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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Duquesne University
M.A. Villanova University
B.A. Duquesne University

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
1981 - 1981 Lecturer Washington & Jefferson College
1980 - 1981 Lecturer Carlow College
1978 - 1981 Teaching Assistant Duquesne University
1977 - 1978 Graduate Assistant Villanova University

Current Research

Contintnial philosophy of the 20th Century

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Richard Kearney's 'Anatheism: Returning to God after God'
    Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory
    2010
  • Dan Zahavi's 'Self-Awareness and Alterity'
    Journal of Consciousness Studies
    2000
  • Descartes, Skepticism, and Husserl's Hermeneutic Practice
    Husserl Studies
    1990
  • Women in Philosophy Yesterday and Today
    Alternative Perspectives
    1989
  • Beyond the Conflict of Standpoints: Review of J.N. Mohanty's 'The Possibility of Transcendental Philosophy'
    Research in Phenomenology
    1987

Awards & Distinctions

  • Nominated for the Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004.
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004
  • Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society
    Category: Other
    Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society, 1975
  • Phi Kappa Alpha Honor Society
    Category: Other
    Phi Kappa Alpha Honor Society, 1975
  • Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society
    Category: Other
    Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society, 1975

Presentations

  • On Jim Holt's 'Why Does the World Exist?
    2013
    Colonie Public Library, Colonie, New York
  • Deformation/Reformation of Faith in Derrida
    2012
    Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Rochester, New York
  • Derrida on Faith/Belief: A Phenomenological Re-visitation
    2011
    Society for the Philosophy of Creativity, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Johann Gottfried Herder: One Root of Autobiographical Theory
    2000
    Siena College Philosophy Department Colloquium, Loudonville, New York
  • Metaphysical Glosses on New (Deep) Ecological Thinking
    1998
    American Literature Association Symposium, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Andre Schuwer: In Memoriam
    1994
    Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Chicago, Illinois
  • Figuring Philosophical Autobiography
    1992
    Society for the Philosophy of Creativity, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Essential Structures of the Autobiographical Phenomenon
    1991
    Siena College Philosophy Department Colloquium, Loudonville, New York
  • Ethics and Science in Descartes
    1990
    The 1990 Crispo Memorial Lecture, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Some Anthropological & Metaphysical Issues in Feminism
    1989
    Capital Area Philosophy Society, Albany, New York
  • Women & Philosophy: Some Questions
    1989
    Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
  • Philosophical Foundations & K.-O. Apel's Transcendental Pragmatics of Language
    1988
    Siena College Departmental Colloquium, Loudonville, New York
  • An Overview of Foucault on Method
    1987
    Siena College Philosophy Department Colloquium, Loudonville, New York