Philosophy Department

Graduate School Placement for Hendrix Philosophy Majors

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Class of 2011

  • Lana Allen, Ph. D. Program at Vanderbilt
  • Brock McGrath, M.A. Program at the New School for Social Research
  • Seth Daves, M.A. Program at the University of Arkansas

Class of 2010

  • Emily Kueny, Ph.D. Program at the University of Tennessee

Class of 2009

  • Zac Harmon, M.A. Program at the University of Arkansas

Class of 2008

  • James Murray, M.A. in Journalism, Point Park University; (was also accepted into the Penn State University Cultivating Underrepresented Students in Philosophy program in Spring 2009); M.A. Program in Philosophy, Kent State University
  • Chad Owens, J.D. program at ?; M.A., Clinton School for Public Service

Class of 2007

  • Ariane Christie, M.D. program at Johns Hopkins

Class of 2006

  • Daniel Feild , M.A. program at the New School for Social Research; Ph.D. program at the University of Arkansas
  • David Barrett, Ph.D. program at the University of Arkansas
  • Melanie Pauls, Ph.D. program in Women's Studies at DePaul University
  • Leigh Ann Smothers*, J.D. program at University of Oklahoma
  • Ryan Donaldson*, J.D. program at University of Illinois

Class of 2005

  • Ryan Sheffield, Ph. D. program at the University of Arkansas

Class of 2004

  • Mike Nance*, Ph.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Tim Hiller, M. Div., Yale University; Ph.D. program in Theology, University of Chicago

Class of 2003

  • C.J. Sentell, M. Phil. in the History of Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Cambridge University; Ph.D. program at Vanderbilt University
  • Nic Weiss, M.A. in Applied Buddhism at Naruda University (Colorado)

Class of 2002

  • Angela Potochnik*, Ph.D. program at Stanford
  • Sarah Robins*, Ph.D. program in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology at Washington University, St.Louis
  • Bryan Weaver, M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D.program at Reading (UK)

Class of 2001

  • Taryn Whittington*, Ph.D. program at Baylor

Class of 2000:

  • Liz Giles, M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D. program at the University of Miami
  • Zach Manis*, M.A., Texas A&M; Ph.D. program at Texas A&M
  • Emily Austin*, Ph.D. program at Washington University, St.Louis
  • Mary Crouch*, M.A., Claremont (Religion)
  • Tim Shaum, J.D. program at Washington University, St. Louis
  • Charlie Kendall, M.B.A. program at the University of Denver

Class of 1999:

  • Natalie Easton*, M.A., University of Wisconsin ay Milwaukee (transferred from Northern Illinois University)

*known to have completed degree

Philosophy Majors Teaching Philosophy at Colleges and Universities (Ph.D. Granting Institution)

  • Emily Austin, '00 (Washington University, St. Louis): Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Wake Forest University
  • Ben Crowe '98 (Tulane University) Assistant Professor (Lecturer), University of Utah
  • Karen Hoffman '93 (St. Louis University) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Hood College
  • Zach Manis, '00 (Baylor): Associate Professor of Philosophy,Southwest Baptist University
  • Jason Murphy '93 (St. Louis University) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Elms College
  • Mike Nance, '04 (University of Pennsylvania): Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Amy Olberding '91 (Hawaii): Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
  • Angela Potochnik, '02 (Stanford): Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati (formerly tenure-track at Oklahoma State University)
  • Don Reed '81 (Vanderbilt University) Professor of Philosophy, Wittenburg University
  • Sarah Robins '02 (Washington University, St. Louis): Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas-El Paso
  • Phillip Spivey '93 (MLA Arkansas Tech. University) Lecturer II, University of Central Arkansas
  • Taryn Whittington, '01 (Baylor): Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Malone University (2007-2011); currently a seminarian in the Diocese of Little Rock, attending St. Meinrad Seminary in Indiana.

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