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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
(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

Starting July 2019, Associate Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

tomjsd3@gmail.com
personal website

Areas of special interest:

moral philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy, politics and economics

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

metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics

Assistant Professor

207E 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

Starting January 2020, Associate Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

jmorton@ccny.cuny.edu
Personal Webpage

Areas of special interest:

philosophy of action, moral philosophy, philosophy of education, and 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

Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Law
112A Caldwell Hall
(919) 819-0924 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of law, political philosophy, history of legal and political philosophy: medieval to modern (Aquinas to Kant), Hume

Starting July 2020, Professor

jim@jimpryor.net
Personal Website

Areas of special interest:

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

Professor
Director of Graduate Admissions
Areas of special interest:

philosophy of logic and language, epistemology

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

Professor
Director, Parr Center for Ethics

207A 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

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

Assistant 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

Adjunct Faculty



Professor
108A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-4570 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

ancient Greek philosophy, especially Presocratic philosophy

Professor of Social Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
333 MacNider Hall (Bioethics Center)
Areas of special interest:

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

Faculty Fellows & Lecturers



Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
Areas of special interest:

metaethics, social epistemology, philosophy of religion

Starting July 2019, Research Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

ryan.d.doody@gmail.com
Personal Website

 

Areas of special interest:

Rationality, political philosophy.

Starting July 2019, Research Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

simone.gubler@utexas.edu
Personal Website

 

Areas of special interest:

Political philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of law.

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

215C Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3314 (phone)
howardcm@email.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

ethics, metaethics

Research 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

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

214A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3316 (phone)
oprea@email.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

political theory and political economy

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

206C Caldwell
scarfone@email.unc.edu

Areas of special interest:

metaethics, ethics, epistemology

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

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

Areas of special interest:

ethics (normative and applied, especially environmental), political philosophy, political economy

Teaching Assistant Professor & Outreach Director
207H Caldwell
(919) 962-3329 (phone)
Areas of special interest:

metaethics and moral psychology, pre-college philosophy, punishment

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
206A Caldwell Hall
Areas of special interest:

moral theory, philosophy of emotion

Starting July 2019, Research Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

wendt@chapman.edu
Personal Website

 

 

Areas of special interest:

Political Philosophy

Research Assistant Professor
Associate Director, The Parr Center for Ethics

207B Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-3661 (phone)
willison@email.unc.edu
Personal Homepage

Areas of special interest:

ethics, philosophy of language, philosophy of education, social and political philosophy, philosophy of literature