Faculty & Staff
Tom Cook

Tom Cook

Professor of Philosophy

tcook@rollins.edu

 At Rollins since 1982. B.A. Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.
Research interests: 17th century philosophy (esp. Spinoza); Philosophy of Mind; Moral Psychology.
Courses: Philosophy of Mind, History of Modern Philosophy; Logic; Philosophy in Literature.

 

                                                                                                                 

Mario D'Amato

Mario D’Amato

Associate Professor of Religion

mdamato@rollins.edu

At Rollins since 2005.  B.A., Loyola University  Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.
Research interests: Buddhist Philosophy; Philosophy of Religion; Semiotics (Theory of Signs).
Courses: Asian Religions, Buddhist Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Psychological Theories of Religion, Religion and Film.

 


Hoyt Edge

Hoyt Edge

Hugh F. and Jeanette G. McKean Chair

Professor of Philosophy

hedge@rollins.edu

At Rollins since 1970. B.A. Stetson University; M.A., Ph.D. Vanderbilt University.
Research interests: Philosophical Psychology, Cognitive Anthropology, Philosophical implications of Parapsychology.
Courses: Cross-Cultural Concepts of Self; Philosophy of Mind; Existentialism; American Philosophy.

 


Yudit Greenberg

 Yudit Greenberg (On Sabbatical Fall 2013/Spring 2014)

George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of Religion

Professor of Religion

Coordinator of Jewish Studies Program

ygreenberg@rollins.edu

Jewish Studies Program

At Rollins since 1986. B.A. California State University at Hayward, M.A., San Fransisco State University, Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union.
Research interests: The philosophy of Rosenzweig; Concepts of love, eros, the body, and forgiveness in Jewish thought.
Courses: Jewish Life and Thought; Religion and the Body; Women and Religion; Modern and Contemporary Jewish thought.

 

Margaret McLarenMargaret McLaren (On Sabbatical Fall 2013/Spring 2014)

George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair

Professor of Philosophy

mmclaren@rollins.edu

Curriculum Vitae

At Rollins since 1992. B.Phil., Miami University (Ohio); M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.
Research interests: Human Rights and Globalization: Feminist Theory and Gender Issues; 20th Century French Philosophy.
Courses: Women and Globalization; Gender, Rights, and Relativism; Feminist Theory; Foucault Seminar; Ethics.

 

Ryan MusgraveL. Ryan Musgrave - Department Chair

Associate Professor of Philosophy

rmusgrave@rollins.edu

At Rollins since 2002. B.A. with Honors Mary Washington College (VA); M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University.
Research Interests: Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Theory.
Courses: Ethics (theoretical and applied); Aesthetics; Sociopolitical and Legal Philosophy; Feminist Philosophy.

 

 

 


Scott Rubarth

Scott Rubarth

George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Scholar in Classical Studies

Associate Professor of Classical Philosophy

srubarth@rollins.edu

Classical Studies

At Rollins since 1997. B.A. Los Angeles Baptist College; B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Collaborative Program in Ancient & Medieval Philosophy, University of Toronto.
Research interests: Ancient Philosophy and Science, Stoicism, Philosophy of Media.
Courses: Early Western Philosophy, The Pursuit of the Good Life (Classsical Ethics), Argumentation and Media Manipulation.

 

Eric SmawEric Smaw

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Faculty Advisor - Debate Team

Pre-Law Advisor 

esmaw@rollins.edu

At Rollins since 2006.  B.A. Pennsylvania State University; M.A. in Philosophy of Science and African Philosophy Ohio University, M.A. in the History of Philosophy University of Kentucky, Ph.D., University of Kentucky.
Research Interests: Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Ethics, and Human Rights.
Courses: Logic, Philosophy of Science, African Philosophy, History of Philosophy (17th-19th Century).

 

erik.jpgErik Kenyon 

Visiting Lectuer in Classical Studies and Philosphy 

ekenyon@rollins.edu

At Rollins 2012-2013. B.A, M.A. University of Vermont; M.A., PhD., Cornell University. Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy (Especially Hellenistic and Later); Late Antiquity; Dialogue genre; Augustine. Courses: Early Western Philosophy, Ethical Theory, Mythology, Latin (Intero & Lucretius), Religious Intolerance in Late Antiquity.  

 

 

Dawn Ames

Dawn Ames

Administrative Assistant

dames@rollins.edu

 

 

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