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Department of Philosophy College of Arts & Letters

Meet Us

Staff

Russell DiSilvestro

Chair, Philosophy Department

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday and Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Amy Trimmer

Administrative Support Coordinator

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  • Location: Mendocino Hall 3000
  • Phone: (916) 278-6424
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Faculty

Saray Ayala-López

Associate Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 -

Manuel Barrantes

Assistant Professor

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Joshua Carboni

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 am (Zoom), and Friday 10:15 - 11:15 am (MND 3032)

Brandon Carey

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Zoom), and Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Zoom and MND 3014)

Jonathan Chen

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45 pm (MND 3036)

Chong Choe-Smith

Associate Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 - 1:30 pm by Zoom/room, and by appointment

Dorcas Chung

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 - 11:15 am (Zoom meetings by appointment only)

Jeff Dale

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Wednesday 9:00 - 9:45 am

David Denman

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday and Wednesday 12:30 - 2:00 pm (Zoom/MND 3036), and by appointment

Derek Lam

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Matthew McCormick

Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 - 1:30 pm (In person and Zoom)

G. Randolph Mayes

Emeritus Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 am by Zoom, and by appointment

Garret Merriam

Associate Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 -

John J. Park

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday and Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45 am

Mike Pelletti

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday and Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 pm, by Zoom Monday 9:00 - 11:00 am

Kyle Swan

Professor

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday and Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Kevin Vandergriff

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Mathias Warnes

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Spring 2023 - Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wednesday 1:30 - 2:45 pm in MND 2030 and by Zoom

Emeritus Faculty

Clifford Anderson

Emeritus Professor

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Brad Dowden

Emeritus Professor

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Stan Dundon

Emeritus Professor

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Gale Justin

Emeritus Professor

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Scott Merlino

Emeritus Lecturer

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Thomas F. Pyne

Emeritus Professor

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Total Members: 26