Philosophy

Meet Our Faculty

The Philosophy Department has four full-time faculty members with a wide range of teaching and research interests. They play an active role in the community, both at the College and beyond. The department's strengths include Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Mind and History of Philosophy.

Raymond Devettere

Professor of Philosophy; Director of Values-Based Education; Wyant Professor
Ph.L., Ph.D., University of Louvain; M.A., B.A., St. John's Seminary


Dean Kolbas

Instructor, Philosophy
Ph.D., M.Phil, Cambridge University (England); M.A., University of Kent at Canterbury (England); B.A., University of Southern California


Michelle Maiese

Chair, Department of Philosophy; Associate Professor of Philosophy; Coordinator of the Gender + Women's Studies Program
Ph.D., M.A., University of Colorado; B.A., Northwestern University


Ryan Mott

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., M.A, University of Colorado, Boulder; M.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston; B.A., Wheaton College


Thomas Wall

Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., M.A., Boston College; B.S., College of the Holy Cross