Graduate Student Directory

PHI Abstract.

On this page is the directory listing of our current graduate students.

To update your listing, please contact:

Elizabeth Lesny.

Elizabeth Lesny

Graduate Administrator

136A Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-4150

Phone: (716) 645-2970; Fax: (716) 645-6139

Email: elesny@buffalo.edu

Alexander Anderson, BA, MA, Philosophy, Franciscan University of Steubenville
asa22@buffalo.edu

Interests:   Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and Metaphysics

Carter-Beau Benson, BA, University at Buffalo
carterbe@buffalo.edu
Interests: Epistemology and Metaphilosophy  

Botan Dolun, BSc, University of Florida; MA Bogazici University, Turkey
botandol@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Action, Metaethics

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

Interests: Social Ontology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Applied Ontology
Publications

Ali Hasanzadeh, BA Philosophy BS Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
ahasanza@buffalo.edu
Interests: Philosophy of Physics, Space-Time, Metaphysics, Applied Ontology

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

Katrina Johnson, BA Philosophy, Politics, Economics, SUNY College at Oswego, Oswego, NY
kejohnso@buffalo.edu

Hyemi Jun, BA Philosophy, Soongsil University, Seoul, S. Korea
hyemijun@buffalo.edu
Interests: Ethics, Political Philosophy, Korean Philosophy

Sean Kermath, BA in Philosophy, University of Michigan, MA in Philosophy, Western Michigan University
seankerm@buffalo.edu
Interests: Political Philosophy, Ethics

Noah Kim, BA Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; MA Philosophy, Biola University, La Mirada, CA njkim4@buffalo.edu
Interests: Ethics, Political Philosophy, and History of Philosophy

 

Austin Liebers, BA St. Lawrence University
aclieber@buffalo.edu
Interests: Metaethics, Metaphysics, and Aesthetics.

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

Fiona McMurtry, BA Philosophy Political Economy, MA Philosophy, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
fionamcm@buffalo.edu

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

Interests: History of Philosophy (Medieval and Modern), Philosophy of Religion

Eric Merrell, BA, Juniata College
ericmerr@buffalo.edu

Interests:  Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, and Kant

Emanuel Mora-Moreno, BA Whitman College, MA Yale University, MDiv/STM Union Theological Seminary
mmoramor@bufalo.edu
Interests:  History of Philosophy, Ancient (Plato, Aristotle), Early Modern (esp. Spinoza, Hume) Kant, Hegel, American Pragmatism (esp. Neo-Pragmatism)

Cameron More, BA Philosophy Classics History, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY
cgmore@buffalo.edu

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

Gloria Sanso, BA and MA in Philosophy, University of Turin, Italy
gsanso@buffalo.edu
Interests: Applied Ontology, Philosophy of Language

Alec Sculley, BA, University at Buffalo; MA in Philosophy, Western Michigan University
alecscul@buffalo.edu
Interests: Applied Philosophy, Ethics, Social Philosophy

Thanos Spiliotakaras, MScR University of Edinburgh, BA, University of Athen
aspiliot@buffalo.edu

Interests: Kant, Hegel, Aesthetics, 19th and 20th century Continental Philosophy

Jonathan Vajda, BA in psychology and philosophy, Central Michigan University; MA in religion, Westminster Theological Seminary; MA in philosophy, Western Michigan
jvajda@buffalo.edu

Interests: Early Modern, Metaphysics, Ethics

Joshua Vonderhaar, BA, New York University; MA , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
jvonderh@buffalo.edu

Interests: Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Finn Wilson, BA in Philosophy, D’Youville College
finnwils@buffalo.edu
Interests: Social Ontology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Applied Ontology

Peihong (Karl) Xie, BA Philosophy, MA Philosophy of Science and Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
peihongx@buffalo.edu

Interests: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science

Tiankui Zeng, BS Economics, MA Philosophy, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
tiankuiz@buffalo.edu

Updated October 14, 2021