Faculty

Primary Faculty

Katherine Brading A. Brading

Katherine Brading A. Brading

Professor of Philosophy

katherine.bland@duke.edu

I work primarily in philosophy of science. I am interested in theoretical physics read as a contribution to philosophy, and am currently working on a book project that re-tells history of...

full profile »

Robert N. Brandon

Robert N. Brandon

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 209 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3067

rbrandon@duke.edu

Robert N. Brandon (Ph.D. 1979, Harvard) joined the Duke Faculty in fall of 1979. He holds a joint appointment in Philosophy and Biology . He has...

full profile »

Allen Edward Buchanan

Allen Edward Buchanan

James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Office: 203A West Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0245

Phone: (919) 383-0449

allenb@duke.edu

This semester (Fall 2016) I’m teaching two courses at Duke: Human Rights in Theory and Practice and Social and Political Thought (an introduction to some of the main issues in social and political...

full profile »

Felipe De Brigard

Felipe De Brigard

Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy

felipe.debrigard@duke.edu

Most of my research focuses on the way in which memory and imagination interact. So far, I have explored ways in which episodic memory both guides and constrains episodic counterfactual thinking (...

full profile »

Michael T. Ferejohn

Michael T. Ferejohn

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 201B West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3053

mtf@duke.edu

Michael T. Ferejohn (Ph.D. 1976, University of California, Irvine) joined the Duke Faculty in 1983. He has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Tufts University, Washington State University,...

full profile »

Owen Flanagan

Owen Flanagan

James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy

Office: 201E West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3056

Office Hours: On leave 2016-2017

ojf@duke.edu

Owen Flanagan was born and raised in Westchester County New York.  He received his Ph.D. in 1978 from Boston University.  He taught for sixteen years (1978-1993) at Wellesley College as Class of...

full profile »

Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins

Associate Research Professor of Philosophy

Office: 201 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3054

jen.hawkins@duke.edu

full profile »

Kevin Douglas Hoover

Kevin Douglas Hoover

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 07B Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097

Phone: (919) 660-1800

kd.hoover@duke.edu

Professor Hoover's research interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, the history of economics, and the philosophy and methodology of empirical economics. His recent work in economics...

full profile »

Andrew Janiak

Andrew Janiak

Bass Fellow

Office: 201 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3057

janiak@duke.edu

Janiak is Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Department, the co-leader of Project Vox, and former chair of the...

full profile »

Karen Neander

Karen Neander

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 201 West Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3050

Office Hours: To make an appointment, email Neander at kneander@duke.edu.

karen.neander@duke.edu

Neander is Professor of Philosophy and Linguistics and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Philosophy at Duke.  She joined the department in 2006, after holding positions in...

full profile »

Wayne John Norman

Wayne John Norman

Mike and Ruth Mackowski Professor of Ethics in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 201 West Duke Building, Box_90743, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3190

wayne.norman@duke.edu

Professor Norman (Ph.D. London School of Economics, 1988) is the Mike and Ruth Mackowski Professor of...

full profile »

Carlotta Pavese

Carlotta Pavese

Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor

Office: 1364 Campus Drive, 201 West Duke Building Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 201 West Duke Building, Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-6803

carlotta.pavese@duke.edu

I am currently the Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Duke University, where I have been an Assistant Professor since...

full profile »

Alex Rosenberg

Alex Rosenberg

R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 203A W Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3047

alexrose@duke.edu

Alex Rosenberg (Ph.D. 1971, Johns Hopkins) joined the Duke faculty in 2000. He is the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy (with secondary appointments in the biology and political science...

full profile »

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics

Office: Duke University Box 90432, 203B West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3172

walter.sinnott-armstrong@duke.edu

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and the Kenan...

full profile »

Gopal Sreenivasan

Gopal Sreenivasan

Crown University Professor in Ethics

Office: 207 West Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3069

gopal.sreenivasan@duke.edu

Gopal Sreenivasan (Ph.D. 1993, UC Berkeley) joined the Duke faculty in 2008.  His primary research interests are in moral and political philosophy.  Within those fields, he is interested in many...

full profile »

David B. Wong

David B. Wong

Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Trinity College Arts and Sciences Professor of Philosophy

Office: 211 W Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3046

d.wong@duke.edu

David Wong is the Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor of Philosophy. Before he came to Duke, he was the Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University and the...

full profile »

Affliated Faculty

Vincent Conitzer

Vincent Conitzer

Professor of Philosophy

Office: LSRC D207, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90129, Durham, NC 27708-0129

Phone: (919) 660-6503

full profile »

Michael A. Gillespie

Michael A. Gillespie

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 204G Gross Hall, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204

Phone: (919) 660-4308

mgillesp@duke.edu

Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, works in political philosophy, with particular emphasis on modern continental theory and the history of political philosophy. He is the author of...

full profile »

Ruth W. Grant

Ruth W. Grant

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 140 Science Drive, 293 Gross H, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204

Phone: (919) 660-4316

grant@duke.edu

Ruth Grant is a Professor of Political Science at Duke University, specializing in political theory with a particular interest in early modern philosophy and political ethics. She is the author of...

full profile »

Daniel W. McShea

Daniel W. McShea

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Office: 139 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 660-7342

dmcshea@duke.edu

My main research interest is hierarchy theory, especially the causal relationship between higher-level wholes and their components (Spencer, Simon, Campbell, Salthe, Wimsatt). In biology, for...

full profile »

Toril Moi

Toril Moi

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 1316 Campus Drive, 108 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Campus Box: Box 90670, 108 Friedl Building, East Campus, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Phone: (919) 668-6407

toril@duke.edu

Toril Moi has three broad areas of interest: feminist theory and women's writing; the intersection of literature, philosophy and aesthetics; and ordinary language philosophy in the tradition of...

full profile »

Henry Pickford

Henry Pickford

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Office: Department Of Germanic Languag, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3089

henry.pickford@duke.edu

Henry Pickford works in philosophy and literature, primarily within the German tradition. Areas of interest include German Idealism, Marx, Wittgenstein, and Frankfurt School Critical Theory. He...

full profile »

Jesse S. Summers, Ph.D.

Jesse S. Summers, Ph.D.

Lecturing Fellow

Phone: +1 919 684 2130

jesse.summers@duke.edu

full profile »

Emeritus Faculty

Martin P. Golding

Martin P. Golding

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Office: 201K West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3062

golding@law.duke.edu

Martin P. Golding (Ph.D. 1959, Columbia) joined the Duke faculty on September 1, 1976, as Professor of Philosophy and Law. He has taught at Columbia...

full profile »

Alasdair MacIntyre

Alasdair MacIntyre

Professor Emeritus

full profile »

David H. Sanford

David H. Sanford

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Office: 201D West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3055

dhs@duke.edu

David H. Sanford (Ph.D. Cornell, 1966) joined the Duke Faculty in 1970 after teaching at Dartmouth College (1963-70). He has held visiting appointments at Dalhousie, the University of...

full profile »