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Thomas Alexander

Professor Emeritus

Thomas Alexander

Emailtalex@siu.edu

 

Ph.D., Emory University (1984) Research Interests and Specialties:  American philosophy (esp., Dewey, Santayana, Emerson), aesthetics, metaphysics, classical philosophy (esp. Presocratics and Plato), Native American Wisdom Traditions. Major Publications: John Dewey's Theory of Art, Experience, and ...read full profile >>

Randall Auxier

Professor, Communications and Philosophy

Randall Auxier

Phone: 618.453.1882
Office: COMM 2242
email: personalist61@gmail.com

Special Interests: Symbol theory and semiotics, Philosophy of communication, History of Rhetoric and Philosophy, Popular culture. Ph.D., Emory University, 1992

Alfred Frankowski

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Alfred Frankowski

Phone: 618.453.7435
Office: Faner, Room 3026
email: alfred.frankowski@siu.edu

Alfred Frankowski specializes in Critical Philosophy of Race, African American and Africana Philosophy, Aesthetics, Post-Colonialism and Critical Genocide Studies. He also has a background in 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Contemporary Political Philosophy. He publishes articles on cultural ...read full profile >>

Robert Hahn

Professor; Director, Ancient Legacies Program

Robert Hahn

Phone: 618.453.7438
Office: Faner, Room 3034
email: hahnr@siu.edu

Ancient Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, history and philosophy of science. Broad interests in the history of ancient and modern astronomy and physics, ancient technologies, the contributions of ancient Egypt and monumental architecture to early Greek philosophy and cosmology, ancient ...read full profile >>

Larry Hickman

Professor Emeritus

Larry Hickman

Phone: 618.453.229

Office: Faner, Room 3035

email: lhickman@siu.edu

Director of the Center for Dewey Studies 1993-2015 Philosophy of technology, classical American Philosophy, philosophy of education. Monographs include Modern Theories of Higher Level Predicates (1980); John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology (1990); Philosophical Tools for Technological Culture (2001); Pragmatism ...read full profile >>

Kenneth Stikkers

Professor, Philosophy & Africana Studies

Kenneth Stikkers

Phone: 618.453.7433
Office: Faner, Room 3022
email: kstikker@siu.edu

Philosophy of economics and sociology, contemporary continental philosophy (Scheler, Foucault), American philosophy (Puritanism, James, African American), ethics, social/political philosophy. Author of Utopian Visions Past, Present and Future: Rethinking the Ethical Foundations of Economy; Economics as Moral ...read full profile >>

Andrew Youpa

Professor; Program Coordinator, and Associate Dean for Student and Curricular Affairs

Andrew Youpa

Phone: 618.453.3161
Office: Faner, Room 3040
email: ayoupa@siu.edu

Areas of specialization: Spinoza, Early Modern philosophy, Modern Moral philosophy. Ph.D., University of California, Irvine 2011 Outstanding Faculty Teaching in the Core Award Curriculum Vitae