: Bioethics, metaethics, metaphysics, Kantian ethics, Aristotelian ethics, environmental ethics
Alfredo G. Cid (Freddy)
Education: B.A. Economics (Minor-Business & Spanish) UAlbany (SUNY); M.A. Philosophy & History, Queens College (CUNY); M.B.A. Finance, Nyack College; M.P.S. Urban Studies, Nyack College
Interests: History of Philosophy (Hellenistic Period); Epistemology (American Pragmatism); Social and Political Philosophy (Latin American Fascism)
Education: B.A. Philosophy and English, University at Albany, SUNY
Interests: moral psychology (in particular integrity and self-deception), adaptive preference, virtue ethics, theories of personal identity, bioethics (autonomy, patient consent, and research ethics), feminism, existentialism (DeBeauvoir), philosophy of time, promising and truth-telling, ambivalence, and Hume’s practical reason
Education: B.A. Philosophy, London School of Economics; M.A. (all but thesis), San Diego State University
Interests: history of philosophy (especially early modern philosophy), metaphysics, metaethics and ethical theory
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.
Education: B.A. Classics, University at Albany, SUNY
Interests: ancient philosophy, especially Plato; also Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, ethics, and political philosophy.
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
Interests: metaphysics, idealism, phenomenology
Education: B.A. Sonoma State University; M.A. Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder
Interests: Political Philosophy, Global Justice, Applied Ethics, Normative Ethics
Education: B.A., M.A., Korea University
Interests: ethics, aesthetics, Kant
Education: B.A. Philosophy, History, Simpson College
M.A. Philosophy, Northern Illinois University
Interests: Hume, history of philosophy, metaphysics, logic
Education: B.A. Philosophy, NYU
Interests: moral philosophy (virtue ethics, applied ethics, moral psychology, and metaethics), social philosophy, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind
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
Education: B.A. Philosophy and Economics, St. Lawrence University
Interests: epistemology and philosophy of science, philosophy of logic
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Cleveland State University
Interests: mind and science, particularly with regard to causation and explanation; ethics, particularly Kant and Rawls
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Binghamton University
M.A. Philosophy, University of New Mexico
Interests: ancient philosophy, especially ancient metaphysics, epistemology and logic.
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.
Education: B.A. Philosophy, State University of New York at Oswego
Interests: marx, socialism/anarchism, philosophy of history, existentialism, the philosophy of participatory economics
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.
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Haverford; J.D., Duke
Interests: Everything, but I'm working on narrowing that down.
Education: B.A. Philosophy, Hofstra University
Interests: Hume, epistemology, philosophy of mind
Kimberly Van Orman
Education: M.A., Philosophy, Kent State University; B.A., Psychology, Kent State University
AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science
AOC: Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language
web site: https://sites.google.com/site/vanorman/
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
Education: B.A Philosophy / Pre-med, Seattle University
M.S Bioethics (focus in Clinical and Research Ethics, and Health Policy), Union Graduate College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine: The Center for Bioethics and Clinical Leadership
Interests: Bioethics, Philosophy of Mind, Neuroethics, personal identity theory, neuroanatomy/neurophysiology and moral responsibility, neurophenomenology, cognitive neuroscience, The Consciousness Continuum, and the ethical and moral issues of Alzheimer's Disease, advanced dementia, and cognitive impairment. Plus, existentialism and phenomenology (specifically, the philosophical writings of: Kierkegaard, Derrida, Levinas, Gadamer and Merleau-Ponty).
Education: B.A. Philosophy & Sociology, Manhattan College
Interests: Heideggerian Philosophy, Charles Taylor, Existentialism -
particularly DeBeauvior, Nietzsche and Dostoevsky