Department of Philosophy
The Allan and Anita Sutton Distinguished Faculty Fellow
The Sutton fellowship is a three-year post-doctoral position. It involves teaching two courses per year and participating in departmental activities. Past Sutton fellows have gone on to distinguished careers in the field. Here is a complete list of those who have held this position and what became of them.
1. Mark Lance
Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh (1988)
Philosophy of Language, Philosophical Logic, Social Theory
Currently Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University
2. David Johnson
Ph.D. from Princeton University
Epistemology, Inductive Logic, Philosophy of Religion
Currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Yeshiva University.
3. Tamar Gendler
Ph.D. from Harvard University (1996)
Philosophy of Psychology, Epistemology, Metaphyics
Currently Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University; previously at Cornell.
4. Brian Weatherson
Ph.D. from Monash University, Australia (1998)
Decision Theory, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language
Currently Marshall M. Weinberg Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan; previously at Rutgers, Brown and Cornell.
5. Daniel Nolan
Ph.D. from Australian National University (1997)
Metaphysics, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Science, Meta-ethics
Currently Professor of Philosophy at Australian National University; previously at University of Nottingham and St. Andrews.
6. Eric Hiddleston
Ph.D. from Cornell University (2001)
Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Causation
Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wayne State University.
7. Ernesto V. Garcia
Ph.D. from Columbia University (2005)
Kant, History of Ethics, Ethical Theory
Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
8. Joshua Spencer
Ph.D. from University of Rochester (2008)
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Philosophical Logic, Ethics
Currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee