People

Faculty

Lee Bowie Chair
Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2249
Office: 
213A Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday between 10 and 4, Thursday between 10 and 1 and by appointment
Specialty: Professor Bowie has interests in logic, the philosophy of mind, of language, and the philosophy of logic.
Daniel Hagen
Visiting Instructor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2387
Office: 
217C Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 1:00-2:00 and by appointment
James Harold (leave Spring 2014)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2366
Office: 
217A Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
go to <jharold.youcanbook.me>
Specialty: Professor Harold's primary research is in aesthetics and meta-ethics, but he is also interested in ancient Greek and Chinese philosophy, moral theory, and medical ethics.
Samuel Mitchell (leave 2013-14)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2387
Office: 
217C Skinner Hall
Specialty: Professor Mitchell has interests in the philosophy of science, of biology, of language, metaphysics, and 20th century philosophy.
Lynn Pasquerella
Professor of Philosophy and President of the College
Phone: 
413-538-2185
Office: 
204 Mary Lyon Hall
President Pasquerella's work focuses on applied ethics, especially bio-ethics and legal philosophy. She has a special interest in the philosopher Franz Brentano.
Charles Rathkopf
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2718
Office: 
215 Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monay 3:00-4:30 and Tuesday 4:00-5:00
Professor Rathkopf specializes in the philosophy of science and epistemology, but also has interests in the philosophy of psychology.
Ekaterina Vavova
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2367
Office: 
217B Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 4:00-4:30 and Tuesday 3:00-5:00
Professor Vavova has interests in ethics, epistemology, and their intersection.
Thomas Wartenberg
Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2273
Office: 
213B Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Wednesday 2:45-3:45 and by appointment; please email to set an appointment
Specialty: Professor Wartenberg has interests in philosophy of film, aesthetics, German philosophy from Kant onwards, social and political philosophy, 19th and 20th century continental philosophy, and philosophy for children.

Staff

Susan M. Rusiecki
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2249
Office: 
205 Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday - Thursday 7:30-3:30 and Friday 7:00-3:00
Laurie Dion
Office Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2249
Office: 
205 Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday - Friday 8:00-12:00