Graduate Placement

Amena Coronado and Professor Daniel Guevara, Commencement 2016

Doctoral Recipient Name: Dissertation Title     Faculty Advisor

Initial Placement     Current Position

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2020

Aaron Franklin: Metaethical Minimalism: A Demarcation, Defense, and Development   

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

UCLA Law School

Abraham Joyal: Epistemic Injustinc, Responsibility and the Rise of Pseudoscience: Contextually Sensitive Duties to Practice Scientific Literacy

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

Cynthia Tibbetts: Subjectivity as Conflict: Taking Responsibility for Ethical Dilemmas    

Advisor: Abe Stone

Wells Fargo, Instructional Designer

 

2019

David Donley: Mitigating Biased Political Cognition Through Friendship      

Advisors: Daniel Guevara and Jonathan Ellis

California State University, Fullerton (Adjunct Faculty)

Steven Haug: Art and a People      

Advisor: Abe Stone

Nickolas Knightly: Revisioning Philosophy: An Inquiry into Better Ways of Knowing—in the Humanities, in the Arts, in the Sciences, and in the World        

Advisor: Jonathan Ellis

Linda Kealey: Frontiers of Plant-Human Collaboration

Advisor: Nico Orlandi

2017

Lourdes Ortiz Bautista: Making Up People and Styles of Scientific Reasoning: An Articulation of Hacking's Philosophy of the Human Sciences    

Advisor: Paul Roth

Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Study 2015-2019 (Bilingual Field Interviewer/Data Collector/Assessor)

2016

Alexis Mourenza (Dis)appearing Minds: Methodological Assumptions and Epistemological Biases in Animal Behavior and Cognition Research     

Advisor: Daniel Guevara    

Amena Coronado: Suffering and The Value of Life     

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

Community College of Philadelphia (Assistant Professor)

2015

Kyle RobertsonVirtue and Empirical Psychology      

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

UC Santa Cruz (Lecturer)    

UC Santa Cruz Center for Public Philosophy (Co-Director)

2014

Javier Cardoza-Kon: Heidegger: From Ontological Politics to Technological Politics    

Advisor: David Hoy

Notre Dame de Namur University (Lecturer)    

Portland State University (Adjunct Professor)

2013

Brian Prosser: Conscientious Subjectivity in Kierkegaard and Levinas    

Advisor: Abe Stone

Evergreen Valley College (Adjunct Instructor)    

San Jose State University (Adjunct Instructor)

Ryan Scherbart: Determinism, Alief, and Observer-Dependent Freedom: How to Mitigate the Consequesnces of Deterministic Thinking    

Advisor: Jonathan Ellis

Cabrillo College (Philosophy Instructor)    

Chabot College (Assistant Professor)

2012

Brian Axel: Of Wonder and Waking     

Advisor: Richard Otte

Reed College (Visiting Associate Professor) 

Christoph DurtThe Paradox of the Modern Primary-Secondary Quality Disctinction, and Husserl 's Genealogy of the Mathematization of Natureon       

Advisor: David Hoy

UC Berkeley (Visiting Lecturer, Visiting Researcher)    

University of Heidelberg and European Union (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

Sandra DreisbachThe Impact of Psychological Research on Moral Decision Making: Prospect Theory and the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing    

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

UC Santa Cruz (Lecturer)    

Ethical Resolve (Founding Partner)

Lucas McGranahanEvolutionary Pragmatism: The Darwinian Structure of William James' Thought    

Advisor: Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther

UC Santa Cruz (Kresge College Lecturer)    

University of Chicago (Development Writer)

Benjamin RoomeForging Psychiatric Categories: A Philosophical Examination of the Creation and Stabilization of Diagnostic Knowledge    

Advisor: Paul Roth

Education Technology and Assessment Expert: Knowledgestreem (Owner)  

Singularity University (Consultant; curriculum and pedagogy development)  

Ethical Resolve (Founding Partner)

2011

Kaija Marie Wycisk MortensenIntuition as a Source of Philosophical Insight: A Critical Examination of Some Contemporary Views     

Advisor: Paul Roth

Davidson College (Visiting Assistant Professor)      

Randolph College (Assistant Professor)

Jessica SamuelsAn Examination of the Role of Emotions in Strengthening the Internalist Picture     

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

UC Santa Cruz (Stevenson College Lecturer)    

Dharma Realm Buddhist University (Assistant Professor)

2010

Jacob MetcalfEthics in the Open: Applied Ethics for Lively Worlds     

Advisor: David Hoy

UC Santa Cruz (Postdoctoral Fellow, Science & Justice Training Program)    

Ethical Resolve (Founding Partner)

Sara RettusA Groundwork for the Ethical and Social Implications of Intimacy     

Advisor: Ellen Suckiel

De Anza College (Lecturer)    

Mission College (Associate Faculty)

2009

Alan PetrieA Nature of Value     

Advisor: Daniel Guevara

Milhous Children's Services, Nevada City (Outdoor Program Coordinator)




Ben Roome and Lucas McGranahan at 2012 commencement

Dr. Roome and Dr. McGranahan, 2012 Commencement

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MA Placement

Mary Garcia and Zachary Feigenbaum at Commencement 2014

Mary Garcia and Zack Feigenbaum, 2014 Commencement

Master Degree Recipient Name: Program/Employment Location

2020

Lisa M. Martinez, University of Pennsylvania PhD Program

James McCord, University of Pittsburgh PhD Program

2019

Juan Ruiz Cortes 

2016

James Gray

2015

Sawyer Hardie

2014

Zachary Feigenbaum

Mary Garcia

James Sutter

2012

Kamal Dhah

2010

Craig Davis

Matthew Frise: Philosophy Ph.D. program, University of Rochester

2009

Paul Guernsey: Philosophy Ph.D. program, University of Oregon

Daniel Pilchman: Philosophy Ph.D. program, UC Irvine

Bryan Quintero

2008

Jason Bennet

2007

Nathalie Nya: Philosophy Ph.D program, Penn State

Timothy Wong

2006

Daniel Turner

2005

Gregory Klein: High School Teacher, Philadelphia, PA

Megan Gendreau: Philosophy Ph.D. program, UC Riverside

Camen McDonald: Philosophy Ph.D. program, UC Santa Barbara

2004

Zachary Fruhling: Senior Content Developer at Cengage Learning/Aplia Inc

Alexandra Plakais: Philosophy Ph.D. program, University of Michigan

Jesse Slavens

Bradley Thompson

2003

Peter Murray

Bryan Telegin

James Sutter, Summer 2014