Project Co-Directors

Trent Dougherty

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University

Project Co-Director

Trent Dougherty (PhD Rochester) teaches in the Philosophy Department and the Honors College at Baylor University and writes in Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, and Philosophy of Language. He is the editor of Evidentialism and Its Discontents (OUP), co-editor (with Justin McBrayer) of Skeptical Theism: New Essays (OUP), and author of numerous essays, reviews, and reference works in his areas. His first monograph The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small is forthcoming from Palgrave-Macmillan. When not writing, he enjoys gravity sports, gardening, and gourmet cooking with his wife and four children.

 

Daniel Howard-Snyder

Professor of Philosophy, Western Washington University

Project Co-Director

Daniel Howard–Snyder is Professor of Philosophy at Western Washington University. He is the author or co-author of over 50 articles and reviews, including "Propositional Faith: What It Is and What It Is Not," American Philosophical Quarterly (2013) and "Schellenberg on Propositional Faith," Religious Studies (2013). He is also a co-author of The Power of Logic (McGraw-Hill, 2013 fifth edition) and the editor or co-editor of The Evidential Argument from Evil (Indiana 1996), Faith, Freedom, and Rationality (Rowman & Littlefield, 1996), Divine Hiddenness (Cambridge 2002), and The Blackwell Companion to the Problem of Evil (Blackwell 2013).

 

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

Professor of Philosophy, Washington University

Project Co-Director

Jonathan L. Kvanvig is former Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, now Professor of Philosophy at Washington University, having held previous faculty positions at the University of Notre Dame, Texas A&M University, and the University of Missouri. His scholarly activities focus in metaphysics & epistemology and philosophy of religion, including related topics in philosophy of language and philosophy of logic, with 14 books and over 100 articles published. He is the editor of the prestigious Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Religion. He has received grants from the NEH to further his research, and is the recipient of distinguished research awards from Texas A&M and Baylor.


Post-Doctoral Fellows

Meghan Dupree

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Post-doctoral Fellow, 2014 - 2015

Meghan Dupree is currently completing her PhD at the University of Pittsburgh, defending her dissertation in April. Her dissertation, based in the work of Pierre Duhem, explores how abstract mathematical models can provide us with novel physical insight. She is currently working on projects in philosophy of science, metaphysics, social epistemology and philosophy of religion.

 

Bradley Rettler

PhD, University of Notre Dame

Post-doctoral Fellow, 2014 - 2017

Bradley Rettler will become a postdoctoral research associate after receiving his PhD from the University of Notre Dame this May. He has research interests in metaphysics--the area of his dissertation--as well as epistemology and philosophy of religion. He has presented his work at numerous conferences, and is the author of a paper in Philosophical Studies on McTaggart's argument for the unreality of time.

 

Matthew Frise

PhD, University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Fellow, 2015 - 2017

Matthew Frise received his PhD from the University of Rochester. His research centers on epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion, and has appeared in Synthese, Religious Studies, and The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. His dissertation focuses on the epistemology of memory, drawing heavily on research from cognitive psychology.


Associated Faculty

Lara Buchak, University of California–Berkeley

Lara Buchak, University of California–Berkeley

Terence Cuneo, University of Vermont

Terence Cuneo, University of Vermont

Keith DeRose, Yale University

Keith DeRose, Yale University

Sandy Goldberg, Northwestern University

Sandy Goldberg, Northwestern University

Allan Hazlett, University of Edinburgh

Allan Hazlett, University of Edinburgh

John Schellenberg, Mount Saint Vincent University

John Schellenberg, Mount Saint Vincent University

Tom Senor, University of Arkansas

Tom Senor, University of Arkansas

Linda Zagzebski, University of Oklahoma

Linda Zagzebski, University of Oklahoma

Dean Zimmerman, Rutgers University

Dean Zimmerman, Rutgers University


Research Awards

2014:

  • Andy Cullison (SUNY–Fredonia)
  • Frances Howard–Snyder (Western Washington University)
  • Jonathan Jacobs (St. Louis University)
  • Mark Lance (Georgetown University)
  • Ryan Preston–Roedder (University of North Carolina)
  • Dan McKaughan (Boston College)
  • Paddy McShane (Norlin Scholars Program, University of Colorado)
  • Rik Peels (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Lindsay Rettler (The Ohio State University)
  • Blake Roeber (University of Notre Dame)
  • Meghan Sullivan (University of Notre Dame)
  • Peter van Elswyk (Rutgers University)

2015:

  • Kenny Boyce (University of Missouri)
  • Rebecca Chan (University of Colorado/Notre Dame)
  • Frances Howard–Snyder (Western Washington University)
  • John Schwenkler (Florida State University)
  • Yoaav Isaacs (Princeton University)
  • Anne Jeffrey (Georgetown)
  • Samuel Lebens (Rutgers University)
  • Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Dan McKaughan (Boston College)
  • Michael Pace (Chapman University)
  • Ted Poston (University of South Alabama)
  • Lindsey Rettler (The Ohio State University)

2016:

  • Rebecca Chan (Notre Dame)
  • Neal Tognazzini (Western Washington)
  • Jonathan Weinberg (Arizona)
  • Shieva Kleinschmidt (USC)
  • Dale Tuggy (SUNY Fredonia)
  • Frances Howard-Snyder (Western Washington)
  • Matthew Lee (Berry)
  • Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa (British Columbia)
  • Bill Rowley (Rochester)
  • Robin Dembroff (Princeton)
  • Kent Dunnington (Biola)
  • Michael Pace (Chapman)
  • Dan McKaughan (Boston College)
  • Sam Lebens (Rutgers)
  • John W. Rosenbaum (Baylor, Visitor)
  • Rebekah Rice (SPU, Visitor)