Full Time Faculty

John BarkerDr. John Barker
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Philosophy Department
Ph.D. Princeton University, 1999

Email: jbark3@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8244
Office:  UHB 3025

Teaching Concentration: Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

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Dr. Peter Boltuc
Professor of PhilosophyPeter Boltuc, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D.s Moral and Political Philosophy – Bowling Green State University; Philosophical Anthropology – Warsaw University

Email: boltuc.peter@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7422
Office:  UHB 3030

Teaching Concentration: Consciousness, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy

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Kurtz RoxanneDr. Roxanne Marie Kurtz
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director of Placement
Ph.D. Philosophy – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Email: rkurt3@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8218
Office:  UHB 3039

Teaching Concentration: Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Ethics, Metaphysics

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Associated Faculty

Bill Kline


Dr. William Kline
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D. Philosophy – Bowling Green State University

Email: wklin2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8138
Office: UHB 4056

Emeriti Faculty


Dr. Larry ShinerShiner Larry
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, History, Visual Arts
Ph.D.s Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy – Université de Strasbourg, France

Email: shiner.larry@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7194

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Dr. Peter Wenzwenz
University Scholar of the University of Illinois
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy

Email: wenz.peter@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7429

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Adjunct Faculty


Lydia AmirDr. Lydia Amir
Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy – Tel-Aviv University
Email: lydamir@colman.ac.il
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Ewa Bogusz-BoltucDr. Ewa Bogusz-Boltuc
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy – Warsaw University
Email: ebogu01s@uis.edu
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Pentti Haikonen

Dr. Pentti Haikonen

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
Doctor of Technology – Helsinki University of Technology
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Boria SaxDr. Boria Sax
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. German and Intellectual History – SUNY Buffalo
Email: bsax2@uis.edu
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Alon SegevDr. Alon Segev
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy – University of Haifa
email: allonsegev@gmail.com
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Dr. Michael Thau
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy – Princeton University
email: mthau2@uis.edu
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Terry Weldin-FrischDr. Terry Weldin-Frisch
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Philosophy – Trinity College and Theological Seminary
Email: TWeldin-Frisch@ildceo.net
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