Matthew Swanson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
BA, MA, Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri (1995)
Areas of specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, 19th Century Philosophy, Ethics and Existentialism.
Office375 Mercy Hall
Melanie Shepherd, Ph.D.
BA, Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania (2007)
Areas of specialization: History of Philosophy, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy.
Office317 Mercy Hall
Maria Balcells, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Phone: (570) 674-8169
BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois (2013)
Areas of specialization: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Time, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind.Office
369 Mercy Hall
Mark Painter, Ph.D.
BA, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington
MA, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri (1993)
Areas of specialization: Metaethics, History of Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Kant and Hegel.
Office374 Mercy Hall