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Chad Engelland, Ph.D. Chad Engelland, Ph.D.
Professor, Philosophy Department
Mind and Language, Phenomenology and Metaphysics, Philosophical Anthropology
Braniff 342
William Frank, Ph.D. William Frank, Ph.D.
Professor, Philosophy Department
Medieval Philosophy, Duns Scotus, Philosophy of Education
Augustine Hall 103
Sr. Elinor Gardner, O.P. Elinor Gardner, O.P.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department
Ethics, Thomas Aquinas
Braniff 330
Kevin Kambo, Ph.D. Kevin Kambo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department
Ancient Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Plato, Liberal Education, Philosophy of Technology
Braniff 328
Angela Knobel PhD Angela Knobel, Ph.D.
Graduate Director and Associate Professor, Philosophy Department
Virtue Ethics, Thomas Aquinas’s Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics
Braniff 344
Fr. James J. Lehrberger, O. Cist. James Lehrberger, O. Cist.
Associate Professor, Philosophy Department
Faith and Reason, Philosophy of Religion, Thomas Aquinas
Braniff 340
Christopher V. Mirus, Ph.D. Christopher Mirus, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Associate Professor, Coordinator, History & Philosophy of Science Concentration, Philosophy Department
Aristotle, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Nature, Philosophy of Science
Braniff 336
Cynthia Nielsen, Ph.D. Cynthia Nielsen, Ph.D.
Professor, Philosophy Department
Hermeneutical Philosophy, Aesthetics, Social & Political Philosophy, Eastern European & Slavic Studies
Braniff 326
Joshua S. Parens, Ph.D. Joshua Parens, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy and Politics, Philosophy Department
Islamic and Jewish Medieval Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, and Political Philosophy

Jonathan J. Sanford, Ph.D. Jonathan Sanford, Ph.D.
President, Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy Department
Ethics, Catholic Higher Education, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Cardinal Farrell Hall, 3rd floor
Dennis L. Sepper, Ph.D. Dennis Sepper, Ph.D.
Professor, Human Sciences Department
Philosophy of Language, Philosophy Since 1600, and Recent French and German Thought
Braniff 320
Lance Simmons, Ph.D. Lance Simmons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Philosophy Department
Ethics, Epistemology, and Analytic Philosophy
Braniff 338
Placeholder Photo Matthias Vorwerk, Ph.D.
Provost, Philosophy Department
Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Human Nature
Cardinal Farrell Hall, Second Floor
Matthew D. Walz, Ph.D. Matthew Walz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Constantin College of Liberal Arts, Director, Philosophy & Letters and Pre-Theology Programs, Director of Intellectual Formation, Holy Trinity Seminary, Philosophy Department
Medieval Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, and Philosophical Anthropology
Braniff 322

In Memoriam

Robert Wood, Ph.D. Robert Wood, Ph.D. With deep gratitude, we remember the life and work of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Wood, who passed away peacefully on February 10, 2023.

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Visiting Faculty

Name Title Email
Marcus Otte Marcus Otte
Affiliate Assistant Professor

Graduate Teaching Fellows

Name Title Email
Patrick Gordon Wojtyla Fellow
Kari Harbison Wojtyla Fellow
John Herald IV Wojtyla Fellow

Adjunct Faculty

Name Title Email
John James Adjunct Instructor
John Kaisersatt Adjunct Instructor
Michael (Max) Potts Adjunct Instructor
William Stigall Adjunct Instructor

Administrative Assistant

Name Title Email
Gema Guevara Administrative Assistant