Placement Record

The Department of Philosophy at Ohio State has been successful in placing its doctoral students in academic positions. Below is the placement record since 2000. Every graduate since then is listed, including graduates who have decided to teach philosophy part-time while pursuing other careers. ‘TT’ indicates that the position in question is tenure-track.

We have made every effort to make the list accurate and complete. If you know of any corrections, please let us know.

The Department of Philosophy at Ohio State has been successful in placing its doctoral students in academic positions. Below is the placement record since 2000. Every graduate since then is listed, including graduates who have decided to teach philosophy part-time while pursuing other careers. ‘TT’ indicates that the position in question is tenure-track.

We have made every effort to make the list accurate and complete. If you know of any corrections, please let us know.

YearNameAOSInitial PositionSubsequent Position
(if different)
2017    
 Matt McCallEarly Modern, Scholastic epistemology, Metaphysicsdid not seek a teaching position 
 Brian McLeanMoral Psychology, Meta-ethics, Theory of AgencyOSU 
 Andrew Kissel Old Dominion University  
 Scott BrownMetaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophical LogicOSU 
2016    
 Teresa KouriPhilosophy of Math and Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of LanguageOld Dominion University (TT) 
 John HurstPhilosophy of Mind and Action, EpistemologyOSU 
 Owen King Oberlin CollegeUniversity of Twente in the Netherlands (Post-doc)
 Nathaniel SmithNormative Ethics, Moral Psychology, Applied EthicsOSU 
 Eric SnyderPhilosophy of Language, Philosophy of Math, Formal SemanticsOSU Postdoctoral Fellow 
 Jeremy WeissMoral Psychology, EthicsOSU 
2015    
 David Blanks OSUTexas A&M
 Kate McFarlandPhilosophy of LanguageOSU 
 Daniel PearlbergPhilosophy of Mind, Cognitive Sciencedid not seek a teaching position 
 Lindsay RettlerEpistemology, Moral PsychologyBaylor University 
2014    
 Michael FerreiraPhilosophy of Cognitive Sciencedid not seek a teaching position 
 Alison Duncan KerrPhilosophy of Mind, Moral Psychology, MetaethicsOSUSt Andrews
 James McGlothlinPhilosophy of ReligionShawnee State UniversityBethlehem College and Seminary (permanent, non-TT)
 Michael MillerMetaphysics, Philosophy of Languagedid not seek a teaching position 
2013    
 Lindsey MasonAction Theory, EthicsUniversity of Dayton, OSUOhio Dominican (permanent, non-TT)
 Daniel WilkenfeldPhilosophy of Science, EpistemologyOSU, University of California, Berkeley (post-doc)University of Pittsburgh (Visiting Research Fellow)
2012    
 Steve BrownEthicsOSU 
 Wesley CrayMetaphysics, Philosophy of ArtOSUTexas Christian University (TT)
 Timothy FullerPhilosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Cognitive Science/PsychologyOSUYonsei University (TT)
 Cathleen MullerMetaphysics, Philosophy of LanguageMarist College 
 Patrick ReederPhilosophy of Mathematics, MetaphysicsOSUKenyon College
2011    
 Audrey AntonEthics, Ancient PhilosophyDenison UniversityWestern Kentucky (TT)
 Eric CarterMetaphysics, Philosophy of LanguageNorth Carolina State University 
 Steve JamesPhilosophy of MindJapan University of Economics 
2010    
 Andrew ChoiEthicsdid not seek a teaching position 
 Zac CogleyEthics, Social and Political PhilosophyUCLANorthern Michigan University (tenured)
 Salvatore FlorioPhilosophy of Language, Logic

Birkbeck College, University of London
(3 year post-doc)

Kansas State (TT)
 Dai HeideKant, History of ModernOSUSimon Fraser University (Permanent Lecturer)
 Michael JaworskiPhilosophy of Mind, Philosophy of LanguageUniversity of Texas, Pan AmericanUniversity of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
2009    
 Matthew JordanEthical Theory, Applied EthicsQuincy UniversityAuburn University, Montgomery (TT)
 Ryan JordanAestheticsOSULinfield College
 James MacPhersonEthics, Social and Political PhilosophyBloomsburg Universitynot currently in academia
2008    
 Carol HayEthics, Feminist TheoryBryn MawrUniversity of Massachusetts, Lowell (TT)
2007    
 Abigail AguilarEthicsUNLV   
 Regan ReitsmaEthicsLynchburg CollegeKings College (tenured)
 Makoto SuzukiMetaethicsNanzan University, Japan  Nagoya University (tenured)
2006    
 Scott AndersonEthics, Philosophy of LawCapital Law School   (TT)Capital Law School (tenured)
 Nicholaos JonesPhilosophy of PhysicsUniversity of Alabama, Huntsville (tenured) 
 William MelansonEpistemology, Philosophy of MathematicsUniversity of Puget SoundUniversity of Nebraska, Omaha (tenured)
 Adam PodlaskowskiPhilosophy of Language  University of ConnecticutFairmont State University (tenured)
 William RocheEpistemologyTexas Christian UniversityTexas Christian University (tenured)
 Joshua SmithEpistemology  OSUCentral Michigan University (tenured)
2005    
 Andrew ArligAncient, Medieval, MetaphysicsHunter College, CUNYBrooklyn College, CUNY (tenured)
 Julian ColeMetaphysics, Philosophy of MathematicsUniversity of Texas, Pan American (TT)Buffalo State (tenured)
 Yimin KuiPhilosophy of Language, MindInstitute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Science (TT) 
 Henry PrattAestheticsBucknell UniversityMarist College (tenured)
2004    
 Cathal WoodsAncient  University of Puget SoundVirginia Wesleyan College (tenured)
2003    
 Karen HaelyEthics, FeminismCollege of Wooster, Ursuline CollegeKent State, Ursuline College, Cleveland State University
 David MerliMetaethicsFranklin and Marshall (TT)Franklin and Marshall (tenured)
2002    
 Sondra BacharachAestheticsCal State, BakersfieldVictoria University, Wellington (tenured)
 Haewan LeeEpistemologySeoul National University (TT)Seoul National University (tenured)
 Ryan NicholsHistory of ModernUniversity of Aberdeen (TT)Cal State, Fullerton (tenured)
 Mark SilcoxPhilosophy of LanguageAuburn UniversityUniversity of Central Oklahoma (tenured)
 Deborah TollefsenPhilosophy of MindUniversity of Memphis (TT)University of Memphis (tenured)
2001    
 Lee Franklin  AncientSUNY, Albany (TT)Franklin and Marshall (tenured)
 Alfred LentEthics, History of ModernHope CollegeOhio University
2000    
 Roy CookPhilosophy of Mathematics, LogicUniversity of St. Andrews (3 year post-doc)University of Minnesota (tenured)
 David EngEpistemologyCal State, Bakersfield (TT)not currently in academia
 Sarah PessinMedievalUniversity of Chicago (2 year post-doc)University of Denver (tenured)
 Larry SangerEpistemologyOSUnot currently in academia
 Edgar VelezEthics, Philosophy of ReligionColumbus State Community College (TT)Columbus State Community College (tenured)

 

did not seek a teaching position

 

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