Faculty | Instructors and Affiliate Faculty | Emeritus Faculty | Staff


Cynthia A. Freeland

Cynthia A. Freeland, John and Rebecca Moores Professor
(713) 743-3206
501 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Aesthetics, Ancient Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Gregory A. Brown

Gregory A. Brown, Professor
(713) 743-3202
509 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A. University of Hawaii
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
History of Early Modern Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science

Cameron Buckner

Cameron Buckner, Assistant Professor
(713) 743-3010
506 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., B.S. Texas Tech University
Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Digital Humanities

D. Justin Coates

D. Justin Coates, Assistant Professor
(713) 743-3010
504 Agnes Arnold Hall

Ph.D. University of California, Riverside 2012
Ethics, Philosophy of Action

James W. Garson

James W. Garson, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
(713) 743-3205
502 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., Haverford College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Logic, Modal Logic, Formal Semantics, Computational Linguistics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Mathematics

Helen Hattab

Helen Hattab, Associate Professor
(713) 743-4147
507 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., Trenton State College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Early Modern Philosophy, Renaissance Philosophy, Renaissance and Early Modern Science, Medieval Philosophy

Christy Mag Uidhir

Christy Mag Uidhir, Associate Professor
(713) 743-4458
510 Agnes Arnold Hall

Ph.D. Rutgers University
Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind

David K. Phillips

David K. Phillips, Professor and Chair
(713) 743-3120
511 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., Oxford
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Ethics, History of Ethics

Tamler Sommers

Tamler Sommers, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Adviser
(713) 743-3032
514 Agnes Arnold Hall

B. A. (English), University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D. (Philosophy), Duke University
Ethics, Moral Psychology, Free Will and Moral Responsibility

Josh Weisberg

Josh Weisberg, Associate Professor
(713) 743-3200
515 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., New York University
M.A., Ph.D., City University of New York
Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science

Instructors and Affiliate Faculty

Edwin Aiman

Edwin Aiman, Instructor
654 Agnes Arnold Hall
(713) 743-3632

Carl Feierabend

Carl Feierabend, Instructor
505 Agnes Arnold Hall
(713) 743-3208

Curtis Haaga

Curtis Haaga, Instructor
654 Agnes Arnold Hall
(713) 743-3632

Bredo C. Johnsen

Bredo C. Johnsen, Professor
(713) 743-3208
505 Agnes Arnold Hall

B.A., Wayne State University
Ph.D., Harvard University
Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Johanna Luttrell

Johanna Luttrell, Post-Doctoral Visiting Scholar, Political Philosophy
Hobby Center for Public Policy
320 McElhinney Hall & 516 Agnes Arnold Hall

Ph.D., University of Oregon 2013
B.A., DePaul University

Iain Morrison

Iain Morrison, Instructional Assistant Professor (Honors College)
204c M.D. Anderson Memorial Library
(713) 743- 9022

Vanessa Voss

Vanessa Voss, Lecturer
501 Agnes Arnold Hall
(713) 743-3010

Emeritus Faculty

  • William H. Austin, Professor Emeritus B.A., Wesleyan University; B.D. Yale University; Ph. D., Yale University
    Philosophy of Religion, Inductive Logic and Decision Theory

  • Anne Jaap Jacobson, Professor EmeritusB.A., University of California at Berkeley, B.Phil., D.Phil., Oxford University
    Philosophy of Mind, History of Modern Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics, Epistemology 

  • William N. Nelson, Professor Emeritus
    B.A., Harvard University, Ph.D., Cornell UniversityEthics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law 


Jacklyn Vela

Bobbie Sue Schindler, Academic Advisor
518 Agnes Arnold Hall
(713) 743-4145 


All Graduate Students

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