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Current Graduate Students

(Contact philprint@duq.edu for updates.)


Areas of Interest

Gizem Atalay

Metaphysics, Enlightenment and metaphilosophy

Colin Bodayle
Nicholas Brown Lacan and the history of psychoanalysis, Nietzsche, Heidegger, 20th-century Analytic philosophy, literary and critical theory, logic
Adam Burnfin

Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Freud, Deleuze

Thomas Cantone

German Idealism (esp Kant, Hegel) and Romanticism, the German Enlightenment and its critics, Critical Theory, Marx, post-modernity and post-modern literature, Jameson, Brecht
Roland Carspecken 19th-century and contemporary French and German philosophy: on language, communication, intersubjectivity and social theory
Albert Carver
Anthony Celi Epistemology, ethics, political philosophy (esp. anarchism)
Travis Dandy
Magdalena Figiel Early modern philosophy, history and philosophy of science, some ancient Greek philosophy
Alexander Gorman Phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and deconstruction
Adam Grondin Marx, German Idealism (esp. Hegel), Critical Theory, Pyschoanalysis (esp. Freud and Lacan), Plato
Devon Hawkins
Aaron Higgins-Brake Ancient and medieval philosophy (esp. Neoplatonism)
Michael Kramer Philosophy of mysticism and religious experience; consciousness studies; phenomenology, existentialism, hermeneutics; rhetoric, literary theory and criticism
Jeff Lambert Early modern philosophy, contemporary French philosophy, questions of intimacy, philosophy of gender, race, and sexuality
Mackenzie Lefoster
Ellen Moysan Phenomenology, French and German contemporary philosophy, hermeneutics, philosophy of music, psychoanalysis
Jiho Oh German idealism, contemporary French philosophy, post-modern ontology, modern and contemporary ethics
Mine Sak
Luke Schumacher Ontology, materialism, philosophy of problems; a dispersed group of philosophers, Heidegger most intensively
Zachary Slanger Philosophy of sex and sexuality, German idealism (esp. Schelling and Hegel), French existential phenomenology (esp. Sartre and de Beauvoir), psychoanalysis (esp. Freud, Ferenczi, Lacan, and Laplanche), queer theory, feminist philosophy, philosophy and literature, pessimism/tragedy in philosophy
Frank Smecker German idealism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, film & literature studies and the narrative form
Jacob Smith
Josh Sturman Social political philosophy (esp. Marxism, feminism, post-colonial studies), existentialism (esp. Heidegger, Buber), Plato, virtue ethics
Joe Tighe Ontology, Epistemology
Ryne Tobar History of philosophy, political philosophy, existentialism, critical theory
Trey Weise Philosophy of art, hermeneutics, and post-structuralism
Kimberly Zwez Phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger), philosophy of religion (esp. Kant, Hegel, and Nietzsche), history of modern philosophy, philosophy of logic
Ph.D. Candidates
C. Dominic Alvarado Catholic philosophy, German idealism, and phenomenology, especially Aquinas, Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger
Thomas Ball Ancient philosophy and the intersection of theory and practice
Karim Barakat History of political philosophy, critiques of liberalism, Foucault, contemporary Arabic philosophy
Joy Bradley Critical philosophies of race
Paul DiGeorgio 19th- and 20th-century French and German Philosophy: epistemology, and phenomenology
Minglai Dong Phenomenology, semiotics, and Confucian ethics
Derek Elliott
Jacob Greenstine Ancient philosophy (esp. Aristotle’s theoretical philosophy), German idealism (esp. Hegel), early modern sciences, and contemporary materialisms and realisms
Boram Jeong Contemporary French philosophy (Bergson, Deleuze), subjectivity, temporality, philosophy of gender and race
Andrew Jussaume Schelling and German idealism
Fr. François Kodena Political philosophy, Kemetic Maatism, Egyptology, Afrosofia, philosophical corporeality, and history of philosophy
Martin Krahn German idealism, philosophy of nature, Marx and Marxism, history and philosophy of science
Fergus Laughland
Peter Libbey German idealism, contemporary French philosophy, and intercultural philosophy
Matthew Lovett Deleuze, Hegel, Lacan & psychoanalysis, philosophy of art, feminist & queer theory
Tristana Martin-Rubio Phenomenology
Michael Mburu African philosophy (ethics), Aristotle, Aquinas and Lonergan
Sila Ozkara German idealism, early modern philosophy, theories of cognition, language
Alessio Rotundo Phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty), contemporary hermeneutics (Gadamer)
Norman Schultz Hegel and German idealism
Bethany Somma Platonism, Arabic philosophy, Nietzsche, philosophy and adoption
James Taylor Critical philosophies of race and gender, philosophy of technology, Heidegger, and divine command theory
Kelsey Ward Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy
Paul Zipfel Phenomenology, intersubjectivity, forgiveness, and evil