Philosophy Program

Philosophy Faculty at UTPA


Dr. Harry Adams

Ph.D., Rice University
Assistant Professor: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
Office: ARHU 358 Telephone: (956) 665-3552
Email: adamshw@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction
Mariana Alessandri

Dr. Mariana Alessandri

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Professor: Continental Philosophy, Existentialism,
Philosophy of Religion, Spanish-language Philosophy
Office: ARHU 362 Telephone: (956) 665-7487
Email: alessandrima@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson

M.A., Texas A&M University
Lecturer: Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy
Office: SBSC 308 Telephone: (956) 665-3552
Email: andersoner@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction
Olga Gerhart

Dr. Olga Stadelmann Gerhart

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Lecturer: Classical American Philosophy, Philosophy of Aging,
Applied Ethics, Medical Humanities, Engineering Ethics
Office: ARHU 273 Telephone: (956) 665-3561
Email: gerhartos@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Kenneth Buckman

Dr. Kenneth Buckman

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Professor: Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Office: LAMR 130 Telephone: (956) 665-2341
Email: buckman@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction
Anthony J. DeSantis

Dr. Anthony J. DeSantis

Ph.D., University of South Florida
Lecturer History of Early Modern Philosophy; Philosophy of Religion; Spinoza; Historiography of philosophy, especially in the Enlightenment
Office: Troxel #203 Telephone: (956) 665-3561
Email: desantisa@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Gregory Gilson

Dr. Gregory Gilson

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Associate Professor, Department Chair:
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science
Office: ARHU 342 Telephone: (956) 665-3561
Email: gilsongreg@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction

Dr. William H. Harwood

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Lecturer: Ancient Greek, Social Philosophy
Office: SBSC 308 Telephone: (956) 665-3561
Email: harwoodwh@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction
Michael Jaworski

Dr. Michael Jaworski

Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Lecturer: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion
Office: ARHU 302A Telephone:
Email: mdjaworski@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Cynthia McWilliams

Dr. Cynthia Jones

Ph.D., University of Missouri
Associate Professor: Applied Ethics, Ethical Theory
Office: ARHU 302-A &
Troxel West 203-204
Telephone: (956) 665-8081
Email: jonesc@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Stephen Leach

Dr. Stephen Leach

Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Associate Professor: 19th Century, Existentialism, Asian Philosophy
Office: ARHU 364 Telephone: (956) 665-8797
Email: sleach@utpa.edu URL: Page under construction
Cynthia Paccacerqua

Dr. Cynthia Paccacerqua

Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook

Assistant Professor: Kant, Feminist, Latin American, Contemporary Continental
Office: ARHU 357 Telephone: (956) 665-3561
Email: paccacerquacm@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Thomas Pearson

Dr. Thomas Pearson

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Associate Professor: Ethics, Professional Ethics, Philosophy of Religion
Office: Troxel N107 Telephone: (956) 665-3570
Email: pearson@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Dr. Paul Saka

Dr. Paul Saka

PhDs, University of Arizona & University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Associate Professor: Analytic Metaphysics and Epistemology
Office: ARHU 361 Telephone: (956) 665-7942
Email: sakap@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Alexander Stehn

Dr. Alexander Stehn

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Professor: American & Latin American Philosophies, Ethics,
Social/Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Office: ARHU 359 Telephone: (956) 665-7487
Email: stehnav@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
Cory Wimberly

Dr. Cory Wimberly

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor: Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Theories
Office: ARHU 363 Telephone: (956) 665-3554
Email: cwimberly@utpa.edu URL: Faculty Page
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