Philosophy Faculty

Name &Title

Credentials

Focus

At NAU

Susan M. Bredlau, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

(B.A. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Stony  Brook University 2006)

Twentieth-century continental philosophy, philosophical psychology

NAU 2007

Elaine Brown, ABD, Visiting Instructor

(B.A. Northern Arizona University; ABD: July 2008, McGill University)

Ethics

 

NAU 2008

Yurii Cohen, PhD, Assistant Professor

(B.A. Bucknell University; M.A. Ph.D., Cornell University 2006)

Ancient philosophy, political & social philosophy

NAU 2007

Jeffrey B. Downard, Ph.D., Associate Professor

(B.A., Miami University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina 1996)

Ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of law

 

NAU 1996

 

Christopher Griffin, Ph.D., Associate Professor

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona 1999)

Moral, social, and political philosophy

 

NAU 1999

 

Peter Kosso, Ph.D., Professor

(B.S., University of Nevada–Reno; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota 1986)

Philosophy of science, epistemology

 

NAU 1990

 

Michael E. Malone, Ph.D., Professor

(B.F.A., B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Texas 1972)

Philosophy of mind, Wittgenstein, philosophy of science

 

NAU 1972

 

George Rudebusch, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair

(B.A., Carroll College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison 1982)

Ancient philosophy, ethics

 

NAU 1988

 

David M. Sherry, Ph.D., Professor

(B.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School 1982)

History of philosophy, logic, philosophy of mathematics

 

NAU 1981

 

Faculty Emeriti

William F. Nietmann, Ph.D., Professor

(B.A., University of the Pacific; Th.M., School of Theology at Claremont; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University 1968)

Philosophy of religion, continental philosophy

 

NAU 1966 (retired 2003)

 

Dennis P. Rusche, Ph.D., Associate Professor

(B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Roosevelt University; Ph.D., University of Iowa 1975)

American philosophy, pragmatism, environmental ethics

NAU 1971 (retired 2007)