People

Faculty

James Harold
Chair and Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2366
Office: 
217A Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
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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
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2387
Office: 
217C Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday 11:00-12:00, Friday 8:35-10:00 and 12:00-1:00 and by appointment
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.
Ekaterina Vavova (leave Spring 2016)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2367
Office: 
217B Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Tuesday 4:15-4:45 and Thursday 2:00-3:00
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 2:30-4:00 and by 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.
Lee Bowie, Emeritus
Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2249
Office: 
213A Skinner Hall
Specialty: Professor Bowie has interests in logic, the philosophy of mind, of language, and the philosophy of logic.
Jo-Jo Koo
Mount Holyoke Fellow & Visiting Lecturer of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2718
Office: 
215 Skinner Hall
Benjamin Yelle
Visiting Lecturer of Philosophy
Phone: 
413-538-2725
Office: 
213A Skinner Hall

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 7:30-3:00
Laurie Dion
Office Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2249
Office: 
205 Skinner Hall
Office hours: 
Monday - Friday 8:00-12:00