Michael Vazquez

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Teaching Assistant Professor
Director of Outreach

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

Michael joined the Philosophy Department and the Parr Center for Ethics in July 2020. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania in May 2020. He received a B.A. in Philosophy and Humanities from Villanova University in 2014, and completed the post-baccalaureate program in Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. His research interests span ancient philosophy, ethics & moral philosophy, philosophy of education, and democratic theory.

Michael serves on the Public Philosophy Committee of the American Philosophical Association, the Advocacy Committee of the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization, and the Executive Committee of the National High School Ethics Bowl.

As an educator he specializes in experiential education & service-learning in higher education, pre-college pedagogy, learning across the lifespan, and moral & civic education. He is committed to forging lasting, democratic, and collaborative partnerships between the academy and the community, and to cultivating the philosophical voices of people of all ages.

His personal website is here.