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Graduate Student Directory

This directory is a listing of current graduate students.

John Beverley, BS North Carolina State University
johnbeve@buffalo.edu
Interests: Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of  Science

Federico Borsotti, MA Universita degli studi di Milano
fborsott@buffalo.edu

Interests: Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Logic, Epistemology

Uriah Burke, BA California State University Bakersfield
uriahbur@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science

Brendan Cline, BA Quinnipiac University
bcline@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaethics and Moral Psychology

Botan Dolun, BSc University of Florida; MA Bogazici University, Turkey
botandol@buffalo.edu

Interests: Philosophy of Action, Moral Psychology, Metaethics

Brian Donohue, BA/MA Franciscan University of Steubenville
bd26@buffalo.edu
Interests: Ontology, Social Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Clint Dowland, BA University of Tennessee at Martin; MA University at Buffalo
stuartdo@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaphysics, Bioethics, Philosophy of Mind, and Philosophy of Language

Francesco Franda, Joint BA University of Bologna, Italy and University of Burgundy, France; MA University of Bologna, Italy
ffranda@buffalo.edu

Interests: Ontology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language

Thomas Gezella, BA Xavier University
thomasge@buffalo.edu
Interests: Kantian Ethics, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Post-Modern Epistemology

Michael Gifford, BA University of Virginia; MA Arizona State University
gifford7@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaphysics, Ontology, Scientific Realism

Hector Guzman-Orozco, BA California State, San Bernardino; MA California State, Los Angeles
hectorgu@buffalo.edu

Interests: Philosophy of Language

David Hahn, BA SUNY Fredonia; MA University of Toledo
davidhah@buffalo.edu
Interests: Political Philosophy

Shane Hemmer, BA SUNY Fredonia; MA University at Buffalo
shanehem@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Bioethics, Epistemology

Jon Houston, BA University of Illinois
jonhoust@buffalo.edu
Interests: Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Biology

Patrick Kelly, BA Santa Clara University; MA University at Buffalo
pnkelly@buffalo.edu
Interests: Epistemology, American Pragmation, Philosophy of Mind

Robert Kelly, BA California State University, Northridge; MA University at Buffalo              
rkelly2@buffalo.edu  
Interests: Free Will and Moral Responsibility, Experimental Philosophy, Metaethics

Jacqueline Kumar, BA, MA Brock University, Canada
jkumar2@buffalo.edu

Interests: Ethics, Moral Conduct

Rasmus Rosenberg Larsen, BSc Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
rasmusro@buffalo.edu
Interests: Ethics, Metaethics, and Philosophy of Psychopathic Behavior

Joonhwan Lee, BA & MA Korea University
leejoonh@buffalo.edu

Interests: Moral Psychology, Nietzsche

David Limbaugh, BA Auburn University; MA Biola University
dglimbau@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaphysics, Modality, Free Will, Bioethics, and Medicine

Shih-Yun Liu, BA Chang Gung University, Taiwan; MA National Central University, Taiwan
shihyunl@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Immanuel Kant

Ta-Yuan (Scott) Luan, BSc, MSc Stanford, JD George Washington Law School
scottlua@buffalo.edu
Interests: Theory of Artifacts, Ontology, Philosophy of Law

Stephen McAndrew, BA Trinity College, Dublin Ireland; JD University at Buffalo
smcandrew@mcandrewlegal.com
Interests: Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Business Ethics

Conor McMahon, BA Rochester Institute of Technology
conormcm@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Language, Epistomology

Sean McNamara, BA SUNY Oswego
seanmcna@buffalo.edu
Interests: Ethical Theory, History of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Hume 

Angela Menditto, BA/BS Misericordia University
agmendit@buffalo.edu

Interests: History of Philosophy

Joshua Merlo, BA Franciscan University of Steubenville
jmerlo@buffalo.edu

Interests: Leibniz, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

Yuichi Minemura, BS Nihon University; MA Cal State, Los Angeles
minemura@buffalo.edu
Interests: Bioethics, Metaphysics, Ontology

Jacob Monaghan, BA University of Rhode Island
jakemona@buffalo.edu
Interests: Bioethics and Political Philosophy, especially Consent

Michael Moran, BA Manhattanville College; MA University at Buffalo
mpmoran4@buffalo.edu
Interests: Virtue Theory, Philosophy of Friendship & Information Ethics

Justin Murray, BA, MA San Diego State University
jmurray9@buffalo.edu
Interests: Virtue Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Applied Philosophy

Deacon Newhouse, BA/ MA (literature) Texas State University, San Marcos
dtn2@buffalo.edu
Interests: Pragmatism, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Aesthetics, Ethics

Ariane Nomikos, BA Fordham University
arianeno@buffalo.edu
Interests: Aesthetics, Environmental Philosophy, Climate Ethics

J. Neil Otte, BA University of Kansas; MA Stony Brook University
jeffotte@buffalo.edu
Interests: Moral Psychology, Experimental Philosophy, Applied Ontology, Cognitive Science, Early Modern, and Aesthetics

Harjeet Parmar, BA Clark University                       
harjeetp@buffalo.edu  
Interests: Philosophy of Language and Mind

Andrew Pfeuffer, BA LaRoche College; MA Franciscan University of Steubenville
ajpfeuff@buffalo.edu

Interests: Kant, Rationalism, Modern Philosophy, Bioethics, Ethics, Philosophy of Medicine, and Philosophy of Science

Paul Poenicke, BA Hillsdale College; MA Virginia Polytechnic Institute
paulpoen@buffalo.edu
Interests: Epistemology, Social-Political Philosophy, Asian Philosophy

Jamie Ranney, BA University at Buffalo
jeranney@buffalo.edu

Interests: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Early Modern Philosophy...

Patrick Ray, BS Washington State University; BA/MA University of Idaho
plray@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science

Brandon Rudroff, BA/MA University at Buffalo
brudroff@buffalo.edu
Interests: Environmental Ethics & Metaphysics

Yonatan Schreiber, BA St. John's College
yonatans@buffalo.edu
Interests: Logic, Ontology, Philosophy of Mind, Methodology

Danielle Shaffer, JD, BA University at Buffalo
dzs@buffalo.edu
Interests: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Metaphysics

Ali Sharaf, BA University of Kuwait
alirhagh@buffalo.edu

Interests:  Kant, Ethics, Eastern Philosophy

Thanos Spiliotakaras, MScR University of Edinburch, BA University of Athens
aspiliot@buffalo.edu

Interests: Aesthetics, History of Philosophy (Kant, Hegel, Marx, Lukacs)

Emma Siuciak, BA University at Buffalo
emmalynn@buffalo.edu

Interests: Philosophy of Aesthetics, Emotion Theory, Epistemology

William Zane Welte, BA University of Redlands; MA University at Buffalo
wzwelte@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Language (Wittgenstein)