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Faculty

Each of our talented faculty members offers you unique expertise combined with a wealth of practical experience. They have expertise in the field of philosophy and in the art of teaching. Their research interests are varied, having delved into topics such as metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, ethics, history of 20th-century analytic philosophy, philosophy of logic and aesthetics.

Click on each of our faculty member's profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.

Department Chair

  • Dr. Arcides Gonzalez

    Assistant Professor

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Faculty

  • Razak Abedalla

    Instructor

    Professor Abedalla is a Fulbright Scholar and has been working in the field of languages and More

  • Dr. Craig Fox

    Associate Professor and Associate Director of the University Honors Program

    Dr. Fox began studying philosophy accidentally in college, and he's been doing it ever since. More

  • Dr. Cassandra L. Kuba

    Assistant Professor and Chief Forensic Anthropologist

    Dr. Cassandra Kuba is a biological anthropologist, specializing in forensic anthropology and More

  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Larsen

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Larsen has brought the Cal U sociology program in line with the Commission on Applied and More

  • Dr. John P. Nass Jr.

    Professor

    Dr. Nass has been at Cal U for 20 years. His major focus is eastern North American prehistory, More

  • Dr. Mariana Pensa

    Assistant Professor

      Dr. Mariana Pensa completed her undergraduate degree at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, in More

  • Dr. Joel Press

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Press' primary research interests include the philosophy of science and the philosophy of More

  • Dr. Mary M. Randall

    Assistant Professor

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    Margarita Ribar

    Associate Professor

    Professor Ribar is a native of Colombia, South America, where she did her undergraduate studies More

  • Dr. Nancy J. Shaffer

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Nancy Shaffer has been a professor of philosophy at California University of Pennsylvania More

  • Dr. Emily M. Sweitzer

    Professor

    Dr. Sweitzer is a nationally certified school psychologist and is certified as a K-12 principal in More