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Distinguished Research Professor
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of ethics, modern philosophy, philosophy of the emotions

Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
108B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

rationality, philosophy and public policy, moral psychology, philosophy of economics, formal epistemology

Distinguished Research Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
Areas of special interest:

moral theory, political philosophy, economics, rationality

Associate Professor, Mary Noel and William M. Lamont Scholar
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

212 Caldwell Hall
emailtom@unc.edu 
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

ethics, political philosophy

Professor
Director of Graduate Admissions
214B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics

Associate Professor

105F Caldwell Hall
mkohl17@email.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

History of Philosophy (especially Kant)

Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor
Associate Chair
102B Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-2486 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

epistemology, philosophy of science, formal epistemology, practical reason

Theda Perdue Distinguished Professor
Department Chair
101B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of science (including philosophy of physics and philosophy of biology), metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of math

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
104 Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-2280 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

ancient philosophy, with special interests in Aristotelian natural philosophy, philosophy of science and virtue ethics

Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
202B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

moral and political philosophy, including moral theory, practical ethics, and philosophy and public policy; current research focuses on connections between values and risk and issues in environmental ethics

Assistant Professor
207G Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of mind, metaphysics

Associate Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

215C Caldwell Hall
jmmorton@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

philosophy of action, moral philosophy, philosophy of education, philosophy, politics and economics.

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
109C Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

early modern philosophy, history of analytic philosophy

Professor
Director of Placement
204 Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

epistemology

Professor

108A Caldwell
jimpryor@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

epistemology, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, metaphysics

Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor
112C Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

ancient Greek philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle

Professor
215B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

laws of nature, interpretations of probability, induction, time travel

Morehead-Cain Alumni Distinguished Professor
Director, UNC Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program
201 Caldwell Hall
(919) 627-1403 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

metaethics, moral theory, history of philosophy (especially Hume and Smith), epistemology, PPE

Professor
Director, Parr Center for Ethics

207D Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3317 (phone)
sarah.stroud@unc.edu

Areas of special interest:

ethics, moral theory, moral psychology, metaethics, related aspects of philosophy of action and epistemology

Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Social Medicine
112A Caldwell
Areas of special interest:

bioethics, animal ethics, methods of practical ethics, distributive justice, virtue ethics

Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor
109B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

moral psychology, moral theory, and their close relations in philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, political philosophy, aesthetics

Associate Professor

202A Caldwell Hall
aworsnip@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

epistemology, normativity, rationality, metaethics, related parts of philosophy of language and mind

Faculty Fellows & Lecturers



Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

12B Caldwell Hall
aliosha@live.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

epistemology, hinge-epistemology

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

107B Caldwell Hall
chrisbt@live.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

epistemology, ethics, logic

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
Areas of special interest:

moral theory, metaethics, history of ethics, political philosophy

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

206C Caldwell Hall
matthew9@live.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

normative ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of emotion

Teaching Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

215A Caldwell Hall
marcoci@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

formal epistemology, decision theory, philosophy of science, rationality, philosophy and public policy

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
210B Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of science, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of statistics, environmental ethics

Teaching Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
Areas of special interest:

metaphysics, social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, philosophy of social science

Teaching Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

11 Caldwell Hall
kirun@email.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

causal and normative philosophy, history of political philosophy, philosophy of social science

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of mind, language, aesthetics, classical Chinese philosophy

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
107D Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

early modern philosophy

Teaching Assistant Professor
Director of Outreach

207A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3326 (phone)
michael.vazquez@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

ancient philosophy, ethics, philosophy of education

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

swakil@live.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, epistemology

Teaching Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

10 Caldwell Hall
fwendt@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

political philosophy