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Philosophy Faculty

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Matthew Swanson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
E-mail: mswanson@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6775

Education

BA, MA, Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri (1995)

Areas of specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, 19th Century Philosophy, Ethics and Existentialism.

Office

375 Mercy Hall

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Melanie Shepherd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
E-mail: mshepher@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6456

Education

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.

Office

317 Mercy Hall

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Maria Balcells, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
E-mail: mbalcell@misericordia.edu
Phone: (570) 674-8169

Education

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


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Mark Painter, Ph.D.
Professor
E-mail: mpainter@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6738

Education

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.

Office

374 Mercy Hall