Former Doctoral Students

For a list of all of SLU's Doctoral Students since 1995 and their placements, please click here!


Jeremy W. Skrzypek (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016)

Dissertation: "Dynamic Structure or Enduring Activity: Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Neo-Aristotelians on Substantial Form"

Currently: Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mary, ND (2017-present)

Robert J. Hartman (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016)

Dissertation: "A Defense of Moral Luck"

Currently: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy with the Gothenburg Responsibility Project at the University of Gothenburg (2017-present)

Robert J. Hartman's CV

Robert J. Hartman's Website





Donald J. Bungum (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016)

Dissertation: "Expert Disagreement and Epistemic Authority"

Currently: Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Catholic Studies at the University of Mary, ND (2016-present)





 
Daniel Choi (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016)

Dissertation: "Contriving a Defense for the Sake of the Individual Sufferer: Refuting Plantinga's Felix Culpa Argument"

Currently: Lecturer at The Catholic University of Korea (2016-present)






Errin D. Clark (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2015)

Dissertation: "The Cause of Causality in All Causes': Powers in Contemporary Metaphysics and Potentia in Thomas Aquinas"

Currently: Headmaster, Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee (2016-present)

Errin Clark's Website



Faith Glavey Pawl (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2014)

Dissertation: "The Problem of Evil and Animal Suffering: A Case Study"

Currently: Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Thomas, MN (2008-present)




Yong Li (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2012)

Dissertation: "Moral Partiality"

Currently: Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wuhan University

Yong Li's Website




Stephen Chanderbhan (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2011)

Dissertation: "'That Your Joy May Be Full': Emotions in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas"

Currently: Assistant Professor at Canisius College (2011-Present)

Stephen Chanderbhan's CV

Stephen Chanderbhan's Website



Robyn Gaier (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2011)

Dissertation: "Moral Monsters, Autism, and the Knowledge of Persons: A Second-Personal Externalist Account of Moral Motivation"

CurrentlyAssistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure track), Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI (2013 present)

Robyn Gaier's CV




Adam Green (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2010)

Dissertation: "A Virtue Epistemology of the Knowledge of Persons"

CurrentlyAssociate Professor, Azusa Pacific University (2013-Present)

Adam Green's CV

Adam Green's Website




Andrew Pinsent (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2009)

Dissertation: "Joint Attention and the Second-Personal Foundation of Aquinas's Virtue Ethics" 

Currently:  Research Director of the Ian Ramsey Center for Science and Religion; Research Fellow of Harris Manchester College; Faculty of Theology at Oxford University (2009-Present)

Andrew Pinsent's CV




Eric Silverman (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2008)

Dissertation: "The Prudence of Love: How the Virtue of Love Promotes Well-Being"

Currently: Assistant Professor at Christopher Newport University (2008-Present)

Eric Silverman's CV

Eric Silverman's Website





James Brent, OP (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2008)

Dissertation: "The Epistemic Status of Christian Beliefs in Thomas Aquinas"

Currently: Assistant Professor of Philosophy with the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C.

James Brent's CV

James Brent's CUA website


Timothy Pawl (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2008)

Dissertation: "A Thomistic Account of Modal Truthmakers"

Currently: Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN (2014—Present)

Timothy Pawl's Website


 

Michael Rota (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2006)

Dissertation: "Causation in Contemporary Metaphysics and in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas"

Currently: Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN (2012—Present)

Michael Rota's CV

Michael Rota's Website




Kevin Timpe (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2004)

Dissertation: "Event-Individuation and the Implications for the Principle of Alternative Possibilities"

Currently: Jellema Chair of Christian Philosophy at Calvin College (2016-Present); Professor at Northwest Nazarene University (2012-2016); Associate Professor at Northwest Nazarene University (2009-2012); Templeton Research Fellow, Oxford University (2010-2011)

Kevin Timpe's CV

                                      Kevin TImpe's Website


Jason Eberl (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2003)

Dissertation: "Analytic and Thomistic Approaches to Human Nature: A Comparative Metaphysical and Bioethical Analysis"

Currently: Semler Endowed Chair for Medical Ethics in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Marian University, Indianapolis.

Jason Eberl's CV

Jason Eberl's Website



Jennifer Hart Weed 
(Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2003)

Dissertation: "A Contemporary Defense of Thomas Aquinas’ Theory of Analogy"

Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy at The University of New Brunswick.

Jennifer Hart Weed's CV

Jennifer Hart Weed's Website



Christopher Brown (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2002)

Dissertation: "Pluralism and Material Substance: Thomas Aquinas and the Problem of Material Constitution"

PositionProfessor of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Martin


Christopher Brown's CV

Christopher Brown's Personal Website


Ian DeWeese-Boyd (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2001)

Dissertation: "Self-Deception and Moral Responsibility"

CurrentlyAssociate Professor of Philosophy at Gordon College

Ian DeWeese-Boyd's CV

Ian DeWeese-Boyd's Gordon Website


Shawn Floyd (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1997)

Dissertation: "Embodied Practical Reason: The Role of Body in Aquinas’s Moral Psychology"

PositionProfessor of Philosophy at Malone University

Shawn Floyd's CV

Shawn Floyd's Website



Stan Tyvoll (Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1996)

Dissertation: "Freedom and Determinism: The Anselmian Position"

Past PositionsProfessor of Philosophy at Fordham University at Lincoln Center; Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University