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Philosophy and Religious Studies

Faculty and Staff

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Matthew Altman, PhD, Department Chair and Associate Professor
LL 337A, 509/963-2839;  Home Page, Specialties - Kant, Applied Ethics, Nineteenth-Century Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Art


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Gary Bartlett, PhD, Associate Professor

LL316 , 509/963-2047;  Home Page, Specialties - Philosophy of Mind,Cognitive Science, Epistemology



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Cynthia Coe, PhD, Professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies

LL 318, 509/963-2008;  Home Page, Specialties - Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Women's and Gender Studies webpage

Jeffrey Dippmann, PhD, Professor and Director of Asia/Pacific Studies

LL 337C. 509/963-1830;  Home Page, Specialties - Asian Religion and Philosophy, Daoism, Buddhist Philosophy, World Religions

Asia/Pacific Studies webpage


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Michael Goerger, PhD, Assistant Professor

LL 346, 509/963-1358; Specialties - Ethical Theory, Ancient Greco-Roman Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy




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Michelle Carpenter, PhD, Lecturer

LL 337B, 509/963-1840; Specialties – Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ethics



Michael Fletcher, PhD, Lecturer

LL 347, 509-963-1557; Specialties - History of Modern Philosophy (Kant), Philosophy of Mind



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David Newcomer, M Div, Lecturer                                       

LL 344, 509/963-1820; Specialties - Christianity, Ethics




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Geraldine O’Mahony, M Div, MA, Lecturer                                       

LL 345, 509/963-1864; Specialties – African Politics and Development, Politics, Islamic Studies, Divinity




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Karen Turcotte, MA, Senior Lecturer

LL 337D, 509/963-1842; Specialties - Comparative Religions, Religion of India, Philosophies of India




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Kristy Magdlin, Secretary Senior

LL 337, 509/963-1818


Emeritus Faculty