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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 and Interim Director, Parr Center for Ethics
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
108B Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-2611 (phone)
lbovens@unc.edu
Personal Homepage
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
(919) 962-3030 (phone)
emailtom@unc.edu 
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

ethics, political philosophy

Professor
Director of Graduate Admissions
214B Caldwell Hall
(919) 843-4501 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics

Associate Professor

105F Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-1150 (phone)
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
(919) 962-3324 (phone)
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
(919) 843-4500 (phone)
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
(919) 962-0176 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of mind, metaphysics

Associate Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

215C Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3314 (phone)
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
(919) 780-4558 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

early modern philosophy, history of analytic philosophy

Professor
Director of Placement
204 Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3321 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

epistemology

Professor

108A Caldwell
(919) 962-4570 (phone)
jim@jimpryor.net
UNC email address forthcoming…
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
(919) 962-3318 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

ancient Greek philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle

Professor
215B Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-4885 (phone)
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
(919) 962-9551 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

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

Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor
109B Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3315 (phone)
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
(919) 962-3320 (phone)
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
Areas of special interest:

moral theory, metaethics, history of ethics, political philosophy

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

215A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-2786 (phone)
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
214A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3316 (phone)
asya.j.passinsky@dartmouth.edu
UNC email address forthcoming…
Personal Homepage
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
(919) 962-9553 (phone)
sankaran_kirun@wheatoncollege.edu
UNC email address forthcoming…
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

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

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

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

10 Caldwell Hall
(919) 843-2039 (phone)
fwendt@unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

political philosophy