All full-time faculty members hold Doctoral Degrees in Philosophy, with specializations covering all the major fields in the discipline. This diversity of competencies allows us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses so that students can follow their interests wherever they lead. From the ancients to the moderns, from the West to the East, from the continental existentialists to the English and American analytic philosophers, whatever your pursuit, you will find a qualified professor with whom to develop and deepen your understanding.

Dr. Justin McBrayer
Associate Dean / Division Coordinator
Professor of Philosophy


  • Applied ethics
  • Epistemology
  • History of philosophy
  • Logic
  • Metaethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Undercutting (undermining) defeaters of moral beliefs


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Missouri, 2008
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Missouri, 2005
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Montana, 2003
  • B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Berry College, 1998


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Dr. Dugald Owen
Professor of Philosophy


  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of language
  • Asian philosophy
  • Philosophy of science


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  • A.B., Asian Languages, Stanford University, 1974


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Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady
Department Chair and Professor of Philosophy and Gender and Sexuality Studies


  • Critical thinking about ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • Theories of justice
  • Medical ethics


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 2000
  • B.A., Linfield College, 1994

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Dr. Jonathan Burmeister
Visiting Instructor of Philosophy

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Reyes Garcia
Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Will Coe
Professor of Philosophy