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Recent Placements

All listed academic positions are tenure track (TT) or tenure track equivalent (TTE).  Those marked with an asterisk (*) are non-tenure track positions; those marked with a plus (+) are renewable positions; those marked PD are post-doc positions.

For those graduates for whom their first post-PhD placement remains their current position, the position has been listed only once.

Recent Job placements


PhD Recipient

Title of Dissertation

Current Employment

First Placement Post-PhD


Regina Hurley N/A University of Buffalo (TT)


Blaze Marpet The Value of Wisdom: Philosophical Protreptic in Plato, Vātsyāyana, and Dharmottara University of South Florida


Carmen De Schryver Decolonizing Phenomenology: Dialogical Universality in Césaire, Fanon and Hountondji Trinity College
2022 Eli 


Sovereignty, Violence, and Critique: Essays on Foucault’s Early Genealogies of Power Lewis & Clark College (*)
2022 Marzouq Alnusf Global Racial Capitalism: How Race Matters to Global Justice Kuwait University
2022 Jonathan Vandenburgh

Causal Models, Meaning, and Beliefs

Stanford University (PD)

2021 John Beverley 

Responsibility Where We Find It

SUNY University of Buffalo(TT) 

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (2021-2022)

2021 Taylor Rogers Knowing How to Feel: Mapping affective epistemologies of ignorance through numbness

Governors State University (TT)

Loyola University

2021 Mark Thomson Emotions and the Subject's Point of View Capilano University (TTE)
2021 Nathan Weston Defending Pragmatic Epistemic Instrumentalism:
A Pragmatic Account of Epistemic Normativity
Data Scientist at Reynolds Consumer Products
2020 Carry Osborne A Social Approach to Doxastic Responsibility American University (*)
2020 Daniel Skibra Modals and their Arguments University of Konstanz (PD)
2020 William Cochran Aristotle's Notion of Teaching and Its Role in His Theory of Moral Education

Wake Forest University (PD, 2020-21)

Harvard University (PD, 2021-23)

2019 Evan Dutmer Cicero Philosophico-Politicus: Glory, Friendship, Utopia Culver Academies
2019 Gretchen Ellefson Communicative Context and Normativity Southern Utah University (TT)
2019 Lauren Leydon-Hardy Epistemic Infringement Amherst College (TT)
2019 Nicholas Leonard Testimony, Higher-Order Evidence, and Rational Indeterminacy University of San Francisco (TT)
2018 Ezra Cook Intensionality and Abstraction: A Theory of Logical Form Data Scientist at RotaRoute
2018 Morganna Lambeth Rethinking the Structure of Events: Heidegger on Kant and the Concept of Cause

Cal State Fullerton(TT)

Purdue University (PD, 2018-2021)

2017 Carlos Pereira Di Salvo Reconstructing the Kantian Cosmopolitan Project University of Pennsylvania (*)
2017 Jared Peterson A Puzzle about Desire: The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Wanting

SUNY Oswego (*+)

University of Wisconsin-Parkside (*)

2017 Raff Donelson When We Ask What Law Is Louisiana State University (TT)
2017 Amy Flowerree The Practical Foundations of Epistemic Normativity

Texas Tech University (TT)

University Of Cologne, Center for Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition (PD) (AY 2017-18)

2016 Chelsea Egbert Feminist Critiques of Consent Employed in the private sector
2016 David Johnson Color, Movement, Intensity: Aesthetics and Metaphysics in the Thought of Gilles Deleuze

Art Institute of Chicago (*)

Loyola University Chicago (*)

2016 Kurt Mertel Liberating the Self-Relation from Reification and Alienation: Towards an Appropriative Approach

Queen's University (*+)

American University of Sharjah (TT)

2016 Hung Nguyen Birth in Beauty: Truth, Goodness and Happiness in the Platonic Dialogues On the Market
2016 Adam Ring The Bounds of Understanding: Ontology, Interpretation, and Critique in Heidegger's Being and Time St. John's University in Queens (*+)


Daniel Tovar

Perception and Persuasion in Aristotle's Ethics

Southern California Institute of Architecture (*)

The Art Institute of Chicago (*+)


Rebecca Mason

Social Ontology Naturalized

University of San Francisco (TT)

2015 Seth Mayer Democratic Ethos:  A Theory of Informal Politics

Manchester University (TT)

Auburn University (*+)


Tyler Zimmer

Relational Egalitarianism

University of Chicago (TTE)

Northeastern Illinois University (*)


Eric Jonas

Derrida's Theory of Alterity and Critical Animal Studies

Digital Production Specialist at Integrated Direct Marketing 


Derek Green

Intentionality, Determinacy, and Rules: Kripke's Paradox and the Normativity of Content

University of Central Florida (*+)

Oakland University (*)


Deborah Goldgaber

The Materiality of the Trace: Deconstruction beyond the Linguistic Turn



Emilie Prattico

Is Democracy Epistemic or Egalitarian?  A Habermasian Perspective

Business for Social Responsibility

(Partnership Development & Research, FRANCE)


Oksana Maksymchuk

The Measure Doctrine in Plato’s Protagoras

University of Arkansas (TT)


Max Cherem

Habermas on Citizenship and Immigration

Kalamazoo College (TT)


Ryan Doran

Definiteness, Specificity, and the Multiple Uses of Demonstrative Expressions

University of Regina (TT)


Guy Elgat

Nietzsche's Overcoming of Schopenhauer's Pessimism

The Art Institute of Chicago (*)


Haewon Jeon

Does Plato Think Ordinary People Can Be Virtuous? The Moral Capacity of the Producers in Plato's Republic

Metropolitan State University of Denver (*)


Alison Peterman

Spinoza's Physics

University of Rochester (TT)


Wolfhart Totschnig

Extraordinary Moments, Extraordinary Endeavors: Arendt on New Beginnings and Principled Action

Universidad Diego Portales (TTE)


Carl Ehrett

Vagueness: Precision and Particularity

Currently pursuing a PhD in Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University

Furman University (*)


Laura Papish

Against Constructivism in Kantian Ethical Theory

George Washington University (TT)

Johns Hopkins University (*)


Scot B Rousse

Thrown Projection: An Interpretation and Defense of the Hermeneutic Conception of the Self in Heidegger's 'Being and Time'

Pluralistic Networks (Researcher & Curriculum Developer)

UC Berkeley (*+)


Kelby Harrison

Ethics of Passing: A Theoretical and Practical Analysis

University of Southern California (*+)


Chike Jeffers

The Black Gift: Cultural Nationalism and Cosmopolitani

Dalhouise University (TT)


Henry Southgate

Individuation and Opposition in Hegel’s 'Doctrine of Essence':The Importance of the Kant’s 'Amphiboly' to Hegel’s Metaphysics

University of Wisconsin - Madison (*+) 


Brad Cokelet

Rational Agency, Virtue, and Respect for Persons

U of Miami (TT)

University of Kansas (TT)

Middlebury College (*)


Jonathan Trejo-Mathys

Inheritance, Sovereignty, and Promise: Political Authority and Obligation in an Age of Transformations

Boston College (TT)

University of Frankfurt (PD)


Kate Padgett Walsh

The Direction of Desire: A Hegelian Account of Reasons for Action

Iowa State University (TT)


Howard Kaplan

Realism, Idealism, and the Commitments of Common Sense

Litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Tushar Irani

Plato's Grounds for Philosophy: The Virtues of Dialectic in the Later Dialogues

Wesleyan U (TT)


Eli Diamond

Divine Thinking as the Paradigm of Life in Aristotle's De Anima

Dalhousie University (TT)


Ben Rutter

Hegel on the Modern Arts

St. Ann's School (NY) (*+)


Melissa Yates

Religion in the Public Sphere: Reflections on Rawls and Habermas

Rutgers-Camden (TT)

St. John's University (TT)


Joseph Cannon

Feeling and Judgment in Kant: Aesthetic Judgment, Practical Judgment and the Creation of Beauty in Art

PPC Strategist at Ox Optimal

U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Vincent Chiao

Self-Knowledge between Decision and Discovery

University of Richmond

University of Toronto


Jeffrey Flynn

Human Rights and Global Diversity: Rawls, Taylor, Habermas

Fordham University

Middlebury College


Samir Haddad

Derrida, Arendt, and the Inheritance of Democracy

Fordham University


Todd Hedrick

Reconstituting Political Philosophy: Rawls and Habermas in Dialogue

Michigan State University

University of Richmond (*)


Jason Leddington

Perceptual Acquaintance

Bucknell University

Centre College (*+)


Sebastian Rand

From A Priori Grounding to Conceptual Transformation: The Philosophy of Nature in German Idealism

Georgia State University (TT)


Steve Skultety

The Role of Conflict in Aristotle's Political Philosophy

University of Mississippi (TT)


Joshua Andresen

Nietzsche's Project of Creating New Values in Beyond Good and Evil

University of Surrey


Alexandra Bradner

On the Pragmatics of Explanation from VanFraasen to Achinstein

Kenyon University (*)


Daniel Brandes

Where Everything is Possible: Hannah Arendt on Freedom and the Question of Evil

University of King's College - Halifax


Matthew Steilen

On Color: The Metaphysical Conception of the World

SUNY - Buffalo Law School


David Gray

Philosophical Dimensions of Criminal Trials in Transitions to Democracy

U of Maryland School of Law

Duke University of Law