Research Areas

Our faculty have special expertise in a range of disciplines, with a focus in the following key areas:

Primary Faculty Research Focus



Ásta, Professor of Philosophy 
Feminist Philosophy, Social Ontology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language



Katherine A. Brading, Professor of Philosophy 
Physics, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Neglected Voices, Causation



Robert N. Brandon, Professor of Philosophy
Biology, Causation, Logic

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Felipe De Brigard, Fuchsberg-Levine Family Associate Professor
Mind, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Philosophy of Science, Causation



Benjamin Edgar Eva, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy
Epistemology, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science, Logic



Jennifer Hawkins, Associate Research Professor of Philosophy
Ethics, Social Philosophy, Disability, Moral Psychology



Kevin Douglas Hoover, Professor of Economics
Economics, Causation, Philosophy of Science



Andrew Janiak, Professor of Philosophy
History of Philosophy, Neglected Voices, Feminist Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Science



Jennifer S. Juhn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy 
Economics, Causation, Modeling, Philosophy of Science

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Wenjin Liu, Assistant Research Professor of Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy, Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Ethics



Wayne John Norman, Mike and Ruth Mackowski Distinguished Professor of Ethics in Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Ethics, Political Philosophy



Kevin A. Richardson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy 
Social Ontology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Logic



Alexander Rosenberg, R. Taylor Cole Distinguished Professor of Philosophy 
Biology, Economics, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics



Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Distinguished Professor of Practical Ethics 
Ethics, Moral Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Law



Gopal Sreenivasan, Crown University Distinguished Professor in Ethics 
Ethics, Moral Psychology, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law



Reuben E. Stern, Assistant Professor of Philosophy 
Epistemology, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science, Moral and Legal Philosophy

Peter Van Inwagen


Peter van Inwagen, Research Professor of Philosophy
Metaphysics, Epistemology



David B. Wong, Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Trinity College Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology