Former students

University of Maryland

Michael Zenz Dissertation: “Public Opinion, Preference Instability and Democratic Theory” (co-director: Eric Pacuit) Position: Curriculum and Policy Analyst, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Aaron Hoitink Dissertation: “Global Justice as Fairness: Non-domination, Human Rights & the Basic Global Structure”.

Jennifer Runnels Dissertation: “Overly-Great Expectations: Why Political Voluntarism is Impossible, Why Philosophical Anarchism is Unnecessary, and Why That’s Not a Problem” Position:  Academic Advisor II, College of Liberal Arts/Department of Sociology, Texas A & M University 2014 – present.

Benedict Chan Dissertation: “An East and West Debate on Human Rights” Positions:  Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship (2 yr.), Tulane University, 2011 – 2012. Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Hang Seng Management College, 2012 – 2015, Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Hong Kong Baptist University, 2015 – present.

Hsin-Hua Fan Dissertation: “On Popular Sovereignty” Positions: Postdoctoral Fellow, Humanities Research Center, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2008 – 2010. Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Philosophy Department, Soochow University, Taiwan, 2010 – present.

Joshua Kassner
“The Moral Obligation of Humanitarian Intervention and Rwanda” (2007), Associate Professor, Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies; co-director, B.A. in Jurisprudence program and co-director, B.A. in Philosophy, Society and Applied Ethics program, University of Baltimore.

Jose Idler-Acosta
“The Very Idea of Hispanic Identity” (2005), Trade and Global Affairs Advisor, Tew Cardenas, LLP, Washington, D.C.

Scott James
“Reasons for Rescue: An Essay on Beneficence” (2005), Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

Bowling Green St. University

Timothy L. Lake
“A Certain Democracy: The Political Philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Cornel West” (2004), Assistant Professor of English and Director of Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, Wabash College.

Csaba Nyiri
“Some Misgivings about Multiculturalism and Other Cosmopolitan Ideas” (2003), Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Adjunct Professor of Economics, Heidelberg College

Carrie-Ann Biondi
“Belonging and Becoming: Toward a Consensualist Conception of Citizenship” (2001),(Fred Miller co-chair), Associate Professor of Philosophy, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY.

Mario Pascalev
“Territoriality: An Account of the Territorial Authority of States” (2001), Lead Programer Analyst, Data Science Development, Decision Sciences & Transformation, Geico, Washington, DC.

Alexei Marcoux
“Legal Normativity Reconsidered: Raz, Positivism, and Political Authority” (2001),(James Child co-chair), Professor, Heider College of Business, Creighton University.

Ian Young
“Unity and Diversity: A Reconciliation” (2001), Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University.

Kenneth Cust
“A Just Minimum of Health Care” (1993), Professor of Philosophy and Coordinator of Philosophy Program, University of Central Missouri.


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