Ben Feintzeig
Ben Feintzeig

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2016

Dissertation Title: "On Algebraic Methods in Quantum Theories"

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Washington, Seattle, 2016-Present

 

Bennett Holman
Bennett Holman

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2015

Dissertation Title: "The Fundamental Antagonism: Science and Commerce in Medical Epistemology"

Assistant Professor, Underwood International College, Yonsei University, 2015-Present

 

 

Bennett McNulty
Bennett McNulty

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "Kant's Philosophy of Chemistry"

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2016-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Central Arkansas, 2015-2016

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg, 2014-2015 

 

Greg McWhirter
Gregory McWhirter

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "Deception and Formal Models of Communication"

Software engineer on the search team at ZipRecruiter, 2016-Present

Mathematics and Computer Science Teacher, The Windward School, Los Angeles, 2014-2016

 

 

Benjamin Rin
Benjamin Rin

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "Mathematical Limits and Philosophical Significance of Transfinite Computation"

Assistant Professor, Department for Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2016-Present

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation, University of Amsterdam, 2015-2016

Lecturer, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, Fall 2014

 

Michael Ernst
Michael Ernst

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "The Category-Theoretical Imperative"

Software Engineer, Concept Tapestry, a Silicon Valley Machine Learning/Evolutionary Computing Company, 2015-Present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, 2014-2015 

 

Sam Fletcher
Samuel C. Fletcher

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "Similarity and Spacetime: Studies in Intertheoretic Reduction and Physical Significance"

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2015-Present

Marie Curie Fellow, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, 2014-2016

 

Justin Bruner
Justin Bruner

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2014

Dissertation Title: "Diversity and Cooperation"

Lecturer, School of Politics, Australian National University, Beginning 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Australian National University, 2014-2016

 

Cailin O'Connor
Cailin O'Connor

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2013

Dissertation Title: "Evolution and Slim-Max Games: Modeling Vagueness and Categorization"

Assistant Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, 2013-Present

 

Jim Weatherall
Jim Weatherall

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2012 

Dissertation Title: Mass and Motion: Topics at the Interface of General Relativity and Newtonian Gravitation

Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, 2016-Present

Associate Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, 2014-2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, 2012-2014

 

Elliot Wagner
Elliott Wagner

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2012

Dissertation: "The Dynamics of Information Transfer"

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Kansas State University, Fall 2013

Post-doctoral Researcher, Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation, University of Amsterdam, 2012-13

 

Brett Bevers
Brett Bevers

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2011

Dissertation:"Probability in No-Collapse Quantum Mechanics"

Software Engineer, Data Engineering Lead, Dollar Shave Club, 2015-Present

Developer, NationBuilder Corp., Los Angeles, 2012-2015

Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, 2011-12

 

Brian Rogers
Brian Rogers

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2011

Dissertation: Philosophical Method in Wittgenstein's "On Certainty"

Attorney, Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles, 2015-Present

J.D., Stanford Law School, 2012-2015  

 

Jordan Stein
Jordan Stein

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2011

Dissertation: "How Many Notions of Necessity? An Essay on The Foundations of Two-Dimensional Semantics"

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, New York City College of Technology, 2011-Present

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Marymount Manhattan, Spring 201

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College, 2010-Present

 

Eric Updike
Eric Updike

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2010

Dissertation: "Paradise Regained: Fitch's Program of Basic Logic"

Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Glendale Community College, AZ, 2010-Present

 

 

John Rapalino
John Rapalino

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2010

Dissertation: "Generic Absoluteness and the Continuum Hypothesis"

Adjunct Faculty,  Department of Philosophy, Chapman University, 2012- present

 

 

Christina Conroy
Christina Conroy

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine,  2010

Dissertation: "Relative Facts and Restricted States"

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Philosophy, and Legal Studies, Morehead State University, 2010-Present

 

 

Rory Smead
Rory Smead

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California. Irvine, 2009

Dissertation: "Social Interaction and the Evolution of Learning Rules"

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University, 2010-Present

Tutorial Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, The London School of Economics, 2009-10

 

John Manchak
John Manchak

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2009

Dissertation: "The Underdetermination of Global Spacetime Structure"

Associate Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine, 2015-Present

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Washington in Seattle, 2013-2014

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Washington in Seattle, 2009-2013

 

Kevin Zollman
Kevin Zollman

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2007

Dissertation: "Network Epistemology"

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013-Present

Assistant Professor,  Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009-13

Herbert Simon Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2008-09 

 

Waldemar Rohloff
Waldemar Rohloff

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2007

Dissertation: "Kant and Frege on the A Priori Applicability of Mathematics"

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2007-Present

 

 

Sean Ebels Duggan
Sean Ebels Duggan

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2007

Dissertation:  "The Ought in Thought:  Logic and Rational Norms in Kant, the Tractatus, and Beyond"

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 2007-Present

 

 

Sam Hillier
Sam Hillier

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2007

Dissertation: "Understanding Logical Empiricism:  Language Engineering in Carnap's Logical Syntax of Language"

Instructor, Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, 2007-Present

 

 

Curtis Franks
Curtis Franks

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2006

Dissertation: "Mathematics Speaks for Itself"

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 2013-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 2006-2013

 

Brian Woodcock
Brian Woodcock

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2005

Dissertation:  "Problems and Prospects for Relativistic Quantum State Collapse Frameworks"

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2006-Present

Rotman Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, 2005-06

Carol Skrenes
Carol Skrenes

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2005

Dissertation: "The Prospects for an Empirical Theory of Concept Acquisition: Causal Cognition in Early Childhood"

Lecturer, School of Social Science, University of California, Irvine 

 

 

Teri Merrick
Teri Merrick

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2004

Dissertation: "Frege's Distinction between Concepts and Objects:  A Descendant of Kant's Distinction between Concepts and Intuitions"

Professor, Department of Theology and Philosophy, Azusa Pacific University, 2005-Present

Associate Faculty of Philosophy, Bethel College, 2004-05

 

Doug Hill
Doug Hill

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2004

Dissertation: "Reputation in a World of Errors and Corruption" 

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Philosophy, California State University, Fullerton, 2005 - present 

 

 

Chris Hom
Chris Hom

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2003

Dissertation: "The Logical Form of Structured Propositions"

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 2014-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 2008-14

Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005-07

Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2003-05 

Patricia Marino
Patricia Marino

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2002

Dissertation: "Language and the World: Correspondence Versus Deflationary Theories of Truth"

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, 2009-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, 2004-09

Fellow, Stanford Humanities Fellows Program, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University, 2002-04 

 

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander

Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2000

Dissertation: "The Evolution of Distributive Justice"

Professor in Philosophy, London School of Economics


UCI Ph.D.s who worked with current LPS faculty prior to the formation of LPS

Don Fallis
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 1995
Professor of Information Resources & Library Science
Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of Arizona

William Harms
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 1996
Philosophy Instructor and Independent Scholar
Seattle Central Community College

Peter Lewis
Ph.D. Philosophy, Universiy of California, Irvine, 1996
Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of Miami

Peter Vanderschraaf
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, 1995
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
University of California, Merced

 

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